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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…

Report: Diversity Remains a Crippling Problem in TV Writers' Rooms

Report: Diversity Remains a Crippling Problem in TV Writers' Rooms

Details of the 2015 TV Staffing Brief make clear how much more progress need…

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.

Chicken & Egg Gives Out $330,000 to 14 Docs by Women

Chicken & Egg Gives Out $330,000 to 14 Docs by Women

There's so much talk about the gender inequality in film and how we need…

Is the Future of Storytelling Just a Bunch of White Dudes?

Is the Future of Storytelling Just a Bunch of White Dudes?

Why were less than 25% of the speakers at the IDFA DocLab Interactive…

Women in Film: Hollywood's Fall Report Card

Women in Film: Hollywood's Fall Report Card

Women still have a far way to go in Hollywood, as you can tell from this…

Heroines of Cinema: 9 Things We Could Learn From Taking a Global Perspective on Women Directors

Heroines of Cinema: 9 Things We Could Learn From Taking a Global Perspective on Women Directors

The level of public consciousness about the barriers faced by female…

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…

Women Behind the Camera: Fighting Gender Bias with Data

Women Behind the Camera: Fighting Gender Bias with Data

Colin Brown of Filmonomics explains how data shows that women-led film…

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…

Cannes Jury President Jane Campion Calls Out the 'Inherent Sexism' in the Film Industry

Cannes Jury President Jane Campion Calls Out the 'Inherent Sexism' in the Film Industry

Jane Campion is the only female director to have ever won the Cannes Film…

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…

5 Shocking Statistics about Gender Inequity and Academy Awards

5 Shocking Statistics about Gender Inequity and Academy Awards

It's no coincidence that those gold Oscar statuettes depict a man. After…

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…

Chicken & Egg Pictures: The Force Behind Women Directed Documentaries at Sundance and Beyond

Chicken & Egg Pictures: The Force Behind Women Directed Documentaries at Sundance and Beyond

As the only nonprofit film fund devoted solely to supporting women documenta…

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…

Athena Film Festival to Honor Sherry Lansing, Keri Putnam, Callie Khouri and Kasi Lemmons

Athena Film Festival to Honor Sherry Lansing, Keri Putnam, Callie Khouri and Kasi Lemmons

The fourth annual Athena Film Festival, a festival showcasing films that…

Gender Inequality in Film: In Infographic Form

Gender Inequality in Film: In Infographic Form

Following the record-breaking opening of "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" last…


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