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Danny Elfman

Celluloid Ceiling Report: Scant progress for women behind film scenes

These might seem like idyllic times for women in Hollywood: 2013's highest grossing film is the Jennifer Lawrence-led "Hunger Games: Catching Fire," and the sisterhood fairy tale "Frozen," the first Disney Animation movie with a female director, is the Burbank studio's most successful film since "The Lion King." Yet the story of women working behind the scenes is decidedly less upbeat, according to a report being released Tuesday by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University. The Celluloid Ceiling Report found that women held an even smaller percentage of jobs on the top 250 domestic grossing films of...