Archive For June 17, 2016

CBC Takes Steps to Hire 50% Female Directors for Scripted Dramas — Women and Hollywood

CBC Takes Steps to Hire 50% Female Directors for Scripted Dramas — Women and Hollywood

Canadian public broadcaster CBC announced that at least half of the episodes of some of its most popular scripted programs will be directed… Source: CBC Takes Steps to Hire 50% Female Directors for Scripted Dramas — Women and Hollywood

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ACLU Urges New York To Pass Bill Linking Diversity To Film Incentives

ACLU Urges New York To Pass Bill Linking Diversity To Film Incentives

The ACLU is calling on New York legislators to pass a bill that would grant financial incentives to TV shows that hire women and minorities. Source: ACLU Urges New York To Pass Bill Linking Diversity To Film Incentives

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Mindy Kaling Signs Multi-Year Deal with Universal TV — Women and Hollywood

Mindy Kaling Signs Multi-Year Deal with Universal TV — Women and Hollywood

Mindy Kaling has secured a multi-year deal with Universal TV, Variety has reported. The deal is for acting, producing, and writing. Source: Mindy Kaling Signs Multi-Year Deal with Universal TV — Women and Hollywood

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Shonda Rhimes: Hollywood Content Should “Look Like The World Looks” — White House ‘United State Of Women’ Summit

Shonda Rhimes: Hollywood Content Should “Look Like The World Looks” — White House ‘United State Of Women’ Summit

Shonda Rhimes addressed the subject of diversity in the media today at a White House Women’s summit. Source: Shonda Rhimes: Hollywood Content Should “Look Like The World Looks” — White House ‘United State Of Women’ Summit

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Nielsen Named A Top Company For Women And Diverse Leaders

Nielsen Named A Top Company For Women And Diverse Leaders

NEW YORK, June 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Nielsen earned the #4 ranking on Diversity MBA’s 2016 list of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.” Diversity MBA is a national leadership and talent management organization. The Diversity MBA honor follows a series of workforce diversity and inclusion recognitions for Nielsen this year. Both global…

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Pearlena Igbokwe Named President of Universal Television | Deadline

Pearlena Igbokwe Named President of Universal Television | Deadline

NBCUniversal has finalized a deal with Pearlena Igbokwe to become President of Universal Television, effective immediately. Source: Pearlena Igbokwe Named President of Universal Television | Deadline

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‘Diary of a Teenage Girl’ Director Tackling Gay Rights With ‘Case Against 8’ Movie | THR

‘Diary of a Teenage Girl’ Director Tackling Gay Rights With ‘Case Against 8’ Movie | THR

Chernin Entertainment is producing the feature adaptation of the award-winning HBO documentary. Source: ‘Diary of a Teenage Girl’ Director Tackling Gay Rights With ‘Case Against 8’ Movie (Exclusive)

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