The ReFrame Stamp

The ReFrame Stamp serves as a mark of distinction for projects that have demonstrated success in gender-balanced films based on criteria developed by ReFrame in consultation with ReFrame Ambassadors, producers and other industry experts.

Stamps are awarded to narrative features that hire female-identifying people in four out of eight key areas of their production, including: writer, director, producer, lead, co-lead, speaking parts, department heads and crew. Additional points are awarded to content that has women of color in key positions. 



ReFrame is now accepting submissions for Narrative and Animated Feature Films

“I’m honored my first film received the ReFrame certification, and hope that by the time I make my next one, it won’t be at all noteworthy to have a bunch of women in charge.”
— Olivia Wilde, Stamp Recipient for "BOOKSMART"
“Having the ReFrame stamp on my latest film is as important to me as making sure I have film in
the camera. The ReFrame seal of approval is something all studios, producers and directors should strive for. It’s not that hard to do.”
— Paul Feig, Stamp Recipient for "A SIMPLE FAVOR"
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2018 ReFrame Stamp – Feature Recipients

(Announced March 6, 2019)

A Simple Favor / USA 2018 (Director: Paul Feig, Screenwriter: Jessica Sharzer, Producers: Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Distributor: Lionsgate)

At Your Own Risk / USA 2018 (Director: John K.D. Graham, Screenwriter: Andrew Boylan, Producers: Alexandra Boylan, John K.D. Graham, Helenna Santos, Platform: iTunes)

A Wrinkle in Time / USA 2018 (Director: Ava DuVernay, Screenwriters: Jennifer Lee, Jeff Stockwell, Producers: Catherine Hand, Jim Whitaker, Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Acrimony / USA 2018 (Director: Tyler Perry, Screenwriter: Tyler Perry, Producers: Ozzie Areu, Will Areu, Tyler Perry, Mark E. Swinton, Distributor: Lionsgate)

Blockers / USA 2018 (Director: Kay Cannon, Screenwriters: Brian Kehoe, Jim Kehoe, Producers: Chris Fenton, Evan Goldberg, Jon Hurwitz, Seth Rogen, Hayden Schlossberg, James Weaver, Distributor: Universal Pictures)

Book Club / USA 2018 (Director: Bill Holderman, Screenwriters: Bill Holderman, Erin Simms, Producers: Andrew Duncan, Bill Holderman, Alex Saks, Erin Simms, Distributor: Paramount Pictures)

Breaking In / USA 2018 (Director: James McTeigue, Screenwriter: Ryan Engle, Producers: James Lopez, Will Packer, Craig Perry, Gabrielle Union, Distributor: Universal Pictures)

Bumblebee / USA 2018 (Director: Travis Knight, Screenwriter: Christina Hodson, Producers: Michael Bay, Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Don Murphy, Mark Vahradian, Distributor: Paramount Pictures)

Duck Butter / USA 2018 (Director: Miguel Arteta, Screenwriters: Miguel Arteta, Alia Shawkat, Producers: Mel Eslyn, Natalie Qasabian, Platform: Netflix)

Crazy Rich Asians / USA 2018 (Director: Jon M. Chu, Screenwriters: Peter Chiarelli, Adele Lim, Producers: Nina Jacobson, John Penotti, Brad Simpson, Distributor: Warner Bros.)

The Favourite / USA 2018 (Director: Yorgos Lanthimos, Screenwriters: Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara, Producers: Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos, Lee Magiday, Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

The Hate U Give / USA 2018 (Director: George Tillman Jr., Screenwriter: Audrey Wells, Producers: Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, Robert Teitel, George Tillman Jr., Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox)

Hell Fest / USA 2018 (Director: Gregory Plotkin, Screenwriters: Blair Butler, Akela Cooper, Seth M. Sherwood, Producers: Gale Anne Hurd, Tucker Tooley, Distributors: CBS Films/Lionsgate)

