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Rebecca Sun

Senior Editor, Diversity & Inclusion

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Geena Davis Institute Teams With CAPE and Gold House for Report on Asians and Pacific Islanders

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media has teamed with the Asian American nonprofits Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment and Gold House for a new study examining the portrayals…

4 Ways Hollywood Is Working to Increase Deaf and Disability Inclusion

ACCESSIBILITY The 2021 Oscars featured audio description for the blind (spoken narration that describes onscreen visual elements) for the first time in the telecast’s history, while the…

Paul Garnes Named President of Array Filmworks

Array head of physical production Paul Garnes is moving to lead the organization’s content company Array Filmworks. Garnes, Ava DuVernay’s producing partner since her 2011 Sundance-winning…

Lana Condor to Star in Randall Park-Penned Action Comedy Series at Hulu (Exclusive)

Lana Condor is teaming up with Randall Park for her next project, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The To All the Boys alumna will star in Take Out, a half-hour action-comedy…

Netflix to Bring Casting Leadership In-House With New Executive Team (Exclusive)

With hundreds of original titles released each year, Netflix puts enough people onscreen to populate its own town. In order to service its heavy talent-identification needs — and better track how…

ViacomCBS Expands Emerging Directors Program to Two Years (Exclusive)

ViacomCBS has made a major expansion to its development program for TV directors from underrepresented backgrounds. The third annual ViewFinder Emerging Directors Program is doubling in length…

WarnerMedia OneFifty and NewFilmmakers LA Partner for NewNarratives Grant

WarnerMedia OneFifty, the company’s content innovation studio, is supporting a new artist’s grant from the nonprofit NewFilmmakers Los Angeles. NFMLA co-founder and executive director Larry…

Universal Launches Animation Writers Program for Underrepresented Scribes

NBCUniversal has added another program to its suite of initiatives to develop underrepresented talent. The Universal Animation Writers Program has selected five scribes for its inaugural…

Film Independent Launches Amplifier Fellowship for Black Filmmakers

There is a new fellowship for Black artists looking to launch their filmmaking careers, courtesy of Film Independent. The Amplifier Fellowship awards each Fellow a $30,000 unrestricted cash…

In an Emmys First, Performers of Color Comprise at Least Half of Drama Lead Categories

As awards bodies continue to diversify their selections and there are fewer first-time breakthroughs to achieve, it becomes increasingly instructive to look at racial and ethnic diversity

Netflix and Gold House Form Netflix Gold Partnership to Promote API Content (Exclusive)

Netflix is ramping up its outreach to audiences of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. The streamer is teaming with nonprofit Gold House to form Netflix Gold, an ongoing partnership to promote…

WarnerMedia Unveils Development Programs for Executives of Color (Exclusive)

WarnerMedia is launching two equity and inclusion initiatives to help people of color move up its executive ranks. WarnerMedia Fellows is a six-month program open by invitation to all senior…