In part 2 of our around the globe series I thought it would be good to take a look at Bollywood. Whilst the industry shares its name with Hollywood, is it incorporating female filmmakers any more than its American counterpart? The short answer is not really. Representation of women in films coming out of India … Continue reading The World Wide Wacked Up Industry – Part 2
Cannes Film Festival is world renowned for bringing some of the most prestigious cinema to the one place. From Indie shorts to Big Blockbusters Cannes is certainly the place to make a name for yourself. Up until now, however, women have not featured very heavily. And thats not to say that women don't attend, but … Continue reading Yes Oui Cannes!
We all know the issue. That’s why you’re probably reading this. Gender diversity in the film industry sucks. And this isn’t an issue that is purely confined within the Australian border. Film as a global industry suffers from this lack of diversity and in this new series of blog posts I wanted to take … Continue reading The World Wide Wacked up Industry
We are continuing on with our showcase of new up and coming female directors this week. This time we’re taking a look at the work of Rose Newland who writes, directs and edits her own short films and sketches. A recent film school graduate Rose has wasted no time getting stuck into making small projects […]
There's a lot of information going around the internet surrounding many social issues, like the gender gap within films industry, which I try and educate people on through this blog. But sometimes its hard to know how to connect with other like minded people to talk and collaborate around these issues. So this week I … Continue reading 5 Hashtags For Film Equality
It is not an unknown fact now, I think, that women are in a minority when it comes to directing films. However there are those who are in even more of a disadvantage because they are placed within the category of multiple minorities. I am speaking particularly about black women and film industries struggle accepting … Continue reading Film’s Major Issue with Minority Women
I keep hearing arguments from various sources suggesting that it is impossible to have gender parity within the film industry. Some of the arguments come with evidence, such as an article written by Tim O’Hare, that states the only reason 2 out of the 28 Director nominees were female at the recent Australian Academy of … Continue reading Why Gender Parity is Impossible
For some of you who were unaware The Women's Direction campaign stemmed from the requirements of a university assignment. That being said the passion behind this issue is something that is still very real for me and I chose this particular topic because of its relevance to me as an aspiring female director. After the … Continue reading Happy New Year! What’s with all the White Guys?
Coming to the end of our campaign I think its time to reflect on what we've learned about the state of the film industry when it comes to gender equality. Has anything really changed in the last 7 weeks? I'm optimistic that by coming together to talk about this issue and by learning the extent … Continue reading 3 Things We’ve Learned About Women in the Film Industry
We are continuing on with our showcase of new up and coming female directors this week. This time we're taking a look at the work of Rose Newland who writes, directs and edits her own short films and sketches. A recent film school graduate Rose has wasted no time getting stuck into making small projects … Continue reading New Female Directors Part 2