New report finds abysmal diversity numbers among film directors in 2017
Organizations like Time’s Up are fighting long, hard battles against systemic discrimination in Hollywood. And a new study on the state of diversity among film directors shows not only how much work lies ahead, but how desperately needed these movements for change are.
The Directors Guild of America (DGA) released its annual inclusion report for 2017 on June 21, and the numbers leave a lot to be desired.
The study found that a mere 16% of women directed the 651 feature films accounted for by the DGA, which run the gamut from big budget blockbusters to modest indie productions. When it came to movies that grossed over $250,000 at the box office, that number plummeted even further down to 12%. Read more…More about Movies, Dga, Entertainment, Discrimination, and Movies Tv Shows
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