Last week, I looked at producers’ careers and this week I am going to use the same data to look at how the picture differs between male and female film producers.
This research harnesses my dataset of every feature film released between 1949 and 2018 inclusive. This includes 631,365 producer credits across 274,991 films and 269,385 individual producers.
For today’s article, I’m going to assume that readers are familiar with the different types of producing credits. If you would like a quick primer then head over to last week’s article, entitled On average, how many films does a producer produce? In the opening section, I have detailed the different credits and what they mean.What percentage of film producers are women?
In 2018, 26.4% of all …