The Massachusetts Film Office supports diversity, equity and inclusion in the film, television and creative production industry. Below, we have compiled events, resources, and information in support of ongoing efforts to amplify underrepresented voices, and level the playing field for work in all areas and at all levels of the industry.
Upcoming Events & Opportunities
Ava DuVernay’s ‘One Perfect Shot’ DocuSeries Gets March Release on HBO Max, Debut Trailer (Video)
Created for television by Oscar and Emmy-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“When They See Us”), the new docuseries puts the spotlight on “celebrating impactful movie moments guided by Hollywood’s most exhilarating cinematic voices.” Learn more..
Black History Month
RoxFilm celebrates Black History month this February with some great events, screenings and shows. Learn more..
Hooray for ‘Nollywood’: How Nigerian Actors Are Bringing Cultural Authenticity to Hollywood
Some fun facts about Nigeria: It’s the seventh most populated country in the world, with more than 200 million people. The official language is English but more than 500 dialects are spoken within its borders, including Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba. The capital is Abuja, the national anthem is “Arise, O Compatriots” and its biggest national export, as everybody knows, is movie and TV actors. Read Story..
Browse this section for a list of local resources focusing on and representing diversity in the production industry.
Browse this section for a list of national resources focusing on and representing diversity in the production industry.