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Sundance Institute’s Bird Runningwater Announces Departure After 20 Years (Guest Column)

Since arriving at the Sundance Institute as a programmer for its Native Program in 2001, Bird Runningwater has built upon the organization’s foundations of Indigenous inclusion, helping to develop a…

Frank Marshall, Lulu Wang, Mj Rodriguez Join BIPOC Short Film Program From New Digital Studio Creator+ (Exclusive)

Another new diversity initiative aimed at helping historically excluded filmmakers make a short film is launching with an eclectic and acclaimed group of mentors attached. Creator+, a new

#EmmysSoWhite: White Actors Sweep the 2021 Emmy Awards

“It comes with a lot of pressure, being Black, hosting a job like this,” 2021 Primetime Emmys host Cedric the Entertainer joked near the top of the show. “My people, they expect that I can just…

‘Hollywood Remixed’: Jose Antonio Vargas and ‘Blue Bayou’ Director/Star Justin Chon Tell Stories About Undocumented Immigrants

The “Documenting the Undocumented” episode of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s topical inclusion-themed podcast explores narratives about undocumented immigrants with two…

Study: Streaming Shows Employ More Women Than Broadcast Series Do

The streaming services have made more room for women than the broadcast networks, according to the latest annual study from San Diego State University’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and…

‘Hollywood Remixed’: ‘Billions’ Star Asia Kate Dillon on How Non-Binary Representation Changes Lives

In this week’s episode of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s podcast about inclusion and representation in entertainment, Billions‘ Asia Kate Dillon joins the show to talk about…

‘Hollywood Remixed’: Simu Liu on Portrayals of Asian Masculinity and Reclaiming the Martial Artist Trope in ‘Shang-Chi’

In this week’s episode of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s podcast about inclusion and representation in entertainment, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings star Simu Liu joins…

‘Kim’s Convenience’ Star Jean Yoon Talks Industry Racism, “Comedy of Humiliation”

Actress Jean Yoon has reopened the post-cancellation controversy surrounding Asian-Canadian representational issues on- and off-screen on the CBC and Netflix comedy Kim’s…

Sony Pictures Entertainment Teams With CAPE to Launch Animation Accelerator for Asian Pacific Islanders (Exclusive)

Having successfully run development programs for screenwriters and creative executives for many years, the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment is now turning to animation. The…

Gold House Teams With GoFundMe to Fund ‘Shang-Chi’ Private Screenings

Since 2017, the Asian American Pacific Islander nonprofits Gold House and CAPE have partnered to give AAPI movies a Gold Open – a successful opening weekend at the box office – through…

‘Hollywood Remixed’: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II on Updating ‘Candyman’ Into “Story of How Young Black Men in America Become Unwilling Martyrs”

In this week’s episode of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s podcast about inclusion and representation in entertainment, host Rebecca Sun (senior editor of diversity and inclusion)…

NBCUniversal Creates DEI Exec Role with ViacomCBS’ Jeanne Mau

NBCUniversal has created a new executive position to oversee diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives across its television and streaming brands. Longtime ViacomCBS inclusion executive…