Women in film is a topic that has become increasingly present in the media, which is a really good thing and long overdue. In a way it’s a shame that it is a thing that needs to be talked about at all, but it’s positive that it is happening regularly considering the state of affairs. The statistics are terrible, particularly for female cinematographers. As Indie Wire’s article that I link to below states,
In the last five years, women accounted for just 3% of the cinematographers among the 250 top-grossing films. Even more shocking, no female DP has ever been nominated for an Academy Award.