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  • Nov. 30, 2017
    Webb hopes their efforts become “more than a policy on paper.” She and Chloe Sosa-Sims, the Toronto co-founder of women’s organization Film Fatales, both think the industry needs to build a pipeline for women in every kind of role, especially decision-making positions...
  • Oct. 30, 2017
    The discussion focused on the challenges the filmmakers face in the industry and how being a woman influences their filmmaking and choices in what films to make. One of the major themes that emerged was to give a voice and a platform for stories that are not being told.
  • Oct. 30, 2017
    Meyerhoff also firmly believes that hiring more women will make the industry safer. "It's no coincidence that Hollywood is one of the most sexist industries, [what] with such a small number of women in positions of power. As a result, you see this rampant problem of sexual assault and abuse...
  • Sep. 7, 2017
    The Toronto International Film Festival is earning a hefty round of applause this year — and it’s not just for its star-studded lineup. “TIFF is better than most” because festivals often can’t just stumble on parity, you have to want to achieve it and make a concerted effort to reach it, said Leah Meyerhoff, the founder of women’s collective Film Fatales.
  • May. 2, 2017
    Female directors won every major award category at Tribeca 2017.