We’d like our art to reflect a world where women and men share in equal power, strength and love. If you blow the doors off what a woman believes she can do on a physical level it transcends her reality of what she thinks she can do in all aspects of her life. By celebrating images of physically empowered women we hope to help blow the doors off personal notions of limitation for women everywhere (read more here).
The Artemis Film Festival is brought to you by Founder Melanie Wise and team (read more here). Melanie is an accomplished actress and stuntwoman, Ms. Wise has been acting professionally for over a decade. As lead actress of the award-winning horror-action film, Hanah’s Gift, Ms. Wise won best actress at the IndieFest Film Festival. Her character was so popular with young women that it spawned two fan clubs in Southern California. Standing six-feet tall, a former basketball standout and licensed physical trainer, Ms. Wise possesses a presence and charisma that is groundbreaking in feature films—More Clint Eastwood than girlfriend-next door. Ms. Wise is also an accomplished producer having overseen the production of three indie feature films as well as multiple shorts and commercials. She is an adept video and sound editor, graphic design, 2D motion graphics, and specializes in polishing troubled projects.