Jessica reports: Jessica Chastain, writing from the female-dominated set of The Zookeeper’s Wife, says, “When you have both genders represented, then you have a healthier point of view.”
Laura rocks: Filmmaker Laura Bialis talks to IndieWire about her documentary feature Rock in the Red Zone, about the thriving music scene located less than one mile from the Gaza strip. NYWIFT co-presented a screening of the film at NYC’s Other Israel Film Festival last month.
Lifetime commitment: The Lifetime network has promised a job to every graduate of AFI Conservatory’s prestigious Directing Workshop for Women. Bravo!
Wonder Kids: Director Patty Jenkins tweeted a screenshot of a list of “cute Wonder Woman related things” that happened in one kindergarten classroom after the...READ MORE
Barbara Walters returned to Harvard and revealed what she deplores about current news programming. Insightful Q&A with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn. (Spoiler alert!) Learn...READ MORE
The Peabody Awards gave 43% of prizes to projects that featured a clear female protagonist or were made by a woman creator. Jennifer Lee’s ‘Frozen’ becomes the top-grossing animated...READ MORE