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Geena Davis

"This Will Change Everything": Geena Davis Reflects On Media Representation and Success of "A League Of Their Own" 25 Years Later

In 1992, "A League of Their Own" — a movie about two sisters (one played by MAKER Geena Davis) who join the first-ever professional baseball leagu... Read More »

Emma Watson Interviewed Geena Davis On Ending Gender Inequality and It Got Serious

By Jillian Kramer When two outspoken advocates for gender equality sit down for an in-depth chat, you know it's going to be good — and good barely... Read More »

Why the Female Lead in Pixar's "Inside Out" Is Important

Pixar's "Inside Out" hits theaters Friday! The movie stars a young girl named Riley, who is moved from the Midwest to San Francisco. That's when her... Read More »

Lifetime Pushes for Women in Film With New 'Broad Focus' Initiative

Lifetime is working toward giving women the chance to make a stronger presence within the film and entertainment industry. On Thursday, the network an... Read More »

These Women Say Men Should Just Have It All

Did you know? Only 93 percent of films released by major studios last year were directed by men! And only 70 percent of speaking roles in films are gi... Read More »

Be an Everyday MAKER for International Women's Day

International Women's Day is an opportunity to celebrate women's achievements and call for greater equality. It's what we do at MAKERS on a daily basi... Read More »

Geena Davis to Spearhead a Women and Diversity Film Festival This May

by Danica Lo In May, actress Geena Davis will inaugurate the Bentonville Film Festival in Arkansas—a five-day event featuring a star-studded advisory... Read More »

You're Seeing Less Women in Film Than You Think

Though Lucy made more money than Hercules this summer, and Frozen became the highest-grossing animated film, women are still underrepresented in media... Read More »

MAKERS Announces Six New Documentaries at TCA Press Tour

Today the MAKERS team is in Los Angeles to announce our six new documentaries at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour. We're excited... Read More »