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American’s Largest Documentary Festival Puts The Spotlight On Female Filmmakers & Directors

American’s Largest Documentary Festival Puts The Spotlight On Female Filmmakers & Directors

There has never been a more important time to amplify the voices of female filmmakers, directors and storytellers, than now. Sure, we’ve been actively promoting women’s voices in film for […]

Entertainment

How The “White Male Savior” Complex Extends Far Beyond The Hollywood Screen Into Society

How The “White Male Savior” Complex Extends Far Beyond The Hollywood Screen Into Society

Constance Wu recently wrote a thought-invoking post addressing the issue of the ‘white savior complex’ in movies. Her thoughts were tweeted in response to Matt Damon’s casting in upcoming Chinese/American […]

Boys We Like

Directors Paul Feig, Pedro Almodovar & Duncan Jones On Sexism In Hollywood Toward Women

Directors Paul Feig, Pedro Almodovar & Duncan Jones On Sexism In Hollywood Toward Women

We’ve talked at length about the need for more diversity and gender equality in Hollywood. We’ve shared numerous articles about various women who are speaking up, taking a stand and […]

Entertainment

Jill Soloway’s Manifesto To Female Filmmakers Is A Wake-Up Call To Hollywood

Jill Soloway’s Manifesto To Female Filmmakers Is A Wake-Up Call To Hollywood

By now you are probably well acquainted with Jill Soloway and her Golden Globe-winning series ‘Transparent’ on Amazon. She is living proof of a generation of female filmmakers whose tireless […]

Entertainment

Swedish Film Institute Just Surpassed Hollywood With Their Equal Stance On Film Funding

Swedish Film Institute Just Surpassed Hollywood With Their Equal Stance On Film Funding

The gauntlet has been laid down for Hollywood to make a major move toward gender equality when it comes to film distribution and financing. The Swedish Film Institute has surpassed […]

Entertainment

Why Ava Duvernay’s AFFRM & Lifetime’s Broad Focus Initiatives Are Vital For Film & TV

Why Ava Duvernay’s AFFRM & Lifetime’s Broad Focus Initiatives Are Vital For Film & TV

When you look at any study or statistic showing the amount of females and minorities (or lack thereof) behind the scenes in the film and TV industries, it’s easy to […]

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The Walking Dead EP Gale Anne Hurd Says Hollywood’s Lack Of Women Is Due To Fear

The Walking Dead EP Gale Anne Hurd Says Hollywood’s Lack Of Women Is Due To Fear

You may not be super familiar with the name Gale Anne Hurd, but you sure as hell are familiar with her work. She produced hit action blockbuster films such as […]

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How Britain & Canada Are Fighting Inequality In The Film Industry

How Britain & Canada Are Fighting Inequality In The Film Industry

Gotta give a huge shout out to one of our fave blogs Women and Hollywood over at Indiewire for always being on point with industry news relating to women. While […]

Celebrities

Courteney Cox Laments The Lack Of Female Directors

Courteney Cox Laments The Lack Of Female Directors

It’s no secret that women are grossly outnumbered in Hollywood in all types of roles. According to an official report by the Directors Guild of America, women only made up […]

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‘Females First’ Initiative Sees Women In Hollywood Mentor The Next Gen

‘Females First’ Initiative Sees Women In Hollywood Mentor The Next Gen

We’ve all seen the dismal stats on female representation in Hollywood. And if you haven’t, don’t be a goose, get familiar and recognize how and why this affects you too. […]

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‘Nashville’ Creator Says Women Shouldn’t Give Up Fighting For Gender Equality In Hollywood

‘Nashville’ Creator Says Women Shouldn’t Give Up Fighting For Gender Equality In Hollywood

If you are a fan of good TV drama there’s a big chance you have seen ABC’s ‘Nashville’ which stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere as feuding country music stars. […]

Celebrities, Working Women

Eva Longoria Urges More Women To Become Producers & Directors

Eva Longoria Urges More Women To Become Producers & Directors

Eva Longoria, you know her from her legendary role as Gabrielle Solis on ABC’s Desperate Housewives, and her marriage to NBA superstar Tony Parker. But that’s not where it ends […]

Celebrities, Entertainment, The Empowerment Project, Working Women

Lake Bell: Having A Vagina Shouldn’t Stop You From Being A Filmmaker

Lake Bell: Having A Vagina Shouldn’t Stop You From Being A Filmmaker

For every female director, there are 15.24 male ones, according to a study shown in IndieWire, but are there signs of this changing any time soon? While there are some […]

Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

Diablo Cody Says There Aren’t Enough Women In The Film Industry

Diablo Cody Says There Aren’t Enough Women In The Film Industry

Oscar Winning screenwriter Diablo Cody, best known for her films Young Adult (one of our fave films ever!) Jennifer’s Body, Juno and TV series United States of Tara just to […]