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Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Celebrating New Work From Female Filmmakers, Writers & Content Creators

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Celebrating New Work From Female Filmmakers, Writers & Content Creators

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! That part of our week where we gather around our devices grab some snacks and fangirl over our fave content right now. This […]

Entertainment

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 […]

Causes

This Web Series About Sex Education & The Importance Of Consent Will Make You Say “F*ck Yes!”

This Web Series About Sex Education & The Importance Of Consent Will Make You Say “F*ck Yes!”

“Consider this the sex education you wish you had in high school” says the review from Refinery29. In a nutshell, that is precisely what we feel about the ‘F*ck Yes’ […]

Entertainment

Patricia Arquette Joins Campaign To Change Hollywood’s “Stone Age” Gender Bias

Patricia Arquette Joins Campaign To Change Hollywood’s “Stone Age” Gender Bias

In 2015, during her Oscars acceptance speech for her role as a Supporting Actress in the film ‘Boyhood’, Patricia Arquette unapologetically championed the need for equal pay in the industry, […]

Entertainment

Canada’s National Film Board Commits 50% Of Its Budget To Films Made By Women

Canada’s National Film Board Commits 50% Of Its Budget To Films Made By Women

With the continual focus on the problems surrounding the alleged discrimination toward female directors in Hollywood, as more and more information becomes available it is also important to focus on […]

Celebrities

OITNB Actress Natasha Lyonne On Why Women In Hollywood Need To Start Their Own “Boys Club”

OITNB Actress Natasha Lyonne On Why Women In Hollywood Need To Start Their Own “Boys Club”

If you, like us, are dying to watch the next season of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ and have already done copious amounts of binge-watching on Netflix, then have no […]

Entertainment

This Crowd-Funding Campaign Perfectly Illustrates The Gender Bias Female Filmmakers Face

This Crowd-Funding Campaign Perfectly Illustrates The Gender Bias Female Filmmakers Face

If you’re at all concerned about the way female filmmakers are treated or represented in the film industry, you probably already know about the current ACLU investigation that is happening […]

Entertainment

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Rose Byrne Starts An All-Female Film Production Co. Called Dollhouse Collective

Rose Byrne Starts An All-Female Film Production Co. Called Dollhouse Collective

Following in the footsteps of Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea’s Pacific Standard Productions, and Lena Dunham and fellow ‘Girls’ showrunner Jenni Konner’s ‘A Casual Romance’ production company, Aussie actress Rose […]

Celebrities

Jenny Slate On Feminism, Female Filmmakers & Abortion

Jenny Slate On Feminism, Female Filmmakers & Abortion

Comedian Jenny Slate is used to imitating other people and playing characters, as evidenced by her hilarious work on ‘Saturday Night live’, ‘Parks and Recreation’ and her new feature film […]

Celebrities

Kristen Stewart Is Baffled Why Anyone Wouldn’t Agree With Feminism

Kristen Stewart Is Baffled Why Anyone Wouldn’t Agree With Feminism

Forget everything you know about actress Kristen Stewart. Forget the controversy that surrounded her and ‘Snow White And The Huntsman’ director Rupert Sanders, forget her relationship with her ‘Twilight’ co-star […]

Entertainment

The Real Reason We Need More Female Voices In Film & TV

The Real Reason We Need More Female Voices In Film & TV

There are many blogs, websites and think-groups who talk about how they can solve the problem of gender bias which exists in mainstream film and television worldwide. It’s a conversation […]

Entertainment

The Infographic About Female Directors You NEED To See

The Infographic About Female Directors You NEED To See

It’s no secret that Hollywood is a boy’s club, both on screen and behind the scenes. Many women in various roles throughout the film industry have been speaking out about […]

Entertainment

Female Filmmakers Creating A Social Change Movement Thru Documentaries

Female Filmmakers Creating A Social Change Movement Thru Documentaries

We’ve seen time and time again how mainstream media is doing a terrible job at representing women and gender roles. There are numerous studies, statistics and whiny blog posts (OK, […]