I Am Not An Easy Man / USA 2018 (Director: Eleonore Pourriat, Screenwriter,: Eleonore Pourriat, Producers: Eleonore Dailly, Edouard de Lachomette, Distributor: Netflix)

I Feel Pretty / USA 2018 (Directors: Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein, Screenwriters: Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein, Producers: Nicolas Chartier, McG, Alissa Phillips, Amy Schumer, Mary Viola, Distributor: STX Entertainment)

Life of the Party / USA 2018 (Director: Ben Falcone, Screenwriters: Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, Producers: Ben Falcone, Chris Henchy, Melissa McCarthy, Distributor: Warner Bros.)

Mail Order Monster / USA 2018 (Director: Paulina Lagudi, Screenwriters: Paulina Lagudi, Marc Prey, Producers: Paulina Lagudi, Robert J. Ulrich, Platform: Showtime)

Mary Queen of Scots / USA 2018 (Director: Josie Rourke, Screenwriter: Beau Willimon, Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Distributor: Focus Features)

Nancy / USA 2018 (Director: Christina Choe, Screenwriter: Christina Choe, Producers: Michelle Cameron, Amy Lo, Andrea Riseborough, Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films)

Nobody's Fool / USA 2018 (Director: Tyler Perry, Screenwriter: Tyler Perry, Producers: Will Areu, Tyler Perry, Distributor: Paramount Pictures)

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms / USA 2018 (Directors: Lasse Hallström, Joe Johnston, Screenwriter: Ashleigh Powell, Producers: Larry Franco, Mark Gordon, Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Ocean's Eight / USA 2018 (Director: Gary Ross, Screenwriters: Gary Ross, Olivia Milch, Producers: Susan Ekins, Steven Soderbergh, Distributor: Warner Bros.)

On the Basis of Sex / USA 2018 (Director: Mimi Leder, Screenwriter: Daniel Stiepleman, Producers: Robert W. Cort, Jonathan King, Distributor: Focus Features)

Proud Mary / USA 2018 (Director: Babak Najafi, Screenwriters: John Stuart Newman, Christian Swegal, Steven Antin, Producers: Tai Duncan, Mark Anthony Little, Paul Schiff, Distributor: Screen Gems)

Second Act / USA 2018 (Director: Peter Segal, Screenwriters: Justin Zackham, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Producers: Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Jennifer Lopez, Benny Medina, Justin Zackham, Distributor: STX Entertainment)

The Spy Who Dumped Me / USA 2018 (Director: Susanna Fogel, Screenwriters: Susanna Fogel, David Iserson, Producers: Brian Grazer, Erica Huggins, Distributor: Lionsgate)

Truth or Dare / USA 2018 (Director: Jeff Wadlow, Screenwriters: Michael Reisz, Jillian Jacobs, Christopher Roach, Jeff Wadlow, Producer: Jason Blum, Distributor: Universal Pictures)

Viper Club / USA 2018 (Director: Maryan Keshavarz, Screenwriters: Maryam Keshavarz, Jonathan Mastro, Producers: J.C. Chandor, Neal Dodson, Anna Gerb, Distributor: Roadside Attractions)

Widows /USA 2018 (Director: Steve McQueen, Screenwriters: Gillian Flynn, Steve McQueen, Producers: Iain Canning, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Emile Sherman, Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox)

ReFrame Stamp – Feature Recipients

(Announced August 28, 2018)

Booksmart / USA (Director: Olivia Wilde, Screenwriters: Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Katie Silberman, Producers: Chelsea Barnard, David Distenfeld, Jessica Elbaum, Megan Ellison, Distributor: GEM Entertainment)

Can You Ever Forgive Me? / USA (Director: Marielle Heller, Screenwriters: Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty, Producers: Anne Carey, Amy Nauiokas, David Yarnell, Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Capernaum / USA (Director: Nadine Labaki, Screenwriters: Jihad Hojeily, Michelle Keserwany, Nadine Labaki, Khaled Mouzanar, Producers: Michel Merkt, Khaled Mouzanar, Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics)

