For Can-Do at Cannes, Female Directors Need Money | Women’s eNews

By Ann Lovell | WeNews commentator Thursday, May 29, 2014 Join me in offering talented female directors support. Anyone who can help financially can promote female directors either directly or through an organization. I believe that’s the way to get women out of their Hollywood rut. (WOMENSENEWS)–The Cannes Film Festival has just come and gone 

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Women Behind the Camera: Fighting Gender Bias with Data | Indiewire

By Colin Brown | Indiewire | May 16, 2014 at 4:36PM Colin Brown of Filmonomics explains how data shows that women-led film projects fare well at the box office. In the following article, from Colin Brown, Editorial Director of the film financing and dealmaking website Slated.com, explains how market data bolsters the fact that we need more women-led film 

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Leveling the Playing Field | Directors Guild of America

An Eastern Directors Council Focus On Women Committee Seminar  On May 15, the Eastern Directors Council’s Focus on Women Committee hosted Leveling the Playing Field: A Gamechanger Films and Tangerine Entertainment Financing Seminar in the Guild’s New York boardroom. The evening featured an informative discussion with representatives from these companies that are dedicated exclusively to financing and producing projects 

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A SXSW Gamechanger | Sharp Heels

Author: SARAH MARLOFF Gamechanger — A For-Profit Business Dedicated to Funding Feature Films Directed By Women A recurring topic has been popping up recently at award shows and festivals alike. From Sundanceto the Oscars, it seems the one thing many people are noticing is the scarcity of women directors in Hollywood. Driven by sickeningly low numbers – last 

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