Tag: Hollywood

'Game of Thrones' Star is Happy Her Natural Hair Stands Out

Nathalie Emmanuel’s decision to wear her natural hairstyle as a professional actress is not only self-affirming, but shows women that it’s possible to be your authentic self in Hollywood. Emmanuel plays Missandei on the widely popular TV show “Game of Thrones,” which airs on HBO (a division of Time Warner,No….

'Nigerian Prince' Wins $1M AT&T Grant at Tribeca Film Festival

Diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, both in front of and behind the camera, has been a major topic of debate around the country. UCLA’s recent Hollywood Diversity Report found that film and television content that is more diverse tends to be more successful. Yet, people of color are still underrepresented…

'Nigerian Prince' Wins AT&T $1M Grant at Tribeca Film Festival

Diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, both in front of and behind the camera, has been a major topic of debate around the country. UCLA’s recent Hollywood Diversity Report found that film and television content that is more diverse tends to be more successful. Yet, people of color are still underrepresented…

Diverse Film Casts Keep Hollywood Execs Making Money at Box Office, Says Report

Ahead of the 89th Academy Awards show on Sunday, UCLA has released its annual Hollywood Diversity report, which highlights that diversity means higher financial returns on productions. The report, generated through the university’s Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, examined the 200 top-grossing theatrical film releases in 2015,…

Hollywood Not a Man Not White Don't Bother.

If one wants to build the prototypical Hollywood film, you would start with a white, heterosexual, able-bodied male lead, a new study confirms. The study, conducted by the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, shows that the gender…