News
  • Jun. 24, 2016
    Talented, Energetic Women Behind the Camera are Founding Organizations and Making a Huge Impact
  • May. 29, 2016
    This past March, a group of talented independent female filmmakers, including Janicza Bravo (Woman in Deep), Kat Candler (Hellion), Logan Kibens (Operator), and Judi Krant (Made in China) gathered at SXSW to discuss the imbalance of industry diversity behind the camera, and the collaborative efforts to bring more female written and directed narratives to screen.
  • May. 25, 2016
    Consider the stark statistics. According to a recent study conducted by USC Annenberg, 77.4% of show creators are men. Only 17.1% of television directors are women. 28.7% of speaking roles in film are filled by female characters. And here’s the kicker: Less than 5% of top box office films are directed by women.
  • May. 12, 2016
    If you’re looking for a way to help combat gender discrimination in Hollywood, try watching movies directed by women. A network of female filmmakers called Film Fatales has compiled a list of all of the movies directed by women that are currently available on Netflix in the US, which you can visit here.
  • May. 4, 2016
    Ten years ago, I was working on feature films as a third assistant director and experienced industry sexism on a daily basis. My very first day on a big budget film set involved male crew members shouting comments about my breasts. It was a lesson as to who had the power on set: not women.