We made it through Valentine’s Day, but all the loves in our lives pale in comparison to the love we have for film industry-related articles on the internet. And the loving thing for us to do would be to share those good reads with you. Better than CVS-bought chocolate, we swear!


This Week’s Good Reads (Week of February 11, 2019)

Going From Homeless In LA To Composing Music For Hit TV Shows (via Tim Greiving for LAist)
A heartwarming story for the Movies & Music fans out there.

Natalie Walker Wants More Than Hollywood’s Stereotypical Roles For Women (via Lisa Fischer for The Muse)
Meet the actress whose parody videos of cliché movie characters went viral.

The latest move to shorten the Oscar runtime has outraged the film community (via Michelle Jaworski for The Daily Dot)
The categories being left out of this year’s Oscars telecast.

The Uphill Battles of Black Talent Agents in Hollywood (via Cara Buckley for The New York Times)
Seven agents on representing talent while being under-represented in their workplace.

Seeking Gender Parity at Sundance (via Katie McBride for Shondaland)
Dispatches from the Horizon Awards and more Sundance 2019 gender discussions.

Indie Producers Embrace Streaming Services, Despite Some Downsides (via Bob Verini for Variety)
Producers voice the pros and cons of making films for streaming.


A video worth watching

Settle in for a 2.5-hour chat with DGA Award-nominated directors! (via DGA)

How ’bout you? Read anything good this week?


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