Out of 1300 films made, 11 WOC directed a film last year. Which means, not even 1%.
In 13 years, only 13 WOC directors have worked with distributors.
ZERO WOC directors have been hired by Lionsgate, STX, etc.
January 2019, Annenburg Foundation and USC Annenburg released their annual report of gender, race, and age of Directors across 1,200 top films in 2017-2018.
From 2016-2018, out of the top 300 films, ZERO WOC DP's were hired.
Latinas DO NOT have a column or voice throughout the whole Annenburg report. Though we are the highest ethnic minority in the US, we are not seen.
The UCLA annual report shows the numbers remain a long way from proportionately reflecting the U.S. population.
Minorities constitute 40% of the population, yet 87.4% of directing jobs go to Whites.
There's 51% females in the US population, yet 87.4% of directing jobs go to males.
San Diego State University released their annual report that tracks women's representation in television.
In 2017-18, Females accounted for 40% of major characters on broadcast, network, cable, and streaming programs. This represents a 2% Decline from 42% in 2016-17.
In Television, there was only 3% of Female DPs hired in 2017-18. This represents no change from 2016-17.
Overall, 97% of the programs considered had NO Female DPs, 86% had NO Female Directors, 76% had NO Female editors, 75% had NO Female Creators, 74% had NO Female Writers, 25% had NO Female Producers, and 22% had NO Female Executive Producers.