Archive For April 24, 2017

In Virtual Reality, Women Run the World | NY Mag

In Virtual Reality, Women Run the World | NY Mag

A new generation of female artists is making VR the most diverse corner of the male-dominated tech space. Source: In Virtual Reality, Women Run the World — The Cut

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TV One Expands True Crime Programming|Realscreen

TV One Expands True Crime Programming|Realscreen

U.S. cable net TV One recently unveiled a slate of originals during its annual Upfront presentation, with plans to enhance its lifestyle, true crime and justice-focused programming. Source: Realscreen » Archive » TV One expands true crime programming

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Realscreen » Archive » BBC unveils Gay Britannia season

Realscreen » Archive » BBC unveils Gay Britannia season

Led by programming on BBC2 and BBC4, with other content across BBC radio and online, the Gay Britannia season will feature stories that celebrate the LGBTQ community, while challenging existing preconceptions and prejudices. Source: Realscreen » Archive » BBC unveils Gay Britannia season

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Conecta Fiction Analyzes Latino Scripted Format Business | Variety

Conecta Fiction Analyzes Latino Scripted Format Business | Variety

A 2017 Series Mania panel, organized by Conecta Fiction, the TV co-production forum, analyzes challenges for Latino scripted-series formats Source: Conecta Fiction Analyzes Latino Scripted Format Business | Variety

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04/24/17: YouTube stops Restricted Mode feature from blocking LGBT content|Cynopsis Media

04/24/17: YouTube stops Restricted Mode feature from blocking LGBT content|Cynopsis Media

Last month, YouTube came under some fierce criticism when it confirmed that its Restricted Mode feature, which is designed to shield minors from offensive content, had been hiding a number of innocuous videos that touched on LGBT themes. Source: 04/24/17: YouTube stops Restricted Mode feature from blocking LGBT contentCynopsis Media

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Unequivocally A Story By, For And About Women | The Huffington Post

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Unequivocally A Story By, For And About Women | The Huffington Post

This is a story of women’s survival. Source: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Unequivocally A Story By, For And About Women | The Huffington Post

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“Furious 8” breaks all-time record for the highest opening of any film worldwide | Black America Web

“Furious 8” breaks all-time record for the highest opening of any film worldwide | Black America Web

‘Fate Of The Furious’ also makes F. Gary Gray the top black grossing director of all time. Source: ‘Fate Of The Furious’ Makes F. Gary Gray Top Black Grossing Director | Black America Web

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‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow and Act

‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow and Act

It’s official! Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” is now the highest domestic grossing film directed a black filmmaker. With $163.3 million so far domestically ($177 million total worldwide), the film beats the previous highest grossing film Source: ‘Get Out’ Is Now the Highest Grossing Film Domestically by a Black Director (But Not for Long) – Shadow…

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Jordan Peele Just Became the First Black Writer-Director With $100M Movie Debut

Jordan Peele Just Became the First Black Writer-Director With $100M Movie Debut

Even with big releases like “Logan” dividing moviegoers’ attention, topical horror-satire “Get Out” remains the breakout success of 2017 Source: Jordan Peele Just Became the First Black Writer-Director With $100M Movie Debut

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The Best TV Shows Created by Women | IndieWire

The Best TV Shows Created by Women | IndieWire

From “30 Rock” to “UnReal,” we celebrate the great TV that’s been brought to us by female creators. Source: The Best TV Shows Created by Women | IndieWire  

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