Archive For May 23, 2016

The Pool | Arts & Culture – An expert view on why there are so few women working in film

The Pool | Arts & Culture – An expert view on why there are so few women working in film

Professor Linda Ruth Williams and a team have exposed the stark gender inequality in the British film industry. She explains what her findings mean – and what we can do to change the situation Source: The Pool | Arts & Culture – An expert view on why there are so few women working in film

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‘Black Panther’ Director Ryan Coogler Nails Why Hollywood Needs Women Behind the Camera

‘Black Panther’ Director Ryan Coogler Nails Why Hollywood Needs Women Behind the Camera

“You’re absolutely missing something [in a room that’s all men].” Source: ‘Black Panther’ Director Ryan Coogler Nails Why Hollywood Needs Women Behind the Camera

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There’s No Business Case for Hollywood Booking All-White Casts – The Atlantic

There’s No Business Case for Hollywood Booking All-White Casts – The Atlantic

Blaming the lack of diversity on customer preference, a recent analysis suggests, is an irresponsible punt. Source: There’s No Business Case for Hollywood Booking All-White Casts – The Atlantic

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WATCH: First Trailer for Gina Prince Bythewood’s Fox Series ‘Shots Fired’ – Hollywood’s Black Renaissance

WATCH: First Trailer for Gina Prince Bythewood’s Fox Series ‘Shots Fired’ – Hollywood’s Black Renaissance

The first trailer for Gina Prince Bythewood’s highly anticipated special 10-hour event series, Shots Fired, has officially been released by Fox! The series is an explosive look at the criminal justice system, and examines the events that follow when an African-American police officer kills an unarmed white college student in a small town in North…

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Dwayne Johnson Launching New YouTube Channel With Studio71 | Variety

Dwayne Johnson Launching New YouTube Channel With Studio71 | Variety

Seven Bucks Productions, co-founded by Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia, this summer will launch a new YouTube channel in partnership with Studio71, the digital entertainment company and multichannel network of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group. Source: Dwayne Johnson Launching New YouTube Channel With Studio71 | Variety

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Writers Guild Pushes for Diversity Tax Credit in New York | Variety

Writers Guild Pushes for Diversity Tax Credit in New York | Variety

The Writers Guild of America East has asked New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to support providing diversity production credits for TV shows Source: Writers Guild Pushes for Diversity Tax Credit in New York | Variety

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John Ridley Throws Party for Underrepresented Writers – Hollywood Reporter

John Ridley Throws Party for Underrepresented Writers – Hollywood Reporter

More and more diversity-awareness events are populating Hollywood’s social calendar, but not all have the credibility of John Ridley’s TV industry mixer, which took place last Thursday at Palihouse West Hollywood. Source: John Ridley Throws Party for Underrepresented Writers – Hollywood Reporter

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Hugo Chavez Drama Series ‘El Comandante’ Set at Sony Pictures TV Latin America (EXCLUSIVE) | Variety

Hugo Chavez Drama Series ‘El Comandante’ Set at Sony Pictures TV Latin America (EXCLUSIVE) | Variety

Sony Pictures Television’s Latin America unit is embarking on its boldest historical drama series yet with “El Comandante,” depicting the life and times of the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. Source: Hugo Chavez Drama Series ‘El Comandante’ Set at Sony Pictures TV Latin America (EXCLUSIVE) | Variety

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‘Dear White People’ TV Series Based on Movie a Go at Netflix

‘Dear White People’ TV Series Based on Movie a Go at Netflix

Justin Simien will write the 10-episode comedy series as well as direct the premiere installment. Source: ‘Dear White People’ TV Series Based on Movie a Go at Netflix

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Ellen DeGeneres Announces Full Ellen Digital Network Slate | TUBEFILTER

Ellen DeGeneres Announces Full Ellen Digital Network Slate | TUBEFILTER

Source: Ellen DeGeneres Inks Content Development Deal With YouTube Star Tyler Oakley, Announces Full Ellen Digital Network Slate

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