Last quote by Martha Lauzen
The severe gender imbalance strikes me as a source of considerable potential embarrassment for the academy. Typically, a few high-profile individuals can skew our perceptions about how members of a certain group are faring but result in little, if any, substantial change. This year could prove to be unique in that nerves regarding this issue are raw.feedback
Nov 08 2017
Martha Lauzen has most recently been quoted in an article called After 19 straight superhero movies starring men, Wonder Woman is about to break the mold. Martha Lauzen said, “Certainly, high-profile tentpole features with female protagonists that do well at the box office help build the case that these films can be as profitable as films featuring males, both domestically and internationally.”. Martha Lauzen has been quoted a grand total of 5 times in 4 articles.
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Quotes by Martha Lauzen
May 31 2017
Certainly, high-profile tentpole features with female protagonists that do well at the box office help build the case that these films can be as profitable as films featuring males, both domestically and internationally.feedback
May 31 2017
Female protagonists were most likely to appear in comedies (28 percent), followed by dramas (24 percent), horror films (17 percent), animated features (14 percent), science fiction films (14 percent), and action films (3 percent). A few high-profile cases can dramatically skew our perceptions of how women are faring as protagonists or in important behind-the-scenes roles. That's why it is so important to count the number of females on screen and behind the scenes. I would also note that 2016 was a very good year for female protagonists.feedback
May 17 2017
If filmmakers see that certain festivals have historically chosen lower numbers of films by women, it may discourage those individuals from submitting their work.feedback
Jan 21 2014
The film industry is in a state of gender inertia. There is no evidence to suggest that women's employment has improved in key behind-the-scenes roles over the last 16 years.feedback
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