female directors

Chilean Producers Descend on 6th Conecta Fiction & Entertainment in Toledo, Spain

Chile’s entertainment industry, despite its reduced size, has grown from strength to strength as the growing number of deep-pocketed streaming platforms and content studios have sought international productions…

Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and More Women of ‘The Morning Show’ on Creating a Drama-Free Set and Telling Important Stories

Apple TV+’s “The Morning Show” started with a man at the center. Season 1 began with Steve Carell’s Mitch Kessler getting fired from a popular morning talk show…

‘Perfect Life’ Creator Leticia Dolera Plumbs Sex Taboos in New Series ‘Puberty’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Leticia Dolera, co-writer, lead director and star of the Movistar Plus-HBO Max produced “Perfect Life,” a 2019 double Canneseries winner, is developing a new series, “Puberty,” which looks…

Cannes: Lola Quivoron on Overcoming the Genre Challenges of Her Un Certain Regard-Winning Debut ‘Rodeo’

Lola Quivoron wowed critics and audiences at Cannes with her bold first film “Rodeo” which picked up the Coup de Coeur prize at the Cannes Film Festival’s Un…

Cannes Buyers Flock to Leonor Serraille’s Competition Film ‘Mother and Son’ (EXCLUSIVE)

MK2 Films has locked major territory deals on Leonor Serraille’s drama “Mother and Son” which world premiered in competition at the Cannes Film Festival and garnered strong reviews.…

Cannes Future of Cinema Panel Was a Fascinating Discussion, Despite Women Not Having a Seat at the Table

The Cannes Film Festival invited eight male directors for an hours-long symposium on the future of cinema on Tuesday — a session that raised uneasy questions for those…

Michelle Salcedo Directing ‘The Body,’ Thriller From ‘Inside Man’ Writer Russel Gewirtz for Catalyst Studios

Michelle Salcedo will direct “The Body,” a new thriller from Catalyst Studios. The film boasts a script from “Inside Man” and “Righteous Kill” writer Russel Gewirtz. Salcedo previously…

Swedish Movie Biz at a Crossroads

Half a dozen Sweden pics and co-prods are set to storm the Croisette, flagships of the solid public support system in place, and fully or partly shot in…

Mia Hansen-Love on her Lea Seydoux Starrer ‘One Fine Morning;’ Clip Unveiled (EXCLUSIVE)

Mia Hansen-Løve, the French writer-director whose last film “Bergman Island” competed at last year’s Cannes, is back at the festival with “One Fine Morning,” a romance drama headlined…

Cannes Has Record Number of Female Filmmakers, But Lots of Ground to Make Up

Here’s the good news. Facing public pressure and mounting outrage over the lack of female representation among the filmmakers it chooses to celebrate, this year’s Cannes Film Festival…

Fresh Faces: Leonor Serraille on Her Cannes Competition-Bound ‘Mother and Son’

Five years after winning Cannes’ Camera d’Or prize with her debut feature, “Jeune Femme,” French writer-filmmaker Leonor Serraille graduated to a competition slot with “Mother and Son,” a…

Lana Gogoberidze Making Film About Her Mother, Georgia’s First Female Film Director

Veteran Georgian director/writer Lana Gogoberidze is editing documentary feature “Returning to Life.” The film is about her mother, Nutsa Gogoberidze, who was the Republic of Georgia’s first female…