If you’re anywhere near Hollywood this week, you’ve got a hot take on Harvey Weinstein. I’ve only been here a few years, exclusively “below the line”, and I heard all the rumors too. I dreaded ever having even secondhand contact with the man and his company: a powerful star maker with the ability to squash any… Continue reading Power Dynamics Below the Line in Hollywood (and everywhere else)
Whenever I discuss gender in the film industry, someone usually pops up and says “yeah but it’s waaaay better than it used to be!” And every year, San Diego State University’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film publishes their annual Celluloid Ceiling Report on womens’ employment “below the line” and shows… Continue reading A Brief Summary of the State of Women in Film
I just realized I haven’t formally invited the entire internet to a panel I’m putting together at this year’s NAB Show. After reading my Sexism in Post article, Adobe reached out to see how they could help the visibility of women in the industry. Long story short, I’ve been working on this for the last… Continue reading Come to my Gender Equality Panel at NAB 2015!
A few weeks ago, Megan McGough (post supervisor for PBS Frontline and all around rad lady) emailed me about the prospect of putting together a meet-up for women at NAB this year. I’d been pondering the idea myself, so we decided to combine forces and see what we could do. Thanks to some assistance by… Continue reading Support Women & Minorities in Production and Post at NAB – Expanded Focus Meet-Up