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Queer Filmmakers

Erin Whitney

This Is Why Everyone Is Talking About 'Mommy' Director Xavier Dolan

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment

Xavier Dolan may be 25 years old, but the French-Canadian filmmaker already shares two things with cinema legend Jean-Luc Godard: the 2014 Cannes' Jur...

Why This Queer Filmmaker Takes Issue With Labeling Films As 'Gay'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.14.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Director Xavier Dolan sat down with HuffPost Live’s Ricky Camilleri and discussed the tendency to label films that feature gay characters as gay fil...

'Real World' Star Reveals Her 'Hardest Moment' Was Being Gender Policed On MTV

Alex Berg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alex Berg

I spoke with Fitz about the style series, the pressure LGBT women face to conform with conventional femininity, and if she's fully recovered from her time on reality TV.

Hollywood 'Daddy' Makes Indie Film

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gregory G. Allen

After I caught actor/director Gerald McCullouch in the Web series Hustling, we struck up an online friendship. I also was able to catch him in a play in New York City this year, and now the openly gay actor has taken on a new project, and I needed to learn more.

On the Price of Being a Gay Filmmaker

Alan Brown | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alan Brown

After a screening of my new film, Five Dances, at Philadelphia's QFest, a gay college student approached and asked if I'd be willing to give him some career advice over a cup of coffee. He wanted to know: Had being labeled a "gay filmmaker" hurt or helped my career?

Director Nicole Conn Launches Global Casting Call for New Film (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with filmmaker Nicole Conn about her new film project She Walks in Beauty, based on her bestselling 2001 novel. Conn has teamed up with executive producer Elaine Sturgess to launch a search for a new movie star to be featured in the film.

JamesMichael Nichols

EXCLUSIVE: Cherly Dunye, Queer Black Filmmaker, Talks New Project, "Orange Is The New Black" And More

HuffingtonPost.com | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cheryl Dunye is an award-winning filmmaker and native of Liberia whose work as a queer black cinema artist attempts to provide visibility to disenfran...

Queer Cinema: From Homo To Human

Alexandra Roxo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexandra Roxo

Recently I finished writing a script with Devon Kirkpatrick. We sent it to a potential manager, who said, "This seems really gay. I just don't think it's a big deal to be gay anymore. ... Don't you watch Modern Family?" So I shouldn't bother writing a film with a bunch of queers in it?