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Full disclosure — I am President of The Rebecca De Ornelas Fan Club. I would probably hold this title even if I weren’t married to her. But, honestly, this is a full-on, serious, peer-t…

You Just Have to Listen: Actor/Producer/Writer Rebecca De Ornelas

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Filmmaker Rebecca Louisell on new film about trans teen of color

66 Movies Directed by Women to Look Forward to in 2017

66 Movies Directed by Women to Look Forward to in 2017

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5 filmes dirigidos por mulheres para ver no Netflix

Even though women hold power positions throughout the industry, only a handful of movies directed by women have been released by the major Hollywood studios this year.

America's first woman filmmaker, Lois Weber (1881-1939) began her career as an actress, but in 1913 she began directing films and by 1916, working at Universal, she was one of the highest paid directors in the world.  In 1917 she formed her own production company, and her career flourished until the early 1920's.  Her films, which focused on such controversial and serious issues as birth control and abortion, brought her into constant conflict with distributors.

America's first woman filmmaker, Lois Weber began her career as an actress; in 1913 she began directing films ; by in Universal, she was one of the highest paid directors in the world. In 1917 she formed her own production company.

TIFF 2016 Women Directors : Meet Sofia Exarchou — “Park”

Sofia Exarchou was born in Athens. She has been working as an assistant director in feature films and commercials since She has written and directed two short films, “Distance” and award…

Chicken & Egg Pictures has announced the recipients of the second Breakthrough Filmmaker Award, which includes a $50,000 unrestricted grant…

Women directors comprised five of the seven awardees of the Catapult Film Fund, which "provides development funding to documentary filmmakers who have a compell

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