I'd like to see more women working as directors and producers. Today it's almost impossible to do it unless you are an actress or writer with power. Actress-director-producer-screenwriter Ida Lupino (1918-1995) who in the late 1940s was tired of waiting for the right roles to come along. She then formed her own independent production company Filmakers with her then husband, Collier Young, and between 1949 and 1954 she directed, produced and wrote eight feature films.
As the guest of honor at the 2018 Brussels International Film Festival, actress Claudia Cardinale (b. 1938) introduced […]
French genre producer Franck Ribière (“The Oxford Murders,” 2008; “El Niño,’ 2014) recently debuted as film director when […]
She was Italy’s answer to Brigitte Bardot, and the leading lady to several of Europe’s most renowned actors, […]
On April 7, 2004, American philanthropist and media mogul Ted Turner, founder of CNN and TCM among others, […]
A leading lady and supporting actress for five decades now, British actress Charlotte Rampling (b. 1946), also a […]
“Jalouse” starring French leading lady and two-time César-winner Karin Viard (b. 1966) launched the 18th edition of the […]