This novelized biography brings Alice Guy back to us, all of her determination, her creativity, her passion, her flaws, and her glory.
This book provides a close analysis of the one hundred Guy Blaché films that survive, and in the process rewrites early cinema history.

Alison McMahan is the author of the award-winning Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Visionary of the Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2002) and The Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Hollywood (Bloomsbury, 2005). She has a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies and Women's Studies from Union Institute & University. She produces documentaries for Homunculus Productions, and writes screenplays and fiction. represented by Gina Panettieri of Talcott Notch Literary.

Contact: Alison@HomunculusProds.com

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Lights! Camera! Alice! Picture book about Alice Guy!

It's here at last!

A picture book about the first woman filmmaker, suitable for children from Kindergarden to third grade. Library School Journal has given it a starred review and said "Subtly STEM, fun, and beautiful to look at... encourages kids to engage with cutting-edge technology and to innovate in new fields."

Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

The film and video distribution company, KinoLorber, working with the Library of Congress, will release a DVD collection of films by the first women filmmakers in November of 2018. Just in time for Christmas gift giving!

Here is the BAM Cinematek's description of the program: