Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2021

Latinos are perpetually absent in major newsrooms, Hollywood films and other media industries where their portrayals — or lack thereof — could deeply impact how their fellow Americans view them, according to a government report released Tuesday. 

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus asked...

Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Thursday announced reforms to its bylaws and an overhaul of its membership process in a bid to diversify its ranks and potentially restore the heavily criticized Golden Globes. 

The embattled 84-member press association voted 63 to 19 in favor of...

Thursday, Jul. 1, 2021

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 395 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

Membership selection decisions are based on professional qualifications,...

Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021

A new study by consumer goods conglomerate Unilever has found that nearly one in two people from marginalized communities--people with disabilities, and Black, Hispanic, Asian, and LGBTQ+ people--feel they have been stereotyped in some way through advertising. The study also highlights that it...

Thursday, Jun. 10, 2021

In late May, ANA issued a new report, “The Growth of Supplier Diversity,” that contained important findings that will likely impact the production industry in the near future.

A supplier diversity program is a proactive business program which encourages the use of women-owned, ethnic/...

Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2021

Many U.S. companies have rushed to appoint Black members to their boards of directors since racial justice protests swept the country last year. 

But in the two preceding years, progress on increasing racial diversity on boards stagnated, a new study revealed Tuesday. Black men even lost...

Thursday, May. 27, 2021

Tribeca Festival has unveiled the finalists and jury for this year’s Tribeca X Awards, which celebrates the best brand and filmmaker collaborations of the year across four categories: Feature Film, Short Film, Episodic Series and Immersive.  The finalists represent brands ranging from The U.S....

Tuesday, May. 18, 2021

AICP’s Equity & Inclusion committee has released a set of Best Practices for Engagement aimed at helping ad agencies and brands address barriers in how they bid and award production and postproduction assignments. Assembled by an E&I subcommittee headed by Sophie Gold, founder and...

Wednesday, May. 12, 2021

VMLY&R has launched Inclusion Experience Practice, a strategic consultancy partner that works with clients to bring about sustainable cultural change within organizations. The new offering serves as a critical step toward creating connected brands and companies that are culturally sensitive...

Monday, May. 10, 2021

Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association from studios, stars and large swaths of the film industry, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022, putting in doubt the viability of one of Hollywood's oldest and most-watched award shows. 

Criticism of...

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