Women In Entertainment Sets Geena Davis, Raelle Tucker, ‘She-Ra’, And More For Annual Summit

EXCLUSIVE: The fourth annual Women In Entertainment Summit has revealed its roster of guests and speakers which includes Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis and Jessica Jones Executive Producer Raelle Tucker. The event will also include a panel w…

EXCLUSIVE: The fourth annual Women In Entertainment Summit has revealed its roster of guests and speakers which includes Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis and Jessica Jones Executive Producer Raelle Tucker. The event will also include a panel which will take a look at the forthcoming DreamWorks animated series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. The summit takes place on Oct. 11 at that Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. From women in leadership to the…

‘Mudbound’ Director Dee Rees On The Importance Of Giving Women Opportunities In Hollywood

Onstage at the third annual Women In Entertainment Summit, Mudbound and Bessie director Dee Rees admitted she had mostly men to thank for elevating her career. “Ironically, it was mostly men that took me on,” she shared mentioning people like Spike Lee, who helped her on her first feature Pariah, Michael Lombardo and Len Amato at HBO who brought her on the Bessie project, and Cassian Elwes who sent her the script for Mudbound. But despite this fact, Rees is steadfast on…

Onstage at the third annual Women In Entertainment Summit, Mudbound and Bessie director Dee Rees admitted she had mostly men to thank for elevating her career. “Ironically, it was mostly men that took me on,” she shared mentioning people like Spike Lee, who helped her on her first feature Pariah, Michael Lombardo and Len Amato at HBO who brought her on the Bessie project, and Cassian Elwes who sent her the script for Mudbound. But despite this fact, Rees is steadfast on…

Dee Rees, Geena Davis Tackle Female, Minority Inclusion on Screen

Director-writer Dee Rees, whose period piece “Mudbound” hits Netflix on Nov. 17, has had to fight for all of her projects to be made and financed. Speaking at the Women in Entertainment Summit on Wednesday, Rees shared her journey to making her first films “Pariah” in 2011 to “Bessie” in 2015 to now, describing how […]

Director-writer Dee Rees, whose period piece “Mudbound” hits Netflix on Nov. 17, has had to fight for all of her projects to be made and financed. Speaking at the Women in Entertainment Summit on Wednesday, Rees shared her journey to making her first films “Pariah” in 2011 to “Bessie” in 2015 to now, describing how […]

Patty Jenkins, Geena Davis Will Be Keynoters At Women In Entertainment Summit

Filmmaker Patty Jenkins and Geena Davis who founded the Institute on Gender in Media, will be the keynoters this year at the third annual Women in Entertainment summit. The event, which will take place in Los Angeles on Nov. 2, gathers women and men who are dedicated to celebrating the empowerment of women in all areas of the entertainment industry. And with the Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby of it all, there is certainly alot to talk about this year.
Over the course of…

Filmmaker Patty Jenkins and Geena Davis who founded the Institute on Gender in Media, will be the keynoters this year at the third annual Women in Entertainment summit. The event, which will take place in Los Angeles on Nov. 2, gathers women and men who are dedicated to celebrating the empowerment of women in all areas of the entertainment industry. And with the Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby of it all, there is certainly alot to talk about this year. Over the course of…