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#Gender and #Diversity

EFAD collection of film funds initiatives

Voices of Culture (VoC)- Gender Equality: Gender Balance in the Cultural and Creative Sectors

Other reports and documents

The report contains the latest gender statistics covering the period 2003-2017.  Main findings:

- Female directors represent 21% of all directors of European films produced between 2003 and 2017.

- Women tend to direct fewer feature films compared to their male counterparts: 49% of all women directors included in our sample only directed one single feature since 2003.

- Overall, only 17% of European feature films were directed by women between 2003 and 2017.

- The share of films by female directors in Europe is growing slowly, reaching 19% in 2017

- The prevalence of female directors is higher in documentary than in fiction and animation.