Katharina Wyss’s film features a phenomenal debut from Loane Balthasar as an adolescent who uses theatre to both escape – and express – her demons
The Paris-based European Producers Club (EPC) has launched a gender equality charter for its members aimed at encouraging equal pay, opportunity and representation for women behind and in front of the camera.
The Interface Political Studies is conducting a qualitative study on the behalf of the Federal Office of Culture on equality between women and men in Swiss filmmaking.
"Last week, a row erupted over a film review in Variety of Carey Mulligan’s new movie Promising Young Woman. In an interview for The New York Times, Mulligan discussed her frustration of reading character descriptions along the lines of “Beautiful but doesn’t know it”, and with the way movies present women as sexual objects for the gratification of men."
Following RTS TV anchor Darius Rochebin's scandal in september 2020, a feminist collective has launched an Instagram account so that women and men employed in the Swiss Television and Radio who have been victims of sexism, harassment or sexual assault can testify anonymously.
The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes new report on the gender of directors and screenwriters in European film and audiovisual fiction.
"Last week, I shared research I have conducted into the number of short films made over the past two decades. I focused on live-action shorts which had played at least once at any film festival." Stephen Follows
In this guest column, Honey Boy filmmaker Alma Har’el, whose December tweet about Golden Globes nominations went viral, addresses the lack of women in Best Director races — and suggests an unorthodox solution. - EW
"In the most recent issue of The Hollywood Reporter, they covered the efforts being made to increase the representation of women in below-the-line roles. As part of this coverage, I was asked to crunch the data on the number of women working in specific film departments." - Stephen Follows