How to reduce sexism in screenplays Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Hobart’s poorer suburbs are missing out on the ‘MONA effect’ Contrary to hype around this 'MONA effect', the museum’s benefits do not seem to be being shared with Glenorchy, the municipality it is located in. Victoria leads with Australian first accelerator program, Foundary658 $20,000 seed funding opportunity for emerging creative entrepreneurs to be part of Australia's first accelerator program lead by ACMI and the State Library of Victoria. The ongoing impact of gentrification on artist run spaces Gentrification is an ongoing issue for small arts organisations, but in the ARI space, it is particularly felt and in many cases leads to organisational change. Australians in Venice for the architecture biennale (locked) Australians make a global impact at the world’s premier architectural event prompting greater environmental and gender considersations. (Premium content) Premium content Radha O'Meara Monday 10 July, 2017 Before cameras even begin to roll, female characters suffer sexism in how they are described on the pages of screenplays. What can we do to improve this? This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Dr Radha O'Meara is Lecturer in Screenwriting in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. She has studied in Australia, the USA and Germany and taught at universities in Australia and New Zealand. Radha teaches Writing for Screen (CWRI20009) and Advanced Screenwriting (CWRI30014), and coordinates the Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing. Radha has created fiction and non-fiction for film, video, television and new media. Her critical research concentrates on serial narrative form in contemporary film and television. She has published on soap operas, superheroes and cat videos.