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Emmy Awards: Ayo Edebiri, Ali Wong, and More Wins for Women!

Monday, January 15 marked  the 75th Emmy Awards. Due to the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes in 2023, the award show was delayed by four months. It covered television from June 1, 2022-May 31, 2023. Despite the vast scope that the Emmys were covering this year, there was a noticeable lack of women in categories not specifically set for women, both in nominations and in wins.read more.

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Lorene Scafaria’s Films Always Center Human Connection

Happy Birthday, Lorene Scafaria! This American filmmaker started her career as an actress (appearing in several television shows and films such as Big Helium Dog in 1999 & A Million Miles in 2001), but is now best known for her work as a writer and director.

Lorene made her breakthrough film in 2008. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)—adapted from a novel of the same name by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan— is a romantic comedy about two teenagers, Nick and Norah, of course, who meet at a club in New York City, and spend the night together searching for a secret show by their favorite band.read more.

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Lorene Scafaria has steadily, successfully climbed the directing ladder

From Holmdel Township, New Jersey, Lorene Scafaria was born on May 1st, 1978. The writer and director realized the first moments in which she was attracted to writing was when she won the Pizza Hut gift certificate from her school on a regular basis for book reports. Later on in her teenage years, at the age of 17, she wrote and produced a play in Red Bank, New Jersey.… read more.

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