All the team of the Lab “Femmes de cinéma” sends you its best wishes

for the new year 2018 

2017 has been a year full of thoughts, emotions and actions for the Lab “Femmes de cinéma”



From the kick-off lunch in may

to les Arcs European Film Festival in december,

the Lab was created, it has expanded and has begun to make things change.

In september,
the website was launched

As an actual database, it makes an inventory of all the activities of the Lab and it is an observatory on the situation of female filmmakers in Europe.


On october 12th,
the first workshop of the Lab takes place in Paris

It gathers 15 participants : filmmakers, producers,
screenwriters and journalists
The issues are “put on the table” and solutions
are proposed through the idea box.

Access the report of the workshop of october 12th

 In november, 

the Lab updates its study of the new
generation of European female film directors

For the first time in 2016, the proportion of films directed by women in Europe is over 20%, with Sweden and Norway as leader countries.

The full study is available on the observatory of the website.

On december 17th,

the results of the study are presented in a press conference.




In december,

the Lab is present at the 9th year of

Les Arcs European Film Festival



The Lab organizes during Les Arcs

a masterclass presented by Noémie Lvovsky

She speaks about her exceptional experience of film director
and her thought process on the topic of the position of women in the cinematic field.

Discover the masterclasses of the Lab


During the week of the Festival,
the Lab organizes and presents three workshops

In total, 35 people of the cinematographic industry, women and men,
participate in the workshops, speak about their experiences,
denounce and propose ideas to make minds evolve.
The reports are available on the website.




Throughout the year

the Lab is present in

the French and international media.

To discover all the articles : the media talk about the Lab !

The Lab follows its actions in 2018. The programme includes :

– 2 masterclass

– 3 workshops organized in Paris, in march, june and october

– 3 workshops will take place in Les Arcs European Film Festival, in december

– the annual update of our study of the situation of the new generation of female filmmakers in Europe, in november.

Thus, to all the partners that enable the activity of the Lab



The foundation Sisley d’Ornano, our founding sponsor

ELLE magazine, which makes us visible in the press

The association Le deuxième regard, which supports us in all of our actions


To all the participants of the workshops and masterclass, who invested in the activities of the Lab and who inspired us


And to all the people who follow and encourage us


We want to thank you for your support in 2017

And we wish 2018 to be the year of the “femmes de cinéma” !