When starting to research Mary Pickford, I’ve come across a lot of superlatives: The most powerful woman in Hollywood. One of the Canadian pioneers in… Read More »Mary Pickford – the most powerful woman in Hollywood who in the end wanted to burn her fame
Juliane is an award winning film director and producer, with more than a dozen short films and several features under her belt. She has given guest lectures on various filmmaking subjects in universities around the world. She founded this blog in order to connect with her ‘dream audience’, which is, if you read this far, you! You can support her by signing up to her newsletter here, and watching her last films, the psychological thriller 3 Lives and 8 Remains, and the mockumentary Kinks.
Or: What does it mean to be a woman? When do you find a sense of belonging? This has been described by many as ‘belonging… Read More »Why did we change our brand to The Heroine Voice?
Maria, tell us a bit about yourself. How did you become a producer and what do you love most about the job? I was born… Read More »Interview with Producer Maria Carlota Vivas Munro
I spent a lot of time researching the portrayal of rape in movies during the development and pre-production of my film ‘3 Lives’. I personally… Read More »Rape in Film – A Female Filmmaker’s Perspective
You read that right, she wasn’t the highest paid female director, once she even outranked her male peers like D. W. Griffith and Cecil B.… Read More »Lois Weber – Once the Highest Paid Director in all of Hollywood
photo: Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) and Greta Gerwig Last night my partner and I were looking for a film to watch. I wanted to watch… Read More »Greta Gerwig’s Ladybird vs. Rocky – Or: The Importance of the Female Perspective
Inspired by Michelle Muldoon’s interview about her western Last Stand to Nowhere, I decided to dig deeper into early female role models I’d like to… Read More »Pearl White, Helen Holmes – Meet the Daredevil Serial Action Queens of the 1910s
With this blog we’ve set up a discussion group on Facebook, and when I stumbled upon the post of Michelle Muldoon’s all-female western, I was… Read More »Last Stand to Nowhere – An All-Female Western – Interview with Director Michelle Muldoon
Un Chien Andalou (1929) by Buñuel & Dali is considered to be the first surrealist film and – if you check the wikipedia entry –… Read More »Germaine Dulac vs. Luis Buñuel & Salvador Dali – The Origin of Surrealist Cinema
When I was thinking about my next blog post, a lot of western filmmakers came to mind. Actually, not a lot, but enough. In case… Read More »Tazuko Sakane & Kinuyo Tanaka – The First Two Female Directors in Japan