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Given the prestigious imprimatur of the 55th New York Film Festival of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the features by the women directors were a diverse and challenging slate.
AMPAS ADDS WOMEN DIRECTORS: With our commitment to reviewing all new releases written and/or directed by women, FF2 Media now plays an important role in breaking down barriers. AMPAS invited 683 new members this year, 49 of whom are female directors. Who are they? What are their stories? We already know them, and we are […]
Announcing 2015’s Top Picks from FF2 Contributing Editor Jessica Perry Best English Language Film 1.) Mistress America From the writers of Frances Ha, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach have paired up once again to bring us the hilarious and extremely original film that is Mistress America. A freshman at Barnard College, spends her days alone, struggling to […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced the list of 305 feature films which are eligible for Academy Award consideration in 2016. All told, 60 of the films on this list were either written and/or directed by female filmmakers. That’s roughly 20%. And although you probably have not seen or heard of […]
FF2 Media staff writers are using our time in quarantine to reflect on the influence of women artists – especially behind the camera, where women account for only six percent of cinematographers working on top-grossing films, according to research from San Diego State University’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film. Though […]
The nominees for the 70th Emmy Awards were announced July 12 in Los Angeles with a lower number of female writers and directors recognized than last year. Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series nominated the most women in creative categories, with 43 percent female nominees. Stefani Robinson, the only woman on the writing staff of […]