120 years of Women in Film

120 years of Women in Film Melody Bridges In an inspiring blog entry, Melody Bridges, award winning film director and writer, remembers the impact of the Doing Women’s Film History conference in 2014 on her own relationship to women and cinema. In outlining her current work – as filmmaker, festival director and scholar – she … Continue reading 120 years of Women in Film

What half an hour on Twitter can tell us about Nancy Meyers, ‘Queen of Romcom’

Nancy Meyers, 'Queen of Romcom' by Debora Jermyn As BAFTA prepare to welcome Nancy Meyers later this month (see link), my mind turns to an incident invoking the director last year that has continued to preoccupy me. A BBC journalist called me up. It was shortly to be the 20th anniversary of the UK release … Continue reading What half an hour on Twitter can tell us about Nancy Meyers, ‘Queen of Romcom’