Woman in Motion, a Stars North Film, is nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy® Award for Outstanding Music Composition. The documentary categories will be awarded on September 29th. The film directed by Todd Thompson was written by John McCall, Joe Millin and Benjamin Crump. Woman in Motion is available on Paramount+.
"In 1977, NASA struggled to recruit scientists, engineers and astronauts for their new Space Shuttle Program. That's when Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, challenged NASA by asking the question: "Where are my people?" and embarks on a four-month campaign to recruit the first Black, Latino and Asian men and women to fly in space."
The film has so far garnered attention, special selection and invitation to several festivals. Awards and Accolades have been noted as well.
Official Selection – 2019 Cannes Marché du Film
Official Selection – 2019 Heartland Film Festival
Official Selection – 2019 Orlando Film Festival
Opening Night – 2019 Florida Film Festival
Opening Night – 2020 San Francisco Indie Fest
Special Invitation – 2020 Athena Film Festival
Special Invitation – 2020 Utopiales Festival International Science-Fiction de Nantes
Special Invitation – 2020 March On Washington Film Festival
Human Spirit Award – 2019 Chagrin Falls Documentary Film Festival
Best Documentary – 2020 The People's Film Festival
Best Documentary – 2021 Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival
News has traveled around the globe of this film's star passing, at the age of 89, on July 30, 2022. Fans can now send their well wishes to the Universe, as we all cheer for an EMMY. Rest in Peace Lt.