Destroyer / USA (Director: Karyn Kusama, Screenwriters: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Producers: Fred Berger, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, David Diliberto, Nathan Kelly, Distributor: Annapurna Pictures)

Five Feet Apart / USA (Director: Justin Baldoni, Screenwriters: Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis, Producers: Justin Baldoni, Cathy Schulman, Christopher H. Warner, Distributor: CBS Films)

Freelancers Anonymous / USA (Director: Sonia Sebastián, Screenwriters: Lisa Cordileone, Amy Dellagiarino, Producers: Lisa Cordileone, Amy Dellagiarino, Eugene Park, Sonia Sebastián, Distributor: Juice Worldwide)

Gemini / USA (Director: Aaron Katz, Screenwriters: Aaron Katz, Producers: Mynette Louie, Sara Murphy, Adele Romanski, Distributor: Neon)

IRL / USA (Director: Ricardo Perez-Selsky, Screenwriter: Chase Hinton, Producers: Molly Beucher, Chase Hinton, Ricardo Perez-Selsky, Distributor: TBD)

Jane and Emma / USA (Director: Chantelle Squires, Screenwriter: Melissa Leilani Larson, Producers: Brent Geisler, Madeline Jorgensen, Jenn Lee Smith, Chantelle Squires, Distributor: Excel Entertainment Group)

Juanita / USA (Director: Clark Johnson, Screenwriter: Roderick M. Spencer, Producers: Stephanie Allain, Jason Michael Berman, Caroline Connor, Mel Jones, Alfre Woodward, Distributor: Netflix)

Late Night / USA (Director: Nisha Ganatra, Screenwriter: Mindy Kaling, Producers: Ben Browning, Mindy Kaling, Howard Klein, Scott Rudin, Distributor: Ascot Elite Entertainment Group)

The Lie / USA (Director: Veena Sud, Screenwriter: Veena Sud, Producers: Aaron Barnett, Jason Blum, Alix Madigan, Christopher Tricarico, Distributor: Blumhouse Productions)

The Long Dumb Road / USA (Director: Hannah Fidell, Screenwriters: Hannah Fidell, Carson Mell, Producers: Jonathan Duffy, Hannah Fidell, Jacqueline E. Ingram, Kelly Williams, Distributor: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment)

Mary Shelley / USA (Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour, Screenwriter: Haifaa Al-Mansour, Emma Jensen, Producers: Amy Baer, Ruth Coady, Alan Moloney, Distributor: IFC Films)

Miss Arizona / USA (Director: Autumn McAlpin, Screenwriters: Autumn McAlpin, Producers: DeAnna Cooper, Autumn McAlpin, Distributor: TBD)

Otherhood / USA (Director: Cindy Chupack, Screenwriters: Mark Andrus, Cindy Chupack, Producers: Jason Michael Berman, Katie Mustard, Cathy Schulman, Distributor: Netflix)

The Polka King / USA (Director: Maya Forbes, Screenwriters: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Producers: Jack Black, Stuart Cornfeld, Monica Levinson, Priyanka Mattoo, David Permut, Shivani Rawat, Wallace Wolodarsky, Distributor: Netflix)

Share / USA (Director: Pippa Bianco, Screenwriter: Pippa Bianco, Producers: Eli Bush, Tyler Byrne, Matt Code, Carly Hugo, Matthew Parker, Scott Rudin, Distributor: A24)

The Wife / USA (Director: Björn Runge, Screenwriter: Jane Anderson, Producers: Claudia Bluemhuber, Peter Gustafsson, Rosalie Swedlin, Piers Tempest, Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics)

