Considering the representation of women through antagonists in the superhero genre
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Considering the representation of women through antagonists in the superhero genre

It’s undeniable that Wonder Woman (2017) smashed both the box office and the glass ceiling last year, cementing itself as the highest-grossing DCEU film in the US and Canada and the highest-grossing superhero comic book adaptation directed by a woman, among many other accolades. With Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot at the helm off and … Continue reading

BFI Southbank’s June programme to champion films by and about women
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BFI Southbank’s June programme to champion films by and about women

After the success of their ‘Girlfriends’ season BFI Southbank are now dedicating their June programme to films by and about women, with major seasons dedicated to Ava Duvernay, Agnès Varda and Ida Lupino to link in with the national Vote 100 campaign, that celebrates 100 years since some women were able to vote for the … Continue reading

FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Ace and Anxious’ by Bri Castellini
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FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Ace and Anxious’ by Bri Castellini

Our ‘Women Film-Makers’ segment wants to try to showcase the work of budding women directors. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be making films as a profession, or submitting them to festivals, you can submit something you made for a school project, or just lil experimental stuff you’ve shot by yourself or with friends. All we need is a … Continue reading

FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Twincidents’ Web Series by Jessamyn Leigh
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FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Twincidents’ Web Series by Jessamyn Leigh

Jessamyn Leigh is a twenty-something woman making web series’ in the Pacific Northwest. Her latest project is called Twincidents and she likes to describe it as “Shakespeare meets The Parent Trap”. Inspired by her own families experiences with adoption—her youngest brother was adopted through foster care—as well as recent films like Lion and Twinsters, Jessamyn wanted to update the … Continue reading

WOMAN FILMMAKER FINDING FUNDING: You’ll Never See it Coming by Bailey Heinonen
Women Film-makers

WOMAN FILMMAKER FINDING FUNDING: You’ll Never See it Coming by Bailey Heinonen

Bailey Heinonen is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California’s Film and Television Production BFA  and the director of over a dozen short films and videos, co-director of one 30-min sitcom pilot, and director of the feature length horror mockumentary Knife Blood Pt.2. With a small but dedicated team of students, recent graduates, and … Continue reading