This week, Star Wars Episode IX once again hit the headlines with the firing of director, Colin Trevorrow. Meanwhile, at DragonCon, ‘Wynonna Earp’ actress Katherine Barrell addressed one of the more topical developments in the show’s second season.
This week, news of a rewrite for Star Wars Episode IX hit the headlines, stoking the fires of speculation, whilst The CW’s boss found himself in a peculiar position, defending a controversial character on one of his network’s shows. And if you’re not up-to-date on the latest episode of ‘Orphan Black’, be sure to watch it before reading my spoiler-heavy thoughts on the latest major development in the series.Read more "THOUGHTS N’ SHORTS | STAR WARS EPISODE IX, ‘SUPERGIRL’ & ‘ORPHAN BLACK’"
Just four nights ago at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, two of the four directing awards went to female directors, Jill Soloway, and Susanne Bier, both of whom were the only female nominee in each of their respective categories. …Read more "Why aren’t TV show-runners hiring female directors?"
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Women make up over half the U.S. population, but they only directed 14% of primetime network and cable TV shows last season, according to a new DGA study. Minority females fare even worse, helming only 2% of the shows. And job prospects for non-white-male directors aren’t getting better. “There has been no…