According to a new university study, there is a lag in diversity in behind-the-camera jobs and among TV executives. As of this fall, the study found that whites held 92% of chair and CEO positions at TV networks and studios,…
By Lynn Elber, Associated Press
In many areas, speaking roles, behind-the-scenes jobs, LGBTQ representation, parts for people with disability — Hollywood remains far from reflecting the makeup of its American audiences.
By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
Actor and singer Utkarsh Ambudkar has appeared in the movie “Pitch Perfect” and television’s “The Mindy Project.” This fall, he’ll star on Broadway in Lin Manuel Miranda’s “Freestyle Love Supreme.” But despite these high-profile performances, Ambudkar, who is South Asian,…
Franklin Leonard is the founder of The Black List, a website that aims to connect potential screenwriters with filmmakers. The site allows users to upload their screenplays and earn ratings from the site’s community, with the possibility of seeing their…
By Steve Goldbloom
By Corinne Segal
Female leaders are leading the push for more diversity in television, both on-camera and behind the scenes, according to a new study.
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