Disabled Talent ‘Shut Out’ And ‘Invisible’ In TV Industry And Hollywood

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Jun 29, 2020,03:00am EDT|

Disabled Talent ‘Shut Out’ And ‘Invisible’ In TV Industry And Hollywood

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Disabled actors, media professionals and expert contributors have always been grossly underrepresented in the film and TV industry.

Last week, in what the BBC is calling “the biggest financial investment to on-air inclusion in the industry,” the corporation announced that it is allocating £100 million to the production of “diverse and inclusive content.”

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