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Memo to Women Screenwriters: Man Up!

Is the shrinking percentage of women screenwriters now seen as just business as usual, a reflection of our societal malaise? Or are women screenwriters actually doing something to fuel the inequity?
  • By Nancy Nigrosh
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  • April 14, 2014 3:46 PM
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Megan Ellison May Wind Up with Two Best Picture Oscar Nominations

There's a new Oscar kingpin in town. The biggest rival to the likes of Harvey Weinstein and Scott Rudin is now 27-year-old Megan Ellison, who scored not one but two Producers Guild of America feature nominations on Thursday.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 2, 2014 7:32 PM
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Annapurna and Color Force Take Film Rights to Bestseller 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette'

Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures and Color Force have secured the feature film rights to Maria Semple's bestselling novel "Where'd You Go, Bernadette." Scott Neudstadter and Michael Weber ("500 Days of Summer") will pen the script, with Semple serving as executive producer.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 8, 2013 2:13 PM
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Producers Talk 'Les Mis,' 'Argo,' 'Django,' 'Hobbit,' 'Silver Linings, 'Master' at THR Roundtable

I enjoy the award-season THR roundtables not only because I know some of the players, but because I don't know some of them. And you always learn something.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • December 19, 2012 9:22 PM
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Ellison Siblings Team Annapurna & Skydance for 'Terminator' Revamp

Megan Ellison has enlisted her brother, David Ellison, to be her financial and creative partner on her new vision for "The Terminator" franchise. Ellison pledged over $20 million for the rights to the franchise 18 months ago, promising to finish the cyborg's storyline via a new series of films.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • December 4, 2012 1:39 PM
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