What place for parity in the films released in 2020 on the Hollywood side? An annual study entitled “Reframe Stamp” takes stock. We will reveal the main features to you.
Giving greater importance to parity in the production of films is a question that comes up often. We know that in France there are now financial incentives for film crews to take this subject more into account. But what about Hollywood? A tool has been put in place since 2018, by the initutlé ReFrame * group and our colleagues from the IMDb site, aimed at reporting on the evolution of parity in the industry and listing joint films each year. This implies looking at the composition of film teams, and taking an interest in diversity issues.
Thus, the 100 most popular fiction films of 2020, as identified by IMDB, were reviewed, and according to the indicators of ReFrame and IMDbPro, 29 of these films obtained the “ReFrame Stamp”. This represents an increase of 12% compared to 2019.
In the list of films that have passed the test, we find in particular The Old Guard, directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, but also Birds of Prey, Mulan, Happiest Season or even Promising Young Woman and Wonder Woman 1984. Note that the latter two films are still unseen in France.
The study gives other indicators on Hollywood in 2020, on this list of the 100 popular films:
- 17 films directed by women (compared to 12 films in 2019)
- 6 films directed by women of color
- 21 films written by a total of 29 women
- 4 films written by women of color
- 7 films with female cinematographers
Find the full list: https://www.reframeproject.org/stamp-film* ReFrame brings together professionals and companies, under the patronage of Women In Film and Sundance Institute.
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