Are women’s voices being heard in this year’s Oscar-contending films?

Posted: March 2, 2018  |  Updated: January 18, 2023


Screencaptures from a Texas Standard article, reading "Are women's voices being heard in this year's Oscar-contending films? An Austin firm uses algorithms and artificial intelligence to tell us which Best Picture nominees included the most female representation."

“With Artificial Intelligence, StoryFit has been looking at questions of female representation in films from the past year.”

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