Below are the sources I used this semester to gather research for my project and twitter feed on the Underrepresentation of Females in Hollywood: Ava DuVernay on Twitter CBS News CNN Center for the Study of Women in Film and Television Los Angeles Times American Association of University Women New York Times Indiewire Variety Tiff … More Semester Sources
During my time in ASCJ 200 this semester, I have explored the inequalities females face working behind the scenes in the entertainment industry. Through research, digital projects, and trolling Twitter threads, I have learned so much about an issue close to my heart, which has inspired my career goals. After graduating the University of Southern … More Where are all the female directors?
For my fifth and final piece of research, I analyzed a public blog post regarding the lack of female directors in the entertainment industry, written by Academy Award nominated director Lexi Alexander. Alexander begins the piece by joking that if you are on a platform of social media, you either are funny or get real. … More Research #5: Lexi Alexander’s fight for Females Working in the Entertainment Industry
I went around USC’s campus and asked students, from all different schools, if they believe that women are underrepresented in the entertainment industry, and if the conditions against women will improve. Listen to what they had to say!
For my fourth piece of research, I analyzed the research study, “Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 100, 250, and 500 Films of 2016”, sponsored by San Diego State University’s Center for the Study of Women in Television in Film. The reports details statistics of women’s employment on the top grossing films in 2016, … More Research #4: SDSU’s Shocking Statistics on the Employment of Women in Hollywood
This week for my third piece of research I analyzed the article “Feds investigate lack of female directors in Hollywood” by the reputable news source, CBS. Andrea Park, author of the article, as well as an entertainment producer at CBS News, reports that in late 2015, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission interviewed dozens of … More Research #3: Feds Investigate Discrimination Against Female Directors
For my project this semester I am focusing on the lack of women represented behind the scenes in the entertainment industry. I directly focused on the statistics of women underrepresentation for this infographic, portraying the lack of jobs women participated in, as well as the lack of recognition for women in the industry. Women are … More #HIREWOMEN