Move over Weinstein, women are producing more and more films and the box office is seeing a higher percentage of films with strong leading female roles as a result. Also in the music industry, women are creating new beats daily, and worldwide, music has never been so eclectic.
Female directors need to be 'shameless'
“So, what do you do if you’re a female filmmaker and there are so many barriers to fight against, you start “wondering if it’s a pointless exercise”?
Make a film about it, of course.”
Warner Bros Wants a Female Director For Their SUPERGIRL Film
“Deadline reports that Warner Bros. is being very vocal about wanting a female director for the recently announced Supergirl film.“
Tilda Swinton Narrates Epic Venice-Bound Doc About Women Directors
“More details are emerging today about the episodic 16-hour documentary, whose first four hours will debut on the Lido and be narrated by Tilda Swinton. The film will celebrate female directors from around the world.“
Female Directors Scorecard: Lionsgate’s 2018 Slate Has Three Set For Release
“One of the sad facts this past Oscars is that only five women have ever been nominated for Best Director since 1929 and only one has won, Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker. Of course, no one can win if they are not given the opportunity to be in the position to.“
Indian cinema should have more women producers, says Priti Rathi Gupta
“Today, women are making a mark in all aspects of cinema. Be it editing, direction or even cinematography, Indian cinema can boast of women achievers in all departments. Having said that, their presence is still less when compared to their male counterparts, especially in fields like direction and production.“
Gal Gadot to Star in Hedy Lamarr Series From ‘The Affair’ Creator at Showtime
“Sources tell Variety that Gadot is near a deal to star in and executive produce a Showtime series based on the life and career of Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr was born in Austria and went on to become one of the most famous American film stars of her generation, appearing in classics like “Samson and Delilah,” “Boom Town,” and “Come Live With Me.” Lamarr was also a celebrated inventor, credited with creating a frequency-hopping signal during World War II that could help the Allies disrupt radio-controlled torpedoes.“
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