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The Case of Wendy Davis

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on February 10, 2014 in It makes me MAD |

  You probably remember Wendy Davis, the blond woman representing district 10 in the Texas Senate. She stood there with her hot pink sneakers and filibustered the assembly for 11 hours trying to fervent them from passing an anti-abortion law. Now she is running for Governor of Texas and her life story became a hot […]

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The Movies that Broke Thanksgiving Box Office Records

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on December 2, 2013 in It makes me MAD, The search |

After years of saying that “a woman can’t open a movie”, comes a string of movies with a female lead. And they are making money too.

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The Happiest Place on Earth

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on October 30, 2013 in It makes me MAD |

Denmark, the happiest place on earth, had women employment quotas in the 70’s. It has since been abandoned because no further stimuli was required.

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And the Parade Goes On

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on September 17, 2013 in It makes me MAD, The search |

  Forbes just published its 400 richest Americans list. Numbers 6,7,8 and 9 belong to the Walton family branches, each with fortunes in the BILLIONS of dollars. The Walton family made its money from Walmart. Yes the low price chain with mega stores all over the US. Walmart is also known for not allowing their […]

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Bullying is Alive and Well in Hollywood – Part II

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on August 22, 2013 in It makes me MAD, On the set |

“And that bully goes on, uncalled upon, to his next project to bully  someone else.“ Less than a month since that first post, I heard the guy and his second-in-commend are working again. Yes, what happened there, on that shoot, stayed there. It wasn’t kicked up the chain of commend. I was amazed, shook my […]

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Bullying is Alive and Well in Hollywood

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on June 21, 2013 in It makes me MAD, The search |

Bullying is not reserved for high school. Just look at the situation in the film industry where bullying is common.

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Women and Minorities

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on June 6, 2013 in It makes me MAD, The search |

Women are no longer a minority. Not in the US, and not in the workforce where 40% of mothers are the main, if not the only breadwinner according to the latest Pew Research

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Women Amazons

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on February 4, 2013 in It makes me MAD, promises, The search |

As I was looking for an image to add to the posts, I came across the page in Google images. 99.9% of the pictures include women fighting clad in very minimal clothes. Usually no more than a bikini.   Really?! that is how they fought? Wearing a bikini?   I managed to find an image […]

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Shows on American Television that did not Employ Women Directors At All

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on October 1, 2012 in It makes me MAD, The search |

Some shows on prime time American television did not employ even one female director.

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Polone: The Unglamorous, Punishing Hours of Working on a Hollywood Set

Posted by Rena Sternfeld on June 22, 2012 in It makes me MAD, On the set |

A week and a half ago we had an unusually long shooting day on the show I’m currently producing, Jane by Design. The crew call time was at 7 a.m. and we wrapped at 10:46 p.m. — fourteen hours and 45 minutes after subtracting our one-hour lunch break. And some had an even longer day: […]

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