Oscar Voters: 94% White, 76% Men, and an Average of 63 Years Old

This is from 2014 but still generally holds. This isn’t just about awards; these are the people who get to make the movies that go out to the entire world.

“I found that the best way to handle (filmmakers) was to hang medals all over them, If I got them cups and awards, they’d kill themselves to produce what I wanted. That’s why the Academy Award was created.” — Louis B. Mayer, co-founder MGM

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