gender

Controlling for openness in the male-dominated collaborative networks of the global film industry

Studies of gender inequality in film industries have noted the persistence of male domination in creative roles (usually defined as director, producer, writer) and the slow pace of reform. Typical policy remedies are premised on aggregate counts of …

Re-distributing gender in the global film industry: Beyond #MeToo and #MeThree

This article draws on a big cultural dataset of over 130 million global screen times to consider the impact that the gender of a film’s director has on the screening prevalence and geographic spread of new release feature films at the cinema. We …