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A.C.L.U. Takes on Hollywood's Bias Against Women Directors (And Women Directors Respond)

A.C.L.U. Takes on Hollywood's Bias Against Women Directors (And Women Directors Respond)

"Hollywood doesn’t get this free pass when it comes to civil rights and…

'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…

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…

Sorry, Ladies: Study on Women in Film and Television Confirms The Worst

Sorry, Ladies: Study on Women in Film and Television Confirms The Worst

The findings aren't surprising, but the results are still depressing.

There Aren't Enough Women Cinematographers and That Needs to Change

There Aren't Enough Women Cinematographers and That Needs to Change

In the last five years, women accounted for just 3% of the cinematographers…

Female-Led Films Are Having a Bad Year at the Indie Box Office

Female-Led Films Are Having a Bad Year at the Indie Box Office

And this actually is quite unusual.

14 Movies and Events We're Excited About at the 2014 L.A. Film Festival

14 Movies and Events We're Excited About at the 2014 L.A. Film Festival

Kicking off its 20th edition this Wednesday, the Los Angeles Film Festival…

Here's Why Female-Driven Films Are Important Right Now

Here's Why Female-Driven Films Are Important Right Now

Director Alexis Ostrander Korycinski writes about why we need female-driven…

10 More Great Women-Directed Films Streaming on Netflix: 'The Virgin Suicides,' 'Concussion,' 'Bastards' and More

10 More Great Women-Directed Films Streaming on Netflix: 'The Virgin Suicides,' 'Concussion,' 'Bastards' and More

Here are 10 more great women-directed films streaming on Netflix now.

Cannes: Asia Argento on Saying Goodbye to Crap and No Longer Feeling 'Misunderstood'

Cannes: Asia Argento on Saying Goodbye to Crap and No Longer Feeling 'Misunderstood'

After a 10-year absence from the director's chair, Italian multi-hyphenate…

10 TV Shows That Could Benefit From a Female Lead

10 TV Shows That Could Benefit From a Female Lead

We were as enamored with the Jessica Chastain/"True Detective" rumors as you…

Heroines of Cinema: How Thuc Nguyen's 'Bitch Pack' is Fighting for More Female-Driven Stories

Heroines of Cinema: How Thuc Nguyen's 'Bitch Pack' is Fighting for More Female-Driven Stories

In our latest "Heroines of Cinema" column, we write about Thuc Nguyen and…

Memo to Hollywood: Hire More Women Directors

Memo to Hollywood: Hire More Women Directors

Yet another study finds that women lag far behind men when it comes to…

Heroines of Cinema: How Judi Dench Became a Box-Office Phenomenon In 10 Easy Steps

Heroines of Cinema: How Judi Dench Became a Box-Office Phenomenon In 10 Easy Steps

In the week "Philomena" crosses $100 million worldwide, Judi Dench once agai…

BAMcinématek Presents 'Back With a Vengeance' Series Featuring 'Foxy Brown,' 'Jeanne Dielman,' 'Nine to Five' and More

BAMcinématek Presents 'Back With a Vengeance' Series Featuring 'Foxy Brown,' 'Jeanne Dielman,' 'Nine to Five' and More

Back in February, Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAMcinématek held "Vengeance…

Heroines of Cinema: Why Don't More Women Make Movies? Marian Evans on Bridging The Gap Between Theory and Practice

Heroines of Cinema: Why Don't More Women Make Movies? Marian Evans on Bridging The Gap Between Theory and Practice

Writing this column, my gender makes me well aware that issues relating to…

7 Depressing Facts About Women in Media from New Women's Media Center Report

7 Depressing Facts About Women in Media from New Women's Media Center Report

A new report from Women's Media Center confirms the depressing state of wome…

The Athena List Highlights Best Unproduced Screenplays with Strong Female Protagonists

The Athena List Highlights Best Unproduced Screenplays with Strong Female Protagonists

The organizers of Athena Film Festival have created "The Athena List," which…

'Maidentrip' Director Jillian Schlesinger On How She Made Her First Film (With A Mostly Female Crew)

'Maidentrip' Director Jillian Schlesinger On How She Made Her First Film (With A Mostly Female Crew)

Jillian Schlesinger talks about the challenges of filming 'Maidentrip," abou…

No More Excuses: Hollywood Needs to Hire More Female Directors

No More Excuses: Hollywood Needs to Hire More Female Directors

Aware that she's going to be labeled a "difficult bitch" if she voices any…



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