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"Movie Industry is Failing Women" New York Time Critic says

If I told you to name five female and well known directors how many could your name?

None. Well you’re not alone!

Variety found that in 2013, only two of the top-grossing 100 movies of the year were directed by women. 601 more words


From The Hollywood Reporter- "What Happens to All These Women After They Direct Their First Film?"

Emmy and Oscar nominated director Leslie Linka Glatter wrote this piece in THR describing the double standards most female directors face even today, irrespective of talent. 9 more words


Ava DuVernay Nominated for Best Director Golden Globe; First Woman of Colour in History of Awards; Hey y'all, it's 2014!!

It’s been quiet here for too long. I’m back to this blog now, I swear. Hurray.

ANYWAYS, the Golden Globe nods for 2014 have blown my mind right open. 400 more words

Women on boards: Are some cities better than others?

In the battle to bring more women into the boardroom, some cities are doing better than others.

In 2014, women held 17.9% of director positions at the 50 largest public companies in the Chicago area, according to the newest Census from… 472 more words



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

Women In Film

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