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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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Women and Hollywood

Women Dominate This Year's Olivier Awards

"Chimerica's" Lucy Kirkwood and Lyndsey Turner won Best Play and Best Director, respectively, at the UK's most prestigious theater awards.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • April 14, 2014 2:00 PM
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Marianne Elliott and Helen Mirren Win at Olivier Awards

This year's Olivier Awards winners, Britian's prestigious awards for excellence in theatre, were announced on Sunday in London. Some new changes for the awards this year included a new voting system--instead of a panel of independent judges, the 153 members of the Society of London Theatres voted for the winners and this year's awards were broadcast on television for the first time.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • April 29, 2013 1:21 PM
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