Dr. Stacy Smith, one of the creators of the inclusion rider, spoke at TEDWomen in 2016 about the epidemic of invisibility in Hollywood. She uses hard data to break down how women and minorities are not just underrepresented in film, they’re erased, and just how pernicious this is for all of us.
Storytelling is so important. Stories tell us what societies value, they offer us lessons, they share and preserve our history.
How does Hollywood fix its pesky sexism problem? According to Jill Soloway, allow women to tell their own stories. At a July 20th Women In Film event, the "Transparent" creator took the stage to discuss the gender disparity in fil...
A new study finds that films and TV shows from major media companies are “whitewashed” in what researchers call an “epidemic of invisibility” that runs through the industry for women, minorities and LGBT people.
During the New York Film Festival panel "New Hollywood?" last Sunday, some of the movie industry's game-changers spoke about the work that needs to be done in order to break down Hollywood's systemic racism and sexism.
The news is good but not great. Women and minorities have made modest gains in front of and behind the camera but remain significantly underrepresented as leading actors in films, as TV show creators, as writers who sweat out the d...