Women in Film

Celluloid Ceiling 2012 ResultsĀ 

They say the summer blockbuster season starts earlier every year. When you’re blasted by trailer after trailer of upcoming summer flicks, it’s hard not to notice the dearth of films directed or written by women. So what’s the story? Where’s the female presence in mainstream Hollywood?

Well, look no further than Dr. Martha Lauzen’s annual study of women in the film industry. As IndieWire.com says, “The results are, unfortunately, what you’d expect. In 2012, women were 18% of the directors, executive producers, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films. This represents no change from 2011, which is supremely depressing.”

Click here for the article, and here for the study.

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