Tag: diversity

TIFF’s Film Critic Diversity- Equality Over Equity

This whole equation of “there isn’t enough of y community in x workforce” is a completely low-resolution argument that needs to be immediately expunged from rational discourse. The barriers that stop any group of people becoming successful in film criticism, or any industry, need to be identified and eradicated as much as possible, but this form of employment equity is an egregious way of tackling the problem at its end result, not its source.

No-One Really Cares About the Awards Season

The Academy Awards, and all other film awards ceremonies, are irrelevant. No-one really cares about them. All film awards ceremonies are completely pointless fluff aside from the fact that it’s fun to criticise them.