With female lead roles such as Katniss Everdeen, in the 'Hunger Games' played by Jennifer Lawrence and Mellisa McCarthy alongside Sandra Bullock in 'The Heat' it's obvious to see that women can take the lead and play some strong characters but what about behind the camera?
Women director's are claiming their place in Hollywood and we are seeing more films being promoted that have been shot by them. Now who was the first female film director to win a Palm d'Or at the illustrious Cannes Film Festival? The amazingly talented Jane Campion for 'The Piano'.
At this year's Tribeca Film Festival 2014 we even had the opportunity to see 3 amazing female film directors. Garret Bradley, Gita Pullpilly and Ondi Timoner who all showcased their work. But who are the highest grossing female film directors of last year?