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Streaming is transforming Hollywood's outdated ideas about inclusion, says TIFF panel

Streaming is transforming Hollywood's outdated ideas about inclusion, says TIFF panel

“It’s so easy to fall back on generalisations when projects don’t work.”

Steaming platforms can dismantle pre-existing industry biases against under-represented groups, a virtual TIFF panel of three top Hollywood producers heard on Thursday (September 10).

Speaking on a session entitled ‘Killer Instincts: Powerhouse producers propelling commercial success’ where inclusion dominated the talking points, Dear White People producer Stephanie Allain said working with Netflix helped disprove an oft-repeated mantra in the US film business.

“What’s so fantastic is this this untrue adage that black films don’t travel is just completely out of the window with streaming,” said Allain.

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