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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Be Natural Opens today at LA Cinelounge

Starts Today!

BE NATURAL: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Directed/Produced by: Pamela B. Green

Narrated by Jodie Foster

An investigation of the full scope of the life and work of cinema’s first female director, screenwriter, producer, and studio owner Alice Guy-Blaché. She made her first film in 1896 at age 23, and went on to write, direct, or produce more than 1,000 more!

Be Natural Screens at New York Film Festival Oct 7 & London FF Oct 11, 21

Be Natural, Pamela Green's documentary on Alice Guy, will screen on October 7 at 6 pm as part of the New York Film Festival.

The image shows Bessie Love (left) and Alice Guy (under umbrella) on the set of The Great Adventure or the Spring of the Year, released March 10, 1918. Over a hundred years ago! The Great Adventure is the last surviving film we have directed by Alice Guy, though she worked on one more after that (Tarnished Reputations).