International Women’s Day: Female-Focused Content that Will Captivate in 2021

Labor News, Industry News

Reprinted from Variety by Matt Donnelly and Danielle Turchiano on March 8, 2021.

In a year of quarantine isolation and global tumult, storytelling has never felt more necessary as a portal to the world.

To mark International Women’s Day, Variety offers a guide to female-centered stories that will reach big and small screens this year and at the creators behind them.

Take Malala Yousafzai, the trailblazing 23-year-old women’s advocate who was shot in her native Pakistan for championing the rights of women and girls to receive an education. Through a newly-formed production company, she will develop a diverse slate of scripted and unscripted content with Apple TV Plus designed to lift up women around the world.

Here’s a list of female-focused [film and television] content we’re looking forward to in 2021 …

Variety 3/8

About Jeffrey Burman 861 Articles
Jeff Burman served on the Guild’s Board of Directors from 1992 to 2019. He is now retired. He can be reached at