This line was directed toward me, late one night, in a field outside Wilmington, North Carolina. It was a big production. The biggest this studio has made at the time. It involved a few units: The main unit – shooting the plot with the actors The stunt unit – shooting things that did not involve the actors […]
Being a television director, aside from answering thousands of questions a day and making decisions left and right that will impact the quality and the look of the episode, you are constantly fighting the clock. 12 hours don’t pass as quickly in any other profession I know. If you want to continue working you have to […]
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Females in Key Creative Positions by Genre Type Across 11 years (2002-2012) of programmed U.S. feature-length films at the Sundance Film Festival, 29.8% of content creators (directors, writers, producers, cinematographers, editors) were female. This translates into 2.36 males to every 1 female behind the camera. Significant findings were found regarding content creator gender in three […]
Dr. Martha Lauzen from San Diego University tracks the employment numbers for women television directors, writers, producers, and cinematographers.
The number of female television directors are lower than the DGA statistics which includesminority male as well.
Some television shows did hire women directors. About 1 in 20 male directors that is.
Some shows on prime time American television did not employ even one female director.