Editor’s note: In Focus is a video series showcasing the new wave of black filmmakers.
Between the two of them, producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward have a long string of impressive credits in Hollywood. Now, the women have decided to join forces to form a new production company focusing on television and film projects.
Lake Bell, one of the triumvirs starring in the new cabin-in-the-woods thriller Black Rock, had an interesting take on the difficulties female filmmakers face when trying to break into the Hollywood mainstream. Though the gender disparity in the ranks of Hollywood scribes and directors is pretty glaring, Bell is…