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How to Write a Good Female TV/Film Character

As a writer, comedian, and feminist who works in television development, I am continuously frustrated by not only the lack of female characters in entertainment but also the types of female characters in entertainment. Don’t get me wrong, they’re not all bad, some are fantastic (like the ones in the above photo), but others don’t… Read More »

An Evening of Writing Women to help put female stories on film

Does your favourite movie pass the Bechdel test? Are there are least two named female characters in it? Do they discuss anything other than men? It’s pretty shocking to discover that many films can’t pass this simple test! Lauren MacKinlay of Writing Women says, “The presence of women in front of and behind the camera… Read More »

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