Woman to Watch: Lindsay Mackay, writer and director of feature film, Wet Bum

Lindsay MackaLindsay Mackay Picturey is making waves with her new feature film, Wet Bum. She is a Canadian born writer and director, currently living in Los Angeles, California. A graduate of the Directing program at the AFI Conservatory in Los Angeles, her thesis film Clear Blue won the esteemed College Television Award (the Student Emmy). Her work has screened at festivals worldwide, including TIFF, SXSW, AFI Fest, Palm Springs International ShortsFest, and Camerimage. MacKay has developed a feature-length version of Clear Blue called Wet Bum that is making splashes.

Check out the Lindsay Mackay’s feature- length debut,
Wet Bum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3dLxKKC2wY

If you’re interested in learning more, check out Women and Hollywood’s indie wire blog for full interview with Lindsay where she shares on her success with this film as well as which female film makers she is inspired by.

Focus On Women: A Report on gender (in)equality in the Canadian independent screen-based production industry

Canadian Unions for Equity on Screen produced this report pertaining to women’s advancement within the film industry. The results show there is great amount of work to be done to ensure women are able to succeed in the film industry-  to take part in creating content- creating media- creating culture. Look at the numbers. Check out some of the reports. 

Lets get to work creating content. Collaborating together. Telling our stories. http://www.womeninfilm.ca/_Library/images/Focus_on_Women_2013_CUES.pdf