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In The Press

Women And Hollywood

June, 2016|

"How Can We Help the Working Mothers of Hollywood? Raising Films Has a Plan": guest post by Raising Films co-founder and film critic Sophie Mayer As Women and Hollywood recently reported, Elizabeth Banks took the huge step of [...]

Screen Daily

June, 2016|

Melanie Goodfellow quotes RFer Nicky Bentham on BFI CEO Amanda Nevill's talk about childcare for filmmakers: UK lobby group Raising Films, aimed at improving working conditions for parents in the film industry, confirms it is consulting with [...]

Screen Daily

May, 2016|

In a report of the Directors UK panel on its Cut Out of the Picture report, Andreas Wiseman quotes BFI CEO Amanda Nevill responding to a question from Raising Films' founder member Nicky Bentham: In a bid to [...]

Stylist Magazine

September, 2015|

As part of Stylist Magazine's SUFFRAGETTE special issue Romola Garai, Carey Mulligan and Anne Marie Duff discuss 'The Politics of Being a Woman'. RG: Campaigning wise, I’ve been working with a group called Raising Films who [...]

Radio Summerhall

August, 2015|

Interview about our crowdfunder with co-founder and filmmaker Hope Dickson Leach – featuring Hope's choice for Raising Films anthem...

The F-Word

August, 2015|

Article by Sophie Mayer about why Raising Films exists, and how to support our crowdfunder: As screenwriter Gabriel Bier Gislason, who spent time on sets with his mum Susanne, notes: “A good parent is a happy parent, [...]

Agnès Films

August, 2015|

Article by Raising Films co-founder and film critic Sophie Mayer As a feminist critic, I want to see more diverse storytelling, including the voices and ideas of parents and carers. For me, Raising Films is in line [...]

Screen Daily

August, 2015|

Interview with co-founder and filmmaker Hope Dickson Leach Leach believes that a project such as Raising Films could not only raise diversity standards in the film industry – encouraging more women to embark on careers in [...]