Director Jorge Gutierrez, acknowledging that the fantasy genre is heavily male-driven, said ‘this is my attempt to provide an awesome female hero.’ The animated series will draw heavily from Mesoamerican legends. More:
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The perfect person to steer the future of color film, former art student Natalie Kalmus served as color supervisor on almost every Technicolor film from 1934-1949. Through “Color Consciousness,” Natalie asked filmmakers to delve into art history, noticing how painters used colors to tell stories. Natalie emphasized the importance of people’s psychological reaction to specific hues and how good they’d look onscreen. – BUST. More:
A toast to Rita Hayworth’s 10 most memorable performances, in her centenary year. Hayworth starred in 61 films across a 37-year period as actor, singer and dancer. Fred Astaire’s ‘favourite dancing partner’ “learnt steps faster than anyone I’ve ever known”. – Lynsey Ford, BFI. More:
“More than anything else, I want to be the last girl in the world with a story like mine.” – Nadia Murad, awarded the 2018 Nobel peace prize jointly with Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege. On Her Shoulders, directed by Alexandria Bombach, tells Nadia’s story. – Amen Oyiboke, Bustle. More:
Our research found that female sci-fi and superhero characters help bridge the confidence gap for girls, making them feel strong, brave, confident, inspired, positive, and motivated. – BBC America & Women’s Media Center. More:
The future of Doctor Who is female and I am here for it. It’s the optimism and the hope she brings. After watching Whittaker in ‘The Woman Who Fell to Earth’, it’s safe to say the Tardis is in good hands. – Tobi Walsh, Legion of Leia. More: