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Seeking female directors: Lionsgate to revive 'Twilight Saga' online
Seeking female directors: Lionsgate to revive 'Twilight Saga' online

It's no secret that Hollywood has a diversity problem when it comes to gender. According to a study released this month by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media and USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, just 7% of major film directors around the world are women. Now, with the online revival of the popular "Twilight Saga" franchise, movie studio Lionsgate and the Facebook social network are looking for at least five more. The companies are teaming with the nonprofit organization Women in Film and the crowd-sourcing company Tongal in a campaign to make a series of short films directed by aspiring female filmmakers and based on characters...

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