TV producer Norman Lear and Academy Award winner Rita Moreno were among the featured guest speakers for a panel discussion about the portrayals of older women in entertainment, at the Writers Guild of America, West.
Eleven honorees were celebrated for outstanding TV storylines at the 2017 Sentinel Awards, a glittering red-carpet event held in Hollywood that featured celebrities, writers and producers. Even journalist and news correspondent Katie Couric got in on the act.
Hollywood, Health & Society commemorated the 20th anniversary of HBO's "In the Gloaming" at the Ray Kurtzman Theater at CAA with a screening of excerpts from the film, followed by a panel discussion on HIV and Hollywood.
Hollywood, Health & Society held a special lunch with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife at the home of Lyn and Norman Lear to discuss how the entertainment industry can help support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
"Madam Secretary," "black-ish" and "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" were among the winners at the 17th annual Sentinel Awards ceremony, a glittering evening that celebrated exemplary TV storylines covering health and climate change topics and featured a special appearance by Norman Lear.
Hollywood, Health & Society and the TV Academy Foundation co-sponsored a special panel discussion, “The Power of TV: Reproductive Health and Access in Storytelling,” focusing on how entertainment has influenced attitudes and access to safe reproductive choice and women’s healthcare.
The Nov. 7 event drew storytellers and experts that explored TV’s depiction of the topics through the years—from Maude to Murphy Brown to Jane the Virgin and Dear White People.
Hollywood, Health & Society and the Producers Guild of America co-presented a seminar on the power of storytelling, the arts and media to bring about social change.
The event, held at Wallis Annenberg Hall on the USC campus, consisted of two panels featuring representatives from organizations that support the creative community by providing resources and expert information about key social issues, and producers and production companies “dedicated to creating cause-related films, documentaries and television content.”
Hollywood, Health & Society and Ploughshares Fund held a special screening of the season finale for the hit CBS series "Madam Secretary," followed by a discussion on real-life nuclear threats.
Hollywood, Health & Society and the Writers Guild of America, East held a panel titled “Repro Writes: Abortion on TV Needs More Choices,” on Thursday, April 12 at the Guild’s headquarters in New York.
Transgender people have achieved unprecedented media visibility, but does this translate into greater acceptance? New research by USC Annenberg and HH&S sheds light on this question.