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What Does it Take to Be a Successful Woman in Film?

What Does it Take to Be a Successful Woman in Film?

At a Women in Film panel at The Portland Film Festival, some veteran creativ…

Here's What It's Like to Be a Female Filmmaker in Morocco

Here's What It's Like to Be a Female Filmmaker in Morocco

"We expect very specific things when a woman is making a film, and when thos…

Remember 'Beaches'? Here's Why It Took the Writer 25 Years to Direct Her Second Film

Remember 'Beaches'? Here's Why It Took the Writer 25 Years to Direct Her Second Film

"It's still a boys' club. It really is. Breaking through that isn't easy."

A Female Hollywood Producer Details How Industry Discriminates Against Women

A Female Hollywood Producer Details How Industry Discriminates Against Women

Mynette Louie takes to Vulture to explain some of Hollywood's worst practice…

Lexi Alexander on The Brutal Truth Behind Why Women Don't Direct More Television

Lexi Alexander on The Brutal Truth Behind Why Women Don't Direct More Television

"This fucking bullshit here is the wild wild west."

It's Your Set, You Can Cry If You Want To: Jill Soloway Redefines 'The Rules'

It's Your Set, You Can Cry If You Want To: Jill Soloway Redefines 'The Rules'

"Forget everything you’ve been told about how to make it."

How This First-Time Director Made One of the Most Authentic Female Coming-of-Age Films in Recent Memory

How This First-Time Director Made One of the Most Authentic Female Coming-of-Age Films in Recent Memory

"It's an alternative to some of the films that Hollywood is putting out, and…

Want to Hire a Female Filmmaker? Check Out The Director List's New Database

Want to Hire a Female Filmmaker? Check Out The Director List's New Database

You can find all the talented and experienced female directors in one…

A.C.L.U. Takes on Hollywood's Bias Against Women Directors (And Women Directors Respond)

A.C.L.U. Takes on Hollywood's Bias Against Women Directors (And Women Directors Respond)

"Hollywood doesn’t get this free pass when it comes to civil rights and…

'Shit People Say to Women Directors' Highlights Sexism in the Film and TV Industry

'Shit People Say to Women Directors' Highlights Sexism in the Film and TV Industry

"Many of them have never told anyone about these experiences and feel an…

SXSW: How Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer Escaped the Hollywood Boys Club for 'Fresno'

SXSW: How Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer Escaped the Hollywood Boys Club for 'Fresno'

The two actresses spoke with Indiewire at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival about…

Attention, Filmmakers: 10 Must-Read Tips from the Women of NYU Fusion Film Festival

Attention, Filmmakers: 10 Must-Read Tips from the Women of NYU Fusion Film Festival

The three-day festival of screenings and panels promotes women and…

Report: Diversity Remains a Crippling Problem in TV Writers' Rooms

Report: Diversity Remains a Crippling Problem in TV Writers' Rooms

Details of the 2015 TV Staffing Brief make clear how much more progress need…

Sorry, Ladies: Study on Women in Film and Television Confirms The Worst

Sorry, Ladies: Study on Women in Film and Television Confirms The Worst

The findings aren't surprising, but the results are still depressing.

Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #80: Kristina Goolsby and Ashley York's 'Tig' Follows Comedian Tig Notaro's Journey After a Series of Catastrophic Personal Events

Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #80: Kristina Goolsby and Ashley York's 'Tig' Follows Comedian Tig Notaro's Journey After a Series of Catastrophic Personal Events

In Kristina Goolsby and Ashley York’s comedy/drama hybrid, Tig Notaro's…

Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #64: Louise Osmond Brings Alive in 'Dark Horse' a Story That Existed Only In a Handful of Photographs

Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #64: Louise Osmond Brings Alive in 'Dark Horse' a Story That Existed Only In a Handful of Photographs

Louise Osmond’s inspirational true story "Dark Horse" is the defiant journey…

Chicken & Egg Gives Out $330,000 to 14 Docs by Women

Chicken & Egg Gives Out $330,000 to 14 Docs by Women

There's so much talk about the gender inequality in film and how we need…

Advice from Women Directors: 'Don't Listen to Naysayers…Just Do It."

Advice from Women Directors: 'Don't Listen to Naysayers…Just Do It."

The 22nd annual Raindance Film Festival was the perfect place to catch up…

Heroines of Cinema: 9 Things We Could Learn From Taking a Global Perspective on Women Directors

Heroines of Cinema: 9 Things We Could Learn From Taking a Global Perspective on Women Directors

The level of public consciousness about the barriers faced by female…

Heroines of Cinema: Why Rejecting Maya Angelou Was a Huge Mistake Made By the Film Industry

Heroines of Cinema: Why Rejecting Maya Angelou Was a Huge Mistake Made By the Film Industry

In the many obituaries that followed Maya Angelou's death, her career as a…