You might have to do this as an assistant, or as a producer or writer yourself trying to attach the RIGHT director to your project. There are countless talented female filmmakers out there, and any list for a prospective director should include many of them. Here are the best female directors working today. A lot of the women on this list don't have the same name recognition as their male peers do, but we aim to change that. Because there is a ton of untapped talent on this list just waiting to be used on the next great project.
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Last month, I wrote a story lamenting the sorry lack of quality porn for women. I am now here to tell you I was wrong. Very wrong. Shamefully wrong. And I'm not too proud to admit it. Within days of the post going up, I was inundated with emails and tweets gently telling me just how wrong I was, and from those who know best: women in the trenches of the adult film industry, working tirelessly to create good porn for other women like me.
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You know the ones, they love their cars and their drinks. They might have different hair colors, but more or less it's the same kind of women, over and over again. Lust, who debuted her first adult indie short film, The Good Girl , in while studying political sciences, feminism and gender studies, considers mass-produced porn to be boring at best, misogynistic at worst. Now on a crusade to shake up the pornography industry for good, Lust is in the process of gathering a global community of female adult filmmakers who are more concerned with cinematic value than gratuitous sex scenes—and who are interested in one simple idea: films driven by a female character.
Erika Lust wants to get more women in porn—in every possible position. She broke into the biz herself once and knows what it takes. And, like the growing number of advocates calling for more women behind the camera in Hollywood, she knows that the more inclusive the adult industry becomes, the better—and, OK, sexier—the results. Within a few weeks she had nearly applications aspiring directors had to send her their vision and budget for the short films they wanted to make , and they came from everywhere: Spain, France, the US, India.