Resources for Women Entertainment and Media Professionals

Empowering women in entertainment and media through technology.

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By the Numbers

It's no secret that in the tech sector and media universe, women, particularly women of color, are vastly underrepresented. Most notably, women are significantly lacking in leadership roles. Progress has been made for the gender wage gap, but change is slow. Suffice to say, women continue to be missing from the conversation. 

of behind-the-scenes roles are held by women

of directors and writers are women

C-suite women executives is a woman of color

of executive producers are women

Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories

The Latest Articles & Interviews

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A Note from our CEO

Symbonic is building a base for the next generation. For five years, I have guided Symbonic to a point where we are ready to engage and make changes in the entertainment and media industries. My personal experiences have bridged new perspectives and ideas to create a stronger, more creative work environment.

A strong women's presence at Symbonic creates a more equitable workplace where we can reach our full potential and bring success to everyone we work with. Allowing more women at the table builds a better future for all. 

Julie Magbojos

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Q&A with Angela Russo, Chief Creative Officer of AGBO

Angela Russo is the Chief Creative Officer at AGBO, an artist-first independent studio that develops and produces film, TV, and interactive properties spanning intellectual property in order to innovate the Hollywood landscape. 
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Next Gen. Producers in a Shifting Entertainment Industry with Nicole Bryant, Creative Executive

Nicole Bryant is a Creative Executive at Hidden Pictures Media. We had the opportunity to sit down with her discuss the Hollywood landscape from the younger generation's perspective. 
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Q&A with Taylor Tieman, Business and Trademark Attorney

Taylor Tieman is a business and trademark attorney who is dedicated to uplifting underrepresented communities to achieve their goals. We are excited to have her on the blog giving her insight this Women's History month. 

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Organizations Empowering Women

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UN Women

UN Women is the UN organization delivering programs, policies and standards that uphold women’s human rights and ensure that every woman and girl lives up to her full potential.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

National Women's History Alliance

The National Women’s History Alliance formerly, the National Women’s History Project, is a leader in promoting Women’s History and is committed to the goals of education, empowerment, equality, and inclusion.
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Women's Media Center

In 2005, Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem founded the Women’s Media Center (WMC), a progressive, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to raise the visibility, viability and decision-making power of women and girls in media and, thereby, ensuring that their stories get told and their voices are heard.

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Founded in 2004 by Two-Time Academy Award Winning Actor Geena Davis, the Institute is the only global research-based organization working collaboratively within the entertainment industry to create gender balance, foster inclusion and reduce negative stereotyping in family entertainment media.

Women Make Movies

WMM supports women producers and directors from the beginning, planting the seeds for a diverse and inclusive filmmaking landscape. As the world’s leading distributor of independent films by and about women, WMM amplifies historically ignored voices and challenge the mainstream media.
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Women in Film

WIF advocates for and advances the careers of women working in the screen industries—to achieve parity and transform culture.

Alliance of Women Directors

Alliance of Women Directors was founded in 1997 by alumnae of the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women as a community of peers to share information and support one another’s career advancement.

The Representation Project

The mission of The Representation Project is to fight sexism through films, education, research, and activism to build a world where everyone can achieve their full potential.
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Girls Make Beats

Girls Make Beats (GMB) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers girls by expanding the female presence of music producers, DJs, and audio engineers.

Global Girl Media

Global Girl Media combats racism and sexism by putting girls behind the camera and at the center of the story.

She Does Podcast

She Does podcast features creative minds working in media. Each episode centers around an intimate conversation yet digs deeper into each woman's background, philosophy and process through artful audio documentaries soundtracked by music made by women.

Women Created Projects Being Released in 2023

All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt

A decades-spanning exploration of a woman's life in Mississippi and an ode to the generations of people, places, and ineffable moments that shape us.

Past Lives

Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. Decades later, they are reunited for one fateful week as they confront destiny, love and the choices that make a life.

To be released June 2, 2023


After being expelled from Barbieland for being a less than perfect-looking doll, Barbie sets off for the human world to find true happiness.

To be released July 21, 2023
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Building a Better Workplace Culture in Entertainment & Media

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