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24. January 2022
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3-Departments-Check for Twelve German Film Festivals, 2019-21

12 Film Festivals 2019-21: Share of Women Directors, Writers and Cinematographers in Competitions To start the year, I would like to present a film festival analysis. It deals with the proportions of women in directing, scripts and cinematography – the … Continue reading

22. June 2021
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Rosy times for Men in NDR Prime-Time Cop Dramas

NDR prime-time Cop Dramas I was invited to do a study of NDR crime films for the current newsletter of the Film & Medienbüro Niedersachsen. With kind permission, here is a translation of the article (pp. 25-27). The share of … Continue reading

21. March 2021
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Is Germany’s Top Cop Drama Getting into Trouble about Quotas?

TATORTs. TV Ratings. Quota for Women Off-Screen. Today I am looking at the 36 new episodes of German Top Cop Drama TATORT in 2020, comparing the shares of men and women in the 6-departments-check (direction, screenplay, camera, sound, editing and … Continue reading

5. October 2020
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WIFT Germany & SchspIN on Top Cop Drama. Part 4: Cinematographers

Exclusively for WIFT Germany, I’m looking at the list of the 50 Episodes for the Summer Vote (see ARD website) for the 50th anniversary of this Sunday evening crime series with the film women’s magnifying glass. The texts were first … Continue reading

1. March 2019
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German Top 100 Film 2012-18

A Look at Germany’s Top 100 Films 2012 to 18 After recently having taken a look at six departments behind the camera at the TATORTE 2011 to 2018 (Crimes from a Male Perspective), I now present an analysis of the … Continue reading

28. June 2018
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Germany’s Top Cop Drama TATORT – #2v6pN

Germany’s Top Cop Drama TATORT on and off-screen 2011 to 2018 The women directors lobby group Pro Quote Regie – who have since then expanded and are now Pro Quote Film, covering some 10 departments – had been campaigning for … Continue reading