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Women in Film

A study commissioned by the Sundance Institute and Women in Film Los Angeles finds that female filmmakers who participate in the institute's feature and documentary development labs succeed in equal numbers to men. (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Sundance Study: Female Filmmakers Succeed Equally With Men

A study commissioned by the Sundance Institute and Women in Film Los Angeles finds that female filmmakers who participate in the institute’s feature and documentary development labs succeed in equal numbers to men.

01/20/2014

Actors Elisabeth Moss (L) and Holly Hunter (R) attend the press conference in Park City, Utah at the Sundance Film Festival. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Sundance Channel)

Study: Women Fare Better In Independent Film

Despite equal representation of male and female filmmakers at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, a new study shows there has been little change in the number of women working as directors and producers at the independent-film showcase over the past decade.

01/21/2013