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Indie Film Industry Still Has Woefully Few Female Directors, A New Study Reports

Indie Film Industry Still Has Woefully Few Female Directors, A New Study Reports

"The findings indicate that while women fare better in independent…

Full Frame: Why Are Women Filmmakers Finding More Opportunities in Documentaries?

Full Frame: Why Are Women Filmmakers Finding More Opportunities in Documentaries?

Is the nonfiction world really less sexist than Hollywood?

Emmy Award-Winning Chicken & Egg Pictures is Putting a Spotlight on Criminal Justice

Emmy Award-Winning Chicken & Egg Pictures is Putting a Spotlight on Criminal Justice

The burgeoning accelerator looks to release their first virtual reality…

Reality Checks: Is the Documentary Industry Unfair to Women?

Reality Checks: Is the Documentary Industry Unfair to Women?

A recent Facebook post on the topic has led to an onslaught of perspectives…

The Decline of Middle-Class Films and the Case for Government Funding

The Decline of Middle-Class Films and the Case for Government Funding

Why we can't wait for Hollywood to fix the problem.

Tribeca and Chanel Launch Emerging Writer-Director Program for Female Filmmakers

Tribeca and Chanel Launch Emerging Writer-Director Program for Female Filmmakers

“As women we have been underrepresented in the stories that are written,…

'13 Chambers' Challenges 13 Female Directors to Make Site-Specific Horror Films

'13 Chambers' Challenges 13 Female Directors to Make Site-Specific Horror Films

The filmmakers will use a dilapidated print shop as a set.

Investigation into Hollywood's Bias Against Women Directors Forges Ahead (And Women Directors Respond)

Investigation into Hollywood's Bias Against Women Directors Forges Ahead (And Women Directors Respond)

"I'm so tired of hearing, 'There aren't qualified women.' There are qualifie…

Who Needs the Boys' Club? 5 Ways to Break Through Hollywood's Glass Ceiling

Who Needs the Boys' Club? 5 Ways to Break Through Hollywood's Glass Ceiling

82% of first-time directors are male. At IFP Independent Film Week, prominen…

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…

'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…



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