Gender Matters: Record-Breaking Funding for Women

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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, […]

Melissa Silverstein: Founder, Women & Hollywood

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Women Transforming Media: Melissa Silverstein from The MY HERO Project on Vimeo. My cameraman and I are in New York, searching at the last minute for a space to film our interview with Melissa Silverstein, the Brooklyn-born-and-raised, Barbara Streisand-idolizing, feminist firebrand who founded the Indiewire blog, Women and Hollywood. Our original shooting location has fallen […]