The Premise

There have been several projects conducted that show a disparity in film dialogue between male and female characters. But, talking isn’t the only thing important to a movie. The way characters are instructed to act plays a role as well. In this project, we investigate over 2,000 film scripts to find what verbs are more likely to follow the pronouns “he” and “she”.

My Contributions

  • Some front-end development (HTML, CSS, and D3)


The data collection, analysis, graphic wireframes, and story-writing for this project came from Julia Silge. Russell Goldenberg designed the page and also performed much of the front-end development.