Gender distribution of film directors in the U.S. 2011-2019

In 2019, 84.9 percent of movie directors of theatrical films were male. The share of women working as movie directors in 2019 was more than double that of the previous year and the highest recorded, marking a serious improvement in terms of gender representation over the last few years.

Distribution of movie directors in the United States from 2011 to 2019, by gender

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February 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2011 to 2019

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