Dating & Networking app Bumble launched a Female-Focused Film fund earlier this year. Lief' Ladies made the first move &  Alice Russell and Lief are in the final 20 out of 1,100 applications!

The new fund is part of the Female Film Force, set up to drive more equality at future BAFTA & Oscar awards. The final five projects will be granted £20k each, judges include WFTV, Edith Bowman, Ophelia Lovibond (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Georgina Alice Campbell (Black Mirror).

Brands CAN drive change, and we LOVE brands that do. Thank you Bumble, we’re buzzed to bring you some sweet sweet honey on the next stage of the pitch.

Read more on Bumble's blog.