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Advice at the Vancouver Women's Film Fest, from director Karen Lam. http://www.linkbcit.ca/women-in-film-vancouver-film-festival-reflects-a-much-needed-change-in-the-industry/

Tricky Women: women's animation fest, Vienna 12-16 March http://www.trickywomen.at/festival/ #film #animation #women

Gamechanger Films, Supporting Women Narrative Directors, Launches: "An equal number of women and men graduate from the top film schools, but in the last four years, only 7% of the 250 top-grossing Hollywood films were directed by women...[N]arrative film projects rely on a funding structure that is primarily operated by men. Gamechanger aims to increase the number of films by women in the marketplace by offering a dedicated financing option for them."

from the Guardian

Women bridge gender gap as French film embraces a new nouvelle vague

French women's filmmaking http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/apr/20/french-film-new-wave-women-bridge-gender-gap

Interview with Maru Solores, film director and member of EWA (European Women Audiovisual Network) at the 61st San Sebastian Film Festival, talking about her career and issues women have to face in the audiovisual industry. Interview by Zsuzska Petró for EWA.

from nytimes.com

Ava DuVernay, Barbra Streisand and Others Talk About Directing

Ava DuVernay, Barbra Streisand, Jill Soloway, Kimberly Peirce and other film directors talk about the struggles women face in their field.

15 women directors who made their first feature after 40! Claire Denis in the pic. Another ace article from Matthew Hammett Knott's series about women directors. We need allies like this! http://www.indiewire.com/article/heroines-of-cinema-15-female-directors-who-made-their-first-feature-after-turning-40M

A terrific group of quotations from women directors. I learned stuff! Yay Monica Bartzyl, who made the selection! And thanks, @:: reel lives ::! http://theweek.com/article/index/246602/girls-on-film-insights-from-historys-greatest-female-filmmakers