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‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow and Act

‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow and Act

It’s official! Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” is now the highest domestic grossing film directed a black filmmaker. With $163.3 million so far domestically ($177 million total worldwide), the film beats the previous highest grossing film Source: ‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow…

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The Best TV Shows Created by Women | IndieWire

The Best TV Shows Created by Women | IndieWire

From “30 Rock” to “UnReal,” we celebrate the great TV that’s been brought to us by female creators. Source: The Best TV Shows Created by Women | IndieWire  

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The Optimists: UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

The Optimists: UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

An Oscar winner, a UCLA sociologist and a social justice scholar discuss #diversity. Watch the #UCLAoptimist video: Source: The Optimists – UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

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Gavin Polone: Why Women Really Make Less Money in Hollywood (and How to Fight Back) | Hollywood Reporter

Gavin Polone: Why Women Really Make Less Money in Hollywood (and How to Fight Back) | Hollywood Reporter

A Day Without a Woman? It’s all nice, writes a top producer and former agent, as top female executives reveal their frustrations and why real change comes in the art of the deal and the confidence to jump around. Says one, “Women are individually their own worst advocates.” Source: Gavin Polone: Why Women Really Make…

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“Have A Clear Intention and Do Your Fucking Work”: Women Creators Talk ‘The Female Lens’ at SXSW – Flavorwire

“Have A Clear Intention and Do Your Fucking Work”: Women Creators Talk ‘The Female Lens’ at SXSW – Flavorwire

AUSTIN, TX: The panel discussions on the film track of the SXSW conference tend to focus on logistics – industry professionals advising upcoming filmmakers by focusing on the nuts and bolts of the … Source: “Have A Clear Intention and Do Your Fucking Work”: Women Creators Talk ‘The Female Lens’ at SXSW – Flavorwire

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‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’ and What an Epic Oscars Fail Really Says | NY Times

‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’ and What an Epic Oscars Fail Really Says | NY Times

After Sunday night’s jaw-dropping mix-up when the presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announced the wrong best picture, we asked the chief film critics of The New York Times, A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis, and the Times critic at large, Wesley Morris, to share their reactions. Source: ‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’ and What an Epic…

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YouTube Millionaires: Wong Fu Productions Conveys “Meaningful Messages And Stories” – Tubefilter

YouTube Millionaires: Wong Fu Productions Conveys “Meaningful Messages And Stories” – Tubefilter

Philip Wang and Wesley Chan of Wong Fu Productions have earned a dedicated follow by consistently posting short films over 10 years. Source: YouTube Millionaires: Wong Fu Productions Conveys “Meaningful Messages And Stories” – Tubefilter

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‘Hidden Figures’ Is The First Movie With Multiple Female Leads To Remain No. 1 Since 2011 | The Huffington Post

‘Hidden Figures’ Is The First Movie With Multiple Female Leads To Remain No. 1 Since 2011 | The Huffington Post

The last one with two top-grossing weekends was “The Help.” Source: ‘Hidden Figures’ Is The First Movie With Multiple Female Leads To Remain No. 1 Since 2011 | The Huffington Post

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Barry Jenkins Quietly Makes History With Oscar Nomination Trifecta | The Huffington Post

Barry Jenkins Quietly Makes History With Oscar Nomination Trifecta | The Huffington Post

No other black writer-director has been nominated for Best Director, Picture and Screenplay. Source: Barry Jenkins Quietly Makes History With Oscar Nomination Trifecta | The Huffington Post

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The Writers, Directors, and Producers who Make Films that Fail the Bechdel Test

The Writers, Directors, and Producers who Make Films that Fail the Bechdel Test

Examining the Gender of Writers, Producers, and Directors Who Make films that fail the Bechdel Test Source: The Writers, Directors, and Producers who Make Films that Fail the Bechdel Test

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