WEEK IN WOMEN: WarnerMedia Launches Inclusion Initiative – Brandy McDonnell reports

Six months after best actress winner Frances McDormand delivered a figurative mic drop at the Oscars by championing the idea of inclusion riders, WarnerMedia – including Warner Bros., HBO and Turner — has announced a company-wide policy outlining its commitment to diversity and inclusion in front of and behind the camera.

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THE WEEK IN WOMEN: Martha Coolidge’s REAL GENIUS Anni Spotlights Static Stats, plus Emma Thompson, Thelma Schoonmaker and 25 Top Female Directors – Brandy McDonnell comments

Thirty years after Martha Coolidge released Real Genius, she’s still a rarity in Hollywood: A female director. After advances in the 1980s and ’90s, women have lost ground in the entertainment industry during the past 20 years. This week, Decider.com lists 25 female directors you should know, Emma Thompson speaks out against Hollywood agism and sexism, the DGA honors Thelma Schoonmaker and Sue Kroll at Warner Bros. Read more>>

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