The (Egg)celerator Lab brings together ten nonfiction projects helmed by first- or second-time directors, with a focus on women and gender non-conforming filmmakers. The 2019 (Egg)celerator Lab participants will pitch their projects in Sheffield to a live audience of delegates and will receive feedback from key international decision makers and buyers.

Moderated by award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand, Chicken & Egg Pictures’ Co-Founder and Senior Creative Consultant.

Supported by Chicken & Egg Pictures.

The 2019 (Egg)celerator Lab filmmakers are:
#Mickey by Betzabé García (MEXICO)
An Act of Worship by Nausheen Dadabhoy (US / PAKISTAN)
Between Fire and Water by Viviana Gómez Echeverry (Colombia)
Cutting Through Rocks by Sara Khaki and Mohammad Reza Eyni (IRAN / US)
Mama Bears by Daresha Kyi (US)
Milisuthando (working title) by Milisuthando Bongela (SOUTH AFRICA)
Pray Away by Kristine Stolakis (US)
Silent Beauty by Jasmin Mara López (MEXICO / US)
UNTITLED PRC PROJECT by Jessica Kingdon (US)
We Are Inside by Farah Kassem (LEBANON)

About Chicken & Egg Pictures
Chicken & Egg Pictures is a US-based media nonprofit organization supporting women nonfiction filmmakers from all over the world. We champion directors from a range of diverse backgrounds and experiences, and whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change. We envision an inclusive media industry in which women and gender non-conforming filmmakers, representing a range of experiences and backgrounds, are fully supported to realize their artistic goals, and build sustainable and fulfilling careers.

Chicken & Egg Pictures is currently accepting applications for the 2020 (Egg)celerator Lab.
The Deadline to apply is June 25, 2019. To apply, go to:

This session will be BSL interpreted.