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Women and Hollywood

Melissa Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, one of the most respected sites for issues related to women and film as well as other areas of pop culture. Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.

She is also the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Athena Film Festival. The 5th annual festival will take place from February 5-8, 2015 at Barnard College in NYC.

Melissa recently published the first book from Women and Hollywood, In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing, which is a compilation of over 40 interviews that have appeared on the site.

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Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard Launch Short Film Contest

Bryce Dallas Howard is following in her dad's footsteps and getting into directing. The two teamed up when Dallas Howard directed the short film, when you find me based on eight user submitted photographs (from 96,000 entries) chosen by her dad who also produced the short. This collaboration between the two has inspired a new contest sponsored by Canon.
  • By Melissa Silverstein and Kerensa Cadenas
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  • November 20, 2012 11:30 AM
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