WEEKLY ROUNDUP: SALLY’S HONORED, A SHOCKING OSCAR TRUTH & SHOULD YOU REROUTE YOUR CAREER MAP?
Photo via Gilbert Carrasquillo/Filmmagic The National Medals of Arts honors Sally Field and four other notable women. We’ve always loved Kim Dickens–we just didn’t know her name until now. “Is that true?” Lina Wertmuller, Oscar’s 1st female nominated for directing can’t believe only three women have been nominated since. Be sure your career map is leading you...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: MORE JOY, NAIVE MEN & ANIMATED WOMEN
Photo via @JoyVBehar Oh Joy! Before Oprah or a “view” there was Sally. Sally Jesse Raphael tells her story. Sanaa Lathan pushes boundaries of suspense & romance in The Perfect Guy. (VIDEO) New Star Wars director Colin Trevorrow is naive and should stay off social media. Film school is only one of many ways towards Hollywood success. (Whew!)...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: THE LIST, THE SCAMS & A RAVEN SPEAKS
Credit: Jordan Strauss/invision/ap Forbes lists the highest paid actresses. (VIDEO) Here’s the problem with the list. “You’ll be a star–for a small fee.” A list of three common actor scams. Martha Nelson joins Yahoo. The female power just keeps rolling in! She’s not a puppet, she’s not a brand. She’s Raven Simone and she’s got opinions,...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: MERYL’S CHOICES, TEEN GIRLS & SILENCE
Image Credit: Vera Anderson/WireImage And the writers are… these 12 women were selected for Meryl Streep’s 1st screenwriting lab. FX (finally) features a female lead in a comedy series. Finally. Filmmaker Marielle Heller and star, Bel Powley discuss the importance of Diary Of a Teenage Girl. (VIDEO) Meet the women behind two “showbiz” jobs few women consider; Stunt...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: GWYNETH, DIFFICULT PEOPLE & A NEW VICE
Photo: Williams + Hirakawa Like her, hate GOOP or not, there’s no denying, “Gwyneth” is an empire. Career failures led Courtney Kemp Agboh to running Starz hit show Power. Difficult People creator Julie Klausner loves cats and wants her characters to be obnoxious. Here’s a clip! Guess what!? Heterosexual, white men still dominate Hollywood. ((Sigh)) VICE...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: SERIOUS ADVICE & FUN WITH NICOLE.
Photo courtesy of Flickr user mipmarkets via Creative Commons A+E CEO Nancy Dubuc gives advice on what it takes to be a the boss! “When do my favorite shows return?” This list has all the answers. Filmmaker Jill Soloway warns of the “All-out attack on female filmmakers.” Nicole Kidman answers 73 questions while showing us her...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: AN A FOR AMY & ADVICE FROM AVA
Photo, courtesy of Universal Being a “Trainwreck” puts Amy Schumer on the A-List. Is Nicolle Wallace fired or isn’t she? The View is very blurry at the moment. “Follow the white guys.” Director, Ava DuVernay’s career tips will enlighten. Comedian Tig Notaro on the downs & back ups of her life and career. (VIDEO) Read this before joining or starting...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: EMMY NOMINEES & CAREER ADVICE
Photo via Emmys.com And the Emmy nominees are… click here for a full list. The newest The View co-host Michelle Collins has lovely Twitter fans. Susan Sarandon is coming to television! (What more do I need to write?) Lena Dunham & Jenni Konner will launch Lenny this fall. It’s a feminist newsletter for now, will probably become a sensation...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: AMY’S SUMMER MOVIES & THE VIEW KEEPS CHANGING
Photo: Matt Baron/BeImages Amy Poehler’s summer movie series will probably trump everyone else’s. Think you have long days? Gayle King has you beat. DirectingActors founder Adrienne Weiss advises on…directing actors. Insightful career advice from 3 women linked to Hollywood’s hottest projects. Impact Partners wants to give emerging documentary producers money! Christine McCarthy makes history at Disney...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: MARTHA DEALS, NATALIE INSISTS & SCI-FI FEMINISM ARRIVES
Photo: PatrickMcmullan.com Rumors aside, Martha Stewart Omnimedia will sell for triple-digit millions. That’s a good thing! Finally, there’s a new normal in television… she’s smart, diverse and complex. Natalie Portman insisted On The Basis Of Sex be directed by a woman. Marielle Heller is that woman. Another Period co-creator Natasha Leggero hates Facebook, loves Tina Fey. Writer/Director Jennifer Phang makes...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: BIG DEALS & GENDER GAPS
Photo courtesy of katiecouric.com Katie Couric renews with Yahoo and Jennifer Lawrence IS the $20 million dollar woman. Katie also interviews Abbi Jacobson & Ilana Glazer of Broad City. (VIDEO) Are digital acting classes an option for you? Dustin Hoffman sure hopes so! This report gives a comprehensive look at the gender gap in media. Writers,...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: DRAMA’S QUEENS, LIFETIME’S NEW THEME.
Photo courtesy The Hollywood Reporter This dramatic actress roundtable is one of the most poignant. In case you missed it, here’s a preview of the 2015 Tony Awards performances. Women In Film is accepting applications for their 2015 Film Finishing Fund. Invaluable writing tips to help you become the “Script God” your stories need. Critics agree, Sarah...READ MORE