The Crown: Even the Queen falls victim to the gender pay gap

The producers of Netflix’s The Crown have recently revealed that Claire Foy, the lead actress portraying the Queen in the series, makes significantly less money per episode than her male counterpart Matt Smith, who portrays Prince Philip. Reportedly, Claire Foy makes £28,000 per episode from a £7 million budget per episode. The Crown is a […]


What do this year’s BAFTAs say about diversity in film?

It seems that any conversation about the film industry today is surrounded by talk of gender. Whether it’s hushed accusatory rumours or the bold protest of the individuals confronting their attackers, it seems filmmakers have never been more aware of the exploitation rampant in the industry. There’s incredible optimism in this moment – this new […]