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Link: Toronto film studio cuts fees in half for women

From Bruce DeMara of the Toronto Star:

Toronto film studio cuts fees in half for women
“The initiative came from years of working with actors and writers and producers, where everyone is sort of trying to get their next shot. We found that the guys were getting ahead of the game so far quicker than the ladies were,” Apostolopoulos said in an interview.

To level the playing field, Apostolopoulos announced in June that any production with a female director or showrunner would get a 50 per cent discount on studio fees at the 70,000-square-foot facility in East York. Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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