Directors Guild Finds ‘Some Progress’ in TV Hiring Practices of Women, Minorities

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14 November 2017 21:00:11 WN.com - America News

The television industry has made some improvements in the hiring of women and minority directors, a new report from the Directors Guild of America shows. The report, released Tuesday, shows the percentage of episodes directed by ethnic minorities rising by 3 percentage points to a record 22% of all episodes, while the percentage directed by ...... Full article on Directors Guild Finds ‘Some Progress’ in TV Hiring Practices of Women, Minorities

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Women and Minorities See Significant Gains as First-Time Episodic TV Directors

4.825409 27 September 2017 19:49:24 WN.com - America News

Women and minorities have seen significant gains among first-time directors in episodic television, a new study from the Directors Guild of America shows. The study of the just-concluded 2016-17 season, released Wednesday, shows the percentage of ethnic minority first-time TV directors more than doubling since 2009-10 and the percentage of women nearly tripling. “Finally, after ......

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Producers Guild Hires Michelle Byrd as PGA East Managing Director

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The Producers Guild of America’s national board of directors has hired veteran executive Michelle Byrd for the newly created post of managing director of the PGA East. Starting May 8, Byrd will oversee the guild’s East Coast operations from the PGA’s New York office. She will report to National Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer Vance Van... Read more » ......

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Directors Guild Finds ‘Lack of Real Progress’ in TV Hiring Practices of Women, Minorities

2.3847554 12 September 2016 20:43:02 WN.com - America News

The television industry has made only slight improvements in the hiring of women and minority directors, a new report from the Directors Guild of America shows. Women directed 17% of all episodes — versus 16% the prior year — from 4,000-plus episodes from 299 scripted series produced in the 2015-2016 network TV season and the 2015... Read more » ......

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Women, Minorities Underrepresented as First-Time Episodic TV Directors

1.9917396 17 August 2016 20:56:45 WN.com - America News

Woman and minorities are still lagging among first-time directors in episodic television, a new study from the Directors Guild of America shows. The study, released Wednesday, found that 81% — or 619 of 863 — of all first-time episodic directors were male during a seven-year span. Only 19% (144) were female and only 14% (107)... Read more » ......

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Directors Guild Reports ‘Slight’ Improvement in TV Hiring Practices of Women, Minorities

0.9741512 19 May 2016 23:39:44 WN.com - America News

The Directors Guild of America has reported “slight” improvements in the hiring of women and minorities during the 2015-16 TV season. The guild made the disclosure in its sneak peek of data from its upcoming 2015-16 Episodic Television Director Diversity Report. More than 4,100 episodes were analyzed, a 5% increase from last year. The DGA... Read more » ......

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Studios Blamed in Directors Guild Study on Hiring of Women and Minority Filmmakers

0.9741512 09 December 2015 23:36:41 WN.com - America News

Of the 11 companies studied, Lionsgate came out on top with more women and minority men behind the camera. ......

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Apple more than doubles hiring of women and minorities

0.9741512 14 August 2015 02:05:15 WN.com - World News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanic workers hired in...

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Apple more than doubles hiring of women and minorities

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanic workers hired in the last year, although that moved the needle only slightly in terms of improving the overall diversity of its workforce.......

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Apple more than doubles hiring of women and minorities

0.87992746 14 August 2015 00:04:17 WN.com - World News

Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanic workers hired in the last year, although...

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Directors Guild Nominations Announced for TV, Documentaries

0.80095017 14 January 2015 19:59:28 WN.com - America News

“Homeland,” “Game of Thrones,” “Orange Is The New Black” and “Silicon Valley” are among the television nominees for Directors Guild of America awards. The complete list of nominations: DRAMATIC SERIES   The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series for 2014 are (in alphabetical order):    ... Read more »...

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