Dr. Stacy Smith Reports on Gender and Short films

The purpose of this investigation was threefold. First, the gender of short and mid-length film directors across 10 top film festivals worldwide was assessed. Second, the occupational paths and career impediments faced by LUNAFEST female directors were examined. Third, the content of LUNAFEST films over the last 15 years was evaluated. Across these three areas of inquiry, a picture of the career pipeline for female directors emerged.

Find full report at http://annenberg.usc.edu/pages/~/media/MDSCI/MDSC%20LUNAFEST%20Report%2010515.ashx