According to a study done by the Centre for the Study of Women in Television and Film, In 2010, women comprised just 16% of all directors, executive producers, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films (In the United States of America). The study analyzed behind-the-scenes employment of 2,649 individuals working on the top 250 domestic grossing films (foreign films omitted) of 2010 with combined domestic box office grosses of approximately $10.5 billion.

 Here is a summary of their findings:

  • Women accounted for 10% of writers working on the top 250 films of 2010. 83% of the films had no female writers.
  • Women comprised 15% of all executive producers working on the top 250 films of 2010. 65% of the films had no female executive producers.
  • Women accounted for 24% of all producers working on the top 250 films of 2010. 33% of the films had no female producers.
  • Women comprised 7% of all directors working on the top 250 films of 2010. 93% of the films had no female directors.
  • Women accounted for 18% of all editors working on the top 250 films of 2010. 77% of the films had no female editor
  • Women comprised 2% of all cinematographers working on the top 250 films of 2010. 98% of the films had no female cinematographers