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The Bigelow Effect: The Lack of Clout of Women Directors

This article was written by Melissa Silverstein.

This week the Hollywood Reporter released its list of the 100 most powerful women in Hollywood.  While there are women in power all across Hollywood, especially in the executive suites, one place that still is very difficult to penetrate is the directing ranks.

The Hollywood Reporter list confirmed that fact.  Only one woman director– Kathryn Bigelow — made the list and she was at number 53.

Read the rest of this article from Woman and Hollywood.

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