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Ebay Auction Includes Meals With Stars and Walk-On Roles to Raise Money for Women Filmmakers

posted by Nell Minow

The late Adrienne Shelly wrote and directed and co-starred in the adorable film, “Waitress” and opportunities were opening up for her when she was murdered.   Her husband established a foundation in her memory to help female filmmakers and one of its grant recipients won an Oscar for a documentary they helped fund.

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The fourth anniversary fund-raiser begins today with an Ebay auction that includes priceless opportunities for lunch or breakfast with top movie stars and behind-the-scene and walk-on opportunities.  You can bid on these:


  • Exclusive breakfast/lunches with Paul Rudd, Michelle Williams, Meredith Vieira, Jon Hamm, Paul Haggis, Keri Russell,  Jeremy Sisto, Lili Taylor, Gina Gershon,  John Slattery, Rosario Dawson, Patricia Clarkson, Mark Cuban, Bill Hader, Susie Essman, Jonathan Tisch and many others
  • Today Show Tour with Al Roker and Live On-Air Spot
  • Walk-on roles for Hung, Community and Ted Hope film
  • Set visits to The Good Wife, Pan Am, Castle, Drop Dead Diva, Rachel Maddow Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews
  • VIP Tickets w/ Meet & Greets to Rachael Ray, Martha Stewart, Joan Rivers, The Wrap Up Show, The Soup, E! News
  • VIP NY Giants “Owner’s Box” Tickets, Field Passes and Signed Eli Manning Helmet
  • Happy Birthday telephone call from Bones stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz
  • VIP Tickets to Ellen, Two and Half Men, Letterman, Real Time with Bill Maher, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Chelsea Lately and The Colbert Report
  • Robbie

    What a great cause and competition. Thanks for sharing this info!

    • Nell Minow

      My pleasure, Robbie — thanks for writing!

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