Sony Head Amy Pascal: "The Whole System is geared for [women directors] to fail."
Though I focus on cinematography here, equality in other aspects of film is just as important if we are to change anything. Here's the article from Melissa Silverstein from Women and Hollywood. My favorite line from the article, on how to start unrigging this weird, messed up system:
The most important thing in the job that we do here is to make movies about women where they are characters that have consequences in the story.