Feminism

"New Horizons: Women in Irish Film & TV Industries" - March 3rd

New Horizons: Women in Irish Film & TV Industries This year Limerick is calling again! This day-long annual event will monitor what’s been happening for women in the Irish film...

Creative Scotland publishes first ever equality review

Equality Matters is the first comprehensive review of ‘Equalities, Diversity & Inclusion’ within Scotland’s screen sector to be published.  The review, published on January 31st 2017  by Creative Scotland – Scotland’s main...

Parents in Film&TV face clear barriers

Last year, Raising Films – a discussion space for filmmakers with families – started a conversation about the challenges faced by parents and carers working in film and television, “Voices...

Waking the Feminists' groundbreaking research into gender balance in Irish theatre over 10 years

Waking the Feminists’ groundbreaking research into gender balance in Irish theatre over 10 years Waking the Feminists have commissioned groundbreaking research into gender balance in Irish theatre over the last...

Wednesday 02 November - New economic analysis to be carried out into the Irish audiovisual sector

New economic analysis to be carried out into Irish TV, film and animation sector – Minister Humphreys   The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys...

Highlights from ‘Innovators’ Event at the Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin, 22 October 2016

‘Innovators’ Presentation and Panel Discussion at the Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin October 2016 Women in Film and Television Ireland in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Ireland, presented our October event...

WFT seeks dynamic Administrator - closing date for applications November 28th

WFT Administrator Role Women in Film & Television Ireland seeks a dynamic, engaged Administrator for a paid, part-time contract to commence January 2017. The role of administrator involves a great...

Saturday 22 October - 'Innovators' - Creative, Technological And Business Innovations In A Changing Media Landscape

What: Innovators – Creative, Technological And Business Innovations In A Changing Media Landscape Where: Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield Square, Dublin 7 When: 11am – 2:30pm Saturday 22 October 2016 How: Book...

MIDPOINT TV LAUNCH 2017 - CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

  MIDPOINT TV Launch is focused on development of miniseries or ongoing, episodic TV series that can sustain multiple seasons. Both half-hour (25-30 minutes) and one-hour (40-60 minutes) series proposals...

A Stronger Voice for Women @ Galway Film Fleadh - Saturday 9 July / Galway Rowing Club / 11.00a.m.

A Stronger Voice for Women @ Galway Film Fleadh – Saturday 9 July / Galway Rowing Club / 11.00a.m. Click here to get your FREE ticket!   Women in Film...

Calling the Shots: Women and Contemporary UK Film Culture

Calling the Shots: Women and Contemporary UK Film Culture Published Tuesday 10th May 2016 Read more on the University of Southampton’s website   Our Research Fellow Dr Natalie Wreyford is...

Gender statistics in relation to awards of funding by the Irish Film Board in the first quarter of 2016 now available

Gender statistics in relation to awards of funding by the Irish Film Board in the first quarter of 2016 now available to view below (Click to enlarge images):

J.Walter Thompson & Geena Davis shine a light on the importance of female role models

J.Walter Thompson & Geena Davis shine a light on the importance of female role models Published 29/02/2016 by Creativepool News As the Oscars and Hollywood continue to draw criticism for...

Women in Film & TV comment on RTÉ's announcement of Top Ten Earners

Women in Film & TV comment on RTÉ’s announcement of Top Ten Earners Rachel Lysaght  17th March 2016   Two of the broadcaster’s top 10 earners are women. The numbers...

April 1st - IFI and Women in Film and Television Host Special Opening Night Event for Mammal Cinema Release

April 1st – IFI and Women in Film and Television Host Special Opening Night Event for Mammal Cinema Release Following on from its Irish premiere at the Audi Dublin International...

EWA Executive Summary; Where are the Women Directors?

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY WHERE ARE THE WOMEN DIRECTORS? Report on gender equality in the European film industry This report is the culmination of a two-year process and brings together comparative research...

Hearing Women’s Voices?

Hearing Women’s Voices? Exploring women’s underrepresentation in current affairs radio programming at peak listening times in Ireland Dr. Kathy Walsh, Dr. Jane Suiter & Orla O’Connor published November 2015  ...

