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

Conference Report: Women and the Silent Screen VIII

Women and the Silent Screen VIII: Pittsburgh 17-19 September 2015 by Christine Gledhill It was good to return to Women and the Silent Screen, this year hosted at the University of Pittsburgh, 17-19 September, by a welcoming and highly efficient team led by Mark Lynn Anderson, to whom warm thanks were given. WSS VIII took the … Continue reading Conference Report: Women and the Silent Screen VIII

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

Social Media Team

WFTHN's first blog of 2015 introduces you to some of our team and their work on social media. If you would like to receive our weekly blog that features articles about events/research/news related to women's film and television history, please sign up using the Follow this Blog button in the sidebar.

News from the Women Film Pioneers Project

News from the Women Film Pioneers Project at Columbia University, New York by Christine Gledhill 'Women Film Pioneers' international database, covering women working across the world in silent cinema -- an eagerly anticipated initiative but arduous in the making -- is now up and running, housed at Columbia University in New York, where it is … Continue reading News from the Women Film Pioneers Project