Yes, says a new report by the UCLA Center for Scholars and Storytellers, but only when they approach these topics in a credible, supportive way.
During a fractured release year, there was progress in gender and racial representation in all key categories, but disparities in budgets.
Deborah Nadoolman Landis, founding director of the David C. Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design, will moderate the April 24 event.
Ramón is the co-founder and co-author of the annual Hollywood Diversity Report, first record of the industry’s progress around gender and racial diversity.
The messages kids glean from TV can influence their attitudes and behaviors as they grow into their teenage years and beyond, UCLA psychologists say.
Arrick died Sept. 21, 2020, from complications from previous strokes.
The financial awards will cover research and planning for “Pacific Standard Time” projects, which will debut in 2024.
Brown, who taught at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television from the late 90s through 2014, died Jan. 19 from COVID-19 complications.
He chats about switching schools, his goals for the program and how opportunities for lighting designers have changed.
The UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report suggests the industry must do more to meet the moment.
Six students won Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellowships for projects that incorporated accurate and plausible science into their stories.
Movie studios can expect to lose up to $130 million per film when authentic diversity is absent from their storytelling, a UCLA report shows.
L.A. Sounds Now kicks off Oct. 6 with a talk between Tom Corson of Warner Records and Dean Eileen Strempel.
UCLA Design Showcase West Salons will debut Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m. and will feature production designers from Apple TV+ and Netflix shows.
Q&A with Scott MacQueen, the Archive’s head of preservation discusses the history and recent restoration of the film, which is getting released on Blu-ray in May.
Ellen Scott is working on a book about depictions of slavery in movies and a chronicle of Black female film critics.
The research shows indications that the film industry is starting to get the message that diversity sells.
The panel, moderated by UCLA’s Deborah Nadoolman Landis, features nominees Mark Bridges, Jacqueline Durran, Christopher Peterson, Arianne Phillips, Sandy Powell and Mayes Rubeo.
Alumnus Nicholas von Sternberg finds art imitating his life in the Netflix movie “Dolemite Is My Name.”
The funds will add scholarships and new curriculum for the renamed Ziffren Institute for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law.
Companies can improve hiring and retention by following five essential practices, including modernizing their views of the evolving American audience.
The donation from the Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts will also support the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive is crowdfunding an effort to preserve their work.
25 undergraduates who received the scholarships to pursue science, technology, engineering or math degrees visited the cast and crew as the show wraps its final season.
The report finds that the financial and critical success of social impact entertainment proves audiences’ hunger for stories that entertain, engage and inspire.