Thom Geier at The Wrap discusses the State of New York’s new initiative to promote women in the film industry by offering $5 million dollars in incentives to have women and minorities hired in more prominent roles such as writers and directors. Let’s see if other states can follow that lead.
Christopher Osterndorf with Script Lab uses the summer 2017 film Baby Driver as a model to discuss how to incorporate music into your screenplays.
Read full article here: Screenwriting 101: How to Incorporate Music in your Screenplay
Women filmmakers are getting more and more attention these days – finally. Here’s a list of twenty female filmmakers who are getting more attention and definitely deserve more of yours.
See full list here: 20 Rising Female Filmmakers You Need to Know
Patty Jenkins became a household name with the 2017 release of the box office annihilating film Wonder Woman. Here are six pieces of advice from the record-breaking director herself.
Read full article here: 6 Filmmaking Tips from ‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins
Ken Miyamoto at ScreenCraft offers some sage advice for new filmmakers struggling to make their short films.
Read the full article here: 9 Tips for Filmmakers Struggling to Make Their Short Film
V Renee at No Film School discusses Walter Murch’s six rules for editing your film. He’s got two Oscars under his belt, so you might wanna listen 🙂
Melissa Silverstein with Women & Hollywood sat down with Zoe Lister-Jones to talk about her directorial debut and hiring an all female film crew for her film, Band Aid, which premiered at Sundance this past January.
Read the full interview here: Zoe Lister-Jones on Hiring an All-Female Crew for Her Directorial Debut “Band Aid”
Ladies, this one is for you! The folks at the Sundance Institute compiled a list of resources and tools specifically for women in the film industry. I hope you find this helpful. Enjoy!
Click here: RESOURCE MAP FOR WOMEN FILMMAKERS
David Goodman at The Beat discusses symbolic framing and how filmmaker can use it to add depth to shots and enhance the story onscreen.
Read the full article here: How Symbolic Framing Adds Depth to Your Shot
Randy Astle at Filmmaker Magazine discusses four lessons that filmmakers can take from Manifesto, Julian Rosefeldt’s film featuring Cate Blanchett in twelve different roles.