Disclosure: Trans Lives On Screen takes a deep dive into cinematic and television history in order to start a conversation about transgender lives. According to GLAAD, 80 percent of Americans have never met a transgender person. Here’s to hoping that Disclosure changes this statistic because this documentary is the film that we’ve all been waiting for. It’s a film that puts transgender lives on screen in a new perspective. There’s a lot to take in…"Sundance 2020: Disclosure: Trans Lives On Screen"
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Mixing work and romance, the STEM-focused Freelancers Anonymous puts women front and center in this Chicago-set modern-day screwball comedy. Some people love their jobs while other people dread leaving for the office in the morning. For Billie (Lisa Cordileone), she is finally at the point where she is unable to keep doing it any longer. She comes to a decision while giving a presentation and walks out. The problem with making this decision is that she’s engaged…"Frameline 2018: Freelancers Anonymous"
Lisa Cordileone spoke with Solzy at the Movies on Thursday about the current crowdfunding campaign for Freelancers Anonymous. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Lisa Cordileone: Thank you! Great! Keeping good and busy. Freelancers Anonymous is turning to crowdfunding through Seed & Spark as a way of financing post-production. Before we discuss the campaign, what inspired you and co-writer Amy Dellagiarino come up with the screenplay? Lisa Cordileone: …"Lisa Cordileone talks Freelancers Anonymous"
According to today’s GLAAD panel at the TCA summer meetings, there are only 11 transgender characters on broadcast, cable, and streaming television series. These numbers are as of today: August 4, 2017. These are numbers that need to improve because 11 is a small number when you factor in the 278 gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender characters (71 on broadcast, 142 on cable, 65 on streaming). Of the 83 bisexual characters, there are 64 women…"TCA: GLAAD – Only 11 Transgender Characters on Television Series"
In light of yet another movie with a cis male starring as a trans woman, it is more important than ever that Hollywood starts to portray transgender people in the right light. “Trans people are way underrepresented in trans stories,” says Shadi Petosky, the executive producer for Amazon’s Danger & Eggs. “We’re newsworthy, so our stories are valuable, and these cis writers and producers want to exploit that. Even Transparent had no trans writers Season…"Transgender Representation in the Media: How do we improve it?"