Number of women behind the camera in Hollywood hasn't changed in 20 years, study finds

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In 2017, the top three films of the 2017 box office all starred women. But behind the camera, things aren't looking as promising.

Sure, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Wonder Woman and Beauty and the Beast made it seem like female representation in Hollywood was on the up, but women comprised just 18 percent of all directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors, and cinematographers working on the top films of 2017, according to a new study.

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This is a measly 1 percent higher than 2016, but is "virtually unchanged" from 1998. That's two decades ago, and nothing has changed? Read more...

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