LATEST DIVERSIFY NEWS
Scheme offers first roles for black, Asian and minority ethnic talent
Creative Access has proposed a new diversity mentoring scheme for the UK film industry.
Birds Eye View is planning the second year of its training scheme Filmonomics to launch in January 2015.
David Proud, who has broken ground as a disabled actor playing a wheelchair-using character on EastEnders, is now set for another first by playing an able-bodied character in psychological thriller iWitness.
The fifth Underwire Festival, which showcases shorts made by female filmmakers, will run Nov 11-15 at The Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick, London.
EXCLUSIVE: Culture minister Ed Vaizey to meet BFI and industry during London Film Festival.
Less than 9% of admissions for European films went to features by female directors, according to a new report.
Young Swiss filmmakers are calling for greater diversity in Swiss fiction production and the introduction of a new funding instrument to support up-and-coming directors.
Around 900 professionals from a range of diverse backgrounds will receive training bursaries of up to £1,600 under Creative Skillset’s Diversity Fund.
Saving Mr Banks producer Alison Owen has claimed that diversity in UK drama is being hampered by the increasingly international nature of the genre.
Tony Hall has set out his blueprint for boosting diversity at the BBC, including creating a £2.1m commissioning fund to help ensure the corporation “represents every family and community in the UK”.
Letter from the Prince of Wales read at NTFS Gala event.
Annual event to be held on June 18 on the topic of Great British Film, Television and Games Event - Striving for Diversity Nirvana.
First film from the slate will be romantic drama Immoral Dilemma.
The TV Collective founder Simone Pennant has questioned the validity of the licence fee at a Creative Week panel on the lack of diversity in the film and TV industries.
New European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) study reveals just 16.1% of films released in Europe over the last ten years were by women.
Creative development programme aimed at Black, Asian and minority ethnic artists and film-makers returns for fourth year.Traitor
Directors UK (DUK) is challenging broadcasters and producers to ensure that 30% of all shows are directed by women by 2017, after a major study found significant inequality in key genres, from crime drama to panel shows.
First official study on female employment in the French film industry reveals growth in women directors, gender pay chasm.
Birds Eye View (BEV) and the British Council have renewed and expanded their partnership on an International Delegates programme in April 2014.
Organisations launch return-to-work training initiative for female TV directors.
Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong’o take prizes at awards celebrating diversity.
Hong Khaou’s drama, starring Ben Whishaw, to open the BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2014.
UK festival to give special award to the best short film that passes the gender bias test.