Lucy V. Hay with the London Screenwriters’ Festival highlights Oscar-winner Abi Morgan (Suffragette and The Iron Lady) and her three pieces of advice for writers as they tackle their stories and the industry.
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.
As gender equality becomes more of a discussion, more and more industries are increasing their efforts to hire women and find ways to keep them. THE GLOBE AND MAIL recently discussed how the Canadian National Film Board is seeking out female cinematographers, composers, and writers – sections of the industry that are normally dominated by men.
Radheyan Simonlillai with NOW discusses the global problem of the gender gap, an issue that has become a hot button issue in recent years – especially in the film industry, and how Canada is making efforts to ameliorate the issue.
Nowadays half of film school graduates are female, but for some reason, less than 2 percent of top grossing films in the industry are directed by women. Shaunna Murphy sat down with MTV to discuss this disparity in the film industry and ways that women are fighting to get their fair share of opportunity.
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