Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

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.

Email Melissa

Women and Hollywood

Kristin Scott Thomas Quits Film

"Life's too short. I don't want to do it any more."
  • By Inkoo Kang
  • |
  • February 3, 2014 12:00 PM
  • |
  • 14 Comments

LFF Interview with Gabrielle Tana - Producer of Philomena and The Invisible Woman

Gabrielle Tana's name made two notable appearances at the London Film Festival - through her New York-based shingle Magnolia Mae, she is the producer of Stephen Frears' crowd-pleaser Philomena and Ralph Fiennes' eagerly anticipated The Invisible Woman.
  • By Kate Wilson
  • |
  • October 28, 2013 2:00 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment

Trailer Watch: The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman, starring Felicity Jones, follows the life of Charles Dickens' longtime mistress.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
  • |
  • October 14, 2013 12:30 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Email Updates