Introduction I have spoken of my friend and colleague #filmmaker Danielle Earle often on my blog. I have had the privilege to work with her on projects such as “Brooklyn is in Love” and “Lover’s Game”. I wanted to share her Facebook post from August 27, 2017 . She elegantly explains why diversity in media … More Support our #filmmakers: Danielle Earle in Her Own Words
The linked-to article in this post original appeared in The Huffington Post website, The Rise of #DeafTalent, by Lydia Callis, Contributor. I always focus on diversity. The linked-to article is about the rise of deaf and hard-of-hearing talent in the entertainment industry. I was pleased to see that one of the featured creatives in this … More The Rise of #DeafTalent | The Huffington Post
The linked-to article in my post originally appeared in the Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls website, Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words, by Danielle Sepulveres. I am a supporter of diversity in the arts. Women actors, directors, and writers in film and television turn out excellent content each year. They deserve to … More Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words | Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls
Jackson Heights is a neighborhood in Queens, NY. I decided to watch the documentary “In Jackson Heights”, produced by Frederick Wiseman, just because of its name (my being a native New Yorker), unaware of the underlying subject matter. This film presents Jackson Heights as extremely diverse and the residents are conflicted between the way things … More Review: “In Jackson Heights” (2015), Produced by Frederick Wiseman
Women in Film Portraits is a great website!! Spotlights women working in front of and behind the camera. My friends and filmmakers Katie Mack and Danielle Earle were profiled here in 2016!! I am so proud of them.
CBS has announced the 12 participants selected for its Drama Diversity Casting Initiative. The goal is to increase opportunities in the industry for groups traditionally underrepresented. Read full article>> via CBS Announces Drama Diversity Casting Initiative Participants | Deadline