I asked my family, “Name women filmmakers in history that you remember, but not an actress,” they couldn’t tell me one. Therefore it got me thinking, does anyone know? I mean anyone outside of a film school or someone who is invested in the film world, could they tell me…

I wanted to explore more into the study by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, Dr. Katherine Pieper, and Mark Choueiti. The study was conducted at the University of Southern California in the Annenberg School Of Communication and Journalism. They took 1,000 feature films that were released through the years of 2007–2016…

There was a movement founded in January of 2018 that made a slight shift in people’s views and understanding of what women in the workplace go through. The movement was called “Time’s Up,” and it was founded by president Lisa Borders, and other members such as Tina Tchen, Fatima Goss…

I grew up as the youngest in my family of four siblings; two brothers and a sister. My sister was the eldest, therefore I did not grow up with her. She was already out of the house and on to college and moving towards her career before I was five…

If you were to look up on the internet “what was the first narrative film,” Google would lie to you. And that would be the first time I can prove Google wrong. Google will tell you it’s 1903’s The Great Train Robbery, which is iconically known to filmmakers. Even one…

I wanted to look into the reasoning behind why women are not being hired, and what’s the stereotype? I first came across this idea of a woman not thinking she can do the job. Which I do believe in this and it is something that I think should be demolished…

April,

I’m a little scared. I have been looking into some statistics lately about women in filmmaking, and you know how that is important to me. I have found that The Academy Awards, what we usually call the Oscars, has a series of awards awarded by the Academy of Motion…

Creating a motion picture is no easy task. Some think all you need is a camera and an actor. Maybe even a few lights and there is one guy who is in charge. He’s usually the one sitting in the chair labeled DIRECTOR. And that’s all you need. But the…

Bissa Burr🌟

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