She Started It (2016) - feature length documentary by Nora Poggi & Insiyah Saeed, scored by Plied Sound.
Following five women over two years as they pitch VCs, build teams, bring products to market, fail and start again, SHE STARTED IT takes viewers on a global roller coaster ride from San Francisco to Mississippi, France and Vietnam. Along the way, it weaves in big-picture perspectives from women like investor Joanne Wilson; White House CTO Megan Smith; GoldieBlox CEO Debbie Sterling; and Ruchi Sanghvi, the first female engineer at Facebook.
Through intimate, action-driven storytelling, SHE STARTED IT explores the cultural roots of female underrepresentation in entrepreneurship—including pervasive self-doubt, fear of failure, and risk aversion among young women. It exposes, too, the structural realities women face as they become entrepreneurs, including lack of female role models and investors, and the persistent dearth of venture capital funding made available to women-led companies.
In 2016, She Started It premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival and was included in the Savannah Film Festival, Globe Docs, New Hope and more. The film was also featured in the New York Times & Forbes. For additional information on the film visit http://www.shestarteditfilm.com/