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Tiffany Shlain and The Science of Character

The Science of Character

"So what determines your character? You do. And all the people around you... And of course some genetics, too." Read More »

11 Female Film Characters Who Were Ahead of Their Time

11 Female Film Characters Ahead of Their Time

Film is an art form that welcomes the opportunity to showcase stories, fiction or real, that would have otherwise remained untold.¬†We may not realize it while we're watching movies, but so many characters ahead of their times can have such an extraordinary impact Read More »

FilmMAKERS: 5 Views on Women in Film-- Past, Present and Future

FilmMAKERS: 5 Views on Women in Film-- Past, Present and Future

The pinnacle of awards season is The Academy Awards, celebrating the year's achievements in film. At MAKERS, we think this is the perfect time to honor women in film who have proved themselves leaders and innovators in the industry. While there is much debate about the ratio of men to women when it comes to awards in the film industry, there is absolutely no question about the impact women have made on the past and future of filmmaking. Today's playlist features thoughts on the past, present and future for women in film from MAKERS (and also filmMAKERS) Nora Ephron, Diane English, Miranda July, Sara Lamm, and Tiffany Shlain. Read More »

New MAKER: Jennifer Siebel Newsom

New MAKER: Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom came to Hollywood with a dream, and left with a mission. Read More »