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 4th annual festival took place from February 6-9, 2014 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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Women and Hollywood

TV Pilot Roundup for August 22: New Shows from Rashida Jones, Lauren Graham and Shonda Rhimes' Shondaland

Here's some of the most notable news from this week about TV pilot pickups.
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  • August 22, 2013 11:23 AM
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Lauren Graham Adapting Her Novel into TV Series

Actress Lauren Graham (Parenthood, The Gilmore Girls) is adapting her bestselling debut novel, Someday, Someday, Maybe into a television series. Graham recently closed a deal with Ellen DeGeneres' A Very Good Production and Warner Bros TV for the series adaptation of the novel which she will write.
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  • June 12, 2013 1:00 PM
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Watch This: Lauren Graham on her New YA Novel and Parenthood

Watch the insanely charming Lauren Graham talk about her new YA novel, Someday, Someday, Maybe, about a young woman who is trying to make it on Broadway in the 90s.
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  • May 20, 2013 1:15 PM
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