Screenplay descriptions of 50 famous female film characters

Posted Thursday 12 Apr 2018

The faded movie star Norma Desmond wearing sunglasses inside; the elegant Holly Golightly with her "breakfast-cereal air of health"; the "lean and hungry" Katniss Everdeen "robbed of her little girl years long ago". has rifled through countless old screenplays to find the descriptions for 50 notable female film characters, young and old, heroine and foe, star and supporting character. Vulture reports that, "Some interesting, sometimes frustrating, trends emerge in the details; you may not be shocked to learn that [the characters' looks] are described far more than those of their male counterparts'." Do have a read, they offer plenty of insight into how Hollywood viewed and created roles for women.

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Submit to Show Me Shorts

Posted Thursday 12 Apr 2018


Do you want your short film screened in this gorgeous picture palace with 700-plus beautiful humans like these? (we think Jacinda Ardern is in there somewhere...) The answer, of course, is 'yes', so get going and submit your short film to Show Me Shorts 2018. Films can be any genre, but must be 2-20 minutes long, and have been made in the last two years. Deadline for entries is 1 June.

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