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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 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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Cross Post: Legendary Passed On Red Reaper Because It Has a Female Action Hero

When Tara Cardinal's labor of love and sweat and tears, the fantasy/action feature Legend of the Red Reaper, was written, it was shopped at various distributors and production studios, as films are wont to be when their creators are seeking distribution or production funds.
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  • August 21, 2013 11:35 AM
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