Post Tagged with: "female directors"

AHS Creator Ryan Murphy Calls BS On Hollywood’s Excuses For Not Hiring More Female Directors

AHS Creator Ryan Murphy Calls BS On Hollywood’s Excuses For Not Hiring More Female Directors

If you’ve been paying attention to any of the conversations about equality in Hollywood, you will most likely be familiar with the stats around female directors, or lack thereof. According […]

September 1, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

It’s Feminist Friday time again! This is the weekly series where we get to take a break from the norm, and end our werk week by sharing the awesome videos […]

December 2, 2016 ×
‘Jessica Jones’ & ‘Queen Sugar’ – The TV Shows Changing The Status Quo For Female Directors

‘Jessica Jones’ & ‘Queen Sugar’ – The TV Shows Changing The Status Quo For Female Directors

This news is getting a lot of people talking both in and out of Hollywood. Season 2 of the Netflix Marvel series ‘Jessica Jones’ has been announced, and all 13 […]

November 8, 2016 ×
Every Movie Featured In Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Was Directed By A Woman

Every Movie Featured In Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Was Directed By A Woman

Status quo, meet your match: Michael Moore. The award winning filmmaker and his Traverse City Film Festival which just took place form July 26-31, just did something that no other […]

August 4, 2016 ×
Being Constantly Sexually Harassed In The Film Industry Forced Me To Launch My Own Prod. Company

Being Constantly Sexually Harassed In The Film Industry Forced Me To Launch My Own Prod. Company

By Nicole Wensel My childhood love of Blockbuster and obsession with binge watching French New Wave films led me to study filmmaking at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. I […]

June 10, 2016 ×
Director Ryan Coogler On Women In Hollywood, Whitewashing Characters, & ‘Black Panther’

Director Ryan Coogler On Women In Hollywood, Whitewashing Characters, & ‘Black Panther’

For the past couple of years there have been many women in Hollywood talking about the incredible gender bias behind the camera. The incredible gap between female and male directors […]

June 7, 2016 ×
How Women In Hollywood Are Changing The Status Quo By Producing & Directing Their Own Content

How Women In Hollywood Are Changing The Status Quo By Producing & Directing Their Own Content

We’ve shared about the ongoing investigation into Hollywood’s alleged discriminatory hiring practiced toward female directors specifically. The American Civil Liberties Union initially spearheaded this, and it was recently announced that […]

May 26, 2016 ×
“The 4%” – The Docu-Series Exposing Hollywood’s Gender Problem Behind The Camera

“The 4%” – The Docu-Series Exposing Hollywood’s Gender Problem Behind The Camera

You may have noticed the numerous articles we post about the gender imbalance in Hollywood. Whether it be the industry’s reluctance to green light more female-driven stories (thankfully with the […]

April 21, 2016 ×
Jessica Chastain Pens Essay On The Importance Of More Women In The Film Industry

Jessica Chastain Pens Essay On The Importance Of More Women In The Film Industry

When women are inspired and emboldened, they change the world. From the set of her latest movie ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ in Prague, actress Jessica Chastain wrote an essay for The […]

December 22, 2015 ×
‘Star Wars’ Director J.J. Abrams Says The Force Would Be Stronger With More Female Writers & Directors

‘Star Wars’ Director J.J. Abrams Says The Force Would Be Stronger With More Female Writers & Directors

This is the week Star Wars fans have been waiting for all year. The J.J. Abrams-directed ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ hits cinemas December 18, just in time for Christmas, […]

December 15, 2015 ×
Are Actresses & Female Directors Modern-Day Suffragettes For Women In Hollywood?

Are Actresses & Female Directors Modern-Day Suffragettes For Women In Hollywood?

Patricia Arquette talked about wage equality in her 2015 Oscars speech. Jennifer Lawrence expanded on how she was paid less than her male co-stars in ‘American Hustle’. Sandra Bullock has […]

November 24, 2015 ×
‘Twilight’ Dir. Catherine Hardwicke On The BS Female Directors In Hollywood Deal With

‘Twilight’ Dir. Catherine Hardwicke On The BS Female Directors In Hollywood Deal With

You know her by the films she has directed, the first ‘Twilight’ installment, ’13’, and her recent feel-good holiday flick ‘Miss You Already’ starring Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore. But […]

November 23, 2015 ×
The EEOC Joins The Investigation Into Hollywood’s Discrimination Toward Female Directors

The EEOC Joins The Investigation Into Hollywood’s Discrimination Toward Female Directors

Back in May this year, the American Civil Liberties Union launched what we think is going to be the most important investigation in Hollywood. After years of noise being made […]

October 14, 2015 ×
Is Hollywood About To Reach A Tipping Point For Female Directors?

Is Hollywood About To Reach A Tipping Point For Female Directors?

Let’s put it this way: if you are sick of us constantly talking about Hollywood’s gender problem behind the scenes, especially in the directing department, we’d like to point out […]

September 4, 2015 ×
Actress & Producer Sadie Frost’s Academic View On The Lack Of Women In Film Production

Actress & Producer Sadie Frost’s Academic View On The Lack Of Women In Film Production

Does the film industry have a woman problem? From the outside it may not seem so evident, but when you look a little closer, and start to read more articles […]

September 3, 2015 ×