Producer Effie T. Brown Named CEO of Female-Focused Film Financing Fund Gamechanger

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Producer Effie T. Brown Named CEO of Female-Focused Film Financing Fund Gamechanger
Effie T. Brown, the veteran producer of “Dear White People,” “Real Women Have Curves” and “But I’m a Cheerleader,” has been tapped as CEO of the female-focused film financing fund Gamechanger, the fund announced on Tuesday.

Now with Brown at the helm — she also appeared in Season 4 of HBO’s “Project Greenlight” as a producer — Gamechanger is broadening its scope to include projects by and about people of color, Lgbtq+ and people with disabilities. The fund will also expand into TV and digital content with a new, fully monetized development fund that will enable it to buy, option and develop IP for TV, streaming and digital platforms.

“As a black female producer who’s been in the business for over 20 years, I know how hard it is to not only get into the room but to then secure financing when you have a culturally diverse or gender specific point of view,
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