26 08, 2017

WEHO Women’s Equality Day Ivana Massetti Speech

By | August 26th, 2017|Press, Uncategorized, Women Occupy Hollywood, Women Rights|0 Comments

Women's Equality Day Flyer - Digital

WEHO Women’s Equality Day – 8/18/17

Speech by Ivana Massetti
writer-director-producer & Women Occupy Hollywood Founder

Tonight we are celebrating the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, which grants women the right to vote.

Thank you to the City of WEHO for giving us the opportunity to get together and watch the important film Equal Means Equal, by the director/activist Kamala Lopez.

Let these words sink in.
Equal Means Equal

In the United States of America, WOMEN ARE NOT GUARANTEED EQUAL RIGHTS by the Constitution.

As you saw in the film, the ERA did pass in 35 States, now 36.

For the first time since 1979, one more state, […]

24 03, 2017

March 26th, 2017 Rally & Walk for Equality & the #ERA

By | March 24th, 2017|Press, Uncategorized, Women Occupy Hollywood, Women Rights|0 Comments

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My name is Ivana Massetti and I’m the founder of Women Occupy Hollywood. I’m a writer-director-producer of films and television.

I was always a feminist and an activist, but I decided to do more for women when I witnessed first-hand the cruel gender inequality that plagues the movie and TV industry in Hollywood. Women are almost completely absent from the cultural NARRATIVE in this country.

Only 4% of the top 1,114 Hollywood films in the past 10 years were directed by women, despite the fact that 50% of film school graduates are WOMEN. In other words, there is no issue of availability or capability of women that justifies that number.

Very few women write movies, direct movies […]

8 03, 2017

March 8 International Women’s Day A #DayWithoutAWoman

By | March 8th, 2017|Press, Women Occupy Hollywood|0 Comments


On January 21 We Marched. On March 8 We Strike.

On March 8 We Support a #DayWithoutAWoman continuing our partnership with the Women’s March on Washington and the Women’s March all over America.

On March 8 We Stand Up and We Strike.

On International Women’s Day We Celebrate Women All over the Country & We Stand Up for Women’s Rights. Our Rights. 

On March 8 #WeStrikeFor Women’s Rights Are Human Rights. #WeStrikeFor Equal Rights for Women Guaranteed by the Constitution. #WeStrikeFor Ratifying the ERA. #WeStrikeFor […]

22 02, 2017

Women Occupy Hollywood & Equal Means Equal Take a Stand against #OscarsSoMale

By | February 22nd, 2017|Press, Women Occupy Hollywood|0 Comments

WOH Poster Equal Means Equal

Women Occupy Hollywood & Equal Means Equal Take a Stand against #OscarsSoMale with a Pre-Oscars week of Events & Screenings of the Women’s Rights Documentary Equal Means Equal to Highlight Persistent Sex Discrimination in Hollywood.

In answer to #OscarsSoMale again in 2017, Kamala Lopez, filmmaker and activist, and Ivana Massetti, writer-director and Founder of Women Occupy Hollywood, have organized a series of screenings of Lopez’s award-winning documentary EQUAL MEANS EQUAL to let American audiences know that WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ARE NOT GUARANTEED EQUAL RIGHTS BY THE CONSTITUTION. This lack of equal rights for women is reflected in every field in America, including the entertainment industry.

EQUAL MEANS EQUAL is an unflinching look […]

11 05, 2016

tNC Exclusive UK Interview 2016 with Ivana Massetti

By | May 11th, 2016|Press|0 Comments

Ivana Massetti, founder of Women Occupy Hollywood, interviewed by Niger Asije of The New Current UK.


Every now and then the hundreds of hours that we spend locked to our computers screens all becomes worthwhile when we get to meet a filmmaker like Ivana Massetti. Passion, drive, and commitment to her craft are just some words I can use to describe such n inspiring filmmaker.

With a new TV show and founding Women Occupy Hollywood 2016 is beginning to bring the voices of women filmmakers at the forefront where it belongs.

tNC shares our exclusive interview with Ivana who talks about her filmmaking and inspirations as well as what she hopes to gain from WOH.

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