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    'The Master' Producer JoAnne Sellar, Warner Bros. Exec Sue Kroll and CBS Films' Terry Press Topline Chapman's Women in Focus Conference

    This is one panel I want to attend. Why? Well, these three women are damned smart and if they share a fraction of what they know about producing, distribution, marketing and the state of Hollywood and the independents today, we will all be the wiser.

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    Putting Money on the Bechdel Test (GRAPHS)

    The Bechdel test has proven an intriguing -- if far from wholly accurate -- method of figuring out a film's level of female character development. Are there two women in a given film? Do they talk to each other -- and about something other than men? In a fascinating piece on FiveThirtyEight, the Bec...

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    LatinoBuzz: Kiki Melendez' Debut Feature “Journey of a Female Comic” to Open in Time for Cinco de Mayo

    Starring Latino comedienne Kiki Melendez, Journey of a Female Comic,is a documentary comedy that will be released through AMC Theatres’ AMC Independent Program in Los Angeles and San Diego on May 2nd, 2014 with other major markets to follow. The date will also see the release of “Water & Power”, whi...

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    Dortmund|Cologne International Women's Film Festival

    Taking place from April 8-13, the 31st edition of the Dortmund | Cologne International Women’s Film Festival will have it’s main program in the city of Cologne. A small selection will be seen in Dortmund as well.

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    Cate Blanchett and Kerry Washington Among Women in Film's Five Crystal and Lucy Award Winners

    LA non-profit Women in Film, an organization committed to galvanizing support and visibility for women in the entertainment industry, has unveiled the 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards winners. Honors will be given at a benefit gala on June 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Los Angeles.

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    Women Filmmakers: Applications Now Open for $15,000 in Film Finishing Fund Grants

    Applications are now being accepted through June 6 for the Women In Film Foundation’s 2014 Film Finishing Fund grants. Women In Film will give up to $15,000 in cash, in-kind and consultation grants for the selected entries.

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    Talks in Berlin

    Though the market seemed slow on the surface, the usual sales got made: the larger companies selling almost out, the smaller ones busily speaking with others, selling here and there, worrying if this would get better, worse, or stay the same

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    Interview: Cara Perlman on '110%' A Film About The Olympic Struggle Of Women Ski Jumping

    Since the inception of the Winter Olympic Games in 1924 ski jumping has been one of the original disciplines to be featured in this athletic event. It is perhaps the knowledge of this legacy that produces an uneasy sentiment when one learns that women had not been allowed to participate in this spor...

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    Rotterdam: Women Directors and Women-Driven Narratives Are Front and Center

    A festival like Rotterdam is a great place for women directors to gain exposure. Not coincidentally, Rotterdam is also a great venue for films with female-driven narratives. The five I saw, three directed by women and two by men, shared an interest in how the past haunts the present; in intense feel...

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    Topic to Be Revisted in Berlin during the Berlnale: Gender Equality in the European Audiovisual Law

    The European Commission is currently working on the Communication from the Commission Regarding State Aid for Films and Other Audiovisual Works, establishing the evaluation criteria by which each country is directed to give aid to cinema and other audiovisual works. Gender equality is being lobbied...

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