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What Does a Woman Director Look Like? The Global Directors Initiative Seeks to Find Out

9 October 2016 12:12 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The film industry’s gender divide is well known at this point, but action is often slow to follow knowledge. Fox took a step toward closing that gap with its Global Directors Initiative, which is “dedicated to cultivating emerging and established directors with diverse voices, backgrounds, life experiences and perspectives spanning episodic broadcast and cable television, filmed entertainment, sports and digital media.” The Fdi launched with an introductory video called simply “Fox Directors.” Watch below.

Read More: Adult Swim Creative Director on ‘Limiting Female Projects’: ‘Women Don’t Tend to Like Conflict’

Among the featured filmmakers are Hannah Fidell (“A Teacher”), Anja Marquardt (“She’s Lost Control”), Amanda Marsalis (“Echo Park”), Marta Cunningham (“Valentine Road”), and Cherien Dabis (“May in the Summer”), all of whom briefly discuss their work and their experiences within the industry. The video is directed by Jessica Sanders, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker whose documentary “After Innocence »

- Michael Nordine

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‘Miss Stevens’ Trailer: Lily Rabe Molds Minds in Julia Hart’s South by Southwest Drama

23 August 2016 3:08 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Miss Stevens” was one of the more-talked about films to emerge from this year’s edition of South by Southwest, where Lily Rabe won a Special Jury Recognition prize for her lead performance. Ahead of the drama’s release next month, the Orchard has released the film’s first trailer. Watch it below.

Read More: Exclusive ‘Miss Stevens’ Poster Lends Old School Charm to a New SXSW Breakout

Rabe (“Pawn Sacrifice”) stars as a high-school English teacher who chaperones a group of students (one of whom clearly has a crush on her) to a drama competition, with Timothée Chalamet, Rob Huebel and Oscar Nuñez in supporting roles. Ellen Page was originally attached to make her directorial debut with “Miss Stevens”; when she dropped out, co-writer Julia Hart stepped in to make her own behind-the-camera debut. Hart also wrote last year’s “The Keeping Room.”

Read More: Ellen Page Gets Behind The Camera »

- Michael Nordine

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