100 Women Directors: Actors, Producers, and Twitter Users Suggest Even More Names | Vulture

As we said in the introduction to our 100 women directors list, the hardest thing about assembling it was picking so few when there are hundreds more great filmmakers worthy of inclusion. (Just ask Destri Martino, whose invaluable site the Director List includes over 1,000 women directors in its searchable database.) To highlight some additional ones, 

Continue Reading →

Gamechanger’s Mynette Louie on Changing Hollywood from the Inside Out | The Mary Sue

by Lesley Coffin The state of female directors in Hollywood is fairly bleak. For an industry that so often prides itself on being groundbreaking and open-minded, the statistics are terrible; speak with female directors working in the business and they’ll acknowledge that sexism is alive and well in the film industry, in front and behind 

Continue Reading →

Femme Filmmakers Are Opening Up the Pic Pipeline | Variety

by Thelma Adams Mynette Louie, president of Gamechanger Films, the first for-profit film fund for women-directed narrative fiction feature films, says, “Part of our goal is to finance films that are critically and commercially viable. … We want to show the studios that women can make money.” Gamechanger is taking Karen Kusama’s fourth feature, “The 

Continue Reading →