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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...

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 (...

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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...

Catherine Reitman
Margaret GardinerMarch 8, 2019

“Women head up 69% of key departments on the show,” says Workin' Moms' multi-hyphenate Catherine Reitman, who conceptualized the idea of a series...

Lena Waithe
Margaret GardinerOctober 1, 2017

Lena Waithe is so fly and so swaggy. That she also happens to be the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for outstanding writing for a...

Cindy Caponera
Margaret GardinerJuly 6, 2017

“What’s it like to be a guy? To just get to be funny and not have someone yelling something about your tits every time you step on stage?” The...