Melissa McCarthy to receive Distinguished Artisan Award at Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

Melissa McCarthy to receive Distinguished Artisan Award at Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy will receive the Distinguished Artisan Award at the Sixth Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) celebrating her prolific acting career and the plethora of characters she embraces.

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Analysis of 2,000 scripts confirms Hollywood’s sexism issues

Analysis of 2,000 scripts confirms Hollywood’s sexism issues

The folks at Polygraph released Friday an impressive analysis of about 2,000 film scripts broken down by gender and age, and the results put data behind the anecdotal evidence of Hollywood’s sexism issues.

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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ brings home one of the most interesting female film characters of the year

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ brings home one of the most interesting female film characters of the year

It’s the age of the anti-hero at the movies, and Charlize Theron finally brings us an action anti-heroine worth rooting for in “Mad Max: Fury Road,” driving onto DVD and Blu-ray this week.

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Exclusive Q&A: Producer Jenny Gersten talks about working on Francis Ford Coppola’s intriguing new ‘Live Cinema’ project ‘Distant Vision’

Exclusive Q&A: Producer Jenny Gersten talks about working on Francis Ford Coppola’s intriguing new ‘Live Cinema’ project ‘Distant Vision’

Producer Jenny Gersten talks to Brandy McDonnell of AWFJ’s The Week in Women blog about working with Francis Ford Coppola on the successful staging, lensing and screening of “Distant Vision,” a live movie performance piece created in real time.

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