This marks the third year of Female Forward while The Emerging Director Program is in its 11th year. Eight members of the inaugural class of Female Forward were invited back to direct additional episodes of NBC shows, including The Blacklist, Chicago Fire, Good Girls and Superstore. Their talents can also be seen on Netflix’s The Babysitter’s Club, Fox’s Prodigal Son and Peacock’s upcoming Saved By the Bell revivial. Kim Nguyen, from the second class, directed an episode of Fresh Off the Boat soon after completing the program while Livi Newman, an alumna of the inaugural class, will direct the forthcoming feature adaptation of the best-selling novel Where the Crawdads Sing. … [Read more...] about NBCUniversal Selects Classes For Female Forward And Emerging Director Program
Biggest selling female artist of all time
Although she got a good role in Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan (2016), the movies that followed didn’t help her career. In the meantime she became a favourite of the television audience through serials such as Chinthavishtayaya Seetha and Seetha. “I had almost given up hope of getting meaty roles in cinema. That was when, last year, I became part of two big projects — Porinju Mariyam Jose and Ittimaani Made In China,” she says. … [Read more...] about It has given me the validation I always wanted as an artiste: Swasika Vijay
Every Monday morning, Lo Thi Nga, a female teacher and her colleague get up at 4am and cook breakfast. They have to travel more than 20km from home to Huoi Pa Primary School, in Muong Lan Commune, Sop Cop District. It is the most difficult dirt road in the region as it is winding and has many high slopes. … [Read more...] about Female teachers overcome mountains for children
Despite the double digit declines in annual smartphone shipments for the quarter noted by the Canalys report, Samsung reported that the unit remained profitable thanks to savings on marketing costs. (Samsung does not break out specifics about its smartphone shipments, but noted that they declined.) … [Read more...] about Samsung slump makes Huawei the world’s biggest smartphone brand for the first time, report says
Ensuring the 45-second record stays in place, Ace Sheds placed a series of brightly coloured garden tools, spiders and pumpkins in the picture to catch the eye of participants. The answer to the brainteaser is circled (pictured) … [Read more...] about Dance-themed brainteaser challenges puzzlers to find the hidden female same-sex couple – so can YOU beat the 70-second record?