Race and Hollywood

Support the Bunche Center’s Hollywood Diversity Report – #ChangeTheNarrative

Support the Bunche Center’s Hollywood Diversity Report – #ChangeTheNarrative

#ChangeTheNarrative! Tell Hollywood that #DiversityMatters. Please donate at https://spark.ucla.edu/hollywood.   Thank you for your support! Launched @BuncheUCLA’s Hollywood Diversity Report Crowdfunding Campaign http://t.co/FqD5HKoxog 4 your support! http://t.co/hyqau1B3VA — UCLA Bunche Center (@BuncheUCLA) October 2, 2014

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Change Starts Today – The Hollywood Diversity Report Crowdfunding Campaign!

Change Starts Today – The Hollywood Diversity Report Crowdfunding Campaign!

The UCLA Bunche Center Crowdfunding Campaign for the Hollywood Diversity Report is LIVE! CHANGE STARTS TODAY!   Spread the Word Join us as we #changethenarrative in Hollywood! Support the Hollywood Diversity Report, the only comprehensive research analysis of diversity in film and television. The report identifies and shares best practices for increasing the pipeline of underrepresented groups in the entertainment […]

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Hunt Discusses Blackish on NPR

Hunt Discusses Blackish on NPR

 (Photo Credit: Adam Taylor/ABC) September 24, 2014 –  Karen Grigsby Bates of NPR’s Code Switch team talks with Bunche Center Director Darnell Hunt about  how black families have been portrayed on television sitcoms.  To listen to the story, ClickHere. For background information about the Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Project, Click Here. For previous posts about the Center’s Hollywood Advancement Project, […]

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Race and Hollywood: DGA Reports Lack of Progress on Diversity Hiring

Race and Hollywood:  DGA Reports Lack of Progress on Diversity Hiring

DGA report on diversity hiring in television. (DGA)/(Featued image credit: Belle BNZ Ent.)   September 18, 2014 – The Los Angeles Times reports on a new Directors Guild study which highlights lack of progress on diversity hiring. To read the full article, Click Here. For background information about the Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Project, Click Here. For previous posts […]

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Race and Hollywood: Shonda Rhimes Rules Thursday Nights

Race and Hollywood:  Shonda Rhimes Rules Thursday Nights

The L.A. Times interviews Shonda Rhimes about her new series, How to Get Away With Murder. To read the full article, Click Here. For background information about the Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Project, Click Here. For previous posts about the Center’s Hollywood Advancement Project, Click Here. To learn more about supporting this important research project and its annual diversity […]

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Hunt On ABC’s New Diverse Comedies

Hunt On ABC’s New Diverse Comedies

August 29, 2014 — Bunche Center Director Darnell Hunt discusses ABC’s new diverse situation comedies with The Wrap.  At issue is the increasing diversity of American audiences and what this will mean for television programming and the bottom line.  Click HERE for the article and HERE for the Bunche Center’s 2014 Hollywood Diversity Report:  Making Sense of the Disconnect.

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