When Women Call the Shots: The Developing Power and Influence of Women in Television and Film
Record numbers of women are working in all areas of the film and television industries. Actresses are creating their own production companies in order to obtain better roles and more control of their material. Women are creating TV shows to explore stories that more closely reflect their lives. There are more films about women and women's issues, and more money-making films with women protagonists. Change is occurring at every level, and women are clearly having an impact that is reshaping the entertainment industry and the product it delivers.