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Representation in Hollywood

Study Finds Racial Disparity in Writers’ Compensation and Showrunner Opportunities

Think Tank for Inclusion and Equity's survey of 875-plus working TV writers revealed inequities in compensation, promotion and opportunity.

Gold House Honors Michelle Yeoh, Unveils SeeHer Partnership at First-Ever Gold Gala

The Asian Pacific Islander leadership collective unveiled the second phase of its grand plan at the long-awaited API bash of the season.

Banijay Americas Forms Diversity Employment Pact With Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s Group Effort Initiative (Exclusive)

The partnership will create entry-level and below-the-line jobs in unscripted television for workers from historically excluded identities.

Kevin Hart’s Hartbeat, Sundance Institute Announce 2nd Annual “Women Write Now” Screenwriting Fellowship (Exclusive)

Three Black female comedy writers will receive a 12-month first-look deal with the comedian's production company.

Study Finds TV Directing Jobs for Women, People of Color Rose Amid Pandemic

The DGA's latest inclusion report also tracked race and gender among UPMs and assistant directors for the first time.

NBCUniversal Appoints DEI Heads for Parks and Advertising Divisions (Exclusive)

Xiomara Wiley is the new chief diversity officer for Universal Parks and Resorts, while Peter Blacker will oversee all DEI initiatives for Global Advertising and Partnerships.

NPR, LAist Studios Launch Audio Incubator for Latino Creators (Exclusive)

Applications are now open for Oye, a six-week virtual workshop to develop programming centered on the Latino experience.

Snap Unveils Equity Pledge to Increase Representation On Its Original Programming

The company's production partners like Propagate Content and Unanimous Media have signed on to the pledge.

Michelle Yeoh, Dwayne Johnson, Simu Liu and Mindy Kaling Among Honorees at Gold House’s Inaugural Gold Gala

The Asian Pacific Islander leadership coalition will fete its fifth annual A100 in person for the first time since 2019.

IATSE, Reel Works Team to Train Hairstylists from Historically Excluded Backgrounds (Exclusive)

The inaugural IATSE Entertainment Industry Hair Stylists Training class graduates from the four-month program this weekend.

Netflix’s IllumiNative Producers Program Announces Inaugural Cohort

Eight Indigenous Fellows have been chosen for the yearlong program from the streamer and the justice organization.

UCLA, CAA Expand Study of Authentically Inclusive Representation in Film (Exclusive)

UCLA's Center for Scholars & Storytellers reports that accurate, diverse stories boast better reviews and box office returns.