Sundance, the premiere US independent film gathering, this week saw a record number of female filmmakers showcased and it has championed women for four decades, but the Hollywood success that so often comes for male directors has proven elusive.
Kane prepares the stage at an opening day news conference for the Sundance Film Festival in Park City Utah. (Reuters)
Nominees for the 75th Golden Globe Awards, Best Director, Motion Picture category, (L-R) Guillermo del Toro, Martin McDonagh, Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott and Steven Spielberg are seen in a combination of file photos. (Reuters)