"Research: New DGA Study Shows Lack of Opportunity for Women and Minority Feature Directors":
“From the largest studio tent poles to the smallest indie films, diversity among feature film directors remained low in 2017,” a press release announcing the findings of a comprehensive new study from the Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced. The study’s data included the 651 feature films that were released theatrically in the U.S. last year, including those that earned less than $250,000 at the box office.
Overall, women accounted for 16 percent of directors — and the data included hundreds of micro-budget projects with limited releases. And things only get worse from there. Women accounted for just 12 percent of directors on films that took in at least $250,000. People of color accounted for only 10 percent of those directors.
Read Laura Berger's full article at Women and Hollywood here…