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IATSE Local 695 To Host Livestream On Diversity

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IATSE.logo1On Saturday, August 1st , IATSE Local 695’s newly-formed Committee on Equity, Diversity & Outreach will host a live-streamed, public event on the challenges faced by sound and video engineers of color in the entertainment industry.

Titled Diversity in 695: A Conversation, the event will feature a panel of accomplished professionals, representing diverse crafts, genders, and ethnicities in a discussion of the critical importance of addressing racial inequity and achieving a more representative workforce in Hollywood. Dr. Anna Everett, Professor Emeritus of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will lead the conversation and provide important historical context.

Dr. Everett is the author of several books on diversity and racial equality in media including Returning the Gaze: A Genealogy of Black Film Criticism, 1909-1949; Learning Race and Ethnicity: Youth and Digital Media (written for the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media, Youth and Learning program) and the award-winning Digital Diaspora: A Race for Cyberspace.

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Other panelists will include: Willie Burton, Sound Mixer (Tenet); Veronica Kahn, Sound Utility (The Mandalorian); Susan Moore-Chong, Sound Mixer (Bones); Chauncy Godwin, Video Engineer (X-Men: First Class); Anthony Ortiz, Sound Mixer (Vida); Douglas W. Shamburger, Boom Operator (Tenet); Yohannes Skoda, Sound Utility (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia).

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For more information please visit www.local695.com/diversity

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