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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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    Women Directors Nominated in Nearly Every Narrative Category at DGA-TV Awards

    Women directors are represented in every category for fiction shows.

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    Sarah Polley, Lucy Walker, Barbara Kopple Win at Cinema Eye Awards

    Polley won the Best Director prize for "Stories We Tell," while Walker took the inaugural Best TV Documentary award for "The Crash Reel."

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    The New DGA/Studio Agreement: Nothing New for Women

    What new groundwork has been laid in the most recent DGA contract negotiations to fight discrimination against women directors? None at all.

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    BAFTA Nods Recognize Women Directors and Female Protagonists

    Among the BAFTA nominees are films by several women directors: Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant," Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda," Gabriela Cowperthwaite's "Blackfish," and Jennifer Lee's "Frozen."

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    10 Highest-Grossing Films of 2013 by Women Directors

    For women directors, it was another story. "Frozen" co-director Jennifer Lee's blockbuster, record-breaking success proved an anomaly, as her nontraditional Disney princess tale racked up more ticket sales than the next nine films put together.

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    Women-Directed Films in 2014 Will Be Few and Far Between (Updated)

    Movie-lovers interested in films by women directors won't have much reason to go to the mutliplex this year. In 2013, only three films from female filmmakers opened in wide release. 2014 looks to be a slight improvement, but not by much.

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    Jane Campion to Lead Cannes 2014 Jury

    The Cannes Film Festival has elected New Zealand director Jane Campion to preside over the 2014 jury.

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