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Vikas Khanna’s ‘The Last Color’ Film Unites Two Unlikely Outcasts In A Story About Empowerment & Friendship

Vikas Khanna’s ‘The Last Color’ Film Unites Two Unlikely Outcasts In A Story About Empowerment & Friendship

Based on the 2018 book of the same name, author, chef and filmmaker Vikas Khanna’s ‘The Last Color’ made its world premiere debut at the 2019 Palm Springs International Film […]

Interviews

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

She’s a writer, filmmaker, activist, educator, and mother, whose work is all about changing the equilibrium in Hollywood when it comes to representation of especially women of color. A-lan Holt […]

Interviews

Filmmaker Lisa Ebersole On Egg-Freezing & Treating Your Creative Projects As A Business

Filmmaker Lisa Ebersole On Egg-Freezing & Treating Your Creative Projects As A Business

You can definitely tell when women write stories about their own lives and experiences for TV and film, because it means you see a more realistic, complex and nuanced portrayal, […]

Entertainment

Director Rebekah Nelson On Making Films About Tough Subject Matters & Her Latest Project ‘The Shoulder’

Director Rebekah Nelson On Making Films About Tough Subject Matters & Her Latest Project ‘The Shoulder’

Right now there is a lot of focus on what is happening behind the scenes in Hollywood and the film industry at large, in the wake of explosive sexual assault […]

Interviews

Award-Winning Director Vanessa Parise On Diversity Initiatives & Gender Equality Behind The Camera

Award-Winning Director Vanessa Parise On Diversity Initiatives & Gender Equality Behind The Camera

Natalie Portman made headline news when she announced “And here are the all-male nominees” for the Best Director category at this year’s Golden Globe Awards. Emma Stone similarly caused a […]

Interviews

Award-Winning Bolivian Filmmaker Violeta Ayala Using Storytelling As A Weapon Of Truth

Award-Winning Bolivian Filmmaker Violeta Ayala Using Storytelling As A Weapon Of Truth

In an age of #resistance in the era of Trump and his cries of “fake news”, filmmakers, artists, storytellers and creatives have become a powerful vehicle for truth. However, these […]

Boys We Like

Director James Cameron On Creating Some Of The Most Iconic Female Characters In Film

Director James Cameron On Creating Some Of The Most Iconic Female Characters In Film

He may have a reputation for being difficult to work with on set despite claims he has “turned a new leaf” in recent years. And while many websites dedicate their […]

Interviews

Academy Award-Nominated Director Jessica Sanders On The Holocaust, Racism, & Steve Jobs

Academy Award-Nominated Director Jessica Sanders On The Holocaust, Racism, & Steve Jobs

We’ve reached a tipping point across America and indeed the world where tensions around race an identity are at an all-time high. During this current US presidential cycle, the issue […]

Entertainment

Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

If you ever hear someone talk about a person being “too young” to do anything of significance in the world, be sure to mention the name Zuriel Oduwole. This 14 […]

Contributors

These 4 Rowers Are Set To Make History As The First Women To Cross The Pacific Ocean

These 4 Rowers Are Set To Make History As The First Women To Cross The Pacific Ocean

By Sarah Moshman Four women are rowing across the Pacific Ocean. Right now. It sounds crazy doesn’t it? But you read correctly – 4 women in their 20s, 30s and […]

Entertainment

Jill Soloway’s Manifesto To Female Filmmakers Is A Wake-Up Call To Hollywood

Jill Soloway’s Manifesto To Female Filmmakers Is A Wake-Up Call To Hollywood

By now you are probably well acquainted with Jill Soloway and her Golden Globe-winning series ‘Transparent’ on Amazon. She is living proof of a generation of female filmmakers whose tireless […]

Contributors

Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

By Chell Stephen There’s a cool important thing going around these days to the tune of “we can’t be what we can’t see.” It is, of course, not new or […]

Causes

Award-Winning Docu Filmmaker Launches Summit To Tackle Honor Killings

Award-Winning Docu Filmmaker Launches Summit To Tackle Honor Killings

Honor killings are still a relatively new type of crime in the western world, but they have been going on for many many years right under our noses. An honor […]

Contributors, The Empowerment Project

The Empowerment Project: A Female Revolution Means “Anything Can Happen!”

The Empowerment Project: A Female Revolution Means “Anything Can Happen!”

The Empowerment Project mentees Sophie and Julia share their experience of what it was like working with an all-female documentary crew who are working to revolutionize entertainment for women! ———————————————————— […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Guess Which Group Of People Suffer More Persecution Than Anyone Else Around The World?

Guess Which Group Of People Suffer More Persecution Than Anyone Else Around The World?

Girls. Yep, that’s who. There is an amazing documentary which every girl and woman needs to see, heck, every man too! It is called ‘I Am A Girl’ and it […]