Working-Class Heroes

Ascher-Walsh, Rebecca
December 2005
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;12/1/2005 especial issue, Vol. 392 Issue 7, p107
The article focuses on issues related to women executives in the motion picture industry in the U.S. Although work socializing might fall by the wayside, there are some meetings that simply can't be missed. When screenwriter April Blair was lucky enough to sell a project, her timing was less than fortuitous: It happened during her last trimester of pregnancy. For movie producer Jennifer Gigbot, partner and sister of director Adam Shankman, just being in the same town as her husband and children can be a luxury.


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