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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: Six More Makers Docs to Air on PBS This Summer

PBS will air six documentaries about women's progress in the divergent fields of war, space, comedy, business, Hollywood, and politics starting in June.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • January 22, 2014 11:30 AM
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Interview with Dyllan McGee - Executive Producer of MAKERS: Women Who Make America

Women and Hollywood: What made you come up with the idea for this massive undertaking?
  • By Melissa Silverstein
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  • February 26, 2013 1:05 PM
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