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Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women nonfiction filmmakers. The production company which is located in both Manhattan and San Francisco believes that innovative and narrative storytelling can be used as a vehicle for social change. Chicken & Egg Pictures is a production company with locations in both Manhattan and San Francisco. The company supports female nonfiction filmmakers and believes that innovative and narrative storytelling is a powerful vehicle for social change.
Films supported by Chicken & Egg Pictures have won numerous awards, including Academy and Emmy Awards, but more importantly, they have resulted in the change for the issues they address.
Since 2005, Chicken & Egg Pictures has awarded $5.4 million in grants and thousands of hours of creative mentorship to over 260 filmmakers. Their programs focus on original stories, tone, style, structure, and innovation. At Chicken & Egg, they encourage using one's unique voice and embarking on projects that take risks.
BRIC House partnered with Chicken and Egg productions to create BRIC FLIX, a free film screening and conversation series at BRIC Arts. The festival offered premieres, shorts, and web series projects, that reflect the excitement, diversity, and creativity of Brooklyn. The festival was in celebration of Women’s History Month and showed excerpts of films made by and about women. Programs at the festival focused on discussing the role and impact of women behind the lens. Selected pieces included Born to Fly, about Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company; Speed Sisters, the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East and Canary in a Coal Mine, a woman’s story about suffering from a debilitating disease.
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