These Six Films Are A Glimpse Into What More Diversity Can Do For Advertising — [Read Full Article]

This week in Los Angeles, the Commercial Directors Diversity Program debuted the six films created out of its initiative to help nurture underrepresented talents. The program debuted in 2016 as a partnership between the Association of Independent Creative Producers (AICP) and the Directors Guild of America (DGA).

SHOOT Magazine: Industry Sees Face Of Diversity At CDDP Screening — [Read Full Article]

Next goal is inclusion for these directors who look to gain production company representation for spots, branded content

“Eng--who earlier this year gained inclusion into SHOOT’s New Directors Showcase--made via the CDDP a spec spot titled “Second Chances” for Homeboy Industries, which assists high-risk youth, former gang members and those who had been recently incarcerated with a variety of programs, including work-readiness training in such businesses as the Homeboy Bakery and Homeboy Farmers Markets.”

Behind-The-Scenes documentary about the making of “Homeboy Industries.” — [Read Full Article]

“I think that you need to be a little stupid, and a little reckless, to have shoots like these be successful…”

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