Latest Study Finds Women Still Under-Represented On Screen In Hollywood Movies

Thursday, May 29, 2014


Female characters remained dramatically under-represented as protagonists, major characters, and speaking (major and minor) characters in the top grossing films of 2013, according to a new study from the respected Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University.

Females comprised 15% of protagonists, 29% of major characters, and 30% of all speaking characters. Only 13% of the top 100 films featured equal numbers of major female and male characters, or more major female characters than male characters.

Read more on the report here.

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