Studies & Statistics

 “The Celluloid Ceiling: Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 250 Films of 2012″
by Martha M. Lauzen, Ph.D.

DGA Report Assesses Director Diversity in Hiring Practices for Episodic Television 2011-2012

“Boxed In: Employment of Behind-the-Scenes Women in the 2011-2012 Prime-Time Television Season”
by Martha M. Lauzen, Ph.D.

The Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC)
Ethnic Representation on New York City Stages Reports:

GLADD Where We Are on TV Report: 2012-2013 Season

“GLAAD Study Reveals Significant Increase in Number of LGBT Characters for 2010-2011 Broadcast TV Season”
LGBT visibility on primetime broadcast TV increases to nearly 4 percent of characters while scripted cable representations rebound after two-year decline.

“Breaking into the business: experiences of actors with disabilities in the entertainment industry.”
Olivia Raynor and Katharine Hayward
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs – Volume 9 – Number 1 – 2009   39-47
doi:  10.1111/j.1471-3802.2009.01114.x

SAG Case Study: The Employment of Performers with Disabilities in the Entertainment Industry
Research by: Olivia Raynor, Ph.D. and Katharine Hayward, Ph.D., M.P.H.
National Arts and Disability Center University of California, Los Angeles
Commissioned by: Screen Actors Guild
Made possible by a grant from SAG / Producers Industry Advancement and Cooperative Fund

Age, Gender and Performer Employment in Europe.  Report to the European Commission and the International Federation of Actors.
Research by Deborah Dean 2008, Brussels: FIA