Directors

Danny Boyle on why he hasn't had more female leads in his films.

Danny Boyle’s reasoning for the lack of female leads in his films shows we need more male allies

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Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron at the 2019 Critics Choice Awards
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Critics’ Choice Awards 2019: how the awards show sparked controversy

People are extremely unhappy about this oversight, and for good reason.

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Ava DuVernay’s powerful message for women dealing with rejection

The director addressed those who didn’t make the cut for this year’s Sundance film festival, but her words will ring true for every woman.

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The best scary horror films by female directors to watch and stream in 2018
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6 brilliant horror films directed by women to watch this Halloween

Some people still think women don’t direct horror films. They’re wrong.

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Moya Crockett
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The female film directors making history

Meet six agenda setting women in film

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These are the 25 female directors Ava DuVernay wants you to know about

Welcome to your go-to guide of some of the most impressive female directors in the world right now

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Panel of female directors nail why women aren't getting opportunities

The irony of this situation will have your jaw on the floor

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Megan Murray
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7 actors on the importance of working with female film directors

“You don’t have to do this loveable, soft version of what the female sex has to be.”

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Director Amy Adrion on her vital documentary about women filmmakers

In Half the Picture, filmmakers including Ava DuVernay and Lena Dunham discuss the barriers faced by woman in film.

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Moya Crockett
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Bumble is offering £20,000 to five aspiring female filmmakers

Got a brilliant idea for a female-focused short film? Here’s how to get it funded.

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Moya Crockett
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The true story of Alice Guy-Blaché, the world’s first female filmmaker

The modern movie industry is directly descended from Guy-Blaché, the first person ever to direct a fictional film.

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Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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Star Wars just got its first black female director

May the force be with Victoria Mahoney.

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Moya Crockett
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Greta Gerwig: “I have a lot to be euphoric about right now”

Stylist sits down with the Oscar-nominated director to discuss Lady Bird, her favourite women artists and how she gets things done.

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The BFI is celebrating women in film with a female-focused festival

The perfect mate date

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Megan Murray
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This Golden Globes category has zero women nominees and people are not happy

It was a year of great female-driven cinema – but women filmmakers are still being ignored.

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Moya Crockett
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Sofia Coppola talks objectifying men and casting controversy

The director discusses The Beguiled and feeling optimistic that sexism in Hollywood is changing

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Elizabeth Banks is directing a Charlie’s Angels reboot

And it’s finally got an official release date

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Moya Crockett
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Director Rachel Tunnard on creating funny and flawed female characters

“Until recently, female characters were still written by men, so they were still really sweet and sexy and non-threatening, and definitely wouldn’t have been wearing yesterday’s knickers”

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Moya Crockett
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These talking thumbs perfectly sum up life as a female filmmaker

“You’ll have to make a rom-com. With lots of kissing in it. Cos girls love kissing”

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Revealed: the shocking extent of gender inequality in UK film industry

UK films are six times more likely to be directed by a man - and it's not caused by women's lack of interest

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The Ides Of March trailer

The new political thriller from George Clooney

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