A Mandarin duck swims in Central Park in New York on Dec. 5. In the weeks since it appeared in Central Park, the duck has become a celebrity.
Nearly a year after the start of #MeToo, networks are requiring women in the director's chair, studios are running mentoring programs, and actresses are taking on producing roles to ensure more creative control. Still, industry players say Hollywood has a long way to go.
Both traditional and streaming distributors are no longer able to find a "core" audience, but the proliferation of streaming has allowed for more niche programming, appealing to "hard-core" audiences.