For years women television directors have been told to wait, the change in employment will come. In 2014 we are told, again, to wait for change which will be slow in coming
So, we looked at the numbers and what they tell us about women’s employment as television directors. Now look at this list. Do you know any of those shows? Show name – Number of episodes/directed by women NCIS – 24/1 CSI -22/1 Revolution – 20/1 Castle – 24/2 Criminal minds – 24/2 […]
About 2 weeks ago, the Director’s Guild of America published its third statistics about hiring women and minority directors in the American television industry. The headline reads: “DGA Report Finds Director Diversity in Episodic Television Remains Static” The statistics analyzed more than 3,300 episodes of television in network and cable TV from more than 200 […]
Women directors increased their numbers by 4% in the past 14 years. Congratulations! you’ve finally reached 12%
A few days ago a friend told me we can get all the statistics about women directors in television from the internet. It has been really difficult to get those numbers from the Director’s Guild of America, so we really didn’t know how many women are employed and what are the condition […]
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.
The search for directing jobs for women continues. The Director’s Guild statistics show that nothing has changed. Man still dominate with 85% of the jobs.
The Celluloid Ceiling: Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 250 Films of 2011 by Martha M. Lauzen, Ph.D. Copyright © 2012 – All rights reserved. In 2011, women comprised 18% of all directors, executive producers, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films. This represents an increase of 2 […]
An article by Kim Masters in the recent issue of The Hollywood Reporter, asks that question. Her answer is: “You might not like the answer”. I knew what was coming, that same 12% again. Women director directed only 12% of all the episodes in prime-time TV in the 2010-2011 season. I’ll let the statistics speak for […]