The ReFrame Stamp is a reminder that women can thrive in every aspect of this industry, above or below the line, if we continue to push to create the opportunities that finally give them the chance.”
— Haifaa al-Mansour, Stamp Recipient for "MARY SHELLEY"
“I’m extremely proud to be part of a
film with so many talented and determined women involved in its creation. I hope that its success, and this recognition by ReFrame, will encourage more hiring of women and more women to follow their passion to make films.”
— Glenn Close, Stamp Recipient for "THE WIFE"
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2017 ReFrame Stamp – Narrative & Animated Feature Recipients

(Announced June 7, 2018)

Armstrong / USA 2017 (Director: Kerry Carlock, Screenwriters: Kerry Carlock, Nicholas Lund-Ulrich, Nick Rufca, Producers: Doug Bilitch, Kerry Carlock, Nicholas Lund-Ulrich, Paul Rocha, Distributor: Amazon Prime)

Everything, Everything / USA 2017 (Director: Stella Meghie, Screenwriter: J. Mills Goodloe, Producers: Elysa Koplovitz Dutton, Leslie Morganstein, Distributor: Warner Bros.)

Girls Trip / USA 2017 (Director: Malcolm D. Lee, Screenwriters: Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver, Producers: Malcolm D. Lee, William Packer, Distributor: Universal Pictures)

Home Again / USA 2017 (Director: Hallie Meyers-Shyer, Screenwriter: Hallie Meyers-Shyer, Producers: Nancy Meyers, Erika Olde, Distributor: Open Road Films)

Kidnap / USA 2017 (Director: Luis Prieto, Screenwriter: Knate Lee, Producers: Halle Berry, Gregory Chou, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Joey Tufaro, Distributor: Aviron Pictures)

Lady Bird / USA 2017 (Director: Greta Gerwig, Screenwriter: Greta Gerwig, Producers: Eli Bush, Evelyn O'Neill, Scott Rudin, Distributor: A24)

My Little Pony: The Movie / USA 2017 (Director: Jayson Thiessen, Screenwriters: Meghan McCarthy, Rita Hsiao, Michael Vogel, Producers: Haven Alexander, Stephen Davis, Brian Goldner, Marcia Gwendolyn Jones, Distributor: Lionsgate)

Pitch Perfect 3 / USA 2017 (Director: Trish Sie, Screenwriters: Kay Cannon, Mike White, Producers: Elizabeth Banks, Paul Brooks, Max Handelman, Distributor: Universal Pictures)

The Post / USA 2017 (Director: Steven Spielberg, Screenwriters: Liz Hannah, Josh Singer, Producers: Kristie Macosko Krieger, Amy Pascal, Steven Spielberg, Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox)

The Shape of Water / USA 2017 (Director: Guillermo del Toro, Screenwriters: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor, Producers: J. Miles Dale, Guillermo del Toro, Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Smurfs: The Lost Village / USA 2017 (Director: Kelly Asbury, Screenwriters: Stacey Harman, Pamela Ribon, Producers: Mary Ellen Bauder, Jordan Kerner, Distributor: Columbia Pictures)

Snatched / USA 2017 (Director: Jonathan Levine, Screenwriter: Katie Dippold, Producers: Peter Chernin, Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Jenno Topping, Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox)

Suicide Kale / USA 2017 (Director: Carly Usdin, Screenwriters: Brittani Nichols, Producers: Brittani Nichols, Distributor: Frameline)

Wonder Woman / USA 2017 (Director: Patty Jenkins, Screenwriter: Allan Heinberg, Producers: Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zach Snyder, Richard Suckle, Distributor: Warner Bros.)

Through this collaboration we are committed to cultivating a more inclusive media landscape that illuminates the cultural and economic benefits of diversity in storytelling. We’re grateful to IMDbPro for enabling us to utilize their data expertise to better and more thoroughly highlight industry-leading projects that reflect diversity in the real world. It is our hope that the Stamp will continue to expand opportunities for women in all positions, in front of and behind the camera, throughout the screen industries each year. “
— Cathy Schulman, Co-Founder, ReFrame