Magazine article Screen International

Women in Film Los Angeles Launches Hire Her Back Initiative

Magazine article Screen International

Women in Film Los Angeles Launches Hire Her Back Initiative

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“We call on leaders to join us in building a new normal that prioritises equity and career sustainability for women, especially women of colour, in the screen industries.”

WIF (Women In Film, Los Angeles) is launching the Hire Her Back multimedia campaign and calling on entertainment employers to achieve gender and racial parity as the industry plans to resume production.

Hire Her Backwill call attention to the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women and people of colour and will roll out in the coming weeks with the support of industry figures.

WIF in partnership with New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and Women In Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA) is raising the Hire Her Back Fund.

The fund will provide grants to women in the screen industries whose livelihoods have been affected by the pandemic. The grants will be administered by The Actors Fund.

Seed funding has been provided by Shivani Rawat, the producer and founder of ShivHans Pictures. Additional contributions to the fund can be made here, and application information will be available on the website in early July. …

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