Archive For April 13, 2016

Tracy Oliver Essay – I Will Not Defend My Choice to Write Black Characters

Tracy Oliver Essay – I Will Not Defend My Choice to Write Black Characters

White characters are seen as more universal, and that’s got to change. ​ Source: Tracy Oliver Essay – I Will Not Defend My Choice to Write Black Characters

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It’s 2016 and Latino Representation on TV Is Finally Starting to Reflect Reality

It’s 2016 and Latino Representation on TV Is Finally Starting to Reflect Reality

“Hopefully, we create a perfect storm that will make TV a reflection of our country.” Source: It’s 2016 and Latino Representation on TV Is Finally Starting to Reflect Reality

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4.17.2016 Producers Guild Power of Diversity Producers Workshop 2016 Application Deadline | PGA

4.17.2016 Producers Guild Power of Diversity Producers Workshop 2016 Application Deadline | PGA

Applications are now being accepted for the Producers Guild Power of Diversity Producers Workshop 2016! Source: PGA Diversity Committee

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WHOHAHA | Spotlight on Funny Women

WHOHAHA | Spotlight on Funny Women

WhoHaha is a space for funny women to distribute their content to a wider audience and a place for users to spend hours laughing until they pee. Source: WHOHAHA | Spotlight on Funny Women

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In The Rare Event A Hollywood Movie Features Two Black Leads, Something Remarkable Happens | HUFFINGTON POST

In The Rare Event A Hollywood Movie Features Two Black Leads, Something Remarkable Happens | HUFFINGTON POST

It makes a boatload of money. Source: In The Rare Event A Hollywood Movie Features Two Black Leads, Something Remarkable Happens

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East Los High and Latinos on TV | FUSION

East Los High and Latinos on TV | FUSION

Latinos love TV – so why doesn’t it love them back? Source: East Los High and Latinos on TV | Fusion

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Here Are The #TonysSoWhite Statistics | FORBES

Here Are The #TonysSoWhite Statistics | FORBES

While ‘Hamilton’ is taking the nation by storm, Broadway remains an overwhelmingly white industry. We delved into the archives of the Tony Awards for the first-ever analysis of their diversity. Source: The Tonys Are Just As White As The Oscars – Here Are The #TonysSoWhite Statistics – Forbes

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‘Wicked’ Composer on North Carolina Boycott: “Expect Consequences” for Anti-LGBT Laws – Hollywood Reporter

‘Wicked’ Composer on North Carolina Boycott: “Expect Consequences” for Anti-LGBT Laws – Hollywood Reporter

As composer and lyricist of Wicked — a musical inversion of The Wizard of Oz which last month became the fastest Broadway production in history to reach $1 billion in ticket sales — Stephen Schwartz has inspired a generation of theater fans to live by the “Defying Gravity” credo: “Everyone deserves the chance to fly.” Source:…

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Asian Pacific Film Festival Unveils Slate for 2016 Edition | VARIETY

Asian Pacific Film Festival Unveils Slate for 2016 Edition | VARIETY

The 32nd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival has announced the complete lineup for its 32nd edition. Source: Asian Pacific Film Festival Unveils Slate for 2016 Edition | Variety

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‘Hamilton’ Diversity Casting: Guest Column by Actors’ Equity President | VARIETY

‘Hamilton’ Diversity Casting: Guest Column by Actors’ Equity President | VARIETY

On its face, it was a simple disagreement about the language in an employment ad. Source: ‘Hamilton’ Diversity Casting: Guest Column by Actors’ Equity President | Variety

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