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TIFF Targets Gender Parity with ‘Share Her Journey’ Campaign

We’re thrilled to cheer on a cultural institution leading critical discussions of gender in the film industry and raising funds to support women filmmakers.
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FF2 Introduces ‘SWAN of the Day’

FF2 is pleased to announce the introduction of a brand new series: SWAN of the Day! In recognition of all of the amazing women artists out there, we will be celebrating someone new on special days. Stay tuned to learn about visual artists, performing artists, literary artists, applied artists, and beyond!

We are also thrilled to introduce Anna Nappi, who will be celebrating these women artists.… read more.

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FF2 Adds a New Section for Opinion Pieces!

Today we’re adding a new “opinions” section.

If you’ve got a POV to share, do let us know!

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Congratulations to Alexandra Byrne on Her Oscar Nomination

With the 93rd Academy Award nominations announced on Monday, Alexandra Byrne is now a six-time Oscar nominee for Best Costume Design. Byrne is nominated for her work on Emma. (2020), alongside Bina Daigeler for Mulan (2020), Massimo Cantini Parrini for Pinocchio (2021), Ann Roth for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020), and Trish Summerville for Mank (2020).read more.

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The Oscars’ New Diversity Initiative Significantly Increases Number of Women and People of Color in the Academy (Finally)

The Oscars’ New Diversity Initiative Significantly Increases Number of Women and People of Color in the Academy (Finally)

In many sectors of society right now, it feels like we may finally be reaching a point of progress in battles we’ve been fighting for centuries. The Oscars’ 2020 initiative to be more inclusive is no exception. read more.

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New ‘Star Wars’ announcements prove gender parity isn’t far, far away

Academy Award-nominated 1917 screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns will co-write an upcoming Star Wars installment with fellow 2019 Oscar nominee Taika Waititi, who won the Best Adapted Screenplay honor in February for writing Jojo Rabbit. The Thor and Hunt For Wilderpeople director is collaborating with Wilson-Cairns for the first time, Lucasfilm confirmed in an announcement May 4, (as in “May the Fourth be with you”).read more.

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