Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2020

Women have been making great films since the silent era, although you might not know it to look at a list of the best films of all time. The American Film Institute's top 100 famously does not include any female directors at all. 

But Turner Classic Movies is helping craft a revisionist...

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017

NBC aims to boost the number of female directors on its shows.

The network on Thursday announced a new initiative called "Female Forward." It will give 10 female directors the opportunity to shadow up to three episodes of a scripted NBC series, culminating in an in-season commitment to...

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

Hiring of minorities and women for stepping-stone TV directing jobs is lagging, according to a Directors Guild of America study.

The study released Wednesday focuses on “first break” jobs the guild called critical in increasing diversity in the ranks of episodic TV directors.


Tuesday, May. 12, 2015

The ACLU is asking federal and California civil rights agencies to investigate what it calls "the systemic failure" to hire female directors in the entertainment industry.

The ACLU of Southern California and the national ACLU Women's Rights Project...

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