Statement from the IFB on Gender Equality Six Point Plan

Statement from the IFB on Gender Equality Six Point Plan published 22 December 2015   Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board confirms our ongoing commitment to addressing the issue...

9 Times Women Somehow Brought In All The Money At The Box Office This Year

9 Times Women Somehow Brought In All The Money At The Box Office This Year Note: We cannot discount the possibility that hundreds of thousands of people wandered into these movies...

Here’s Exactly How Much Movies About Women Make at the Box Office Versus Movies About Men

Here’s Exactly How Much Movies About Women Make at the Box Office Versus Movies About Men By Kevin O’Keeffe for Mic.com October 23, 2015 When it comes to representation of...

HOLLYWOOD LEADERS PUSH FOR MORE WOMEN IN FILM, TV WITH 'SYSTEMIC CHANGE PROJECT'

HOLLYWOOD LEADERS PUSH FOR MORE WOMEN IN FILM, TV WITH ‘SYSTEMIC CHANGE PROJECT’ December 2, 2015 | 03:54PM PT James Rainey for VARIETY Senior Film Reporter @RaineyTime Two days of...

"When men support change, it has been shown it comes 10 times faster," Patricia Arquette reflects on her 2015 Oscar call for equal pay

“When men support change, it has been shown it comes 10 times faster,” says the Oscar-winning actress, who, writing for The Hollywood Reporter, recalls the applause, backlash and activism that...

Jessica Chastain Pens Essay From Female-Helmed Movie Set: No One Feels "Left Out or Bullied"

Writing for The Hollywood Reporter from the Prague set of ‘ The Zookeeper’s Wife’ (Focus Features), the Oscar-nominated actress reveals the good things that can happen with a woman director...

LIFETIME LAUNCHES NEW INDUSTRY INITIATIVE BROAD FOCUS ADVOCATING FOR MORE WOMEN IN BEHIND-THE-CAMERA ROLES

LIFETIME LAUNCHES NEW INDUSTRY INITIATIVE BROAD FOCUS ADVOCATING FOR MORE WOMEN IN BEHIND-THE-CAMERA ROLES Pioneer in Hiring Women Content Makers Expands Efforts to Provide More Opportunities for Female Writers, Producers...

LIFETIME JOINS FORCES WITH AFI TO PUT FEMALE FILMMAKERS TO WORK

LIFETIME JOINS FORCES WITH AFI TO PUT FEMALE FILMMAKERS TO WORK LIFETIME JOINS FORCES WITH AFI TO PUT FEMALE FILMMAKERS TO WORK Groundbreaking Alliance with the AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop...

The Directors UK campaign to tackle gender inequality has successfully built upon the report launched in 2014, examining the under-employment of women directors in UK TV production.

The Directors UK campaign to tackle gender inequality has successfully built upon the report launched in 2014, examining the under-employment of women directors in UK TV production. Our report highlighted the...

Inequality in 700 Popular Films: Examining Portrayals of Character Gender, Race, & LGBT Status from 2007 to 2014

Inequality in 700 Popular Films: Examining Portrayals of Gender, Race & LGBT Status from 2007 to 2014 Each year, USC Annenberg’s Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative produces a report...

Directors UK releases new report 'Adjusting the Colour Balance' 12 Nov 2015

Today Directors UK releases its new report looking at the under-representation and under-employment of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) directors: UK Television: Adjusting the Colour Balance. Our report reveals the shocking...

Eurimages Strategy for gender Equality in the the European Film Industry

    EURIMAGES STRATEGY FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN THE EUROPEAN FILM INDUSTRY   Foreword   According to the Council of Europe Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017, achieving gender equality is central...

Statement from the Irish Film Board concerning Gender Equality in Irish Film

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/ the Irish Film Board recognises and accepts that major under representation of women exists in Irish film. The IFB acknowledges that there are many talented women...

Women in Film & Television welcomes the statement from the Irish Film Board concerning gender equality

Women In Film and Television Ireland welcomes the statement from the Irish Film Board today and the commitment of the Irish Film Board to redress the gender imbalances which exist...