EWA – Network Study on Gender Inequality in the Film Industry

This report, published in 2016 and conducted between 2006 and 2013, brings together comparative research from seven European countries (Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) to investigate the growing marginalisation of female directors in film culture and provide evidence for policy change at the national and European levels.

A few key figures


of films are directed by a woman in the seven countries surveyed, or 1 in 5 films.


of funding resources support films that are not directed by women.

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