Women of color directors of top movies 2007-2019

In an analysis of director gender and race/ethnicity in Hollywood, it was found that women of color directed just 13 of the 1,300 top-grossing movies between 2007 and 2019. This represents less than one percent of all directing jobs. The graphic shows the number of underrepresented women directors per distributor, with Fox employing the highest share at four percent. Lionsgate, STX, and other distributors not displayed had no underrepresented women directors working on their top movies during the given time period.

Number of underrepresented women directors per distributor from top-grossing movies from 2007 to 2019

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Sources

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2007 to 2019

Number of respondents

1,300 respondents

Supplementary notes

Zero underrepresented women directors worked on top films from Lionsgate, STX, or other distributors.
An underrepresented female director refers to those from minority racial/ethnic groups.

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