• Women Producers and Filmmakers on Telling Their Own Stories - and Making Room for Other Women to Do the Same

    16 days ago - By The Wrap

    Several of Hollywood's most successful filmmakers, producers, writers and showrunners appeared at TheWrap's Power Women Summit on Friday to discuss the various ways they're revolutionizing the industry by working their own perspectives into the mainstream - and making room for other underrepresented voices to do the same.
    Historically, that hasn't been the easiest thing to do in this business, said Skydance Television president Marcy Ross, who had to fight to get the Netflix comedy “Grace & Frankie” in front of viewers even with all of the proven talent attached.
    “we were developing it...
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  • Hollywood Agents, Producers on Industry Misogyny: ‘We Have to Be the First People' to Make Change

    16 days ago - By The Wrap

    Producers and agents behind the success of films like the Best-Picture winning “Crash,” 2005's “Thank You For Smoking” and actors like Liam Neeson, Daniel Craig and Emily Blunt came together at the TheWrap's Power Women Summit to get serious about men joining the fight against misogyny in Hollywood.
    “You need new storytellers, you need new energy,” co-head of motion picture literacy at talent agency ICM Partners Harley Copen told the crowd at the “Reframe: Male Allies Leaning In on Gender Equity” panel on Friday at the Intercontinental hotel in downtown Los Angeles. “We have to start from...
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