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Why Reese Witherspoon’s Glamour speech should inspire us all

by Madi Mitts, Editorial Staff Writer Reese Witherspoon’s Glamour 2015 Women of the Year Awards speech has once again taken the internet by storm.  Its resurfacing is symbolic of the growing desire to properly represent women in film.  The multiple tenets that Reese presents are vital in continuing the progress of women in this competitive […]


Eleven, Max, and the Smurfette Principle

Camila Grimaldi, Editorial Staff Writer [SPOILER WARNING for Stranger Things Season 2] Earlier this year, I found out that Stranger Things would welcome a new young female cast member in Season 2 and got even more excited for the return of this beloved show. The thought of another strong role model for young girls to […]



By Sophie Ewh I fully realized the power of film the first time I watched Blackfish. I was just a baby Floridian who had grown up going to Seaworld every week, spending hours sitting at the tank watching Tilikum sulk in the corner of the tank. I loved it because my family loved it, and […]


Submit Your Passion Projects!

By Madison Raye Mitts Fusion is happy to announce that it will be accepting submissions for this years festival beginning October 26th.  Apply to Fusion to share your unique experience!  Submitters last year had the chance to win a wide-variety awards, in categories, including Feature Screenplay, Sight & Sound, Web-Series, Docs-in-the-Works and many more. Since […]


Fawzia Mirza’s Triple-Threat “Signature Move”

By Emma Levine, Editorial Staff Writer Writer, actress, and producer Fawzia Mirza is a triple-threat force to be reckoned with. She has worked in theater, film, and television; she aims to use storytelling, performance, and comedy to break down identity stereotypes. Mirza identifies as a “lesbian, Muslim, Pakistani, actor, activist, writer, producer, lawyer, [and] creature […]