the writers guild recently released The 2011 Hollywood Writers Report.
The present report shows that women writers remain stuck at 28 percent of television employment, while their share of film employment actually declined a percentage point since the last report to 17 percent. Although the minority share of television employment increased a percentage point to 10 percent (matching the shares evident in years immediately prior to the 2007 nadir), the group’s share of film employment declined to just 5 percent – the lowest figure in at least ten years.
here’s one chart that affects me:
read the full pdf here, with fancy charts –
you can probably google the ones from 2009 and 2007, but they look pretty much the same as this one from 2011.