Archive For March 30, 2017

The Optimists: UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

The Optimists: UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

An Oscar winner, a UCLA sociologist and a social justice scholar discuss #diversity. Watch the #UCLAoptimist video: Source: The Optimists – UCLA – Diversity in Hollywood

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Effie Brown to Receive Trailblazer Award at The Audience Awards Film Festival – Hollywood’s Black Renaissance

Effie Brown to Receive Trailblazer Award at The Audience Awards Film Festival – Hollywood’s Black Renaissance

Effie Brown (Dear White People) will be honored with the Trailblazer Award at The 2017 Audience Awards Film Festival (AudFest). The festival will showcase 110 award-winning short films by world-class filmmakers and will celebrate some of the most respected, diverse industry voices of our time. Source: Effie Brown to Receive Trailblazer Award at The Audience…

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Disproving the ‘black films don’t travel’ Hollywood myth – LA Times

Disproving the ‘black films don’t travel’ Hollywood myth – LA Times

Prevailing Hollywood wisdom is that international audiences won’t see movies about the African American experience. But is that true? Source: Disproving the ‘black films don’t travel’ Hollywood myth – LA Times

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Gavin Polone: Why Women Really Make Less Money in Hollywood (and How to Fight Back) | Hollywood Reporter

Gavin Polone: Why Women Really Make Less Money in Hollywood (and How to Fight Back) | Hollywood Reporter

A Day Without a Woman? It’s all nice, writes a top producer and former agent, as top female executives reveal their frustrations and why real change comes in the art of the deal and the confidence to jump around. Says one, “Women are individually their own worst advocates.” Source: Gavin Polone: Why Women Really Make…

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“Have A Clear Intention and Do Your Fucking Work”: Women Creators Talk ‘The Female Lens’ at SXSW – Flavorwire

“Have A Clear Intention and Do Your Fucking Work”: Women Creators Talk ‘The Female Lens’ at SXSW – Flavorwire

AUSTIN, TX: The panel discussions on the film track of the SXSW conference tend to focus on logistics – industry professionals advising upcoming filmmakers by focusing on the nuts and bolts of the … Source: “Have A Clear Intention and Do Your Fucking Work”: Women Creators Talk ‘The Female Lens’ at SXSW – Flavorwire

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