Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Women Directors

  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Fill the Void Written and Directed by Rama Burshtein Gets Picked Up by Sony Pictures Classics

    The team at Sony PIctures Classics has been very busy since Toronto and they added another women directed film Fill the Void written and directed by Rama Burshtein to their list of acquisitions. The film will be Israel's submission to the Academy Award for best foreign film having won seven awa...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    Kathryn Bigelow's Movie Gets New Poster

    I have to tell you all up front that you will probably get sick of me talking about this film but you need to be prepared because she is probably going to be the only woman in the Oscar conversation and so that means we need to talk about her a lot and often. Get it.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    15

    Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect and Body Acceptance

    In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Rebel Wilson discusses the difficulty she had in getting cast for roles when she was starting out in Hollywood. Despite her talent, Wilson wasn’t getting cast for roles, a process that frustrated her.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    1

    Trailer Watch: Wadjda - Directed and Written by Haifaa Al-Mansour

    As we previously reported, Haifaa Al-Mansour's Wadjda (the first woman from Saudi Arabia to direct a feature) was acquired by Sony Pictures Classics. Wadjda follows a 10 year old girl, who challenges Saudi traditions in order to get what she really wants--a bike. It will be released in 2013.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    26 of 84 Films in the Hamptons International Film Festival Are Directed by Women

    Last week the 20th edition of the Hamptons International Film Festival announced their line-up. The festival will run from October 4 – 8. With a slate of 84 films announced thus far, 26 are directed by women (this doesn’t include shorts). And in their Golden Starfish Award Competition...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    9

    Talking to Penny Marshall

    A new memoir by actress and director Penny Marshall hit bookstore last week.  Marshall was a big star in the 70s and 80s appearing on multiple TV shows and hanging out with the rest of Hollywood TV royalty.  Her stories about Hollywood are hysterical and tragic (she was friends with John B...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    5

    TIFF: Interview with Cate Shortland - Director and Co-Writer of Lore

    Lore is Cate Shortland's second film after the exciting Somersault. It is a bold look at a young girl who lived her whole life in the belly of the Nazi beast and had no perspective on anything outside her world. She was brainwashed by the culture that she could not comprehend both the end of t...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    24

    Women Do Rule the Documentary World

    Last week was Independent Film Week here in NYC. There are a wide variety of events, panels and of course parties. I was able to attend the Chicken and Egg Pictures event (which was beyond packed) that honored the Sundance Documentary Film Program and Fund.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    TIFF: Interview with Shola Lynch - Director of Free Angela & All Political Prisoners

    On the day of the premiere of her documentary at the Toronto Film Festival, director Shola Lynch answered some questions about the film. Here is a look at the importance of the film - Black Power Takes Center Stage at the Toronto Film Festival.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Game Of ThronesRecap: 'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Episode ...The Playlist
  • Woody Allen Propels 'Fading Gigolo' ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • "Game of Thrones'" Purple Wedding: A ...Criticwire