SEPIDEH — Reaching for the Stars

Chicken & Egg


Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women non-fiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change.


6X9: An Immersive Experience of Solitary Confinement now live

6X9: An Immersive Experience of Solitary Confinement, the first-ever virtual reality project supported by Chicken & Egg Pictures, is now live on The Guardian.

It’s available as a free download on Google Cardboard, but you can also take a look at a 360-degree video to get a sense of what’s it like to spend 23 hours a day in a cell measuring 6×9 feet for days, weeks, months or even years.

Congratulations to our Guggenheim Fellow grantees

Congratulations to Michèle Stephenson and Ramona Diaz for being named 2016 Guggenheim Fellows in Film and Video. Fellowships are awarded to artists, scholars, and scientists on the basis of exceptional achievement and promise in their respective fields.

Nine Chicken & Egg Pictures grantee films to screen at HotDocs 2016

A whopping nine Chicken & Egg Pictures-supported films have been selected to screen at the upcoming Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. The festival, which will run April 28-May 8, 2016, is the largest documentary film festival in North America. This year’s lineup is comprised of over 200 films from around the world. More information is available on our blog.