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Celluloid Ceiling

Hollywood Pipeline: Still a Pipe Dream for Women?

Jennifer Siebel Newsom | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Once again this year the nominees for many of the most coveted behind-the-scenes Oscars (best director, original screenplay, editor, and cinematographer) are exclusively male.

Tearing Down the Celluloid Ceiling

K. Sujata | Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago
K. Sujata

What Hollywood and Chicago have in common: when women are leaders, great things happen -- but women don't get to lead nearly often enough.


Ilene H. Lang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ilene H. Lang

Miss Representation, which premiered on Saturday in New York City, explores how one-dimensional, hypersexualized images of women in mainstream media reinforce negative gender stereotypes.

Female Directors, Writers, and Producers in Film Matter

Stacy Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Stacy Smith

Last week, my research team and I released a study on gender in 100 top-grossing films in 2007. Females do not represent "half the cinematic sky." The findings make this point crystal clear.

Women in Hollywood: The Critics, the Directors, the Actresses, the Oscars and Where are the Female D.P.s?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

It's Hollywood's loss. To keep women out of the nominations and awards for the Oscars. To ignore female film critics. To pretend women directors of photography do not exist.