Conversations on Inclusive Storytelling
February 25, 2021 – 1pm PT
Openly neurodivergent characters are rarely seen in popular media and when they are, it’s most often from an outsider’s — often reductive — pov. Savvy audiences are demanding more.
But what we see on screen starts behind the scenes with representative employment. Autistic and other ND producers, directors, writers, actors, and crew often need to remain closeted to earn a living. When we can’t, we’re left with slim to no options. So how does Hollywood #DoBetter?