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Mayor of London and industry heavyweights back film and TV jobs scheme

2018-10-18T08:55:00+01:00By

Working Title, Studiocanal, Film4, Sony Pictures, ITV and Pathe supporting Equal Access Network.

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David Heyman: Lack of diversity on film sets is "shocking, disappointing and depressing"

2018-10-11T11:01:00+01:00By

Heyman was speaking at the launch of the London Screen Academy.

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BFI Film Audience Network creates kit to help exhibitors support diverse audiences

2018-09-27T11:27:00+01:00By

The website and online toolkit aims to make cinemas more welcoming to audiences with various different needs.

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San Sebastian confirms gender parity on its selection committee from 2019

2018-09-24T09:00:00+01:00By

The festival’s communications head Ruth Pérez de Anucita will join the committee in 2019.

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UK's Boudica Films unveils new projects on female-focused slate

2018-09-10T12:06:00+01:00By

The finance initiative for female-centric films was launched in 2016.

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Dignity Film Finance's Maggie Monteith on backing British talent

2018-09-10T10:50:00+01:00By Wendy Mitchell

Dignity invested in Carol Morley’s ‘Out Of Blue’, which has premiered at Toronto this month.

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TIFF: Geena Davis, Amma Asante speak at Share Her Journey rally

2018-09-09T00:15:00+01:00By

TIFF executive director Michele Maheux introduced a line-up of industry women to speak about gender equality

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TIFF: diversity in film criticism research reveals 30-to-1 divide

2018-09-08T23:08:00+01:00By

For the 300 top-grossing films from 2015-2017, white male critics are 31 times more likely to have a top review on Rotten Tomatoes than female critics

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Diversity and data can help save theatrical business, say experts

2018-08-08T10:57:00+01:00By

Diana Elbaum, Matthijs Wouter Knol and Franklin Leonard debated the future of cinema at Locarno’s StepIn event.

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Bafta confirms diversity requirements for 2019 British film awards

2018-06-19T07:56:00+01:00By

Entries for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut must comply with BFI Diversity Standards.

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Women comprise just 35% of 'high-status employees' at markets

2018-06-13T10:51:00+01:00By

Study reveals under-representation of women at EFM, Cannes and the AFM.

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Is the film industry doing enough to engage female audiences?

2018-06-12T13:49:00+01:00By Mark Salisbury

A 2017 TGI survey showed women as 52% of the UK cinemagoing population.

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TV industry urged to toughen up on harassment

2018-06-12T09:16:00+01:00By Manori Ravindran Broadcast

Abusers should be ‘full-on disgraced’ and self-regulation is failing victims, panellists argue.

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Lack of change leads to 'deeply unattractive industry', says Doc/Fest diversity panel

2018-06-11T10:53:00+01:00By

Particpants in ‘Not Another Diversity Panel!’ discussed diversity

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Sydney Film Festival picks 10 female directors to watch in 2018

2018-06-05T10:26:00+01:00By Sarah Ward

Screen profiles the filmmakers selected for the Europe! Voices of Women in Film programme.

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Sydney Film Festival to highlight European women filmmakers

2018-05-25T12:41:00+01:00By

‘Europe! Voices Of Women In Film’ will show the work of 10 directors across different genres.

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UK industry discuss next steps for Time's Up at Sundance London event

2018-05-24T12:14:00+01:00By

How can the UK industry further address its gender imbalance?

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Gender bias in UK film and TV writing revealed in new report

2018-05-23T11:22:00+01:00By

Little progress made in last ten years, according to WGGB study.

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Talent execs discuss changing nature of agent roles at Cannes panel

2018-05-15T07:29:00+01:00By

Agents from ICM, UTA, Paradigm and Curtis Brown took part.

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Cannes festival chiefs to sign gender equality pledge (exclusive)

2018-05-14T05:20:00+01:00By Melanie Goodfellow

Document was drawn up by France’s 5050x2020 movement as part of its gender equality campaign.

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