Gina Prince-Bythewood

"The Chi" creator recounted an experience she had as an assistant in the early days of her career, during a segment on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
Ava DuVernay and other women directors reflect on representation and adversity in the documentary “Half the Picture.”
Creator Gina Prince-Bythewood says the show was sparked by George Zimmerman’s 2013 trial.
Beyond the Lights star Gugu Mbatha-Raw and director Gina Prince-Bythewood are reuniting for An Untamed State, an adaptation
The fear that a love story featuring two Black actors is not engaging, believable or desirable is very real, and one that still defines the mindset of many studio executives, casting agents and producers.
Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.
Movies have power. Power to impact society and the choices we make. I want to entertain, but I also want to say something to the world. I want us to look up on screen and be inspired to want more for ourselves, to want to love, and to love ourselves.
My conversation with Gugu and Gina covered a wide range of issues facing women in the entertainment industry. I asked Gina specifically why she wanted to tell this story, which at its core is a love story, and why it seems so difficult to get movies made about two black people falling in love.
"'Masterpiece' is kind of like 'Hard Out Here For A Pimp,' that song from 'Hustle and Flow,'" she said. "'Masterpiece' sets
Mbatha-Raw studied the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna and Katy Perry to transform into her character Noni for the indie drama
On the surface, Beyond the Lights is about the unlikely romance between an L.A. cop named Kaz (Nate Parker) and a rising British pop star named Noni (Gugu Mbatha-Raw). They meet when he subs for a pal doing private security work and winds up saving her from a suicide dive off her hotel balcony. 
"I have two kids, so the normalization of the hyper-sexualization is troubling to me," she told HuffPost Entertainment. "I
"As long as we talk about it before, and I let her know what the script is like, and who I'm playing with. You know, this
To honor female filmmakers everywhere who are slowly but surely carving out a name for themselves in the film world, here's a list of the top 10 female directors who refuse to believe Hollywood is a man's world.