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Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
For the first time, half of all TV episodes were helmed by women or directors of color, the Directors Guild of America revealed in its latest Episodic Television Director Inclusion Report covering the 2018-19 season. That number was up from last year’s prior high of 42.5%, and from 21% just five...
Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019
For Hollywood to be a more inclusive and diverse industry, companies need to implement a five-point strategy for hiring, sponsoring and promoting minorities and women — especially women of color — a new UCLA study suggests.
The study, published today, was drafted by the authors of UCLA’s...
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
More women are being hired to direct TV episodes but the numbers remain stagnant for directors of color, according to an industry guild study.
Women directed a record 25 percent of episodic television in the 2017-18 season, an increase of 4 percent from the previous season, according to...
Wednesday, Sep. 5, 2018
Six months after Frances McDormand introduced the world to the concept of an inclusion rider in her Oscars speech, Warner Bros. and its sister companies are announcing a company-wide commitment to diversity and inclusion, becoming the first major entertainment company to do so.
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2018
Despite enthusiastic discourse around diversity in film, a report from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released Tuesday says when it comes to the numbers, little has changed. The most popular movies are still largely the domain of white, straight, able-...
Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018
The Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) announced an ambitious lineup of filmmaker and film industry panels for this year’s edition of the popular film festival which runs May 1-6.
The filmmaker and film industry panels will feature attending actors, producers and directors, along with...
Monday, Feb. 19, 2018
A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film.
The phenomenon of "Black Panther" had the look and feel of a classic, bona fide blockbuster in...
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
Amidst a showcase of cutting-edge technology and papers delivered on innovative breakthroughs, the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE) Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition held this week (10/23-26) in Hollywood was also marked by a mainstream issue that has...
Tuesday, Jun. 13, 2017
AMV BBDO is introducing a new employment policy aimed at boosting numbers of female creatives at the London-based ad agency--and ultimately, the wider industry--by offering permanent, half-time roles.
The new program is designed to identify the best female creative talents who may have...