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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

Guest Post: A Trip Down the Rabbit Hole: Things I've Learned and Want to Fix

Back in 2011, I wrote a guest blog for Women and Hollywood entitled I Sold My House to Make My Feature. I had spent many years working in film art departments both in the U.S. and the U.K. ( Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Being John Malkovich, Batman Begins, among others).
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  • October 16, 2013 11:00 AM
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