The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has adopted the F-rating, a classification system designed to champion women in film.
The new rating was created three years ago by Holly Tarquini, executive director of the Bath Film Festival, to "support women in film and change the stories we see on screen." The Bath festival created a website for the rating, which says:
"The F-Rating is a classification for any film which
- is directed by a woman
- is written by a woman