WIF’S ASHLEY CHRISMAN in Project Involve!

Non-profit arts organization Film Independent has announced the 30 filmmakers selected for Project Involve, the organization’s signature diversity mentorship program that fosters the careers of filmmakers from communities traditionally underrepresented in the film industry. The group has also revealed a major new studio support of Project Involve with Focus Features’ Lili Elbe Fellowship, which will […]

Vimeo to Fund Female Filmmakers

THINGS AREN’T SO hot for women in Hollywood right now. We kind of always knew that, of course, but now thatJennifer Lawrence is writing letters about not getting paid as much as her male costars and The New York Times Magazine is writing huge features on how tough it is for women to get anywhere as […]

Jill Soloway: “…they’re Doing It on Purpose”

Jill Soloway, the Emmy-winning showrunner behind Amazon’sTransparent and one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2015, used to think Hollywood executives’ failure to hire more women in positions of authority was an accident. Not anymore. “I’m starting to think they’re doing it on purpose,” she tells Reza Aslan, the best-selling author of Zealotand No […]