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Love Is A Hand Grenade – Featured Female Filmmakers – Part 37

This week’s featured filmmaker is writer/director Jessica Benhamou. She shared with me some insight into her intimate short film Love Is A Hand Grenade, which is currently premiering online at BFI Flare 2021 until March 28th. A director who’s love of filmmaking came after exploring a range of fields Jessica soon discovered that her life’s …

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The Woman Behind The Women’s Direction

McKenzee has always been a creator; never enjoying any time where she wasn’t writing, singing, acting, sketching, making a film or bringing a story to life. She has successfully completed 5 major works in her HSC, graduated with a Bachelor of Media (Screen & Sound) from the University of New South Wales, worked coordinating short courses for The Australian Film Television & Radio School, designed and operated soundscapes for stage productions, fought with a half finished novel, and decided to start a small content creation business during the global Coronavirus pandemic.

With an aim to go into film directing herself one day McKenzee began writing The Women’s Direction not only to create awareness of the gender inequality present in the industry but to end it and pave the way for other aspiring women like herself.

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