With the #MeToo, #OscarsSoWhite and #TimesUp movements making headway in recent years, Black women in Hollywood have become even more intentional about creating their own opportunities without being beholden to the white male powers that be. We know that Black women are no strangers to taking care of business in all aspects of their lives—we’re highlighting these five actresses who stepped behind the camera and launched their own successful production companies making phenomenal TV and film projects.