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

The Women Film Pioneers Project: Two Years Later

The Women Film Pioneers Project: Two Years Later  by Kate Saccone It’s been two years since the Women Film Pioneers Project (WFPP) launched online and the fall of 2013 commemorated both the finalising and publishing of the website itself (thanks to Columbia University’s Center for Digital Research and Scholarship) and the beginning of a more … Continue reading The Women Film Pioneers Project: Two Years Later

Women Film Pioneers Project

An extract from the entry on Dorothea Baird, UK, 1895 - 1933  The Women Film Pioneers Project (WFPP) was initiated in 1993 by Professor Jane Gaines and launched in September 2013 as an online resource (https://wfpp.cdrs.columbia.edu/). The Home Page summarises its aims and approach: “It is a freely accessible, collaborative online database that showcases the hundreds … Continue reading Women Film Pioneers Project