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What if this were what an awards season ballot looked like? This year has brought us so much fantastic work from women both in front of and behind the camera. When you take a look at dozens of these contenders all in one place, and compare it to the typical handful that actually receive nominations, the gulf […]

No Women Nominated for Best Director at 2020 Oscars

On January 13, 2020, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 92nd annual Academy Awards. The ceremony will air on February 6, 2020. The women nominees are: Best Picture: FORD V FERRARI, Jenno Topping THE IRISHMAN, Jane Rosenthal, Emma Tillinger Koskoff JOKER, Emma Tillinger Koskoff LITTLE WOMEN, Amy Pascal 1917, Pippa Harris, Jayne-Ann Tenggren ONCE UPON […]

2019 ReFrame TV Stamp Recipients Announced

“Fleabag,” “Pose” and “Grey’s Anatomy” are among the recipients of the 2018-19 ReFrame Stamp for Television, Variety has learned exclusively. Additionally, ReFrame and IMDbPro have extended their partnership through 2022. The ReFrame Stamp for Television’s inaugural class of recipients was the 2017-18 television season. Then, the organization awarded 62 series the stamp. Now, only 21 […]

Opening This Week: 1/15/20–1/21/20

These films are opening (or playing at repertory cinema) in L.A., and these TV seasons are premiering—which all have been directed, written, produced, shot, scored, or edited by women: 15th Annual Focus on Female Directors Shorts from Sophia Nahli Allison, Catherine Hardwicke, Soudade Kaadan, Sarah McLean, Laura Nix, Rachel Wolther, Shelly So Young Yo, Rosana […]

Source: “Inequality in 1,200 Popular Films: Examining Portrayals of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT & Disability from 2007 to 2018,”
Dr. Stacy L. Smith, Marc Choueiti, Dr. Katherine Pieper, Kevin Yao, Ariana Case & Angel Choi; Annenberg Inclusion Initiative