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Adrienne Shelly

What Broadway Can Teach Hollywood About Diversity

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Hollywood has a problem. It's largely run by rich straight white men who, for the most part, champion the work of other straight white men. According to well publicized statistics, if you're a black, Hispanic, female or LBGT actor of director you've not been invited to the party. Getting jobs, good jobs, Oscar potential jobs, is nearly impossible.

Aisle View: Deep Dish Delite

Steven Suskin | Posted 04.25.2017 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Keala Settle, Jessie Mueller and Kimiko Glenn in Waitress. Photo: Joan Marcus Picture a heaping slice of fresh Deep Dish Blueberry Bacon Pie just ou...

Adrienne Shelly Foundation Awards Its 50th Grant

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Formed shortly after Adrienne Shelly's death, the ASF, with its simple but critical mission of supporting women filmmakers, awarded its 50th production grant to Meredith Danluck for her film State Like Sleep.

Adrienne Shelly Foundation Launches 6th Annual Celebrity eBay Auction to Support Women Filmmakers

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.04.2013 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

As ASF's founder and executive director, and being Adrienne's widower, I am personally very grateful for the many loyal celebrity friends and supporters who believe in our mission while helping to keep Adrienne's memory and spirit alive.

Remembering Adrienne Shelly

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

On this day we celebrate Adrienne's life, her accomplishments and the legacy she's left behind. It is in her honor that I started the Adrienne Shelly Foundation with a singular mission: to support women filmmakers.

Adrienne Shelly Foundation Launches Star-Studded Celebrity eBay Auction

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

2010-09-20-Screenshot20100920at10.24.46AM.pngI founded ASF with a singular mission: to support women filmmakers.

Serious Moonlight And The Ties That Bind

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Somewhere inside Serious Moonlight is a provocative theme struggling to get out: the dilemma of longtime wives who've been traded by their husbands for a newer model.

Cheryl Hines Tells Letterman About Directing Her First Film, the Adrienne Shelly-Penned Serious Moonlight

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Adrienne wrote Serious Moonlight as her follow-up to Waitress, and was in development with it at the time of her tragic death November 1, 2006.

Drunk and High...and So F***ing Selfish

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andy Ostroy

My heart goes out to Diane Schucler's brother and husband. I know what it feels like to live through horrific death. I also know what it feels like to raise a 2-year-old by myself.

Adrienne Shelly Has Park Named In Her Honor (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Family and friends of the late actress/writer/director Adrienne Shelly, known best for her widely-praised indie film Waitress, attended the dedication...

The Death of Michael Jackson: Time for Compassion Not Vilification

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Today is a day to celebrate Michael Jackson's incredible talents and the many gifts he left as part of his iconic legacy. But it's also time to recognize that a mother lost a son.

Celebrities Come Out Big for Adrienne Shelly Foundation eBay Auction

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

On Monday we launched the Second Annual Adrienne Shelly Foundation eBay auction in honor of my late wife, Adrienne Shelly, writer, director, and star of the film Waitress.