Women have always been unrepresented in the creation of film and media. In fact, in the past 85 years, women directors have only been nominated for an Oscar four times. Fandor, an independent film streaming service, has recently put together an infographic that reveals the extent of Hollywood’s current challenge: the lack of women directors. 

Mira Nair on the set of Mississippi Masala

Check out the infographic below which shows the true statistics of female directors in Hollywood as well as women’s recent successes in independent film. (Click image to view enlarged PDF)

Source: Fandor

Women have always been unrepresented in the creation of film and media. In fact, in the past 85 years, women directors have only been nominated for an Oscar four times. Fandor, an independent film streaming service, has recently put together an infographic that reveals the extent of Hollywood’s current challenge: the lack of women directors. 

Mira Nair on the set of Mississippi Masala

Check out the infographic below which shows the true statistics of female directors in Hollywood as well as women’s recent successes in independent film. (Click image to view enlarged PDF)

Source: Fandor

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