8 Great Inclusion Statements
June 29, 2017
As part of our mission to make entertainment more inclusive, we require crowdfunding campaigns to articulate how their project is increasing representation in front of and behind the camera. Let’s be clear: this isn’t a box to be checked. That’s the antithesis of intersectionality (age, class, race, gender, sexuality, religion, ability or otherwise), and it takes away from our goal of challenging filmmakers to reflect on how they are making their work.
#FilmCurious 3/28/2017: Muslim Storytelling in America
March 28, 2017
Thanks to all who joined us for today's #FilmCurious Twitter Chat with guests Asad Kirmani (HIJABI), Iram Parveen Bilal (EXTINCTION, FORBIDDEN STEPS), and Nadia P. Manzoor (SHUGS & FATS, BURQ OFF!) for a discussion about the joys, barriers and importants of telling Muslim stories on film in America.
We're Stronger Together // #100DaysOfDiversity
December 21, 2016
Today seemed like a normal, quiet late December Wednesday...until my boss - Seed&Spark founder and CEO Emily Best - took to Twitter with a powerful and data-driven thread on diversity and inclusion in media. Full tweetstorm below.