Women are making up greater percentages of directors of independent features and documentaries than they are top-grossing movies, according to a new study released on Wednesday. The report…
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I,” “Gone Girl” and “Maleficent” are powered by indelible female protagonists and rank among the biggest films of last year, but women are still treated like…
Although they still lack the breadth and depth of their male counterparts, women now comprise of 26% of total individuals working in key behind-the-scenes roles on feature-length films that were…
The latest study on women in front of the camera finds that female characters are still significantly under-represented on the big screen. The numbers underscore why pics like “Gravity” (pictured)…
In the good news/bad news department, women in primetime TV equaled highs in employment on screen and behind the scenes, while continue to lag well behind men by both measures, according to a study…
With more online movie sites than ever, it might seem like women have more chances to get into film criticism. But a study released Friday by San Diego State professor Martha Lauzen finds that among…
Despite the increasing prominence of a handful of femme helmers, the number of women working in top behind-the-camera roles on feature films is still pretty slim.
Women have gained top biz slots but fight far from over
Seventy-four years after Dorothy Arzner became the first female to join the two-year-old Directors Guild of America, women comprise just 13.5%--or around 1,200--of its members who direct. And while…
If 1992 was the year of the woman in American politics, a decade later, the 2011-12 season was its made-for-TV equivalent.
A typical night in the Geena Davis household involves the actress sitting down in front of the television with her daughter and twin boys for some tike-friendly programming.