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Amy Poehler, Issa Rae Praise Female Changemakers

Rae paid homage to her favorite hip-hop artists with her tongue-in-cheek speech, while Amy Poehler honored the women in media who have inspired her asking for “more, more, more, more, more.” Elizabeth Debicki woke up Wednesday morning in a cold sweat. “Why is it difficult for me to accept any kind of recognition?” she asked […]

WIF & Pepperdine: Entrepreneurial Pathways

Pepperdine University and Women In Film are proud to announce a research partnership that seeks to identify the drivers and inhibitors of funding for women-owned businesses in the screen industries. The project is part of Entrepreneurial Pathways, a new WIF initiative that will work to equalize opportunities for women-owned businesses.

ReFrame Launches Program to Boost Female Filmmakers

The gender-parity coalition’s Rise will sponsor seasoned female directors, who, unlike many of their male counterparts, find themselves stalled mid-career: “It’s not just how you fill the pipeline, but how you move through the pipeline as well.” When the gender-parity industry coalition ReFrame launched two years ago, one of its three key aims was to […]