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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: Greta Gerwig to Write, Produce, and Star in CBS's "How I Met Your Dad"

Gerwig insisted on significant creative control as a condition for signing on to the project.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • February 12, 2014 11:35 AM
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Emily Spivey Signs Deal with 20th Century Fox TV

Emily Spivey has signed a two year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • February 25, 2013 11:00 AM
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