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AMPAS invitees represent 77 countries

This year, the the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 928 new members, 49 percent are female filmmakers from all over the world (up from last year’s 683 invitees).

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Diverse female directors invited to AMPAS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has invited 928 new members; 49 percent are women. According to Variety, this class will bring the total AMPAS membership to 31 percent female, up from 25 percent in 2015. This year there is a very diverse and international female representation of filmmakers from around the world.

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Diverse female screenwriters invited to AMPAS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has invited 928 new members; 49 percent are women. According to Variety, this class will bring the total AMPAS membership to 31 percent female, up from 25 percent in 2015.

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Sonja O’Hara talks filmmaking, breaking stereotypes and not waiting for permission

Writer, director and actress Sonja O’Hara is a filmmaker to watch – at least according to Independent Magazine. Born in Nova Scotia, Canada and pursuing an acting career by age 17, she has created work that is bold, original, provocative and meant to change the way Hollywood and audiences see films.

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Abbie Reese documents life and sacrifice of cloistered nuns in ‘Chosen’

Director Abbie Reese, an Illinois native and dual citizen of Luxembourg, documents Rockford’s Corpus Christi Monastery in her debut film Chosen: Custody of the Eye. The film unveils the hidden lives of the monastery nuns and their sacrifice, purity, divine life and commitment to God.

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