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Filmmaker Q&A: Rosemary Myers

By Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin

The new coming of age comedy Girl Asleep is being described as if Wes Anderson met Louis Carroll. The connection to both make perfect sense with fantastical moments within this 70s era comedy, and visual comedy which utilizes cinema’s ability to create visual depth and texture.read more.

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Filmmaker Q&A: Jocelyn Moorehouse

By Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin

It’s a delight to have Joceyln Moorhouse returning to directing after an 18-year hiatus. Of course, she was plenty busy raising four children (two who were diagnosed with autism)and working on film as the producer of her husband PJ Hogan’s films, Mental and Unconditional Love.read more.

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Filmmaker Q&A: Sue Maslin

Interview: Producer Sue Maslin on The Dressmaker

By Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin

While just hitting US theaters now, the team behind the Australian film The Dressmaker already had reason to celebrate when the film hit theaters last year (after premiering at Toronto). The film was nominated for eight Australian Film Critics Association Awards (winning four) and was nominated for 14 Australian Film Institute Awards (winning five, including People’s Choice).read more.

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WFF ’16: Women Filmmakers Make Impact

By: Senior Contributor Lisa Iannucci

At last year’s Woodstock Film Festival in New York, Sasha Gordon debuted her movie It Had to Be You and it was extremely well-received. This well-done romantic comedy centers on Sonia, a neurotic jingle writer who’s always dreamt of a big and exciting life. Sonia is surprised by a sudden proposal and subsequent ultimatum from her easy-going boyfriend, Chris.read more.

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2016 Emmy Awards: Women Filmmakers Win Big!

FF2 Media congratulates Jill Soloway on Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series for Transparent and Susanne Bier for Outstanding Director in a Limited Series, Movie or Special for The Night Manager.

With a range of diverse nominees and winners, the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards is a sign of the times: the Television Academy is the tortoise and AMPAS (the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) is — without a doubt — the hare.read more.

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NYFF ’16: PREVIEW GUIDE TO FEMALE-DIRECTED SHORT FILMS

Preview Guide to Female-Directed Feature Films at the 2016 New York Film Festival

The 54th Annual New York Film Festival (NYFF) of the Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) opens September 30, with a new documentary The 13th by Ava DuVernay, renowned for Selma. (2014).  Running through October 16, the full slate includes, by my count of all the sections: 11 new feature-length films (fiction and documentary), plus one restored revival, as well as 18 short films directed by women.  … read more.

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