About Women, By Women

Here Is a Treasure Trove of News Writing About Women, By Women Kelly Faircloth Legacy institutions like The Washington Post have massive archives full of truly amazing stuff. And increasingly, their current employees are going digging for cool finds to revisit—for instance, a new project to highlight coverage of women written by women. Poytner reports […]

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A minority, women owned globally focused distribution platform for multicultural independent filmmakers

FilmCloud Distribution Announces Independent Film Signings during South by Southwest Film, Music and Interactive Event AAHollywood(TM) Market Films Now Available on FilmCloud Distribution’s Global Streaming Platform Austin, TX – FilmCloud Distribution, LLC announced at SXSW that it has acquired several new titles during the film festival from indie filmmakers, adding to the platform’s growing library […]

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Workshops to Increase Diversity

Warner Bros. Launches Directors Workshop for Underrepresented Directors By Laura Berger | Women and HollywoodMarch 14, 2016 at 12:00PM “Wonder Woman” Last year, a study conducted by the Los Angeles Times revealed that, among the major studios, Warner Bros. hired the least women directors. An embarrassing claim to fame, period, but especially in light of […]

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Sci-Fi is for Women of Color too!

Ava DuVernay And Lupita Nyong’o Team Up For ‘Intelligent Life’ Sci-Fi Posted On March 11, 2016 By Keith Reid-Cleveland In Entertainment, Film, News Flash /  1 Ava DuVernay and Lupita Nyong’o are two of the most talented people in today’s film industry, one a director, the other an actress. Fortunately for many of their fans, […]

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Empowered Colaboration

Film Fatales: Female Directors Unite to Create Opportunities By Andy Meek As a child Memphis filmmaker Rachel M. Taylor imagined that she’d grow up and direct a Star Wars-caliber movie. She didn’t realize back then that her ambition would carry her into an industry where the DNA still skews predominantly pale and male. She just […]

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A Very Good Conversation

Happy Christmas Director Joe Swanberg on the Financial Life of the Independent Filmmaker Melanie Lynskey and Joe Swanberg in Happy Christmas by Esther B. Robinson in Filmmaking on Jul 25, 2014 DGA, Drinking Buddies, hannah takes the stairs, Happy Christmas, IFC, Joe Swanberg, Nights and Weekends, WGA “Transparency benefits everybody.” That’s Joe Swanberg, whose recommended […]

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International Women’s Day 2016

International Women’s Day: 29 inspiring women in film To celebrate International Women’s Day, writers from across the BFI nominate great women both in front of and behind the camera whose work they admire. Updated: 12 November 2015 http://www.facebook.com/plugins/share_button.php?app_id=190731001052619&channel=http%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter.php%3Fversion%3D42%23cb%3Df3fbfe1ab0323de%26domain%3Dwww.bfi.org.uk%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.bfi.org.uk%252Ff11deb9f2e841aa%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=0&href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bfi.org.uk%2Fnews-opinion%2Fnews-bfi%2Flists%2Finternational-womens-day-29-great-women-film&layout=button_count&locale=en_GB&sdk=joey http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.b212c8422d3b3079acc6183618b32f10.en.html#dnt=false&id=twitter-widget-1&lang=en&original_referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bfi.org.uk%2Fnews-opinion%2Fnews-bfi%2Flists%2Finternational-womens-day-29-great-women-film&related=%3A&size=m&text=International%20Women%E2%80%99s%20Day%3A%2020…&time=1457457636532&type=share&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bfi.org.uk%2Fnews-opinion%2Fnews-bfi%2Flists%2Finternational-womens-day-29-great-women-film 75 https://apis.google.com/u/0/se/0/_/+1/fastbutton?usegapi=1&size=medium&origin=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bfi.org.uk&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bfi.org.uk%2Fnews-opinion%2Fnews-bfi%2Flists%2Finternational-womens-day-29-great-women-film&gsrc=3p&jsh=m%3B%2F_%2Fscs%2Fapps-static%2F_%2Fjs%2Fk%3Doz.gapi.en.ZCzlM_S-Zbs.O%2Fm%3D__features__%2Fam%3DAQ%2Frt%3Dj%2Fd%3D1%2Frs%3DAGLTcCNQZLcJ7JQOeAXXPLYyAx8XYIRFwQ#_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe%2C_renderstart%2Concircled%2Cdrefresh%2Cerefresh%2Conload&id=I1_1457457635583&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bfi.org.uk&pfname=&rpctoken=17866497 Clockwise from top left: Maya Deren, Samira Makhmalbaf, Lucille Ball, Thelma Schoonmaker, Whoopi Goldberg […]

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