22 February 2015

The Oscars' Glaring Lack Of Diversity Visualized In Animated Infographic

[Click here to view the video in this article]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have received criticism for its lack of diversity among the Oscar nominees this year.

Designer Bård Edlund has created an animated video portraying the statistics that show diversity among Oscar winners since 1929.

Visualizing the statistics across four categories– Best Actor/Actress, Supporting Actor/Actress, Writing (original and adapted screenplays) and Directing, the numbers are dismal and pretty depressing.

Watch the video below for all the details.

Diversity Among Winners at the Oscars from Bard Edlund on Vimeo.

[via Fast Company]