Adaeze Ene received her B.A. in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. As an undergraduate student, Adaeze conducted research at the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, where she assisted with a project that analyzed the portrayal of mental health in the top 100 films
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Hannah Clark received her B.A. in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism with a minor in entertainment industry from the School of Cinematic Arts at USC. Since starting as an undergraduate with the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative in 2016, she has assisted on projects ranging from the annual inclusion studies on top-grossing films to the first-of-
Kevin Yao received his B.A. in Communication from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism with a minor in Cinematic Arts in 2015. Kevin began working with the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative in 2014 as an undergraduate. After graduating, Kevin continued his work with the Initiative as a research fellow where he led a project in partnership with Google. This project
Shivani Rawat Shivani Rawat is the Founder and CEO of ShivHans Pictures, a production and finance company creating unique and compelling feature films outside the Hollywood studio model. The company strives to keep the financing process simple in an effort to fully support independent filmmakers and their visions while collaborating with top-tier talent
New study finds inequality by gender and race/ethnicity for film reviewers across 3 years and 300 movies.
Everyone may be a critic, but when it comes to film reviewers, a new study reveals that the old adage doesn’t ring true.
The report , titled “Critic’s Choice II,” is the second in a series from...
Films like Crazy Rich Asians , The Spy Who Dumped Me , BlacKkKlansman , and The Happytime Murders are poised to provide a much-needed dose of diversity to theaters this summer. But as audiences look to critical reviews to determine if these movies are worth the ticket price, what perspectives are available? A new study reveals that the film reviewers are unlikely to be as diverse as the casts...
Vivien Lewit is YouTube and Google Play Music’s global head of artist services. She directs a team of music ambassadors focused on developing and executing strategies to support the growth of artists’ careers on YouTube and Google Play Music. Vivien also oversees the company’s music content programming, including international live
The results are in: 2017 was no different than the last 11 years for female, Black or Asian directors working on 1,100 top films.
The Golden Globe Awards will present yet another man its Best Director award this Sunday, giving the cold shoulder to female directors such as Greta Gerwig, Dee Rees, Patty Jenkins and Kathryn Bigelow. But a new report on films from 2007 to 2017 reveals a...