Thursday, 23 October 2014
More copyright creation opportunities for women? Not if they are film directors in Europe
This slender (61 page) report reveals that only 16.3% of the European films produced between 2003 and 2012 were shot by female directors -- a percentage which is even lower when it comes to the share of admissions, with European films by women directors accounting for 8.9% of the total admissions in Europe during the same period ["admissions" in this context is not a synonym for "confessions", but rather a reference to the number of viewers admitted to cinemas to watch the films].
The report is available in English with an executive summary in French and German -- something that might make French and German women directors feel even more discriminated against.
You can check out the further particulars of this work and even order it by clicking here [it's a good old-fashioned 484-character URL, so we're not reproducing it in full ...].