Female Filmmakers Initiative – Exploring the Careers of Female Directors: Phase III

Lulu Keating directs Lucille's Ball. Photo by Ros Norbury

Lulu Keating directs Lucille’s Ball. Photo by Ros Norbury

“Industry decision-makers perceive that there is a scarcity of female directors and a small pool to choose from in top-grossing films. Those interviewed named, on average, three female directors who might be included on consideration lists.” (From Phase III of the ongoing Female Filmmakers Initiative, sponsored by Women in Film Los Angeles and the Sundance Institute.)

The truth belies that perception. Continue reading