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2017 Report: Percentage of women filmmakers stagnant for 20 years

Lauzen’s annual Celluloid Ceiling report reveals statistics that have virtually remained unchanged for 20 years.

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Time’s up: How women nominees fared at the 75th Golden Globes

Advocates in support of women were both heard and seen at last night’s 75th Golden Globe Awards. The nominees and presenters all wore black in support of sexual assault and domestic abuse survivors, and to send a message about ending gender inequality in the workplace.

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BAFTA nominations remain male, white

The 71st British Academy Film Awards nominations remain predominantly male, predominantly white. In the Best Director category, every nominee was a white male.

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New York Jewish Film Festival remains predominantly male

Only two of the features are directed by women. The first, The Last Goldfish, is an 81-minute documentary by Australian director Su Goldfish, which documents her journey after discovering she has siblings. She uncovers her family history before and after Nazism and her Jewish heritage.

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Associate Nicola Freedman

Associate Nicola Freedman graduated from the University of Sydney in 2016, with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and History. Now based in London, she has been working at a number of film, media and creative companies, as she pursues a career in film and television. Having joined FF2 Media in February 2017, Nicola has […]

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Writers Guild nominations quadruple for women

In 2017, Allison Schroeder, nominated in the Best Adapted Screenplay category for Hidden Figures, was the stand alone woman  nominated for film writing last year. The 2018 Writers Guild Awards nominations, however, include a dramatic increase in female representation.

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Contributing Editor Katusha Jin

My name is Katusha and I write features and reviews for FF2 Media. I find it important to contribute to FF2 Media because I am a believer of its cause: lending a voice to overlooked female filmmakers. As a female filmmaker myself, I can certainly see the need for more women role models in the […]

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Hashtag campaign celebrates women, minorities

The new hashtag campaign – #GoldenRobes – has been created to celebrate the achievements of women and minority directors overlooked by Golden Globes voters (the Hollywood Foreign Press Association).

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Associate Malin Jörnvi

My name is Malin Jörnvi, and since hearing those words by Marlon Brando during one of my first acting classes freshman year, it has been my guiding principle.

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‘Pitch Perfect 3’ aca-awesome? To some.

When it comes to the highly-anticipated final movie in the Pitch Perfect trilogy, I enjoyed it, but keep in mind there’s not one of the three movies where I walked in to the theater expecting to see an Oscar-worthy performance.

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FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

FF2 Media asks the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to acknowledge these films for Oscar consideration.

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