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"Women often postpone their lives, thinking that if they're not with a partner then it doesn't really count. They're still searching for their prince, in a way. And as much as we don't discuss that, because it's too embarrassing and too sad, I think it really does exist." Jane Campion

Jane Campion

Jane Campion is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director based in Australia. Campion is the second of four women ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and is also the first female filmmaker in history to receive the Palme d'Or.

"In the last 85 years, female directors were nominated for an Oscar 4 times."

Why Are Female Directors Having (Relative) Success in Independent Film, but Not in Hollywood?

Award winning director, Kathryn Bigelow, born in San Francisco,

Female Directors Face Strong Bias in Landing Studio Films

Study: Female Directors Face Strong Bias in Landing Studio Films

Hollywood's gender gap is growing wider. "Selma" director Ava DuVernay and "Unbroken" director Angelina Jolie may be earning critical raves, awards and strong box office returns for the dramas they.

Kathryn Bigelow (1951–) is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and television director. Her films include Near Dark (1987), Point Break (1991), Strange Days (1995), The Weight of Water (2000), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), The Hurt Locker (2008), and Zero Dark Thirty (2012). With The Hurt Locker, Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director.

Kathryn Bigelow is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and television director. Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director.

To whom it may concern, So, this is the 16th year that Dr. Martha Lauzen has put out her “Celluloid Ceiling” analysis of women working in film. The study comes out of the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University and gages women's involvement in the top 250 domestic films during the pervious year. It revealed that the percentage of women working behind the camera dropped 2% from 2012, and is slightly lower than it was in 1998, the first year of the…

Nora Ephron, pictured, said she had a never-ending string of women who made comments about.

Pro Tips for Aspiring Filmmakers from 'Cheap Thrills' Director E.L. Katz

Pro Tips for Aspiring Filmmakers from 'Cheap Thrills' Director E.L. Katz

Thinking of making your first feature film? You must read this advice from Justin Schwarz, writer-director of "The Discoverers" starring Griffin Dunne, out on V

Attention, Filmmakers: Here’s 12 Tips for Directing Your First Feature Film

DIY Filmmaker Tips Infographic

DIY Tips For The Low Budget Online Filmmaker [Infographic]

The DIY Filmmaker’s Toolkit - for the cash-strapped filmmaker who has the ambitious vison but lacks a Hollywood budget. The do-it-yourself guide to production and equipment and tools.

Social media for filmmakers I was late to get the internet, we only got a family computer when I was 14 and a I bought personal laptop when I was 20. When I first started to look for film jobs I had no idea how useful the internet could be for finding film jobs online. You may also like

If you want to enjoy the good life: making money in the comfort of your own home with just your camera and laptop, then this is for you!

In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing Volume 1 Available Now! | Women and Hollywood

In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing (Volume Melissa Silverstein:

Maya Deren

Maya Deren, filmmaker at her edit bench. A comfortable place to be. I will always remember her because I stood up, left the classroom and passed out during her film!

16 of the Biggest Lessons These World-Class Filmmakers Learned from Working in Film

16 of the Biggest Lessons These World-Class Filmmakers Learned from Working in Film

Life is full of lessons, and if you've chosen to spend yours making films, there are plenty of them to learn.

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Image of a film projector illuminating text: job roles in the film industry; pre-production- the process of preparing all the elements involved in the film; production- the raw footage for the film is

Sitting in the director's chair is a hard-fought battle for any female filmmaker. But it’s even tougher for Latina filmmakers such as Patricia Cardoso. The Colombian director has carved out a film career despite the industry’s lack of women and people of color. She took a risk the to tell...

Latina Filmmaker Patricia Cardoso Was Almost Hired to Direct a Feature 7 Times

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