What’s Research Got to Do with It?

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If women comprise 50 percent of the labor force, why are only 2 to 5 percent of directors helming top Hollywood movies female? This shocking statistic had us wondering how women fare behind the camera in independent film. Learn about a landmark study and see what comes up when the world’s foremost researcher on women and media, USC’s force of nature, Professor Stacy Smith, discusses her fascinating findings with another force of nature, Academy Award–winning Producer Cathy Schulman.


Stacy Smith
Cathy Schulman
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