A Female Hollywood Producer Details How Industry Discriminates Against Women | Indiewire

By Kate Erbland Film and television producer Mynette Louie (“California Solo,” “Land Ho!”) has taken to the web to pen an eye-opening rundown of the various ways in which Hollywood gives women “a raw deal.” Over at Vulture, the Independent Spirit Piaget Producers Award winner and president of Gamechanger Films provides an alternately enlightening and 

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A Female Producer Explains 4 Ways Women Get a Raw Deal in Hollywood | Vulture

By Mynette Louie By this point, it’s been well established that women who work in film have a tougher time of it than men. Even so, when the Tumblr account Shit People Say to Women Directors recently debuted, it quickly went viral. Many of its crowdsourced anecdotes involved terrible tales of extreme sexism and harassment, but just as 

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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 

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Gamechanger Films Finds Success With Fund for Female-Helmed Features | Variety

By Thelma Adams Gotham’s Gamechanger Films has already proved it has game. Launched in August 2013, the equity financing fund for female-helmed fiction features came out of the gate with Martha Stephens’ co-directorial debut, “Land Ho!” The Iceland-set road comedy premiered at Sundance in 2014. Picked up by Sony Pictures Classics, it went on to win the Film 

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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 

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Karyn Kusama’s The Invitation is Gamechanger Films’ Next Project | Women & Hollywood

By Inkoo Kang | Women and Hollywood Shooting has just wrapped on the thriller about a man paranoid that his ex-wife and her new husband are up to no good. Director Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Aeon Flux, Jennifer’s Body) has just completed shooting The Invitation, the second project financed by Gamechanger Films. The thriller finds a man (Logan Marshall-Green) at a 

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Karyn Kusama’s ‘The Invitation’ The Next Gamechanger Pic | Deadline

by Jen Yamato  EXCLUSIVE: Filming in the Hollywood Hills has wrapped on The Invitation, the latest feature from Girlfight‘s Sundance award-winner Karyn Kusama and the helmer’s first since 2009’s Jennifer’s Body. It’s also the second feature to be backed by femme-focused Gamechanger Films, the film fund established last year to finance narrative features helmed by women in an effort to equalize gender 

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