Technology and Horror Films

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Female Techies

Cross posted from http://amyleighhoffine.whittier.domains/uncategorized/female-techies/ A short discussion about female technicians, or lack thereof in the theatre and film industry. Follows, Stephen. “What Percentage of a Film Crew Is Female?” Film Data and Education. Stephen Follows, 22 July 2014. Web. 15 Jan. 2016. <https://stephenfollows.com/gender-of-film-crews/>. Cohen, Patricia. “Rethinking Gender Bias in Theatre.” New York Time-Theatre. New York Times, 23 June Read more about Female Techies[…]

Laborers in Transmission

Cross posted from http://amyleighhoffine.whittier.domains/blog-posts/laborers-in-transmission/ 62223203.jpghttp://i.imgur.com/e7ATaLp.jpg Transmission creates a dialogue that we often forget we need to have. Who is doing the work in these huge companies and where do they come from? There is “a vast, invisible pool of human labor” (Chen) behind the technology we use. But it’s much easier to pretend that everything behind Read more about Laborers in Transmission[…]

Proposing a podcast on female “techies” in film and theatre

Cross posted from http://amyleighhoffine.whittier.domains I am still in the midst of working this into something more specific but I want to talk about the lack of female directors and technicians in the film and/or theatre industry. I’d like to explore why that is, what efforts are being done to change it, etc. I think this is Read more about Proposing a podcast on female “techies” in film and theatre[…]

rewriting history Top Secret Rosies

Cross posted from http://amyleighhoffine.whittier.domains/blog-posts/rewriting-history-top-secret-rosies/ In the battle to give women proper representation in history we need to let go of their gender and just look at what they’ve done. The second we remind ourselves that they are women and also performed their gender roles we lose sight of the important points. This begins with young kids. Read more about rewriting history Top Secret Rosies[…]

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