Last week, I looked at the average number of films a director is likely to make in their career, and also how many directors work on the average film.
Today I am taking into account the gender of directors and looking at how the experiences of male and female directors differ.
As a quick reminder, my dataset is of all fiction feature films produced around the world between 1949 and 2018 (over a quarter of a million movies). You’ll find more detail on this in the Notes section at the end of the article and in last week’s piece using the same dataset.What percentage of film directors are women?
It should come as no surprise to anyone (least of all readers of this …