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Women in American Film and Television Production

A guide on resources devoted to the role of women as creators in U.S. film and television, including directing, producing, script writing, editing, design, and more.

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Diana King

Selected Photos and Stills

Image of Dorothy Arzner

Dorothy Arzner, 1897-1979

Image from UCLA Film & Television Archive

Image of Sherry Lansing, 20th Century Fox 1980

Sherry Lansing, president of 20th Century-Fox, 1980

From UCLA Library Digital Collections

Image of Julie Dash

Julie Dash (1991)

From Getty Images

Image from Wanda by Barbara Loden

Wanda (1970), dir. by Barbara Loden

Image from UCLA Film & Television Archive

Ida Lupino With Camera

Ida Lupino With Camera

Image from UCLA Film & Television Archive

Image of Penelope Spheeris

Penelope Spheeris (1974)

Open Access Digital Resources

Data and Reports on Women in the Film and Television Industry

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