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Dancing with the Camera: An Interview with Cinematographer Valentina Caniglia

I first met cinematographer Valentina Caniglia at the 2019 Girl Power Film + Media Summit in Brooklyn, NY, where she was on a panel about the female gaze. Valentina’s story is truly inspirational, from skating competitively in Italy, to NYU film school, to traveling all over the world shooting films, TV series, and commercials. I

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Director Gillian Greene on Comedy “Fanboy” and Finding Humor in Everyday Life

Hollywood appears to be ground zero for #MeToo and #TimesUp which has opened the eyes of all and the doors for women, especially in creating director seats. While we still have a long way to go, one woman, Gillian Greene, who’s been a part of Hollywood her entire life, is seated comfortably in that director’s

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An Interview with Porscha Williams: Her Journey from Film Student in Chicago to a TV Assistant at Miramax

I first became aware of Porscha Williams when she generously video called into my “Finding Your Comedic Voice” class at the Harold Ramis Film School. At the time she was the assistant to the senior level motion picture literary agent at CAA. I remember her wisdom, realness, and humor and thought, “Wow, how is this young

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Director Alison Klayman Discusses her New Documentary “The Brink”

Never in recent memory has there been such a volatile time in politics than today and one man has added his own fuel to the fire—Steve Bannon. Director Alison Klayman has opened the doors into this man’s life with her new film “The Brink” (2019), giving viewers a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes action and the

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