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There’s been a deserved outcry about the lack of representation in mainstream cinema. It’s always been an issue that’s been widely acknowledged without causing much unrest. 886 more words


Profile: Contest Mentor and Director/Producer Rachel Talalay

Rachel Talalay has worked as a director, producer, and writer in film and television over 25 years – in the UK, the US and Canada. 541 more words

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Does the gender of a director matter? or Sex, Snakes and Serena!

There are still so few female film directors working with big budgets and big stars that I was interested to see the latest Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence movie, ‘Serena’, directed by Danish Oscar winner, Susanne Bier. 652 more words

The Babadook: who knew pop-up books could be so terrifying?

It’s Halloween! Yay! In honor of the best holiday ever, I checked out DEDfest, my town’s horror/sci-fi/cult film festival a few days ago. I saw some pretty wicked films (whose reviews will be posted later), but my favourite was saved for last. 575 more words

Why Should We Care If a Woman Is Hired to Direct the Wonder Woman Movie?

It’s never enough. That is the go-to response from pop culture’s tastemakers on matters of gender and racial diversity and representation in media. Last week, there was no ticker tape parade thrown to celebrate Warner Bros. 2,626 more words

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50 Must-See Horror Films Made by Women

Written by: Emma Sorensen

Now, being of the female gender myself, I ideally don’t think it should make any kind of difference whether a director is of the male or female gender. 210 more words


Q & A with screenwriter and former VIWIFF programmer Roslyn Muir

Roslyn Muir is a Praxis-award winning screenwriter, novelist, story editor and instructor, with a recently produced feature, The Birdwatcher, and two produced MOWs, Anatomy of Deception… 1,588 more words

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