Joy Gorman WettelsSubmitted by Russ on Mon, 2023-02-27 08:49
Gloria Calderón KellettSubmitted by Russ on Mon, 2023-02-27 08:45
Scott Z. BurnsSubmitted by Russ on Mon, 2023-02-27 08:41
HHS Newsletter (Winter 2023)Submitted by Russ on Fri, 2023-02-24 10:36
Our Winter 2023 newsletter spotlights five Hollywood veterans who say entertainment needs more stories about the vibrant lives of older adults; changing the narratives about breast cancer in young women; Anderson Cooper exploring death and grief; scoring your favorite entertainment when it comes to depicting plastic pollution; and the language of the future.
The Begley-Cohen TestSubmitted by Russ on Thu, 2023-02-23 10:09
Plastic is an epidemic. Film and TV have the power to model a path towards a plastic-free future. Plastic Pollution Coalition has created a simple test for on-screen entertainment: The Begley-Cohen Test
‘We’re Still in the Game’: 5 Hollywood Veterans Pitch Diverse Stories About Older AdultsSubmitted by Russ on Wed, 2023-02-22 10:54
Diplomacy Over WarSubmitted by Russ on Wed, 2023-02-15 09:06
In both our lives and our stories, war has become too easy. It’s ubiquitous on our news, in our foreign policy, and on our TV shows. But diplomacy makes for great drama, and by showing audiences alternative solutions in the stories we write, we can flip the script, help broaden the discourse and break the cycle of endless war.
The Power of TV: Reshaping Breast Cancer Narratives
Hollywood showrunners, writers and producers were joined by a medical expert for a discussion about young women affected by early onset breast cancer, how the disease disproportionately affects women of color, and the importance of messaging to raise awareness about risk.