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Filmmaker Q&A: Amy Fox & Meera Menon

By FF2 Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin

Interview: Amy Fox and Meera Menon, Writers-Directors of Equity

When actresses Sarah Megan Thomas and Alysia Reiner founded Broad Street Pictures in 2015, their goal was to tell stories women are too often excluded from in film – like stories about Wall Street greed and competitiveness.read more.

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Filmmaker Q&A: Corsini

By FF2 Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin

Writer-director Catherine Corsini has gradually emerged not only as one of France’s top female directors, but one of their most respected auteurs of her generation. Although she originally pursued a career as an actress, writing and directing proved to be her true calling.read more.

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AMPAS ’16: Haifaa al-Mansour

AMPAS ADDS WOMEN DIRECTORS: With our commitment to reviewing all new releases written and/or directed by women, FF2 Media now plays an important role in breaking down barriers. AMPAS invited 683 new members this year, 49 of whom are female directors. Who are they? What are their stories? We already know them, and we are here to tell you!… read more.

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AMPAS ’16: Ana Lily Amirpour

Ana Lily Amirpour is an Iranian-American film director, screenwriter, producer and actor, most known for her feature film debut, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night. Self-described as “the first Iranian vampire spaghetti western” and starring Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh, Dominic Rains, Mozhan Marnò and Rome Shadanloo, the film built up significant buzz when it premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.read more.

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AMPAS ’16: Katie Aselton

AMPAS ADDS WOMEN DIRECTORS: With our commitment to reviewing all new releases written and/or directed by women, FF2 Media now plays an important role in breaking down barriers. AMPAS invited 683 new members this year, 49 of whom are female directors. Who are they? What are their stories? We already know them, and we are here to tell you!… read more.

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AMPAS ’16: Isabel Coixet

Isabel Coixet Castillo is a prolific film director of contemporary Spain, with The New York Times describing her work as “unclassifiable.”

She has directed seven feature-length films since the beginning of her film career in 1988, in addition to documentary films, shorts and commercials. After a BA degree in History at Barcelona University, Major in 18th and 19th centuries, she worked in advertising and spot writing.read more.

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