It’s crazy theoretical, but if you’re a screenwriter, a Tim Burton fan, interested in how Jung, Joseph Campbell, or the Trickster Archetype relate to film, you’ll probably find this short podcast interesting. Jungian Film Studies: The Essential Guide is available in December. Listen here:
Rosemary Myers’ directorial debut is a quirky Australian coming-of-age tale with a kitsch 1970s aesthetic; an enchanting journey into the absurd – and sometimes scary – depths of the teenage mind. Watch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69LVn9B5NIw Read Hollywood Reporter Review:
Must have been so much fun for Margaret Sixel to edit Fury Road ! Won an Oscar for editing 470 hrs of raw footage into Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), tho she’d never cut an action movie before.
See Raw Action Footage here: (no CGI). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfm4gvxNW_o
Sixel’s edited many films, including Babe: Pig in the City (1998) & Happy Feet (2006). Props to the stunt men & women, & the production team!
Female hero, Jyn Erso, to be featured in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” toy line.
“People aren’t born sexist — they are raised to be. So when you give boys toys and T-shirts that lack female representation, you’re telling them that women don’t deserve to be represented in the culture. But give them a female action figure at an early age before all of that bullshit has been implanted in their heads, and not only will they play with the damn thing, but they might just grow up thinking women are equal to men. Take them to see movies with women saving the world, and they’ll want a T-shirt with her picture on it.” – Casey Cipriani, Women and Hollywood. Read More:
AWFJ’s Wonder Women Project lists Cinema’s top 11 of 55 female fiction characters, each a reminder that iconic females in film have had social influence, entertainment impact and long legs since the earliest days of cinema.
– by Marilyn Ferdinand,
Alliance of Women Film Journalists.