Women in the International Film Industry

Policy, Practice and Power

Editors: Liddy, Susan (Ed.)

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  • Interrogates the myriad of ways women are underrepresented in the film industry and denied the power to speak through the medium of film
  • Explores the absence of women from key creative roles and the implications this holds for the kinds of stories being told; for the employment and creative opportunities available to women and for innovation in the audio-visual industries
  • evaluates film industries in seventeen countries and regions to establish the extent and scale of the gender inequality problem in a broad range of locations
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The chapter Experiencing Male Dominance in Swedish Film Production” is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

About the authors

Susan Liddy lectures in the Department of Media and Communication Studies, MIC, Limerick, Ireland. Her research interests relate primarily to gender issues in the film industry and the representation of older women on screen and behind the camera. She is chair of Women in Film and Television Ireland and chair of the Equality Action Committee (EAC) of the Writers Guild and Screen Directors Guild of Ireland. She is editor of Women in Irish Film: Stories and Storytellers (2020).

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Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Women in the International Film Industry
Book Subtitle
Policy, Practice and Power
Editors
  • Susan Liddy
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-39070-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-39070-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-39069-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 340
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
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