Gender Inequality

Gender Inequality

Still not sure that even a creative field like filmmaking isn’t progressive enough to smash consistent chatter about something as nasty as gender inequality? Think again. Or, at least, take a peek at a visually appealing presentation that lays plain plenty of facts, numbers, and observations we might otherwise be ignoring. The New York Film Academy has just put together a new look at gender inequality in film by way of a very snazzy infographic, and despite its easily digestible format, most of the numbers aren’t very easy to swallow. As the team at NYFA puts it, “it is clear that Hollywood remains stuck in its gender bias.” There is, however, some good news, especially when it comes to independent film, so here’s hoping that those eventually trickle up into big studio films and weren’t not stuck looking at this same infographic in a decade. Check out the full infographic after the break (it’s a doozy – get ready to scroll!), along with some observations about some of the unsurprising (yet still upsetting) revelations it contains.

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