Why do women appear to be more successful in animation than in other areas of the film industry?

There is various reasons why women could be successful in animation.
Listing some of those we could say that:

  • Women that have other obligations as well, such as taking care of children or the household can have an actual career now from home, as animation can be made on your own time and schedule from home.
  • Animation isn’t restricted by realism, therefore there is more freedom in exploring and developing your creativity.
  • It is also a form of exploring the issues that women might be facing, better than in live action films.
  • After a lot of movements that took place, and after women finally achieved  to reach a better place in the society they became a strong female influence for the generations that followed.  Having a stronger feminine and maternal figure, a belief that you can achieve anything in any industry is created.
  • A lot of different paths can lead you to to the animation industry.  Especially women, are interested in children’s television; there is also the entertainment industry from which you can easily shift your career to animation.
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2 Responses to Why do women appear to be more successful in animation than in other areas of the film industry?

  1. Paul S. says:

    Good research. Interesting observations. have you commented on other blogs?

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