Some of the ReFrame members: Women In Film
ReFrame, a Hollywood inclusion program that boasts 50 industry leaders among its ranks, has set its sights on updating show business’ current hiring practices — i.e. its habit of employing mostly white men. According to Deadline, the initiative has put together a handbook “with numerous key proposals its organizers believe will help promulgate meaningful reform and diverse hiring practices in the film and TV businesses.”
One of the handbook’s recommendations is a sponsorship program that will see industry professionals mentor protégés at companies across Hollywood.
Speaking to Deadline, ReFrame organizer and “Bridesmaids
” director Paul Feig
touted the sponsorship program. “What I like about this is that it is very well researched and thought out, with real tangible steps that over time will help,” he said. Feig himself sponsored “Smilf
” creator Frankie Shaw.
“What I like about [the sponsorship program] is that it is very well researched and thought out,