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Chicken & Egg


Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women non-fiction filmmakers whose diverse voices and dynamic storytelling have the power to catalyze change, at home and around the globe.


Chicken & Egg Pictures conducts three-day mentorship workshop in NYC

On August 20, 2014, Chicken & Egg Pictures welcomed the filmmakers behind 12 grantee films to Brooklyn for a three-day mentorship workshop. Attendees came from all corners of the globe, from Texas to Iran to South Africa to Poland, making this mentorship our most international one yet! Throughout the three-days, Creative Director Judith Helfand and Program Manager Iyabo Boyd, in partnership with some guest experts, walked the filmmakers through Branding, Press & Festival Strategy, and individual Editing Labs.

Welcome to our new site!

Our team has been working around the clock to get this site ready for its close-up. ChickenEggPics.org is your one-stop shop for all things Chicken & Egg Pictures; you’ll find information about our grantees, supporters, team, partner organizations, and so much more.

Chicken & Egg Pictures grantee Born to Fly now playing at New York City’s Film Forum!

Directed by Catherine Gund, Born To Fly explores the evolution of choreographer Elizabeth Streb’s gravity-defying philosophy of movement, dance, and extreme action. Click here for the trailer and more information on the film.

Chicken & Egg Pictures presents Film Society of Lincoln Center leaders with 2014 Good Egg Award at Annual Independent Film Week Celebration

On September 15,  Chicken & Egg Pictures will present Lesli Klainberg and Eugene Hernandez with the 2014 Good Egg Award. Klainberg, the Executive Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and Hernandez, the Deputy Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center will be recognized for their contributions to the independent and documentary film community at Chicken & Egg Pictures’ annual celebration during Independent Film Week . Click here for more info.