“I want to protect jobs in Georgia. I want to protect women in Georgia," the former gubernatorial nominee said, advocating against a boycott.
Some of Hollywood's elite have threatened to take their projects elsewhere after the state's Republican governor signed a severely restrictive abortion bill into law.
"The Power" director Reed Morano, who won an Emmy for her work on "The Handmaid's Tale," canceled her trip to Savannah, according to Time.
Some filmmakers have said they won’t work in the state after the governor signed a “heartbeat bill.”
Some filmmakers said they won’t work in the state after the governor signed a “heartbeat bill.”
"I’ve worked with these incredible filmmakers that happen to be women, they were the best people for the job," the director told The New York Times.
Bollywood has an annual worldwide audience of 2.7 billion people. What happens there is a matter of global importance.
Georgia's film industry is now worth $2.7 billion a year in direct spending.
In the Cannes festival's seven decades, only 82 movies directed by women have competed in the main slate, compared with 1,645 directed by men.
A HuffPost investigation found that women across crew positions experience an onslaught of lewd comments, gendered discrimination and even physical assault — and in some cases, it’s driving them out of the industry.
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Lights! Camera! Jobs! Now, I know we usually say "Action" after lights and camera. But who stands behind the camera, operates the boom mike, and powers the whole production? Workers with great middle class jobs, 170,000 of whom live right here in California.