Paramount Commits To Auditioning Actors with Disabilities (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety (Antonio Ferme | May 2021)

The words "Let's Celebrate" at the centre of a burst graphic.

Paramount Pictures has become the latest studio to adopt the Ruderman Family Foundation’s guidelines for auditioning actors with disabilities for studio productions.

The inclusion of actors who live with a disability in the movies is a great way to promote awareness, dignity and inclusion.  We congratulate Paramount for this decision.

“Inclusion of individuals with disabilities is central to an authentic commitment to diversity in our industry and in our community,” Paramount Pictures chairman-CEO Jim Gianopulos said in a statement. “We are proud to adopt these guidelines as a crucial step in the ongoing work of prioritizing and furthering diversity and inclusion both in the making and in the telling of the stories we share with audiences everywhere.”

Jay Ruderman, president of the Ruderman Family Foundation, told Varietythat Paramount’s adoption of these guidelines is “the latest milestone for inclusion” in the entertainment industry.

https://enabled.vip/latestnews/paramount-commits-to-auditioning-actors-with-disabilities-exclusive-variety-antonio-ferme-may-2021/

The inclusion of actors who live with a disability in the movies is a great way to promote awareness, dignity and inclusion.  We congratulate Paramount for this decision.

Related Reading

Previous

NEXT

Leave a Reply

Other News

Profiled Story

The words, "You are lovely" in a cursive and flowing wordart.

Fantastic support by Monday.com

Earlier Stories

Related News Tags