“If I had paid attention to sexism being an issue, I would not be where I am today,” said Schreiber. “You can’t focus on obstacles. It would have been ludicrous to have those types of thoughts in my head — self-defeatist, really.”
Ivy Kagan Bierman, president of GreenLight Women, adds two important accolades to her distinguished career. Fellow Variety500 nominees include Ron Meyer, Tim Cook and Kathleen Kennedy.
Twenty-five years after directing the Apocalypse Now documentary Hearts of Darkness, the helmer made her narrative feature debut with the autobiographical Paris Can Wait, starring Alec Baldwin and Diane Lane.
It’s not every day that a high-profile person divulges the ravages of a severe health situation. “I know what it’s like to go through a situation where you are the top, top, top of your field, to absolutely wiped out,” admitted Stone.
89-year-old Joan Kron’s first feature-length documentary was released theatrically in New York on October 6, 2017. Smart and funny, Kron takes an unexpected position on women’s eternal quest for self-improvement.
Studies from Humana and USC Annenberg’s Professor Stacy L. Smith highlight ongoing prevalence of ageism in film and perceptions of real-life seniors.
The 89-year old French director was moved to tears accepting her honorary Oscar from Angelina Jolie on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Governor’s Ball.
Director Rachel Feldman, DP Nancy Schreiber, ACS and Producer Nancy Rae Stone celebrate the success of their short film Here Now (italics) starring Amy Brenneman and financed by grants from Panavision, Cine Lease and Technicolor.
In January 2017, over 2.6 million women of all ages, races and religions crowded cities around the country in a massive protest against inequality. “It is the beginning of much-needed change,” said pop star and activist Madonna.