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Reports & Statistics

 

The latest Women in Independent Film study has found that high profile film festivals in the US screened three times as many narrative films directed by men as by women in 2016-17. The report, conducted by the Centre for the Study of Women in Television & Film at San Diego State University also found that […]

The latest report from Dr Martha Lauzen at the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University has found that films with at least one woman director and/or writer featured higher percentages of female protagonists, major female characters, and females in speaking roles than films with exclusively male […]

A new bespoke programme, BAFTA Elevate has been launched to support individuals from under-represented groups to the next stage of their career. The programme has been established on the back of research BAFTA conducted in partnership with Creative Skillset and the BFI in 2016 examining the career success factors of film, television and games practitioners […]

The first comprehensive Review of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion within Scotland’s Screen Sector has been published by Creative Scotland. Equality Matters: A Review of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion in Scotland’s Screen Sector draws on evidence gathered from individuals and organisations working in film and TV in Scotland set against a backdrop of national and international […]

Research released by the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) has found that nearly 90% of women respondents who are working in Canada’s screen-based media sector report facing gender-based obstacles to advancement in their career. Of the 561 individuals surveyed for Women and Leadership: A study of Gender Parity and Diversity in Canada’s Screen Industries, 87% […]

The latest edition of the Celluloid Ceiling report from the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film reveals that women comprised just 17% of all directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors, and cinematographers working on the top 250 grossing films in the US in 2016. This represents a decline of 2% from […]

The first comprehensive Review of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion within Scotland’s Screen Sector has been published by Creative Scotland. Equality Matters: A Review of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion in Scotland’s Screen Sector draws on evidence gathered from individuals and organisations working in film and TV in Scotland set against a backdrop of national and international […]

Research released by the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) has found that nearly 90% of women respondents who are working in Canada’s screen-based media sector report facing gender-based obstacles to advancement in their career. Of the 561 individuals surveyed for Women and Leadership: A study of Gender Parity and Diversity in Canada’s Screen Industries, 87% […]

The latest edition of the Celluloid Ceiling report from the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film reveals that women comprised just 17% of all directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors, and cinematographers working on the top 250 grossing films in the US in 2016. This represents a decline of 2% from […]

The BFI has announced ground-breaking new research that explores the representation of black actors in UK films over the last 10 years (January 2006-August 2016), revealing that out of the 1,172 UK films made and released in that period, 59% (691 films) did not feature any black actors in either lead or named roles. Key […]

An infographic released by SLATED illuminates cinema’s gender disparities in an unprecedented, data-driven light. The company’s analysis of 1,591 feature films released theatrically on at least one screen in the US between 2010-15 exposes a systemic lack of trust on the part of the film industry when it comes to collaborating with women in the […]

A study from Dr Martha Lauzen’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University. In 2015-16, 79% of the broadcast, cable, and streaming programs considered featured casts with more male than female characters.  5% offered ensembles with equal numbers of female and male characters, and 16% had casts with more female than […]