Here are ten women to go visit (and as students of character, learn from) at your local theater this holiday season.
by Angela Bourassa Last year we took a look at a study out of the USC Annenburg School for Communication and Journalism on inequality in 700 major movies. That study covers current breakdowns of race, gender, and sexual orientation on screen and behind the camera. Now the good people over at Polygraph have some new... Continue Reading →
[Opinions expressed by LA Screenwriter contributors are their own.] by Fiona Wheeler Short answer - We’re all here, busy working away at our careers. So, why are women treated, and represented, so very differently by the industry? A glance at films nominated for Academy Awards indicates that actors are given the nod for very different... Continue Reading →
A solid reminder for anyone who's working on a female character:
I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are.
Pilar Alessandra recently spelled out ten tips for writing strong female lead characters. Here are her tips,