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WIF Signs Open Letter for Transgender Representation

Nearly four dozen production companies, talent agencies, film studios, and advocacy groups have announced their support for expanded LGBTQ representation, calling on Hollywood to use its soft power to tell authentic stories. In an open letter published exclusively in Variety, GLAAD and 5050by2020 — a strategic initiative within the Time’s Up organization — urged networks […]

ReFrame’s Newly Certified Gender-Balanced Films

ReFrame — a coalition of industry leaders founded by Women in Film and the Sundance Institute — and IMDBPro announced on Tuesday nearly two dozen films to be certified for their gender-balanced productions. Reframe launched the data initiative in an effort to recognize and promote gender-balanced films and television shows. The collaboration relies on data from IMDBPro to […]

IMDBPro App to Include WIF’s Sexual Harassment Help Line

IMDBPro, the site’s subscription platform, will now include contact information and tap-to-call capability for resources including the Women In Film Sexual Harassment Help Line and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). It’s another sign of how the atmosphere in Hollywood has changed over the past year. Allegations of sexual assault and harassment involving powerful […]