television

How to Improve Hollywood: 9 Experts Weigh In on the Future of Film

  • January 30th, 2013

At the dawn of 2013, Hollywood is edging toward cautious optimism. The box office is set to shatter domestic records and the home-entertainment sector is poised to grow after five years of losses. A year ago, TheWrap asked six experts the daunting question: How do we fix Hollywood?  This year, we reached out to a new set…

GLAAD released its annual Where We Are on TV report

  • October 5th, 2012

  GLAAD released its annual Where We Are on TV report; a comprehensive review of scripted lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) primetime characters in the upcoming 2012-2013 television season.  Click here to see the full report and a slideshow of TV’s LGBT characters. GLAAD found that after a decrease last year, the number of…

Hulu announces new LGBT genre category

  • April 26th, 2012

Internet video giant Hulu will launch a new LGBT category heading on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus, GLAAD and Wolfe Video announced today. The new category heading arises out of an initiative spearheaded by LGBT film distributor Wolfe Video, and will help users locate LGBT content more efficiently, including nearly 100 films. “Wolfe…

The Fox Writer’s Intensive Launched

  • October 20th, 2011

“The Fox Writer’s Intensive (“FWI”) is a highly selective writer’s initiative, held at the Fox Studios in Los Angeles, CA, from February 2012 through May 2012. The Intensive is designed to introduce experienced writers with unique voices, backgrounds, life and professional experiences that reflect the diverse perspectives of the audiences we create for to a…

Latest Industry Stats Show Gap Widens for Minority and Women Film and Television Writers

  • May 19th, 2011

LOS ANGELES — The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) has released the Executive Summary of the 2011 Hollywood Writers Report: Recession and Regression. The study examines writers’ employment and earnings by ethnicity, gender, and age from 2008 through 2009 in the motion picture and television industry. As in previous years, diverse writers face significant…