We couldn’t have done our Raising Films 2016 survey Making It Possible without what we learned from this illuminating, inspiring (and often infuriating) research on parenthood and exclusion in the UK creative industries:

More broadly, and building on the work of Women & Hollywood, the Geena Davis Institute and Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative (USC Annenberg) in the US, this is a golden era for studying gender and other axes of exclusion/inequality in the screen sector.

There is also a growing literature on parenting, caring, labour and creativity. Some of our recommendations – tweet us @FFFilmmaking with your favourites: