Calling the Shots: Women and Contemporary Film Culture in the UK was a large Arts and Humanities project that researched the contemporary history of women working in the UK film industry of the 21st Century.

The project was funded by the Research Council and this website provides detailed information of the project such as the project aims and outcomes, team members and how we started to piece together the contemporary history of women in the UK film industry.


About the project
This innovative research project ran for 15 years, conducting primary research through a detailed statistical analysis of British films from 2000-2015.
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Meet the team
A team of leading academicians and researchers with expertise in the film industry, worked to support the research goals of Calling the Shots.
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Read Interviews
During the research project, over 50 interviews with women who work in key production roles in the UK film industry were conducted.
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