Archive for Category: "Race and Hollywood"

Race and Hollywood: WGAW Releases Latest Findings of 2014 Hollywood Writers Report

Race and Hollywood:  WGAW Releases Latest Findings of 2014 Hollywood Writers Report

Research Shows Small Gains for Minority, Women, & Older TV Writers, Film Employment for Minority and Women Writers Declines April 14, 2014 – The Writers Guild of America, West has issued the Executive Summary of its 2014 Hollywood Writers Report, the WGAW’s analysis of the state of diversity in writing for television and film. While […]

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Race and Hollywood: Will Pilot Season Changes Impact What We See on TV?

Race and Hollywood:  Will Pilot Season Changes Impact What We See on TV?

April 2, 2014 – To read the Los Angeles Times article about the way television networks explore changes in the traditional pilot process, Click Here. The Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Project is creating a comprehensive analysis of diversity (or the lack thereof) in the film and television industries.  In February, the Center released the […]

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NEW! 2014 Hollywood Diversity Report: Making Sense of the Disconnect

NEW! 2014 Hollywood Diversity Report:  Making Sense of the Disconnect

  February 12, 2014 The Bunche Center at UCLA releases the “2014 Hollywood Diversity Report:  Making Sense of the Disconnect.”  To download (and now print) a copy, CLICK HERE.  To read the UCLA press release, CLICK HERE. This report is the first in a series of studies by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies […]

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Race and Hollywood: SNL Hires Black Comedienne

Race and Hollywood:  SNL Hires Black Comedienne

January 7, 2014 – Sasheer Zamata has been hired as the first female African American performer on Saturday Night Live in five years. A talent search followed complaints last fall about the cast’s lack of diversity. Zamata makes her debut January 18.  To read the full story, Click Here. For background information on the Race […]

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Race and Hollywood: 2013 Black Renaissance in Film

Race and Hollywood:  2013 Black Renaissance in Film

CNN Reports on this year’s Black renaissance in the film industry.  To read more, Click Here.  For background information on the Race and Hollywood Project, Click Here.

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Race and Hollywood: Diversity and Ratings

Race and Hollywood:  Diversity and Ratings

October 14, 2013 – KPCC’s Josie Huang writes about how diversity on TV may be good for ratings.  To read more, Click Here.  Download the Hollywood Diversity Brief-Spotlight-10-2013. For background information on the Race and Hollywood Project, Click Here.   TNT/Falling Skies 

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