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The ‘F Rating’ Is An AMAZING Thing For Women In Film And Here’s Why…

IMDb has added a new F rating system to recognise the contributions of women in the film industry, as well as movies that feature great, female-fronted storylines... IMDb has announced it has adopted the 'F Rating' - a way of highlighting the films that are inclusive of women in writing and directing...

FilmBath director Holly Tarquini on the F-Rating | BFI Podcast

Holly Tarquini, the director of FilmBath, talks about the F-Rated Day, a series of talks celebrating female artists and highlighting the impact of the F-Rating, a feminist film classification system that Holly invented. A triple F-Rated film (Holly's gold standard) is a film starring a significant female character that's written...

BBC’s More or Less: Women, the Oscars and the Bechdel Test

More or Less: Behind the Stats Link to episode In this hugely popular radio series Tim Harford explains - and sometimes debunks - the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life. In this episode, the team look into film ratings, and explore the F-Rating… “Are...

Alex Stolz: Season 1, Episode 6, Holly Tarquini, F-Rated

“Films with female protagonists do better at the box office – but that doesn’t encourage Hollywood to make more films like this” Holly Tarquini Bath Film Festival Director, Holly Tarquini is the creator of F-Rated, the major campaign to change gender inequality in film that has recently been adopted by IMDB....

Passing the Bechdel Test: Irish Film Institute Introduces New F-Rating to Promote Women in the Film Industry

BY: THE HOT PRESS NEWSDESK, 27 JULY 2017. Despite advances in many parts of arts and culture, film still remains a largely male-dominated industry. Thankfully, this is something that the Irish Film Institute (IFI) hopes to help change with their introduction of a new F-rating. According to the IFI’s own website,...

IMDb adopts a feminist ‘F-rating’ for movies

IMDb, the influential online movie database, has adopted a new rating system that highlights the role of women in film. The so-called F-rating was invented in 2014 by Holly Tarquini of the Bath Film Festival to point out the dearth of women in the movie industry, inspired by the Bechdel...

Women on Both Sides of the Lens: 10 Great F-Rated Movies

When Holly Tarquini, the executive director of the Bath Film Festival, was considering in 2014 how to better highlight festival entries that featured the efforts of female filmmakers, she thought of Elen Tejile. Tejile is the director of a Swedish art-house theater who decided to assign a special rating to any...

The IMDB’s new “F-rating” highlights films by and about women. Here are 5 streamable must-sees.

From Daisies to Bridget Jones, these films have made inroads for women on both sides of the camera. Aja Romano, Vox.com The Internet Movie Database has added an “F rating” to its film database, which identifies films written by, directed by, or prominently featuring women. The F-rating comes courtesy of the...

F-rated: IMDb introduces classification system to highlight work by women

Gwilym Mumford, The Guardian Rating awarded to Frozen, American Honey and others, as database adopts system to raise profile of movies written by, directed by and starring women. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has adopted the F rating, a feminist classification system designed to highlight films that are written, directed or...

IMDb Adds The ‘F’ Rating To Celebrate Women In Film

by Katie Rosseinsky Thanks to successes like Rogue One and the Ghostbusters reboot, female-led films hit a record high in 2016. This year, we’ve seen Hidden Figures, the true story of three African-American women working as NASA mathematicians, pull in record numbers at the box office, while films spotlighting female stories – like Jackie, Arrival and Certain Women – have...

IMDb adds F-rating to feminist films

Christopher Hooten, The Independent. 21,800 films have been tagged with an F-rating so far. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb), which sees more than 250 million visitors per month, has adopted the ‘F-rating’ system to signpost films that were directed by women, written by women and/or pass the Bechdel test. It was...

Where To Find IMDb’s F-Rated Movies List So You Can Take Advantage Of This Amazing System

Dana Getz, Bustle.com As the lagging representation of women in Hollywood continues to become an increasingly crucial topic of discussion, IMDB has added an F-rating to help support feminist films. The feature ranks movies by three criteria — whether the work was directed by a woman, written by a woman, or features...