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Articles from the Center

The Girls of Summer

  • On Women’s Media Center website, September 7, 2023

Are We There Yet?

  • In Variety, November 15, 2022

Upheaval in the Film Industry Has Not Led to Increased Opportunity for Women

  • On Women’s Media Center website, October 12, 2022

Despite Rise in Female Directors Like Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell, Women Still Lack Opportunities in Hollywood

  • In Variety, March 26, 2021

Study Shows Uptick in Women Film Directors, But Numbers Still Low

  • On Women’s Media Center website, January 26, 2021

The Oscars Should Expand Its Directing Category

  • In The Hollywood Reporter, January 14, 2020

Gender Ratios Are Improving in Indie Films, but Visibility’s a Greater Goal

  • In Variety, July 11, 2019

Academy’s Failure to Nominate Women Reinforces the Status Quo

  • In Variety, January 25, 2019

#AwardsSoMale: Why Nominations Need to Recognize More Women Directors in 2019 (Column)

  • In Variety, January 3, 2019

It’s Time for Action, Not Promises, to Get More Women in Filmmaking

In Variety, May 4, 2018

What We Know for Sure About Women in Television

In Women’s Media Center 2017

‘Wonder Woman’s’ Lesson to Hollywood: Don’t Underestimate Female Directors

In Variety 2017

MPAA Must Lead — or Be Led — in Battle to Improve Diversity

In Variety 2016

Still Too Few Women Behind the Scenes in Hollywood

In Women’s Media Center 2016

Country Music and Cannes: Blaming Women for Sexism

In WomenandHollywood.com/indieWire 2015

Studios Need to Address Diversity in a Changing World

In Variety 2015

He, Himself, and Him

In Women’s Media Center 2015

Summer at the Cineplex: Gender Myopia and Boy Wonders

In The Wrap 2014

Moving Beyond the Bechdel Test

In Women’s Media Center 2014

To Hollywood, Men Are the Big Screen Heroes

In Variety 2014

Gender Inertia in Hollywood

In Women’s Media Center 2014

Seth MacFarlane’s Oscars Had a Deaf Ear and a Blind Eye to Women

In The Wrap 2013

Hollywood Pipeline: Still a Pipe Dream for Women?

In Huffington Post 2013

Hollywood – “Don’t They Want the Money?”

In Women’s Media Center 2013

Gender Equality in Media

In The New York Times 2012

If Women Ran Hollywood… 2012

In Women’s Media Center 2012

Film’s Independent Women

In Women’s Media Center 2012

Oscar and the Usual Suspects

In Women’s Media Center 2012