Filmmaking / Directing : Must read for (female?) filmmakers! NY Times article: ""The Women of Hollywood Speak Out What will it take to dismantle pervasive sexism.." by Evelien And Dorien Twins

Evelien And Dorien Twins

Must read for (female?) filmmakers! NY Times article: ""The Women of Hollywood Speak Out What will it take to dismantle pervasive sexism.."

"Female executives and filmmakers are ready to run studios and direct blockbuster pictures. What will it take to dismantle the pervasive sexism that keeps them from doing it? By MAUREEN DOWD Interesting article! What's your take on this? (both for male and female film makers obviously!) Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/22/magazine/the-women-of-hollywood-speak-...

The Women of Hollywood Speak Out
The Women of Hollywood Speak Out
Feature Colin Trevorrow's Hollywood fairy tale started at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. The bespectacled, bearded director, then 35, came to Park City, Utah, with an endearingly quirky time-trav…
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The 1940s and 1950s were not exactly vibrant with feminism, but singer and actor Ida Lupino created a career as a studio director. She made films noir, not weepies. One shouldn't forget that Olivia de Havilland took on the moguls and won .Sexism certainly exists (as does age-ism and probably a dozen other negative isms) but talented women who simply decided to get the work they wanted, who certainly had uphill battles, could and did succeed. And let's not forget Lucille Ball, who at one time owned three studios. Women have power.

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