Percentage of female film directors declines in 2018 into the single digits

Percentage of female film directors declines in 2018 into the single digits

A survey of the top 250 films of 2018 at the domestic box office found that women made up only 8 percent of directors, a number that was down 3 percentage points from the 11 percent in 2017, according to The Hollywood Reporter, citing the 21st annual The Celluloid Ceiling study by Dr. Martha Lauzen, executive director of the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University.

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WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Cathy Yan in talks to direct Harley Quinn movie, Lynda Carter might appear in ‘Wonder Woman 2,’ and Sundance Film Festival: London to showcase female filmmakers

WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Cathy Yan in talks to direct Harley Quinn movie, Lynda Carter might appear in ‘Wonder Woman 2,’ and Sundance Film Festival: London to showcase female filmmakers

Cathy Yan is in talks to direct Harley Quinn movie, Lynda Carter might appear in ‘Wonder Woman 2,’ and Sundance Film Festival: London plans to showcase female filmmakers.

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