Sierra Burgess Is A Loser is the well-meaning tale of an average girl finding love. Its intentions are good, albeit questionably executed through tropes masquerading as lessons for teens in seeing people for who they really are.Read More
It’s interesting to see how many meaty scripts featuring female protagonists are coming to fruition right now after nearly a decade of labour. The Favourite with Olivia Colman is one; Never Here, by Camille Thoman and starring Mireille Enos and Sam Shepard, another.Read More
Getting a foothold on the ladder is the hardest step for any aspiring director –and lack of opportunity for women is consistently the explanation for the abysmal ratio of working male to female directors.
So – enter the Female Film Force, set up by social and dating app Bumble. After a nationwide competition, Bumble has granted five all- female filmmaking teams 20,000 each to make the short film of their choice. And Electra met a couple of the winning directors to see what the future face of filmmaking could look like.Read More