Women Transforming Media: Jennifer Morrison receives Trailblazer Award at 2016 HollyShorts Film Fest from The MY HERO Project on Vimeo. We caught up with actor/producer/writer Jennifer Morrison at the 2016 Hollyshorts Film Festival, where she received the Trailblazer Award presented by Women in Film’s Jane Fleming. Jennifer tells us about directing her short Wild Wild Horses.
Kudos to Michael Moore. He’s announced that every film in competition in his Traverse City Film Festival will be directed by a woman. With his characteristic tongue-in-cheek humor, he’ll have male filmmakers featured in a showcase called “Men Make Movies —The Struggle Continues.” It’s “an expression of tokenism usually reserved for women,” he explains. In his welcome […]
“Ghostbusters isn’t even out in theaters as I’m writing this, but over 12,000 people have made their judgment.” With the new all-female Ghostbusters trailer the lowest-rated trailer in history, with 800,000 down votes as of today, and reports of disgruntled males claiming their childhood has been ruined, let’s turn to the refreshing stats from FiveThirtyEight‘s Walt Hickey, […]
The Australian Government revealed the 58 recipients of Screen Australia’s Gender Matters program Screen Australia, a federal government agency for film in Australia, has funded 58 female-led projects with $2.7 million as part of its Gender Matters program. CEO Graeme Mason said the agency wants to “flood the pipeline” with new and established filmmakers. Projects with Rachel Griffiths, […]
We caught up with sports broadcaster Lindsay McCormick on the red carpet of the Alliance for Women in Media Southern California’s 57th Annual Genii Awards. Lindsay is a sideline reporter for ESPN basketball and stars in the upcoming film “The Bounce Back.” WTM: How’d you get involved with Alliance for Women in Media? LM: […]