Women’s Soccer: The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team did more than just win the World Cup this weekend – they started a worldwide conversation about equal pay. They play better and bring in more income than the men’s team, but are paid less. And they’re suing.
Mulan Trailer: The trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan debuted during the World Cup. Directed by Niki Caro, this will be the second time a woman helms a Disney film with a budget of more than $100 million (the first was Ava Duvernay for A Wrinkle in Time) and is among some of the biggest feature films ever directed by a woman.
Invitation Parity: Half of the 842 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week are women. And 29% are people of color.
Latinx Stars: The Hollywood Reporter wisely points out…amid the call for diversity in entertainment, particularly inclusive casting, why don’t we have more Latinx movie stars?...READ MORE
Cinematographer Rachel Morrison's arresting and haunting imagery has graced the screen in indies like Fruitvale Station, Dope and Mudbound. Most recently, she lensed the big budget feature Black Panther.READ MORE
Ruth E. Carter is an American costume designer (and NYWFT Designing Women honoree!) with an unparalleled ability to develop an authentic story through costume and character. And this year she became the first African American woman to win an Academy Award for costume design for her work in Black Panther.READ MORE
Joi McMillon made Oscar history in 2018 when she became the first African American woman nominated for Best Achievement in Film Editing for Moonlight. But the road to the Oscars wasn’t straight or smooth.READ MORE