CUES (CANADIAN UNIONS FOR EQUALITY ON SCREEN)
What’s wrong with this picture? Directors and gender equality in the Canadian screen-based industry (September 2016)
USC ANNENBERG, INSTITUTE FOR DIVERSITY & EMPOWERMENT AT ANNENBERG (IDEA)
Inclusion or Invisibility? The Comprehensive Annenberg Report on Diversity in Entertainment
USC ANNENBERG, ANNENBERG SCHOOL RESEARCH GENDER & SHORT FILMS
Emerging Female Filmmakers and the Barriers Surrounding their Careers
A Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit for the Interactive Digital Media Industry
WOMEN IN VIEW (REPORTS)
MediaPLUS+: Women + Diversity=The Big Picture (2017)
Women in View 2015 Report (PDF)
WOMEN IN THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH
The Celluloid Ceiling: Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 100, 250, and 500 Films of 2016
USC ANNENBERG, MEDIA, DIVERSITY & SOCIAL CHANGE INITIATIVE
Inequality in 900 Popular Films: Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT, & Disability from 2007‐2016
AFTER ME TOO
Unique Vulnerability to Sexual Violence in Film, Television and Theatre (March 2018)
FEMALE FILMMAKERS INITIATIVE
New research shows films by women and men are equally likely to receive distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival U.S. Dramatic Competition, but gap widens from there.
Industry perceptions of a gendered marketplace, scarcity of talent pool, lack of ambition, as well as gender imbalance among gatekeepers, help explain broken pipeline for female filmmakers.
WOMEN IN VIEW
Women in View is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering greater racial and gender equity on screen and behind-the-scenes of Canadian media, entertainment, and digital industries.
CANADIAN UNIONS FOR EQUALITY ON SCREEN
The mandate of Canadian Unions for Equality on Screen (CUES) is to achieve gender equality in the production of screen-based media by raising awareness of the issue, and generating discussion within the industry.
PLEASE ADJUST YOUR SET
Please Adjust Your Set is currently partnering with the Advocacy Committee of Vancouver Women in Film and Television to gather statistics on women’s participation in the Canadian Film and Television sector and to present our findings to key stakeholders in the industry.
GEENA DAVIS INSTITUTE ON GENDER IN MEDIA
Founded by Academy Award-winning actor and advocate Geena Davis, the Institute is the only research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence the need to dramatically improve, gender balance, reduce stereotyping and create diverse female characters in entertainment targeting children 11 and under.
WOMEN’S MEDIA CENTER
The Women’s Media Center—founded by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem—has the goal of making women visible and powerful in the media. The Women’s Media Center is training women and girls to be media ready and media savvy, monitoring and calling out media sexism, launching petitions, inviting watch-ins, organizing tweet-ups, and other activist campaigns.
CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN IN TELEVISION AND FILM AT SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
For more than a decade, researchers affiliated with the Center have provided individuals working in the entertainment industry and members of the public with extensive and forward-thinking research on the employment of women. Scholars at the Center conduct an extensive agenda of original research documenting women’s under-representation and investigating the reasons for the continuing gender inequities.
Equitable directors is a non-profit organization founded in 2007; its members are professional directors of Quebec.
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