Movie Mom

Movie Mom


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.

YouTube Preview Image

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


  • http://yourhappyhubby.blogspot.com Robbie

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

    • Nell Minow

      My pleasure, Robbie — thanks for writing!

Previous Posts

Intuition -- A Short Film from Danielle Lurie
I love this short film from Danielle Lurie about a young woman who needs to learn to listen to her heart, with a wonderful performance by Montse Muñoz. [vimeo]https://vimeo.com/101953117[/vimeo]

posted 10:09:01am Jul. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Interview: Joseph Nasser of "Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway"
Reserve Police Officer Joseph Nasser produced Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway to help raise awareness of the Amber Alert system. It stars Tom Berenger as a man on the edge, making a dead rush for Mexico and kidnapping two young girls along the way. He is hotly pursued by police chief Martha Geig

posted 8:00:33am Jul. 28, 2014 | read full post »

"Guardian of the Galaxy's" Awesome Mixtape
One of the many pleasures of "Guardians of the Galaxy," opening this week, is the soundtrack featuring some 70's classics from an "Awesome Mixtape" played by Peter "Star Lord" Quill (Chris Pratt).  Here are some of the highlights. "Hooked on a Feeling" by Blue Swede [youtube]http://www.youtub

posted 8:00:21am Jul. 27, 2014 | read full post »

Comic-Con 2014: Day 2
Day 2 of Comic-Con included: an interview with "Sharknado" and "Sharknado 2" screenwriter Thunder Levin, a buggy lunch with Boxtrolls, press events with the directors and casts of four films, and appearing on the Rotten Tomatoes panel, where each attendee was given a paddle with a ripe tomato on on

posted 10:04:47pm Jul. 26, 2014 | read full post »

Thank You! This Site is 19 Years Old This Week!
It seems like yesterday, but it was 19 years ago this week that I first began writing reviews online as The Movie Mom®.  Anyone remember Prodigy?  The first appearance of my website was via the Sears-owned online service, so long ago it does not even turn up in Wayback searches.  At the time, we

posted 3:59:49pm Jul. 26, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.