Female Directors in the Film Industry

Impress anyone by brushing up on some of the outstanding female movie directors and their films!

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Sofia Coppola by Max Abadian

Spike Lee has allowed a few more women-directed films to grace the list of essential films he gives to his class at NYU, bringing the total women-films he deems worth watching up to a grand total of 8, four of which by the same filmmaker, Lina Wertmuller. (The others deemed admissible to the list are Jane Campion, Kathryn Bigelow, Julie Dash.) Even with these new inclusions,overall women still make up proportionally less of Lee’s list than they do in filmmaking as a whole. Alternative list…

25 Movies by Female Directors Every Aspiring Filmmaker Should See

Spike Lee has allowed a few more women-directed films to grace the list of essential films he gives to his class at NYU, bringing the total women-films he deems worth watching up to a grand total of four of which by the same filmmaker, Lina Wertmuller.

A film is the artistic expression of the director, and different directors have various approaches to make their films unique and their own. Filmmaking is a tough business, and a few simple words of encouragement from world-renowned directors don't hurt. After all, their years of work in the industry gave them the wisdom and expertise that you can't learn in film school. Here is a list of some words of wisdom from 24 of the best directors.

24 of the most famous filmmakers give their advice on filmmaking

Maria P. Williams is the first black woman to direct & produce a film. Her film Flames of Wrath was a crime drama & was released in 1923. It was an extraordinary accomplishment. Black female directors have faced enormous obstacles since Ms Williams shot her ground-breaking film. It took over a half century for another black female director to have a nationally released film. Julie Dash was the first African American woman to have a national release with her film Daughters of the Dust, in…

Old Black Hollywood Stars You Should Know

Williams the first black woman to direct & produce a film. Her film "Flames of Wrath" was a crime drama & was released in Julie Dash was the first African American woman to have a national release with her film "Daughters of the Dust", in

5 Female Directors of Photography Talk About the Role of the Cinematographer

5 Female Directors of Photography Talk About the Role of the Cinematographer

Rachel Morrison (Fruitvale Station, Cake, Sound of My Voice)

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MARY PICKFORD 8x10 PICTURE WORKING MOVIE CAMERA PHOTO

Having acted in 52 films, Mary Pickford’s international stardom helped define…

Why Jessica Chastain Likes Working With Female Directors #FansnStars

Why Jessica Chastain Likes Working With Female Directors

Why Jessica Chastain Likes Working With Female Directors #FansnStars

Female Film Directors Put Together a List of Must-See Movies Made By Women | Bitch Media

Female Film Directors Put Together a List of Must-See Movies Made By Women

Attention Documentary Filmmakers: Here Are 10 Upcoming Deadlines for Grants in Support of Documentary Filmmaking

Only a handful of women have been nominated for Best Director at the Oscars, while many more female directors have been snubbed despite their films getting nominated for Best Picture. Nine have see…

Only a handful of women have been nominated for Best Director at the Oscars, while many more female directors have been snubbed despite their films getting nominated for Best Picture. Nine have see…

20 Long-Awaited Comebacks By Female Directors - Movies List on MUBI

20 Long-Awaited Comebacks By Female Directors - Movies List on MUBI

Mind the Pay Gap? Tate Denies Reports That It’s Paying Female Directors Less http://lnk.al/5LPV #artnews #equalpay

Mind the Pay Gap? Tate Denies Reports That It’s Paying Female Directors Less http://lnk.al/5LPV #artnews #equalpay

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How Many Of These Movies By Female Directors Have You Seen?

The Film Fatales, a collective of women indie directors, put together a list of must-see movies made by women.

20 Long-Awaited Comebacks By Female Directors - Movies List on MUBI

20 Long-Awaited Comebacks By Female Directors - Movies List on MUBI

Reese Witherspoon: Female directors aren't allowed to fail | EW.com

Reese Witherspoon: Female directors aren't allowed to fail

Reese Witherspoon: Female directors aren't allowed to fail | EW.com

Vinnette Carroll was a talented actress, playwright, and director. Although she initially trained to be a psychologist, she decided to pursue acting and ultimately became Broadway’s first African-American female director. Carroll was born on March 11, 1922, in New York City to Florence and Edgar Car...Vinnette Carroll was a talented actress, playwright, and director. Although she initially trained to be a psychologist, she decided to pursue acting and ultimately became Broadway’s first…

Vinnette Carroll was a talented actress, playwright, and director. Although she initially trained to be a psychologist, she decided to pursue acting and.

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