Archive For July 22, 2016

‘Luke Cage’ Showrunner: ‘The World Is Ready for a Bulletproof Black Man’ | Variety

‘Luke Cage’ Showrunner: ‘The World Is Ready for a Bulletproof Black Man’ | Variety

“Luke Cage” will mark the first time that an African-American superhero has led a Marvel series or movie… Source: ‘Luke Cage’ Showrunner: ‘The World Is Ready for a Bulletproof Black Man’

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Eight Female Writers Announced as Finalists for Women in Film-The Black List TV Lab

Eight Female Writers Announced as Finalists for Women in Film-The Black List TV Lab

The women’s scripts will be hosted on the Black List website for free and also read by multiple agencies and networks. Source: Eight Female Writers Announced as Finalists for Women in Film-The Black List TV Lab

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The Birth of a Nation Poster With Nate Parker In A Noose | IndieWire

The Birth of a Nation Poster With Nate Parker In A Noose | IndieWire

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released a bold new poster for Nate Parker’s Sundance winner “The Birth Of A Nation.” Source: The Birth of a Nation Poster With Nate Parker In A Noose | IndieWire

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Muy Fuerte! | ICG Magazine

Muy Fuerte! | ICG Magazine

Indeed, the film he industry does have a historical record of Latinos in the camera crafts. Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa, who studied with Gregg Toland, ASC, was the first Latin-born cinematographer to be nominated for an Oscar (in 1964 for Night of the Iguana). More recent names include Uruguayan shooter César Charlone (in 2003 for…

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Gal Gadot on why only a woman could direct ‘Wonder Woman’ | Entertainment Weekly

Gal Gadot on why only a woman could direct ‘Wonder Woman’ | Entertainment Weekly

All my life I’ve been working with male directors which I’ve really enjoyed. And I’m lucky in that I’ve worked with men who have a lot of respect for women. But working with a woman is a different experience. It feels like the communication is different. We talk about emotions. With Patty, it’s a thing…

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The Small Thing One Network Did To Hire Directors Who Aren’t White Guys | BuzzFeed

The Small Thing One Network Did To Hire Directors Who Aren’t White Guys | BuzzFeed

White men have been directing around 70% of all TV episodes. CBS’s diversity and inclusion office is taking modest but quantifiable steps to change that. Source: The Small Thing One Network Did To Hire Directors Who Aren’t White Guys

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Why the second movie is the biggest hurdle to becoming a filmmaker — especially for women and minorities | LA Times

Why the second movie is the biggest hurdle to becoming a filmmaker — especially for women and minorities | LA Times

As a first-time director, Anna Rose Holmer is in an elite group. Her movie, “The Fits,” about an 11-year-old tomboy trying to fit in, was one of the fewer than 1% of submitted features Sundance Film Festival programmers chose last year, an acceptance rate tougher than that of an Ivy League college. She received some…

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Katie Elmore Mota: Latinos Are Mainstream

Katie Elmore Mota: Latinos Are Mainstream

Founder and Co-President of Wise Entertainment, Katie Elmor Mota on set (Courtesy of HULU/TODD WILLIAMSON). As founder and co-president of Wise Entertainment, Katie Elmore Mota is the woman behind Hulu’s five time Emmy-nominated East Los High, the first English-language show to have an all Latino cast, creators and writers, an accomplishment […] Source: Katie Elmore…

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HDN Review: ‘O.J.: Made in America’

HDN Review: ‘O.J.: Made in America’

VARIETY REVIEW [Ezra Edelstein] has responded with, even in the annals of ESPN’s “30 for 30” docs, what feels like a master opus… Premiering at Sundance, ESPN’s splendid five-part ‘O.J.: Made in America’ brings welcome context to the ‘trial of the century.’ Source: TV Review: ‘O.J.: Made in America’ HDN REVIEW I wanted to watch…

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When You’re the Only Latina Writer on a TV Show

When You’re the Only Latina Writer on a TV Show

The NALIP Media Summit panel “Girl Boss: A Look into the Writer’s Room” included women who’ve worked on ‘George Lopez,’ ‘Devious Maids’ and ‘East Los High.’ Source: When You’re the Only Latina Writer on a TV Show

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