Women in Media – News

December 8, 2017

‘Big Little Lies’ Follow up Is a Go at HBO with Nicole Kidman & Reese Witherspoon Back; Andrea Arnold Tapped to Direct
We’re looking forward to another season of Big Little Lies! Season 1 rated an 8. Led by a woman director will its rating go up?

Women and Non-White Characters Are Speaking More in Recent Star Wars Movies

Anita Hill on Sexual Harassment: ‘Today, More People Would Believe My Story’

How Women’s Touch Informed Dee Rees-Directed ‘Mudbound’

Mira Sorvino, Natasha Henstridge and More Weinstein Accusers Gather to Reveal What Happened After They Came Forward

‘Lady Bird’s Greta Gerwig On “Terrifying and Thrilling” Decision to Write and Direct – Behind The Lens

December 7, 2017

Amber Tamblyn: Women Supporting Women Is the Solution to Hollywood’s Gender Problem
Paint it Black scored an unprecedented 9.5! That’s a much higher than most movies and illustrates the power of a woman at the helm.

Academy Board of Governors Approves Standards of Conduct

Octavia Spencer on Swimming in Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water’ & What Diversity Means in Hollywood
Shape of Water rated a Picture Parity score of 6.5 and a Go See It!

Producers Guild of America Honors Ava DuVernay with 2018 Visionary Award
Queen Sugar rated a perfect 10! Another example of the great shows women create.

We’re pleased to see the efforts of these amazing women  highlighted today!

 

December 6, 2017

The Hollywood Reporter’s 2017 Women in Entertainment Power 100

TIME Person of the Year 2017: The Silence Breakers

Film Academy to Tackle Sexual Harassment and Abuse Scandal

 

December 5, 2017

Casting Pros Debate Harassment, Whitewashing and Why the Term “Casting Couch” Is Offensive

No More Apologies: Hollywood Needs to Make Meaningful Reforms

‘Wonder Woman’ Is 2017’s Most Tweeted About Movie – It scored a 5.5 and a Go See It! from Picture Parity. No surprise then that…

Warner Bros. Tops $5 Billion at 2017 Worldwide Box Office, Led by ‘Wonder Woman’

 

December 4, 2017

Christiane Amanpour Will Take Charlie Rose’s Place on PBS

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on Sexual Harassment: ‘It’s the Power, Stupid’

‘Wonder Woman’s Patty Jenkins on Why the Female Empowerment Story Is Universal

‘House of Cards’ Sixth and Final Season Shooting to Resume in Early 2018, Without Kevin Spacey – Picture Parity rated this show a 5. Will the new season will rate higher? We hope so!

 

November 29, 2017

Frankie Shaw’s ‘SMILF’ Renewed for Season 2 by Showtime – Picture Parity rated this show an 8.5. We’re glad to see a high rating show renewed!

 

November 28, 2017

AFI Gets Nancy Malone Donation to Launch Women Filmmakers Initiative

November 27, 2017

How the #MeToo Movement Is Changing Showbiz Culture Worldwide 

Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ Now Best-Reviewed Movie on Rotten Tomatoes

TriStar TV’s Suzanne Patmore Gibbs On ‘Good Girls Revolt’s Comeback & Running Female-Focused Label in Current Times

 

November 24, 2017

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Showrunner on the Importance of Female Voices

Jane Campion: It’s A “Fairy Tale” Time for Women in the Entertainment Business

Uma Thurman Calls Out Harvey Weinstein and His ‘Wicked Conspirators’

Ashley Graham Gets Candid on Miss Universe, Being a Sex Symbol as a Plus-Size Model

Canadian Industry to Establish Code of Conduct Amid Hollywood Sexual Harassment Scandals

Al Franken Says He ‘Crossed a Line,’ ‘Made Some Women Feel Badly’

‘Entourage’ Extra Alleges Jeremy Piven Sexually Assaulted Her in 2009

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