“The article by reporter Deborah Vankin notes that women make up the majority of students at acclaimed schools like…
- CalArts: 71%
USC’s John C. Hench Division: 65%
- UCLA’s master’s in animation: 68%
- Ringling College’s computer animation program: 70%
However, women make up just 21% of artists, writers and technicians employed under an Animation Guild contract this year.
‘They come out of art school and aren’t hired for the creative jobs,’ Marge Dean, co-president of the nonprofit advocacy group Women in Animation, told the paper. ‘They end up being PAs [production assistants] or on the production management track, the housekeepers and the organizers as opposed to the creators.’”