In the Center's study, The Celluloid Ceiling, 11% of the directors in last year's top-grossing movies were women, though that only indicates a four-percent increase from 2016 - and the numbers across the board are dismal. But Portman's words also illuminated a deeper truth: Male directors get more opportunities than their female counterparts.
If the scale is adjusted to the top 100 films in 2017, women working behind the scenes only account for a total of 16%.
The study comes as Hollywood has been plagued with sexual misconduct accusations, and in response, stars came together at Sunday's Golden Globes by wearing head-to-toe black to protest sexual harassment, abuse and gender inequality.
In many ways, 2017 was the year of the woman in the film industry. 88% of the 250 top-grossing domestic films did not have a female director, and 83% did not have a female writer.
"Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 100, 250, and 500 Films of 2017" found that women made up 18% of all the directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors and cinematographers who worked on the top 250 United States films released previous year. And the percentage of women cinematographers remained the same at 4 percent. For example, in films with female directors, women comprised 68 percent of writers. From 2016 to 2017, the percentage of female directors, producers, and executive producers increased slightly, while the percentage of female writers, editors and cinematographers declined. This percentage is just 1 percent higher than the rate of women working in these behind-the-scenes roles in 1998.
Focusing on the 100 top-grossing films (excluding foreign films and reissues), which reflect numerous bigger budgeted studio features, the numbers were even less encouraging. However, the lack of female nominees, particularly in a year that included major acclaim for Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird, Dee Rees's Mudbound and Patty Jenkins's Wonder Woman (the ninth top-grossing film of the year), was no laughing matter.
Women were also absent from some of the key categories in the BAFTA nominations, which were announced Tuesday.
This despite the fact that female-directed feature films pulled in a huge $1.2 billion globally in 2017, proving that women have what it takes to make films people want to see.
Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky sold 256,716 shares as Hca Holdings Inc (HCA)'s stock declined 2.93%. The stock of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 28.
After $0.40 actual EPS reported by Entegris, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.50% negative EPS growth. Zuckerberg Mark had sold 117,829 shares worth $21.25M. (NASDAQ:FB) on Tuesday, October 10. (NASDAQ:ENTG) for 110,000 shares.
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In a transaction dated October 02, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $9.29, raking in a sum of $95,780. The short sellers will then buy the stock back at a much lower price and replace the borrowed shares, pocketing the difference.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the words were "sad ", while Sen. "If it's real, it doesn't need a response". The Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced it would also end protections for more than 200,000 Salvadorans.
Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 31,453 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,578,189.55. The stock of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, March 23 by Deutsche Bank.
It turned negative, as 49 investors sold WSM shares while 105 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. After $0.84 actual EPS reported by Williams-Sonoma, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 91.67% EPS growth.
Playing under center with his father as the head coach, Pinson Valley won the 6A state title this past season. In the championship game, he completed 13 of 25 passes for 223 yards and totaled three touchdowns.
The win stretched Shiffrin's lead in the overall standings to a massive 391 points over second-place Viktoria Rebensburg . Shiffrin's fifth victory of the season tied her on the all-time list with Germany's Katja Seizinger at 36 career wins.
Monday night's guest spot on the Late Show marked Wolff's first appearance on late night since Fire and Fury was released. A CNN anchor kicked a Trump advisor off the air after he refused to answer questions about the US President.
Man with Social Security tattoo on forehead wanted by police
The constable's deputy was able to identify Wooten as the suspect using his unique tattoo and the Houston criminal database. That's when deputies said Wooten lifted his shirt, revealing a firearm tucked into his waistband on the right side.
Spain's Sainz wins Dakar Rally sixth stage
Teammate and Dakar rookie Oriol Mena did considerably better finishing the stage in 23rd place and 21st overall. Ricky Brabec performed well in the special, finishing ninth. "We knew it would be a tricky day to navigate".
Turkey summons U.S. charges d'affaires
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey , January 10, 2018. In other words, the perpetrators of the drone attacks were not local rebels under Turkey's supervision.
Republicans' 2018 Resolution: Bipartisanship. Will It Last?
No sane government would undermine the most dynamic parts of its economy, and yet that is what the Trump administration is doing. With interest, I read all the whining about the federal tax reform ["Grumblings about tax-code overhaul", Letters, Dec. 21].
MannKind Corporation (MNKD) -Noticeable Buzzer
The VC1 is calculated using the price to book value, price to sales, EBITDA to EV, price to cash flow, and price to earnings. Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine different variables based on the company financial statement.