Check out member news for the week of March 12, 2020!!
How the coronavirus outbreak is roiling the film and entertainment industries
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The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, which was first identified in China in December, has had sweeping effects in the public health, business, and travel sectors, among others. And while the repercussions for the entertainment industry may seem to pale in comparison to the clear threat the virus poses to human life, the ripple effects do have implications for the people around the world who make a living producing and distributing movies, music, and more.
Read more at Vox.
Gloria Calderón Kellett Named one of the 25 Most Powerful Latinas by People En Español
New Hollywood Podcast: ‘Gentefied’s Marvin Lemus And Linda Yvette Chávez Talk Latinx Representation And How Netflix Series Reflects Their Own Lives
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The series, which is executive produced by America Ferrera and has Monica Macer (Queen Sugar, Nashville) as showrunner, is drenched in Latinx identity as it features brown love, intersectionality, the importance of community and the nuanced arguments that come with the topic of gentrification as well as displaced communities.
Listen to the podcast here: Deadline
The Hollywood Report presents: Alice Initiative Reveals Annual List of Emerging Female Directors
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The Hollywood Reported recently reported that the Alice Initiative, an initiative supported by a group of over 50 female film executives and producers, announced a list that highlighting 20 promising up-and-coming female directors.
Read more about list at The Hollywood Reporter.