On Sunday night, March 4, Frances McDormand ended her best actress Oscar acceptance speech with two words: Inclusion. Rider.
A first-of-its-kind report shows that 2017 was a six-year low for female artists in popular music.
The future is female, just not in film: Image of girls in popular movies bears little resemblance to reality
While parents, teachers and even advertisements may tell girls that they can do or be anything, a new study reveals that popular movies have a different message. The report, out today from Professor Stacy L. Smith, focuses on the depiction of girls age 6 to 20 across 900 top movies of the last decade. The findings show that younger female characters are missing and marginalized in top-grossing films
So much for liberal Hollywood. A research brief released today shows that women and people of color rarely get a seat in the director’s chair.
Four studies of gender representation in film and television, including a qualitative analysis of protagonists in G-rated content. Report prepared for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.2008 : Gender Stereotypes in Popular Films and TV ( full report )
This study explores reasons for gender imbalance in family films through interviews with 108 industry leaders. Report prepared for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.2011 : Industry Leaders' Perceptions of Gender in Family Films ( executive summary )