Women In Stunts

Women In Stunts
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Women In Stunts is dedicated to women in action, the stunt performers who make action films and TV so exciting. Women stunt performers train to be the best they can be and we support and promote each and every woman in the Entertainment industry.

In Praise of Action (2018)

In Praise of Action is an Independent Documentary Film about stunt-people and their recognition in the film industry. Without their selfless contribution to film, the movies we know and love, would not be nearly the same. In...

Rosemary Rodriguez

Rosemary Rodriguez is a director and producer. She has directed an impressive list of shows such as The Walking Dead, The Tick, Rescue Me, Law & Order: SVU; The Good Wife, and Jessica Jones. She also directed the pilot of Cagney & Lacey. She has brought out the best of the powerful women in all of these shows.

Ming-Na Wen

Ming-Na Wen plays two of the toughest heroines in film or TV. She created the indelible voice portrait of the warrior princess, Mulan, and she is the enforcer of enforcers, Melinda May, in Marvel’s Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.. She does her own fight stunts, and brings an intensity to her character that is unique and thrilling.

T.J. Scott

Timothy James Scott, known professionally as T.J. Scott, is a Canadian film and television director, screenwriter, producer, and former stuntman and actor. As a director, Scott earned a Canadian Screen Award in 2015 for his work on the BBC America-Space television series Orphan Black (2013). Scott is also a...

MASTERCLASS

MasterClass produces online classes with "renowned personalities in their respective fields." MASTERCLASS offers Film and TV classes including creativity and film, filmmaking, acting, comedy, directing, writing for TV, screenwriting and other topics. Instructors do live demonstrations and writers lecture.

Paul Feig

At the end of the day the question comes, what are you doing for the world? You have to try to do something that’s going to add something positive.” Paul Feig Paul Feig (Feeg) was born on September 17, 1962 in Mount...

The Fight To End Stuntmen Doubling For Women

The practice is called wigging: stuntmen don wigs and women’s clothing to resemble female actors while filming risky action scenes. Camera angles, special effects and editing preserve the illusion that it is a pulchritudinous star leaping off a building or driving through a window...

The Stuntwomen Working to Change the Face of the Entertainment Industry

It's hard to gauge the full effect that Wonder Woman's success will have on the film industry. Studios and producers will no doubt have noticed that investing in a female-driven summer tentpole payed off big and that the conventional Hollywood wisdom that says women can't carry a blockbuster...

Jean Malahni

People cringe at the thought of being burned alive, but not stuntwomen Jean Malahni. She recalls being set ablaze for one of her films as a "hypnotic rush". Jean has advocated to have stunt people receive recognition and awards for their contributions and is a member of the Taurus Stunt Foundation.

Jadie David

Jadie David began working in stunts when there were no other Black stuntwomen over 5'6". It was the age of Black exploitation films so she entered the industry easily. She became the first African American woman to make a living as a stunt performer in Hollywood and she fought racial discrimination.