"Last week, horror super-producer Jason Blum got himself in hot water after a comment he made during an interview with Polygon. Blum said “There are not a lot of female directors period and even less who are inclined to do horror”." - Stephen Follows
SWAN partnered with Suissimage to host the first Suissimage Female Filmmaker Award that went to Ursula Meier and Carmen Jacquier.
"Almost exactly two years ago, Alexis Kreager and I published a big report into the gender inequality faced by film directors working in the UK film industry. Soon after it was published, we were approached by the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) about studying the plight of screenwriters, both in the film and television industries. This led to the WGGB (along with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society – ALCS) supporting us in carrying out a deep data dive into the experiences of UK writers." - Stephen Follows
Made In Her Image is a non-profit dedicated to the advancement of young girls and women in film, media, and technology. It serves girls ages 8 to 18 with media literacy and empowerment programs. Their goal is to create and build the future film pioneers and revolutionaries of tomorrow.