Gender Inequality in Film Infographic Updated in 2018


The New York Film Academy (NYFA) released its original Gender Inequality in Film infographic in 2013. Now, following the TIME’S UP™ movement and actress Frances McDormand’s impassioned call at the 90th Academy Awards for the industry to embrace Inclusion Riders, NYFA’s updated Gender Inequality in Film infographic presents research on gender in film from 2007 to 2017, from more than 40 sources and scholarly studies. 

“With all that’s happening in the film industry, the New York Film Academy hopes to contribute what we can to the conversation with this infographic. It can be used as a reference and an educational tool to raise further awareness and inspire leaders within the entertainment industry, and beyond,” explains NYFA Chair of Documentary Andrea Swift. “It is an accessible way to interact with key information to support the movement to reach 50/50 by 2020.”

Throughout Women’s History Month in March, NYFA will be highlighting different aspects of the data in this infographic as a four-part series. This is part one, and reveals the full, updated infographic. Stay tuned for more!

To further support the conversation around gender inequality in film, NYFA will also host events throughout Women’s History Month, with a focus on International Women’s Day on March 8. For more information, click here.

For additional content related to the conversation surrounding gender equality in film, check out these additional resources from the New York Film Academy:

  1. Time’s Up and #MeToo Dominate the 2018 Golden Globes
  2. Oscar-nominated Editor Kristen Nutile Screens Heroin(e) at New York Film Academy
  3. Anna Serner Speaks on Behalf of Gender Equality in Film
  4. Actress Rose McGowan Screens her Directorial Debut Dawn at NYFA
  5. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Diversifies With 774 New Members
  6. Patricia Arquette Demands Equality for Women
  7. Black Inequality in Film
  8. Sony Pictures Television Selects NYFA Alum Tiffany Paulsen for Diverse Directors Program
  9. NYFA Student Takes Part in Women of Sundance Panel
  10. Legendary Agent Boaty Boatwright Speaks at the New York Film Academy
  11. NYFA Spotlight: Gina Theresa on Women in Games and Motion Capture Acting
  12. Brandii Grace Discusses Inclusiveness in Video Games
  13. NYFA Embraces the Fearless Girl Statue Outside New York Campus
  14. Has Female Equality in Hollywood Progressed in 2014?
  15. UNESCO’s Gender Equality Heritage & Creativity 2014

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