AFM: Black Filmmakers Look to Capitalize on International Demand for More Diverse Stories

“As black content producers, find our ‘Squid Game’ and find those big projects that make studios realize that we are worth investing in.” Diversity has been a Hollywood buzzword for several years now, but the real challenges faced by filmmakers from minority or marginalized communities in getting their stories made and seen came into sharp focus at a series of panels at the American Film … Continue reading AFM: Black Filmmakers Look to Capitalize on International Demand for More Diverse Stories

Next Big Thing: ‘Eternals’ Star Lauren Ridloff on Becoming Marvel’s First Deaf Superhero

The actress talks about how she learned to advocate for herself on-set and the significance of her MCU character: We need a superhero that represents us. Being a superhero wasn’t part of Lauren Ridloff’s plan. The Eternals star wanted to be a children’s book author before an American Sign Language tutoring gig for the director of Broadway’s Children of a Lesser God led to a … Continue reading Next Big Thing: ‘Eternals’ Star Lauren Ridloff on Becoming Marvel’s First Deaf Superhero