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Emerald Fennell
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenOctober 29, 2020

Promising Young Woman is British filmmaker Emerald Fennell’s feature directorial debut and is a unique mixture of comedy, revenge, and horror with...

Ekwa Msangi
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenOctober 26, 2020

Farewell Amor is an immigrant story with a lot of heart. After nearly two decades apart, a husband and wife are reunited in Brooklyn, where he has...

Diane Paragas
Margaret GardinerOctober 19, 2020

“I was constantly asking white, male, Hollywood for permission to make Yellow Rose, and getting, ‘no’.” Director, Writer, Producer, Diane Paragas...

Writer Jack Thorne
Kirpi Uimonen BallesterosJuly 15, 2020

Because of his height, Jack Thorne thought he couldn’t be an actor. Later he became a writer because he wanted to direct a play.“I would say I’m a...

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Rebecca Cutter (3rd from left) - Creator, Director, Executive Producer and writer of "Hightown" on Starz with director, Rachel Morrison (***featured in Women in Hollywood before)
Margaret GardinerJuly 6, 2020

What happens when a woman writes a crime drama? You get the crime, you get the drama, and you get a little something more – characters who aren’t...

Writer Flora Greeson
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenJune 3, 2020

Flora Greeson got inspired to write the script for the musical romantic comedy The High Note while she was working as an assistant at Universal...

Suzanne Heathcote on set of "Killing Eve" with Dame Harriet Walter
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenApril 27, 2020

The comedy-thriller Killing Eve revolves around the intense psychosexual relationship between two women: American-raised MI5 agent Eve Polastri (...

Sharon Horgan
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenApril 1, 2020

Sharon Horgan is a busy woman. She is a mother, a producer, a writer, and an actress and she is the head of her own production company Merman,...

Liz Tigelaar
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenMarch 27, 2020

Showrunner and writer Liz Tigelaar finished shooting the last scenes of Little Fires Everywhere just minutes before Los Angeles’ Mayor Eric...

Kitty Green
Margaret GardinerFebruary 14, 2020

“I grew up around a lot of women who have followed their dreams,” says Kitty Green, a previous AACTA winner for Best Feature-Length Documentary...