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Oct182016

Shiri Appleby Weighs In On The Lack Of Female Directors

Yesterday, UnREAL star Shiri Appleby attended the “Women in Global Entertainment Power Lunch” in Cannes, France. During the panel, Shiri discussed her role in UnREAL, what female empowerment means today, and that there has been a change in the TV business.

Via Hollywood Reporter,

“Appleby added that there has been a big shift during the 15 years she has been in the TV business, pointing out that on Roswell, which she starred in from 1999-2002, there was one female director in 65* episodes. During the 10-episode first season of Lifetime’s UnREAL four episodes were directed by women.”

Read the article in full here: Hollywood Reporter

* Correction by Sappleby.Com: 61 episodes

Oct172016

Shiri Appleby Promotes UnREAL In France

UnREAL stars Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer are currently in France promoting their show at MIPCOM 2016. Every October, the most important companies and people in the industry gather at MIPCOM in Cannes for four days of meetings, screenings and conferences. Today, the actresses attended MIPcom’s “Women in Global Entertainment Power Lunch” at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes. The UnREAL stars talked about their respective roles in the series, and how it ties into Lifetime’s ethos and what female empowerment means today.

Stay tuned for more!

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