“Diversity In Hollywood Explained in 12 Infographics”

“The conversation about diversity in Hollywood is an important one. Here are twelve clear and compelling infographics to help us see how the issues of race, sex, and gender manifest in awards, roles, and even spec sales.

My goal with this article is to help shine a spotlight on our industry, identify where we are making progress and where we are not, and give you the chance to share your thoughts.

Let’s start with what you already know.

Award-Winners Are Almost Entirely White

The Oscars have 87 years of data, the Emmys 24 years, and yet the winning percentages of white vs. people of color are roughly equal.

Academy Awards Infographic 18 24 - FINAL - REVISED 2-18-2015

Original Source: Blog.LeeandLow.com

Emmy Awards Infographic 18 24 - V5 2015

Original Source: Leeandlow.com

 

People Of Color Underrepresented Overall

People Of Color Underrepresented Overall 2

Original Source: Economist.com

People Of Color Underrepresented Overall 1

Original Source: NYFA.edu

 

Progress Is Slowly Being Made For People Of Color

While this years Oscars did not nominate one black actor and#OscarsSoWhite has been holding their feet to the fire for that, there is some evidence that very slow progress is being made overall by people of color in writing, directing, and acting.

Television Diversity 2

Original Source: The Hollywood Reporter and The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American StudiesTelevision Diversity 1

Original Source: The Hollywood Reporter and The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies

 

Latino Actors Are Severely Underrepresented

As I read the data, it is clear that Latinos are significantly underrepresented…”

http://goodinaroom.com/blog/hollywood-diversity/

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