Jill Tietjen and Barbara Bridges on “Top of Mind” with Julie Rose – BYU Radio

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Guest: Jill Tietjen, Historian and Author; Barbara Bridges, Founder of Women+Film Festival; Co-Authors of “Hollywood: Her Story, an Illustrated History of Women and the Movies” Here’s something we know for sure: The Oscar winner for Best Director will not be a woman. None of the women who directed successful and critically acclaimed films in 2019 – like Greta Gerwig for … Read More

Conversations with Vicki St. Clair – KKNW-AM/FM, Seattle, Washington

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When the 2020 Academy Award nominations were announced, many said women in film are finally breaking through. Today’s guests say “No, they’re making a comeback!” Co-authors Barbara Bridges and Jill S. Tietjen discuss how women helped found the movie industry – a time when they ran silent movie studios and held positions of power. When a female director, and an actress, were … Read More

Hollywood: Her Story Wins Two 2019 Best Book Awards

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Hollywood: Her Story won two 2019 Best Book Awards and was a Finalist in two other categories.  We won Best Interior Design Award and Performing Arts.  We were a finalist in Best Cover Design: Non-Fiction and Novelty & Gift Book.