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Women in Hollywood

10 Times Rashida Jones Won Our Hearts

It's actor and director (and Amy Poehler's "wife for life") Rashida Jones' birthday, and at MAKERS we're celebrating with a look at some of her greatest momen Read More »

'Ms.' Miniseries in the Works with Marisa Tomei Playing Gloria Steinem

HBO is developing a miniseries called “Ms.,” which will depict the creation of Ms. Magazine through the eyes of one of its founders, Gloria Steinem. Read More »

Top 5 Moments for Women at the Oscars

Hear how Patricia Arquette brought the crowd to their feet and #AskHerMore brought substance to the red carpet. Read More »

Alfre Woodard Hosted a Star-Studded Oscars Party

The event honored Hollywood women of color, and it looked like the best night ever.  Read More »

MAKERS' Red Carpet Questions for the Women of the Oscars

Hollywood's red carpet is a chance for fans to meet the industry's biggest stars. But often, the only thing we learn is who designed their dress and diamonds. Read More »

Mo'nique Says She Was 'Blackballed' After Oscar Win

An Oscar generally comes with more choices and more money. After her 2010 Best Supporting Actress win, Mo'nique says she didn't get any of that because, according to Lee Daniels, she "didn't play the game." Read More »

The Women Behind the Scenes of Oscar Nominated Movies

While we love the actors who star in this year’s greatest films, a big part of MAKERS’ philosophy is celebrating women behind-the-scenes. Without them, movies wouldn’t get financed, actors would go naked, and soundtracks might not make us cry. With them, these cinematic experiences are complete. Read More »

Ruth E. Carter's Meeting with Spike Lee Changed Everything

With more than 45 film credits and two Oscar nominations in the past 25 years, Ruth E. Carter has carved out an enviable spot for herself in the industry, working with everyone from Lee Daniels and Steven Spielberg to Joss Whedon and Gina Prince-Bythewood.  Read More »

The Rising Hollywood Stars Who Will Light Up Your Screen in 2015

As we approach the Oscars this coming Sunday, MAKERS is considering the young women who are about to make their mark on Hollywood as MAKERS in the Making. Their characters include historical greats, a James Bond accomplice, and a college comedian. Read More »

Best-Picture Nod for 'Selma' Caps Big Year for Black Women

Three black women released movies in 2014, more than ever before in a single year. And one of them is a contender for the motion picture academy's top prize. Read More »

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