Vimeo adds three female-led films to its slate of originals
LOS ANGELES — Vimeo is rolling out three new originals from female filmmakers, the latest additions to its Share the Screen initiative, designed to “elevate and empower female filmmakers.”
The slate includes Marina Abramovic in Brazil: The Space in Between, a feature length documentary from the titular artist; Loyiso Gola: Live in New York, a comedy special from the South African comic; and 555, a comedy miniseries from John Early, Kate Berlant and Andrew DeYoung.
“We are really, really proud that we were able to fulfill the commitment we made in January at Sundance Film Festival to have original programming from talented female creators,” Sam Toles, Vimeo’s Head of Global Content Acquisition and Distribution, told Mashable. “The new slate celebrates the fact that we can get gender equality in the programming, and that’s something we will continue to push and strive for.” Read more…