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    What Happened to the Women Directed Films from the Sundance Class of 2013?

    The 2013 Sundance Film Festival was notable for the number of women directors, particularly in the U.S. Dramatic and Documentary Competitions -- where half were female filmmakers. As Sundance 2014 gets underway, here's a look at what happened to the 16 features, 19 documentaries and one miniseries o...

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Valerie Veatch

    "I was in Rome when the BBC ran a story about a young couple in Korea who were on trial and suffering from 'Internet Addiction.' At the time it struck me as a very poignant moment where the virtual world was impacting the real world. This project is an opportunity to have a dialogue around the socia...

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    Women Directors Comprise 33% of Berlinale Forum

    A third, or 13 of 39, of the Berlinale's "overview of independent, artistic filmmaking with a disregard for convention" are from women directors.

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    'Maidentrip' Director Jillian Schlesinger On How She Made Her First Film (With A Mostly Female Crew)

    Jillian Schlesinger talks about the challenges of filming 'Maidentrip," about Laura Dekker, an intrepid young sailor who set out to be the youngest person to successfully sail around the world.

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    Chicken & Egg Pictures: The Force Behind Women Directed Documentaries at Sundance and Beyond

    As the only nonprofit film fund devoted solely to supporting women documentary directors, Chicken & Egg Pictures plays an important role in the independent film world and their influence is felt at The Sundance Film Festival, where, this year, four of their documentary feature grantees will debut.

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    Four Women Directors Will Compete for 2014 Berlinale's Golden Bear

    Austrian Feo Aladag, Iranian-Austrian Sudabeh Mortezai, and Argentine Celina Murga will compete for the top prize at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.

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    No More Excuses: Hollywood Needs to Hire More Female Directors

    Aware that she's going to be labeled a "difficult bitch" if she voices any complaints, director Lexi Alexander excoriated Hollywood for not hiring more female directors on her blog.

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    Interview: Callie Khouri on Female Likability and Nashville's Upcoming Guest Stars

    The "Nashville" creator speaks with Melissa Silverstein about what to expect in the second half of her show's sophomore year, the demand for female likability, and the one women-directed film that's been shut out of Oscar season this year.

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    An Oscar-Nominated Director Gets Real About How Women Are Treated in Hollywood

    If Hollywood were serious about diversity, it wouldn't fail at every turn.

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    Amma Asante, Rebecca Miller Announce New Projects

    Great news: two female filmmakers have announced new projects today.

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