Diversity news


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Diversity and data can help save theatrical business, say experts


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Talent execs discuss changing nature of agent roles at Cannes panel


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


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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Kristen Stewart, Ava DuVernay, Agnes Varda among 82 women to protest on Cannes red carpet

2018-05-12T05:21:00+01:00By Melanie Goodfellow

They will climb halfway up the Palais des Festivals steps in silence and solidarity.

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'Fleabag' creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge: viewers crave more female-centric stories

2018-04-10T10:07:00+01:00By Manori Ravindran Broadcast

Broadcasters cannot ignore the public appetite for more nuanced dramas, says Killing Eve creator.

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UK genre festival Grimmfest announces awards scheme for 10th anniversary


All-female Jury includes actress Joanne Mitchell and sales agent Caroline Couret-Delegue.

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The key US TV trends to look out for in 2018

2018-04-01T08:30:00+01:00By John Hazelton

Efforts to engage a fractured domestic audience, plus equality movements have led to new programming mindsets.

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What's driving the new wave of indigenous filmmaking?

2018-03-29T12:28:00+01:00By Wendy Mitchell

Ties between indigenous filmmakers and funders are strengthening across the globe.

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'The Crown' producers apologise to cast over pay row

2018-03-20T13:34:00+00:00By Broadcast staff

Sony-owned producer plans to work with equality campaigners.

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Robin Campillo, Elizabeth Karlsen, Francis Lee lead 2018 BFI Flare industry programme


Line-up includes introductions from Hugh Grant and Rupert Everett.

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Michael B Jordan's production company to adopt 'inclusion riders'


Black Panther star’s Outlier Society Productions will use diversity clause.