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We’re Celebrating Emerging Female Directors and You’re Invited!


Etheria 2014 Poster Official WebEVENT ANNOUNCEMENT:

Ms. In The Biz has come on board to co-present the cocktail reception at the Etheria Film Night at the Egyptian in Hollywood on July 12th.  This is a night that celebrates great emerging female directors in the sci-fi, fantasy, and horror genres…including the world premiere of “Dawn” from the awesome Rose McGowan (Charmed, Planet Terror) and our own Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter, Best Friends Forever) will be hosting the Q+A!

This is going to be an AMAZING night and we would love to see our Ms. In The Biz readers there!

The event is only $11 which includes booze at the reception starting at 6pm, as well as the short film line up which starts at 7:30pm after the reception.  NOTE: if you are not local to LA, but have LA local friends, please spread the word!!!

Tickets are $11 and are available at this link:

and you can share the event via the facebook event page as well:

Rose McGowan on the set of "Dawn"

Rose McGowan on the set of “Dawn”

Here is the complete info for this incredible night:

Etheria Film Night is screening the North American Premiere of writer/director Axelle Carolyn’s feature film Soulmate followed by seven short films from emerging women directors from around the world. Premieres includeRose McGowan’s retro thriller “Dawn,” Danis Goulet’s Cree Indian science fiction “Wakening,” Julia Walter‘s German thriller “Job Interview,” Rebecca Thomson’s Aussie action/dark comedy “The Jelly Wrestler”, and AFI DWW graduate Sarah Doyle’s string theory comedy “You Me & Her.”

Director Lexi Alexander (Punisher: Warzone, Green Street Hooligans) will receive the 2014 Etheria Inspiration Award for her action and science fiction film work. The evening will include a cocktail reception and red carpet event co-presented by Monstrosity FilmsWalker/Fitzgibbon TV & FilmBirns and Sawyer, Inc and Ms. In The Biz.

Tickets are $11 and are available at this link:

Where: The Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 461-2020

*Parking is available in the lot behind the theater.*

When: July 12th, 2014

4:00 PM – Soulmate Screening with writer/director Axelle Carolyn followed by QnA conducted by Rebekah McKendry (Fangoria Magazine).

(Soulmate Facebook Event Link:

NOTE: tickets for this feature film are separate from the short film line up and also cost $11. You can purchase those separately here:

6:00 PM – Cocktail reception and red carpet event in the courtyard of theEgyptian Theatre

8:00 PM – Short film screenings and awards followed by a QnA with directors Rebecca Thomson (“The Jelly Wrestler”), Sarah Doyle (“You Me & Her”), Gigi Saul Guerrero (“Dia de los Muertos”) , and Rose McGowan (“Dawn”) conducted by Brea Grant (“Heroes,” Best Friends Forever).

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Official Lineup:

“Wakening” – *LA Premiere* directed by Danis Goulet
(2013, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Canada, 9 mins)
In the near future, the environment has been destroyed and society suffocates under a brutal military occupation. A lone Cree wanderer Wesakechak searches an urban war zone to find the ancient and dangerous Weetigo to help fight against the occupiers.

“Job Interview” – directed by Julia Walter
(2013, Thriller, Germany, 10 mins)
When Lisa applies for a job everything seems to be turning out pretty well… Until the boss Marie starts asking strange questions and the job interview turns out to be a little different than expected…

“You Me & Her” – *World Premiere* directed by Sarah Doyle
(2014, Science Fiction, USA, 20 mins)
When 30 versions of one person pass through the wormhole at the Department of Parallel Resettlement, Anna discovers she is the worst possible version of herself.

“Dia de los Muertos” – *LA Premiere* directed by Gigi Saul Guerrero
(2014, Horror, Mexico/Canada, 12 mins)
On the night of ‘Dia De Los Muertos,’ the women of the La Candelaria strip club seek revenge on those who have abused them.

“Dawn” – *LA Premiere* directed by Rose McGowan
(2013, Thriller, USA, 18 mins)
Dawn is a quiet young teen that longs for something or someone to free her from her sheltered life. One day she meets Charlie, a high school dropout, who offers her a glimpse into a world she dreams to be a part of.

“Hide & Seek” – directed by Kayoko Asakura
(2013, Horror, Japan, 11 mins)
A school girl visits a house to take a KOTO lesson. She meets her teacher and her son and they seem to be playing “HIDE and SEEK” in the house. Koto lesson starts but the girl soon realizes that there’s something very odd about the teacher.

“The Jelly Wrestler” – *LA Premiere* directed by Rebecca Thomson
(2013, Action/Comedy, Australia, 14 mins)
With one last shot at jelly glory, washed up wrestler and barmaid Eileen must grapple with aging, betrayal and her own jelly wrestling demons – a task that may well put her down for the count.

Etheria Film Night is honored to be sponsoring an on-site charity drive at their July 12th event for Reel Grrls (! Reel Grrls empowers young women to realize their power, talent, and influence through media production. Reel Grrls is the premier year-round media-training program for girls.Reel Grrls is a 501c(3) non-profit organization. On July 12th, at our Etheria Film Night event, we will be requesting donations of gaffers tape and SD cards (new or used) as well as monetary donations to the organization. Any other production items will be accepted as well. These girls are awesome and deserve our support! Find out more on our site:


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