Film is a visual medium; for better or worse, what viewers see onscreen can often impact real life more than you think. In a previous post on diversity in the film industry, we highlighted the importance of on-screen representation for minority groups. When minority groups… Read More »Health and Hollywood: The Shift in Onscreen Smoking
By Bella Friedman During the height of the Covid-19 Pandemic, large streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and Apple TV, were spending tens of millions of dollars on independent films. Now that the pandemic is no longer considered a global emergency by the World Health… Read More »Where Do Independent Films Go Now?
Whether it’s for a film festival or not, here are some tips to keep in mind while hosting a panel and Q&A: Identify Your Audience Who is your audience, and what do they want to hear? Who is the moderator? Who are the panelists? And… Read More »How to make a successful panel and Q&A?
As people living in the 21st century, we live in a world where diversity is increasing—and diversity is strength. Yet, when it comes to film and television, the message that’s being sent to audiences all over the world is that only one type of person… Read More »The Importance of Diversity in the Film Industry
There are many virtual film festivals across the US and you don’t have to travel to be a part of one. The best part about virtual film festivals is that you don’t have to travel to attend them. You can watch from the comfort of… Read More »Virtual Film Festivals Are The Future! Here’s What You Need to Know
Netflix’s slow and steady decline While Disney+ and HBO Max are still small players in the market, it’s worth noting that Netflix has been losing ground to both of them. According to data from 7Park Data, Netflix went from a high of 34% share of… Read More »The Decline of Netflix and What That Means for Streaming