If you are interested in contributing to the Women Film Pioneers Project, please contact the editorial team at email@example.com for further instructions on the process. Additionally, please look over our Guidelines, which are located on the About page.
Current Calls for Contributors:
CFP: AUDIENCE LOST: MINORITY WOMEN AND SPECTATORSHIP 22-23 November 2019, Ghent, Belgium Deadline for abstracts & bios: June 30, 2019 Keynote speakers: Prof. Judith Thissen (Utrecht University) Prof. Allyson Nadia Field (University of Chicago) From the conference website: In 2002, Annette Kuhn reflected, in Dreaming of Fred and Ginger: Cinema and Cultural Memory, that in »
On June 13, 2019, attend the unveiling of a new historical marker for filmmaker Lois Weber. From the event website: “She’s the North Side original and influential woman pioneer in early film making you may have never heard of! Celebrate Lois Weber’s 140th birthday with the unveiling of a new historical marker outside the »
The 10th Women and the Silent Screen conference will take place May 25-29, in Amsterdam at the Eye Filmmuseum! “Women and the Silent Screen (WSS), an international conference held biennially, brings together research focusing on all forms of women’s presence in the earliest decades of motion picture history. After its first edition in Utrecht »
Filmens Vovehals (1923): a promotional film meant to highlight the daring stunts performed by Danish actress, daredevil, and screenwriter Emile Sannom.
American journalist, film critic, publicist, and business owner.
Find Pioneers, Essays, and Bibliographic
information on this site.
Jane Gaines, Radha Vatsal, and Monica Dall’Asta, eds. Women Film Pioneers Project. Center for Digital Research and Scholarship. New York, NY: Columbia University Libraries, 2013.