Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Women Writers

  • Women and Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    Women Can Create Shows - The 2011-2012 Pilot Season

    As pilot season winds down and the shows get series pickups in the next couple of weeks, Neely Swanson took a look at the female writers creating pilots this year for Deadline and found that there was a big positive change from one season ago. Women actually have lots of shows in contention for pic...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    7 comments
    tweet
    0

    Why Bridesmaids Matters

    This feels like another cultural watershed moment for women on screen. A big studio comedy that is about women. We all know the difficulties women in comedy have faced. Gone are the days of Goldie Hawn and Madeline Kahn and Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin. Women who were allowed to be stars and all...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    6 comments
    tweet
    0

    Guest Post: Getting Prom to the Big Screen by Katie Wech

    Like many opportunities in life, it happened so fast I could have easily missed it. I was sitting in an executive’s office at Disney, when suddenly he said, almost in passing, “I’ve been thinking about doing a movie about Prom.” That was it. And then the meeting was over.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Trailer Watch: Another Earth

    This is co-written and starring Brit Marling. Opens July 20

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Trailer Alert: Bridesmaids (The Dirty Version)

    2 more weeks until Bridesmaids. I'm going to see it next week and I am psyched. This has potential cross over for male and female audiences. Here's what Russ Fischer said on /Film: "This movie is great. It’s my favorite comedy of the year without any competition at all."

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Trailer Watch: Monte Carlo - Co-written by Maria Maggenti

    Film Opens July 1

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Trailer Watch: The Imperialists Are Still Alive! - Written and Directed by Zenia Durra

    Films Opens on April 15 and will also be on VOD

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Circumstance - Written and Directed by Maryam Keshavarz Closes New Directors/New Films

    This evening Maryam Keshavarz' Sundance award winning film will close the New Directors/New Film series in NYC. I spoke with Maryam this week and the full interview will be available when the film opens this summer, but here is a piece in honor of the film's NY premiere. Circumstance will be makin...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Melissa Rosenberg to Write and Produce Earthseed

    Melissa Rosenberg the writer who wrote all five of the Twilight screenplays has been tapped by Paramount to write the script for Earthseed the first of what I'm sure the studio hopes is a trilogy. The film will be based on the novel by Pamela Sargent which was published in 1983. The Film(s) will b...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Rashida Jones Writes Film So She Can Have Decent Role

    Women directors have long been writing their own material in order to give them opportunities to direct. Now women actors are taking up the pen in order to get themselves decent roles onscreen.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Reelz Holiday Special-2014I’m Baaack—On Reelz ChannelLeonard Maltin
  • Felicia LeatherwoodWatch: Celebrity Stylist Felicia Leatherwood ...Shadow and Act
  • Watch: What's at the Heart of the Sadness ...Press Play