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

Trailer Watch: Nicole Kidman as Grace of Monaco

It's hard out there for a princess.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 14, 2014 2:00 PM
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The Big O: Reality Bites Oscar -- Hard

It's time to get real about the Oscar race.
  • By Susan Wloszczyna
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  • October 11, 2013 2:00 PM
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Trailer Watch: Grace of Monaco - Starring Nicole Kidman

The first trailer for Grace of Monaco starring Nicole Kidman has been released.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • September 17, 2013 10:00 AM
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