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Domee Shi Will Be the First Woman to Direct a Pixar Short Film with Bao

Bao is about "empty-nesting Chinese mom who gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life, but she must come to terms with the bittersweet revelation that nothing stays cute and small forever."

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Non-Consensual Drugging and Romance: Star Wars Rebels Did Wrong by Hera Syndulla

One of the best parts in “Jedi Night” was Hera Syndulla shouting, “You have no right to hold that, let alone understand it,” to Grand Admiral Thrawn. Even from the interrogation rack, this is Hera Syndulla’s most empowering moment: chiding an Imperial on the appropriation of her family heirloom is classic Hera. But from there, Hera Syndulla is depowered, not by Imperials, but by inattentive writing. The recent Star Wars Rebels episodes demonstrate why Lucasfilm needs to hire more women.

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Cardcaptor Sakura Is Back Just When We Need Her Most

What we need, in 2018, is Sakura Kinomoto, and thanks to the brand new Clear Card chapter in the Cardcaptor Sakura saga that premiered this month on Crunchyroll, that’s exactly what we’ve got!

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None of the Major U.S. Animated Films in 2018 Have a Female Director (Again)

Efforts to include more women has been a challenge in the animation industry, a fact illustrated by incredibly depressing numbers. Unfortunately, it's looking like 2018 is not going to be much different.

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Review: The Breadwinner Is Exactly the Kind of Female-Led and Created Story We Need Right Now

4.5 out of 5 stars.

In the flurry of news about all the world's terribleness, let's not forget that there are still examples of beauty and love to be enjoyed. One such example is a gorgeous animated film called The Breadwinner, directed by Nora Twomey and executive produced by Angelina Jolie, based on the children's novel by Deborah Ellis.

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“We are tired of relying on whisper networks”: Women and GNC Animators Demand Concrete Changes to Stop Sexual Harassment

More than 200 women and gender non-conforming animators have signed an open letter to the animation community, demanding concrete changes to weed out sexual harassment in the industry.

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Things We Saw Today: Lin-Manuel Miranda Gathers Jennifer Lopez, Rita Moreno, Gina Rodriguez and Others In a Song for Puerto Rico

Today's biggest news has basically been hot garbage. Thankfully (and pretty much as usual), Lin-Manuel Miranda is here to provide us with a little bit of hope through music.

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DC Super Hero Girls Gets New Cartoon Network Series From My Little Pony’s Lauren Faust!

We're big fans of DC Super Hero Girls around here. They've been delivering fun, inspiring, and age-appropriate takes on DC's female heroes for their younger fans (as well as adults who value fun, inspiring takes on superheroes) not only through adorable web episodes and straight-to-video films, but through comics, books, and other merchandise. Now, they're making the jump into a full-fledged animated series!

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