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New Class of AMPAS Members is 49 % Female!

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 928 new members June 25, 49 percent of which are women.

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Women continue to fight for equality in communications field, film criticism

A new study by the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University found that men continue to dominate top management positions while women remain in the middle, likely to have less longevity in the field. Interruption in their full-time work, too, is increased for women as they experience “men only” culture in their companies.

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‘Boundaries’ director Shana Feste talks father-daughter road trip film

Known for the 2010 drama Country Strong, Feste wrote and directed this semi-autobiographical film filled with humor, heart and an honest portrayal of the complex relationships. In an in-depth interview with FF2 Media, she explains why she made the film, the message behind it and her perception of how things are changing for women in the filmmaking industry. (Warning: Spoilers)

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