Renegade Women in Film and TV

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Renegade Women in Film and TV

Elizabeth Weitzman, Mozhan Marnò

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A charming and timely tribute to the women who broke glass ceilings in film and television, debuting during an historic time of change in the entertainment industry.
 
Renegade Women in Film and TV blends fascinating biographical profiles and exclusive interviews with icons like Barbra Streisand, Rita Moreno, and Sigourney Weaver to celebrate the accomplishments of 50 extraordinary women throughout the history of entertainment. Each profile highlights the groundbreaking accomplishments and essential work of pioneers from the big and small screens, offering little-known facts about household names (Lucille Ball, Oprah Winfrey, Nora Ephron) and crucial introductions to overlooked pioneers (Alla Nazimova, Anna May Wong, Frances Marion). From 19th century iconoclast Alice Guy Blaché to 21st century trailblazer Ava DuVernay, Renegade Women honors the women who succeeded against all odds, changing their industry in front of the camera and behind the scenes.


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Elizabeth Weitzman:
ELIZABETH WEITZMAN is an author, journalist and long-time film critic, most recently for the New York Daily News, where she covered film and entertainment for 15 years. She has reviewed movies and interviewed hundreds of celebrities forthe New York Times, New York Observer, Village Voice, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, Interview, Time Out New York, and more. In 2015, she was named one of New York's Top Film Critics by The Hollywood Reporter-- one of only three women that year to make the list. In addition to being a member of the prestigious New York Film Critics Circle, Weitzman holds a Master's Degree in Cinema Studies from NYU and is the author of 32 books for children and young adults.

AUSTEN CLAIRE CLEMENTS is a freelance illustrator and graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a Teen Vogue intern, her illustrations caught the eye of the Editor-in-Chief, Elaine Welteroth, who commissioned her to design a cosmetics case in an exclusive partnership with the magazine and Maybelline. Her work has been featured in Glamour, Teen Vogue, InStyle, PopSugar, and more.


ELIZABETH WEITZMAN is an author, journalist and long-time film critic, most recently for the New York Daily News, where she covered film and entertainment for 15 years. She has reviewed movies and interviewed hundreds of celebrities forthe New York Times, New York Observer, Village Voice, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, Interview, Time Out New York, and more. In 2015, she was named one of New York's Top Film Critics by The Hollywood Reporter-- one of only three women that year to make the list. In addition to being a member of the prestigious New York Film Critics Circle, Weitzman holds a Master's Degree in Cinema Studies from NYU and is the author of 32 books for children and young adults.

AUSTEN CLAIRE CLEMENTS is a freelance illustrator and graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a Teen Vogue intern, her illustrations caught the eye of the Editor-in-Chief, Elaine Welteroth, who commissioned her to design a cosmetics case in an exclusive partnership with the magazine and Maybelline. Her work has been featured in Glamour, Teen Vogue, InStyle, PopSugar, and more.

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