Share of women in behind-the-scenes roles in Hollywood from 1998 to 2017

Share of women in behind-the-scenes roles in Hollywood 1998 - 2017 This graph shows the share of females in behind-the-scenes roles (director, writer, executive producer, producer, editor, cinematographer) in Hollywood in the years 1998, 2006, 2010, and 2012 to 2017. In 1998, 13 percent of all Hollywood writers were female. In 2006 and 2010 that number fell to ten percent, but by 2012, 14 percent of writers in Hollywood were female. This number dropped again, and in 2014 there were 11 percent female writers in the movie industry.
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199820062010201220132014201520162017
Directors9775679711
Writers131010141011111311
Executive producers181615181519201719
Producers242024252523262425
Editors202118201718221716
Cinematographers422435654
199820062010201220132014201520162017
Directors9775679711
Writers131010141011111311
Executive producers181615181519201719
Producers242024252523262425
Editors202118201718221716
Cinematographers422435654
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This graph shows the share of females in behind-the-scenes roles (director, writer, executive producer, producer, editor, cinematographer) in Hollywood in the years 1998, 2006, 2010, and 2012 to 2017. In 1998, 13 percent of all Hollywood writers were female. In 2006 and 2010 that number fell to ten percent, but by 2012, 14 percent of writers in Hollywood were female. This number dropped again, and in 2014 there were 11 percent female writers in the movie industry.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1998 to 2017
Supplementary notes
*The figures for 2010 - 2014 comes from a different article consistent with the sources findings.
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