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What if this were what an awards season ballot looked like? This year has brought us so much fantastic work from women both in front of and behind the camera. When you take a look at dozens of these contenders all in one place, and compare it to the typical handful that actually receive nominations, the gulf […]

No Women Nominated for Best Director at 2020 Oscars

On January 13, 2020, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 92nd annual Academy Awards. The ceremony will air on February 6, 2020. The women nominees are: Best Picture: FORD V FERRARI, Jenno Topping THE IRISHMAN, Jane Rosenthal, Emma Tillinger Koskoff JOKER, Emma Tillinger Koskoff LITTLE WOMEN, Amy Pascal 1917, Pippa Harris, Jayne-Ann Tenggren ONCE UPON […]

Women Talk Confidence & Inclusion in Music/Film

In partnership with Women In Film, on Wednesday, Jan. 22 the GRAMMY Museum presented “A Celebration Of Women And Film,” a panel discussion focused on the women who bring film and television to life through music. Moderated by Tracy McKnight (music supervisor, Women in Film board member/former head of film music for Lionsgate), the all-female panel comprised […]

Opening This Week: 1/22/20–1/28/20

These films are opening (or playing at repertory cinema) in L.A., and these TV seasons are premiering—which all have been directed, written, produced, shot, scored, or edited by women: “The Bold Type” Season 4 Created by Sarah Watson CAPE FEAR (1991) at American Cinematheque on 1/28 Produced by Barbara De Fina; Edited by Thelma Schoonmaker […]

Source: “Inequality in 1,200 Popular Films: Examining Portrayals of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT & Disability from 2007 to 2018,”
Dr. Stacy L. Smith, Marc Choueiti, Dr. Katherine Pieper, Kevin Yao, Ariana Case & Angel Choi; Annenberg Inclusion Initiative