Tag: Diversity

#BLM, Film, Venue

Hollywood, the Academy, and race

Let’s start with a harrowing statistic. The first Academy Awards were hosted back in 1929, and since then over 3,000 awards have been handed out. Only 43 recipients were Black. There is no denying there is a huge disparity in the number of BIPOC creatives being nominated for the Academy Awards, with the peak of…

Film, Venue

Oscar Nominations 2020: Too White?

After the controversy surrounding the #BAFTASsowhite and the near total absence of people of colour in Britain’s premier film awards ceremony, one of the biggest questions surrounding this year’s Academy Awards was whether or not their voters would fare any better in recognising diverse ranges of talent. The purpose of discussing inclusion in awards ceremonies…

Arts

Interview with Elizabeth Macneal

• What is the most important thing to remember when doing something creative? Everybody works differently, so what works for me certainly isn’t universal. But I try to be as disciplined as I can; I plan my novels in detail, and structure my day just as I would if I worked in an office. While…

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