Breaking the Glass: Film Ep. 02-Family Sacrifices and Double Standards


This week we have heart-breaking, frustrating, and unbelievable stories of double standards in the movie business.

In this episode, the ladies discuss the sacrifices women in the industry make when they choose to have a family; and the double standards that exist for men who also have families.

About the Series

“Breaking the Glass” is a short film docu-series from the filmmaking podcast “Radio Film School,” a production of Dare Dreamer FM ( We gathered a panel of women in film and television to discuss stories of gender, race, and what it takes to make it in the film and television industry.

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We also want to give special thanks to these companies who are helping to spread the word to achieve gender equality in the biz:


  • Yolanda T. Cochran: feature film producer and former EVP of Physical Production at Alcon Entertainment.
  • Dayna Lynne North: Co-executive producer/Writer on HBO’s “Insecure”
  • Talicia Raggs: Producer/Writer on CW’s vampire/werewolf drama, “The Originals”
  • Nichelle Protho: VP of Sander/Moses Productions and COO of Slam Digital
  • Christine Haslett: feature film and television animation editor
  • Taneka Johnson: feature film and television actress

Directed & Edited by
Ron Dawson

Ron Dawson
Yolanda T. Cochran

Barry Conrad
Jay Snider

Dan Monahan

Behind the Scenes
JD Cochran

“Yes Ma’am” by Cullah (CC BY-SA)
“Night on the Docks” by Kevin MacLeod (CC BY)
“Sunset” by Kai Engel (CC BY)
“Through Another Man’s Eyes” by Cullah (CC BY-SA)

Courtesy of Song Freedom
“Discovery” by Zach Nelson

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