Aging Well with Community: Angela and sarah


We worked with The SCAN Foundation and 44 Blue Productions to highlight the journey of families aging and caregiving. Meet Angela and Sarah!…

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OK Boomer: Ageism in Entertainment


Hollywood, Health & Society, in partnership with the WGAE and WGAW, continues its series of discussions via Zoom on a variety of topics affected by the pandemic. This webinar took place on Thursday, July 16 at 4 p.m. (PT) / 7 PM (ET), and focused on the fight against…

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Atomic Countdown


Experts from the world of nuclear threats and international security will share personal stories from their professional experience. Hollywood, Health & Society presents a virtual storytelling event with experts from the world of nuclear threats and international security, who will share amusing, poignant and personal accounts of key moments in…

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Abortion on Screen


In January 2021, the Supreme Court ruled to reinstate an FDA policy that required people to go to a clinic in person to obtain medication abortion care. Many reproductive rights groups are now urging the Biden administration to lift the FDA’s in-person requirement for the duration of the Covid-19 public…

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How TV Can Save Lives During Covid-19


This webinar discussed how to help create and encourage content to help slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus for those most at risk. Hollywood, Health & Society, in partnership with the WGAE and WGAW, presents a panel via Zoom on messaging guidelines for Covid-19 protective behaviors…

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Beyond Bars highlights video


Panelists at “Beyond Bars: Changing the Narrative on Criminal Justice,” held Feb. 26, 2020 at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation screening room, were Zach Calig, writer for the ABC legal drama “For Life”; Dan Birman, an award-winning documentary producer who’s working on a Netflix film that explores juvenile justice issues centering on…

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John Hoffman on ‘Grace and Frankie’


John Hoffman, producer/writer/director for “Grace and Frankie,” talks about the need for more storylines dealing with older adults. The Netflix comedy was among the shows honored at the 2019 Sentinel Awards.

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2019 Sentinel Awards highlights


In a sometimes moving and deeply personal ceremony, the 2019 Sentinel Awards honored 13 TV shows for outstanding storylines dealing with critical topics such as addiction, criminal justice, mental health, nuclear risk and sexual assault.  Hollywood entertainment figures including Ava DuVernay (When They See Us), Sam Levinson (Euphoria), Craig Mazin (Chernobyl), Gloria…

ATX Festival Panel: Getting Better With Age


Never before has there been such an array of characters who redefine what life is like after sixty-five. Recorded live at the 2019 ATX Television Festival, writers and actors behind these fully-formed, authentic characters discuss aging onscreen. Panelists include Sarah Thompson (writer, “How to Get Away With Murder”), Mike…

Palliative Care in India


Hollywood Health and Society presents ‘Say No To Pain’, an educational film meant to generate awareness about Palliative Care, and also give an insight on how pain should be viewed in its totality. Patients suffering from terminal illnesses and life limiting diseases, do not only suffer physical pain. They suffer…