Legendary Entertainment has acquired Smart Girls at the Party, the female empowering online community from Amy Poehler, headed by Meredith Walker. Smart Girls will join Nerdist and Geek & Sundry as part of the Legendary Digital Network overseen by Legendary’s President of Television and Digital Media, Bruce Rosenblum.
Here’s an article posted on Butler U LALA (www.butler.u-la-la.com) showing Smart Girls some love! “We love being a woman, we love feeling empowered, we love knowing about other women doing cool things in the world, and we love the Internet. In short, we love Amy Poehler’s web series and campaign, Smart Girls at the Party. Amy Poehler, […]
Smart Girls co-creator and executive producer Meredith Walker, along with Emmy award winning director of photography for Smart Girls, Chris Phillips, will be judges at this years iYouth Fusion Fest here in Austin, Texas.
Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls is very excited and honored to be nominated for an Iris Award for Industry Influence “Game Changer”!
…but what are the Shorty Awards?
UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman was last week awarded by Variety magazine for her engagement to advance women’s and girls’ rights and empowerment. The Academy Award winner received the honour at Variety’s 5th Power of Women luncheon in Beverly Hills, which aims at “shining a spotlight on the high-profile women in Hollywood who have […]
Here’s a post by That’s Normal (www.thats-normal.com) showing Smart Girls some love! “Amy Poehler is fantastic for many reasons (she has a hilarious show, she is half of our nation’s Best Friendship, and she just announced an upcoming memoir!), but one of her projects that I most appreciate doesn’t get a lot of attention: Smart […]
“Everyone knows that Amy Poehler is smart, funny, and downright awesome, but did you know that she’s also one of the cofounders of “Smart Girls at the Party”? This online movement focuses on teaching “young girls and those young at heart” to “change the world by being yourself” and to enjoy the journey that you […]
“Since July 2012, Amy Poehler has been taking to YouTube in a series she calls Smart Girls, in which she answers questions from viewers and speaks to professional women whom she hopes will serve as role models for her young female audience. Her chosen “Smart Girl” for this week was Tony Award nominee Holland Taylor, […]
“Growing up in the country meant spending many idle, hot summers alone — summers that incubated wily desires and afforded time to explore them. At eight years old, I had successfully constructed a teepee from a shower curtain pulled from my neighbor’s garbage bin. By 10, I attempted to dry my mother’s canned corn, in […]