ACADEMY DIALOGUES: Color-Conscious Casting
Sep 24 9:00am PT
Add to Calendar 09/24/2020 09:00 09/24/2020 09:00 America/Los_Angeles ACADEMY DIALOGUES: Color-Conscious Casting There is a long history of casting decisions that have severely limited the opportunities for actors of color to stereotypes and minor roles, echoing the overtly racist use of blackface in “classic" films, and there remains a ripple effect of Hollywood’s discriminatory history in hiring practices today.  The creative collaboration between casting directors and filmmakers offers a tremendous... View More [1] Event Details [2] [1] https://www.oscars.org/events/academy-dialogues-color-conscious-casting [2] https://www.oscars.org/events/academy-dialogues-color-conscious-casting https://www.oscars.org/events/academy-dialogues-color-conscious-casting Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences web@oscars.org use-title
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ACADEMY DIALOGUES: Color-Conscious Casting

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There is a long history of casting decisions that have severely limited the opportunities for actors of color to stereotypes and minor roles, echoing the overtly racist use of blackface in “classic" films, and there remains a ripple effect of Hollywood’s discriminatory history in hiring practices today.  The creative collaboration between casting directors and filmmakers offers a tremendous opportunity to better reflect, on screen, the world as it truly is.  This frank conversation will look back at the effects of inequitable and biased casting and look forward to the ways inclusion and authenticity can enrich both our movies and our culture. Available on the Academy's YouTube in late September.

For the full list of Academy Dialogues, visit: https://oscars.org/events/series/academy-dialogues-it-starts-us