LATEST DIVERSIFY NEWS
DCMS report highlights BAME gains but gender imbalance in industries.
Well-received race and identity comedy Dear White People marks the first acquisition for The New Black Film Collective but the film faces significant challenges in the UK.
The British Council is launching a new UK-Nigeria screenwriting partnership programme at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) titled Script Junction.
New programming head secured films by female filmmakers for close to 50% of the line-up.
Isabella Rossellini to discuss on and off camera sexism in cinema at Cannes’ Women in Motion event; other female-focused Cannes events include #SeeHerNow twitter campaign.
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.