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Interviews

Or Die Trying | photos by Caroline J. Phillips

Millennial, Female-Driven Web Series ‘Or Die Trying’ Gives Voice To Ambitious Women In Hollywood

It sounds like it could be a metaphor for what women in the film industry are fighting against – sexism, stereotypes, exclusion, a seat at the decision-making table, better representation […]

Entertainment

Canada’s National Film Board Commits 50% Of Its Budget To Films Made By Women

Canada’s National Film Board Commits 50% Of Its Budget To Films Made By Women

With the continual focus on the problems surrounding the alleged discrimination toward female directors in Hollywood, as more and more information becomes available it is also important to focus on […]

Entertainment

Are Actresses & Female Directors Modern-Day Suffragettes For Women In Hollywood?

Are Actresses & Female Directors Modern-Day Suffragettes For Women In Hollywood?

Patricia Arquette talked about wage equality in her 2015 Oscars speech. Jennifer Lawrence expanded on how she was paid less than her male co-stars in ‘American Hustle’. Sandra Bullock has […]

Entertainment

Actress & Producer Sadie Frost’s Academic View On The Lack Of Women In Film Production

Actress & Producer Sadie Frost’s Academic View On The Lack Of Women In Film Production

Does the film industry have a woman problem? From the outside it may not seem so evident, but when you look a little closer, and start to read more articles […]

Interviews

How ‘The Director List’ Project Puts All Female Director-Related Hollywood Excuses To Shame

How ‘The Director List’ Project Puts All Female Director-Related Hollywood Excuses To Shame

Here at GTHQ we find it weird that some people have such an obsession with unicorns, because if you are looking for a mythical creature, just look no further than […]

Celebrities

‘Suffragette’ Actress Carey Mulligan On The Fight For Equality In Film

‘Suffragette’ Actress Carey Mulligan On The Fight For Equality In Film

It’s quite fitting that British actress Carey Mulligan was cast in the upcoming film ‘Suffragette’, based on the real life struggles of women in Britain to be allowed to vote. […]

Celebrities

How Tina Fey Inspired Reese Witherspoon To Help Women In Hollywood

How Tina Fey Inspired Reese Witherspoon To Help Women In Hollywood

Actress Reese Witherspoon has certainly come a long way from her ‘Cruel Intentions’ and ‘Legally Blonde’ days. Not that we weren’t already in love with the bubbly blonde famous for […]

Entertainment, Politics

New UN Women Study Says Global Film Industry Discriminates Against Women

New UN Women Study Says Global Film Industry Discriminates Against Women

UN Women have partnered up with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and released a study which has some pretty shocking results. The study focused on the representation […]

Entertainment

The Real Reason We Need More Female Voices In Film & TV

The Real Reason We Need More Female Voices In Film & TV

There are many blogs, websites and think-groups who talk about how they can solve the problem of gender bias which exists in mainstream film and television worldwide. It’s a conversation […]

Entertainment

How Britain & Canada Are Fighting Inequality In The Film Industry

How Britain & Canada Are Fighting Inequality In The Film Industry

Gotta give a huge shout out to one of our fave blogs Women and Hollywood over at Indiewire for always being on point with industry news relating to women. While […]

Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

Diablo Cody Says There Aren’t Enough Women In The Film Industry

Diablo Cody Says There Aren’t Enough Women In The Film Industry

Oscar Winning screenwriter Diablo Cody, best known for her films Young Adult (one of our fave films ever!) Jennifer’s Body, Juno and TV series United States of Tara just to […]