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Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
Monday, Nov. 8, 2021
The American Film Market (AFM), which moved its 2021 edition entirely online with hopes of reconvening in person next year, still managed to facilitate business and delve into issues of relevance during its recently wrapped five-day (11/1-5) event.
Among the topics/issues addressed was...
Thursday, Jun. 25, 2020
At LIONS Live, Cannes Lions and The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media at Mount Saint Mary’s University, have released the results of a major study that examines representations of gender, race/ethnicity, LGBTQ+, disability, age, and body size in Cannes Lions ads from 2006 - 2019. The Bias...
Saturday, Sep. 29, 2018
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which is part of Ascential plc, has announced that €114,450 (some $133,000 in U.S. dollars) of the proceeds from the 2018 Glass Lions: The Lions for Change will be used to fund initiatives furthering research into identifying and combating...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017
When Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon clasped hands, stepped on the gas and flew over the canyon ridge in that memorable ending to "Thelma & Louise," many in Hollywood believed they were launching more than that turquoise Thunderbird.
It was 1991, and the expectation — or at least the...