Why are there are so few female directors working in Hollywood? Could it be the raging sexism that occurs at every level of production?
One way to find out is to ask women in the industry about their experiences, and that’s exactly what “Shit People Say To Women Directors” is doing.
According to the site:
It’s a crazy business, especially for women. Until now, we haven’t had a platform to share some of the let’s call them “unusual” things people have said to us while working. This is for catharsis and to expose some of the absurd barriers women face in the entertainment business. Open to all women in film.
The entries are truly eye-opening and they encapsulate everything from casual sexism on set to blatant inequality at the highest levels of productions. Some examples are below, but be sure to peruse the full site for an even more detailed picture.
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