In 2016 Directors UK found that of 2,500 films made in the UK over the last 10 years, only 13% were directed by women.
On average, female directors will direct fewer films in their career and are less likely to receive a second, third or fourth directing job. In other words, numbers are low for women directors in general but they get even lower as women age.*
Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF) is an international film festival aiming to redress the age and gender imbalance older women face in the film industry. WOFFF is a celebration of women over 50 in front of and behind the camera, and this September is launching its third annual, interactive, engaging, entertaining weekend of films and activities for older women and their friends.
Writer, director and one of the leading actresses of the series Jillian Armenante sent us the good news: after a first season that was a huge success, bad girls who are doing bad things will be back in season two that's already looks hilarious.
Christine Quinn, openly lesbian, could succeed to Michael Bloomberg in 2013.
Award-winning out writer/director, Angela Robinson, who’s written and produced the upcoming "Girltrash: All Night Long" as presented by POWER UP is severing all formal ties with the non-profit film company over creative differences and professional, moral and ethical issues.