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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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Women and Hollywood

TV: Lisa Edelstein, Janeane Garofalo to Star in Marti Noxon's New Bravo Series

"Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" will star Edelstein as a fortysomething self-help author who hides the disintegration of her marriage from her friends while traversing the tricky dating scene in Los Angeles as a newly single woman.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • February 20, 2014 12:41 PM
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Lisa Edelstein and Shiri Appleby to Star in Marti Noxon's New Pilots

Marti Noxon has had quite the busy year--she's been working on writing the Tomb Raider reboot as well as working on developing two separate pilots for Lifetime and Bravo.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • September 24, 2013 11:00 AM
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