20 years on. It gets better. Let’s carry on.

“I would like to dedicate this Oscar to the heroism and the courage of women. And to the hope that it inspires the creation of more true screen heroins to represent them”

Emma Thompson winning the Oscar for Best Actress, 1993
“…those of us in the industry who are still foolishly clinging to the idea that female films with women at the centre are niche experiences. They are not, audience want to see them and in fact they earn money. The world is round, people.”

Cate Blanchett winning the Oscar for Best Actress, 2014

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