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Asian-American Actors Are Fighting for Visibility. They Will Not Be Ignored. - The New York Times / Actors like Daniel Dae Kim, Constance Wu, BD Wong and Aziz Ansari have become frank critics of their industry, calling out Hollywood for “whitewashing. Amanda Hess, Constance Wu, Hollywood Boulevard, Social Awareness, Look At The Stars, Asian American, Intersectional Feminism, Film Movie, Movies

Actors like Daniel Dae Kim, Constance Wu, BD Wong and Aziz Ansari have become frank critics of their industry, calling out Hollywood for “whitewashing.”

Earlier this week, we shared stories of what it’s really like to work in Hollywood when you’re not a straight white man. Below, some of the 27 industry players we talked to discuss strategies for moving forward. Mindy Kaling, Chris Rock, Film Studies, Music Theater, Asian American, How To Stay Awake, Center Stage, The Real World, Screenwriting

The statistics are unequivocal: Women and minorities are vastly underrepresented in front of and behind the camera. Here, 27 industry players reveal the stories behind the numbers.

Two groundbreaking filmmakers Ava DuVernay & Bradford Young speak about diversity and inclusion in Hollywood–now a national conversation. Bradford Young, Aperture Magazine, Conversation, Brigitte Lacombe, Female Directors, Free Films, Next Film, Black Image, Paramount Pictures

Black Lives, Silver Screen: Ava DuVernay and Bradford Young in Conversation

Two groundbreaking filmmakers speak about diversity and inclusion in Hollywood–now a national conversation.

A captivating show fills the New Museum with objects gathered and sorted by some 30 retentive artists. Bear Illustration, New Museum, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Installation Art, Art Installations, To Infinity And Beyond, Outsider Art, Work Inspiration, The Conjuring

A captivating show fills the New Museum with objects gathered and sorted by some 30 retentive artists.

Analysis of released films proves systemic bias against all women in film, despite better box office performance. Losing Faith In Humanity, Sydney City, Gender Studies, Supporting Actor, Film Releases, Lgbt Community, Film Industry, Film Director, Infographic

Data Exposes Gender Fault Lines [INFOGRAPHIC]

An eye-opening new infographic released today by SLATED illuminates cinema’s gender disparities in an unprecedented, data-driven light. The company’s analysis of 1,591 feature films released…

Hollywood Has No Business Case for Booking All-White Casts - Blaming the lack of diversity on customer preference, a recent analysis suggests, is an irresponsible punt. Year Of Mercy, Stacey Dash, Film Academy, Academy Awards, Gender Studies, Charlotte Rampling, Time For Change, Bet Awards, Second Grade

Hollywood Has No Business Case for Booking All-White Casts

Blaming the lack of diversity on customer preference, a recent analysis suggests, is an irresponsible punt.

Michael Mann on what 'Ali' starring Will Smith means in the Donald Trump era. The Smiths, Will Smith, Free Films, George Foreman, Hollywood, Columbia Pictures, One Moment, Black Artists, Muhammad Ali

Black artists have been nominated for best actress or actor on 30 occasions. Over the last few weeks, I watched all of them.

Data Exposes Gender Fault Lines - filmonomics @ slated Film Releases, Sociology, Feature Film, Filmmaking, Family Photos, Cinema, World, Box Office

Data Exposes Gender Fault Lines [INFOGRAPHIC]

An eye-opening new infographic released today by SLATED illuminates cinema’s gender disparities in an unprecedented, data-driven light. The company’s analysis of 1,591 feature films released…

The Largest Ever Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender: scripts, actors, 4 million lines Wise Up, Pro Choice, Screenwriting, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Story Of My Life, Writing Tips, Filmmaking, Scripts

The Largest Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender, Ever

Lately, Hollywood has been taking so much shit for rampant sexism and racism. The prevailing theme: white men dominate movie roles.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Whitewashing (HBO)."With the academy awards coming up, Last Week Tonight asks: Hollywood whitewashing.how is this still a thing? John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Satire, John Cho, Last Week Tonight, Late Night Show, Comedy, Funny As Hell

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Seven new clips and thirty-eight images for Ryan Coogler's CREED starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone. Rocky Balboa, Sylvester Stallone, Stephen Lang, Michael Fassbender, Top Movies, Movies And Tv Shows, Trailers, John Rambo, Sketches

For the second year in a row, the Academy failed to recognize any minority actors. Our chief film critics and our critic at large on what in the world is going on.

Hollywood's lack of diversity is costing it millions. Cdb, Diversity, Indie, Mexico, Hollywood, Animation, Movie Posters, Mother Jones, Chile

Hollywood's lack of diversity is costing it millions. Here's why.

Tinseltown’s abysmal stats—and how to change them.

UPDATED: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences apologized on Tuesday for the Asian jokes on the Feb. 28 Oscar telecast, after receiving a protest letter signed by 25 AMPAS members, incl… Asian Jokes, Billy Lynn, Ang Lee, Oscar Winners, Science Art, Bring It On, Entertaining, Film, Movies

Academy Apologizes for Asian Jokes on Oscars, Vows to Be More Sensitive

Ang Lee and other Asian Oscar winners protest "racist stereotypes" following jokes targeting Asians at the 2016 Academy Awards.

DGA’s episodic television diversity report shows very slight improvement… American Crime, Diversity, Film, Tv, Women, Movies, Film Stock, Women's, Film Movie

Women and Minorities Still Aren’t Getting as Many Jobs as TV Directors – Here Are the Worst Offenders

2015-16 episodic television report shows slight improvement in representation – but many shows, plus the streaming services, lag behind.

Discover the exclusive meeting of Anna Rose Holmer, director of "The Fits", an experimental movie between art and cinema. Contagion Film, Sundance 2016, Anna Rose, Two Movies, 2016 Movies, Watch Movies, Between Two Worlds, Boxing Gym, Youth Boxing

Why the second movie is the biggest hurdle to becoming a filmmaker — especially for women and minorities

As a first-time director, Anna Rose Holmer is in an elite group. Her movie, "The Fits," about an 11-year-old tomboy trying to fit in, was one of the fewer than