From July 1 to 10, 2021, this year’s Munich Film Festival took place, for real, in an open-air edition. Four awards were announced in advance, Senta Berger and Robin Wright received the CineMerit Award, Franka Potente the Margot Hielscher Award … Continue reading →
NDR prime-time Cop Dramas I was invited to do a study of NDR crime films for the current newsletter of the Film & Medienbüro Niedersachsen. With kind permission, here is a translation of the article (pp. 25-27). The share of … Continue reading →
16. April 2021
by SchspIN Comments Off on Fair Participation: Yes, it is possible.
No April Fool’s joke: half of the TATORT screenplays by female authors – #jaesgeht On 1 April, I posted the ARD news on Instagram that half the top cop drama TATORT’s scripts will be by female authors, i.e. written by … Continue reading →
TATORTs. TV Ratings. Quota for Women Off-Screen. Today I am looking at the 36 new episodes of German Top Cop Drama TATORT in 2020, comparing the shares of men and women in the 6-departments-check (direction, screenplay, camera, sound, editing and … Continue reading →
13. December 2020
by SchspIN Comments Off on NEROPA-Webinar in Cooperation with WIFT Germany on Dec. 17.
NEROPA Online Seminars A month ago, on November 14, I gave my first digital NEROPA workshop as part of the FilmlöwinKino series. It was an interesting experience that showed me that the Gender & Diversity Tool NEROPA Neutral Roles Parity … Continue reading →
Exclusively for WIFT Germany, I’m looking at the list of the 50 Episodes for the Summer Vote (see ARD website) for the 50th anniversary of this Sunday evening crime series with the film women’s magnifying glass. The texts were first … Continue reading →
WIFT Germany & SchspIN It is with great pleasure that I can report that the German chapter of Women in Film and Television, WIFT Germany has made me an honorary member. Many thanks for this great honour! I have been … Continue reading →
German Cop Drama TATORT 2019 and Female Writers Before the year 2019 ends, – but not yet the decade! – here is a short update on the ARD series TATORT (German top TV cop drama) and the female writers’ initiative … Continue reading →
TATORTs and their Locations, 2011 to the Summer of 2019 In my analysis with 15 illustrations today, I take a look at the 22 new TATORTs in the first half of 2019, especially at the distribution of women and men … Continue reading →
8. August 2019
by SchspIN Comments Off on UK Television: The State of Affairs
Gender and Inclusion Policies in British Television Momentarily we hear quite a lot of bad news from the United Kingdom (UK), which actually should have been called UQ United Queendom ever since 1952. The Brexit, the proposed No-Deal Brexit, the … Continue reading →