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IDA Documentary Awards: Complete Winners List

Alan Markfield/Netflix Last Chance U (WINNER) Executive Producers: Joe LaBracion and Greg Whiteley Netflix Chef’s Table Executive Producers: David Gelb, Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard, Brian McGinn and Matthew Weaver Netflix The First 48 Executive Producers: Elaine Frontain Bryant, Laura Fleury, John X. Kim, Alexis Robie…
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How Trump's Presidency May Affect Hollywood's EEOC Gender Probe

The investigation into systemic discrimination against female directors, which was launched by the commission last September, could take a step back as the president-elect moves into the White House. In September 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission launched an investigation to uncover systemic discrimination against…
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Jimmy Kimmel's Co-Head Writer: My Week of "I'm Sorry" — and Why I'm Not Sorry About Saying It (Guest Column)

7:30 AM PST 12/9/2016 by Molly McNearney After Hillary Clinton caught flak for saying “I’m sorry” in her concession, Molly McNearney kept a diary tracking every apology of her own. On the theory — proven in a Psychological Science study— that women apologize more than…
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Gina Rodriguez: How I Got Hollywood on Board to Honor Non-Insta-Famous Women

7:30 AM PST 12/8/2016 by Gina Rodriguez, as told to Laurie Sandell The ‘Jane the Virgin’ star reveals how she came to create this year’s first-ever awards ceremony recognizing the achievements of young females paving the way. The idea for the Young Women’s Honors came…
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'Ghostbusters' Director Paul Feig: What I Learned About Being a Woman This Year (Guest Column)

6:30 AM PST 12/8/2016 by Paul Feig, as told to Tatiana Siegel When the director announced his reboot of the iconic ’80s movie with an all-female cast, he unlocked something scarier than a supernatural horde — angry men on the internet: “The film was never…
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What Hollywood Can Learn From 'Hamilton's' Address to Mike Pence (Guest Column)

6:00 AM PST 12/8/2016 by Danai Gurira ‘Eclipsed’ playwright and ‘Walking Dead’ star Danai Gurira calls the cast’s moment “a war cry,” adding, “we must make use of every platform we possess.” The theater never has been solely a place to be entertained. It also…
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Ryan Murphy on How Hollywood Has Failed Female Directors: "I Am Sorry"

11:20 AM PST 12/7/2016 by Bryn Elise Sandberg The ‘American Horror Story’ creator received THR’s inaugural Equity in Entertainment Award at the Women in Entertainment Power 100 breakfast. When Ryan Murphy took the stage at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast, he started off…
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Tina Fey, Megyn Kelly Talk Female Empowerment in the Trump Era at THR's Women in Entertainment Event

Ryan Murphy, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, Emma Stone, Simone Biles and Jon Hamm also spoke at the annual star-studded event at Milk Studios on Wednesday. Many of the most powerful women (and men) in the entertainment industry descended upon Milk Studios in Los Angeles on…
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Watch the Red Carpet VIP Arrivals at THR's Women in Entertainment Event

8:00 AM PST 12/7/2016 by THR Staff Tina Fey and Ryan Murphy are being honored at the star-studded event, which also will feature opening remarks by Megyn Kelly. The Hollywood Reporter is feting the industry’s power women at its 25th annual Women in Entertainment breakfast…
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Geena Davis' Letter to Hollywood: Want a Female President? Put Them Onscreen First

One of TV’s few female Commanders in Chief argues that showcasing and including more characters for women will breed a new reality. I always say, “If they can see it, they can be it.” Here’s my favorite illustration of that concept: A few years ago, I…
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