Film Maker Friday

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday: Gloria Calderon Kellet, our Inspiration

Lyra and I started this series, a couple of months ago, for one reason, and one reason alone: Gloria Calderon Kellet. After all, we attended the “Women Rocking Hollywood at Comic-Con – Panel of Powerful Female Filmmakers” during this year’s San Diego…

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday: 5 Reasons You Should Know Cheryl Dunye

Cheryl Dunye is an icon, no ifs, ands, or buts about it. She is an epic filmmaker who has created honest, real, and beautiful pieces of queer content that set the stage for what the future holds for the next…

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday: 5 Reasons You Should Know C Fitz

C Fitz is probably one of those filmmakers you could recognize if we were in the kind of world who gives filmmakers the credit they deserve. She’s, at the very least, the kind of woman in Hollywood you would know…

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday: 5 Reasons You Should Know Angela Robinson

Photo by Claire Folger/Annapurna Pictures Angela Robinson is one of those creators that brightens up your life just by knowing her. From D.E.B.S. to Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, this queer woman of color pushes boundaries and makes the…

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday: 5 Reasons You Should Know Catherine Hardwicke

You might think you know Catherine Hardwicke, and chances are, you both do and you don’t. Sure, Hardwicke directed the first Twilight movie, which makes her a more well-known name than most other female directors in this industry. But Hardwicke…

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday: 5 Reasons You Should Know Liesl Tommy

Liesl Tommy is the kind of creator and film director that we need to hear more about. She’s conquered Broadway, transformed the stories we know like the back of our hands into something modern, and is set to tell the…

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday: 5 Reasons You Should Know Jen McGowan

Jen McGowan is the kind of woman that inspires others, no matter how you look at her career. She not only has written and directed her own short films, and now moved to feature films, she also has developed a…

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday: 5 Reasons You Should Know Alison Emilio

Throughout her career, and no matter what position she’s been in, Alison Emilio has made it her mission to open doors to those that might not have the same advantages when it comes to creating and becoming involved in the…