Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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


Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Cord Jefferson Win Big at The Academy Awards!

Massachusetts made films American Fiction and The Holdovers win big at this past Sunday’s Academy Awards. Da’Vine Joy Randolph took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her portal of Mary in The Holdovers while Cord Jefferson won the Best Adapted Screenplay award for American Fiction.” Read Story.. 

Lily Gladstone Makes Oscars History as First Native American Best Actress

Lily Gladstone has become the first Native American woman to be nominated for best actress at the Academy Awards. Gladstone’s nomination comes four years after Yalitza Aparicio, who is Indigenous Mexican, received a best actress nomination at the 2019 Oscars.

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Boston’s Ayo Edebiri wins Golden Globe:

What she said, how the city celebrated.

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ARRAY Crew Free Database Accepting Members

Created by filmmaker Ava DuVernay, ARRAY Crew is a personnel database designed to connect below-the-line crew professionals, with a special focus on the amplification of women, people of color and those from underrepresented backgrounds, with producers, studio executives and department heads. Learn more.. 



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.



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