Entertainment Matt Damon, Ben Affleck Will Support Inclusion Rider in Future Deals

07:15  13 march  2018
07:15  13 march  2018 Source:   variety.com

What's an Inclusion Rider? Here's What Frances McDormand Was Talking About in Her Oscars Speech

  What's an Inclusion Rider? Here's What Frances McDormand Was Talking About in Her Oscars Speech Having won two Oscars, Frances McDormand isn't new to the Academy Awards.As momentum swells behind #MeToo and Time's Up, critics of those movements have asked celebrities what kind of policies should be put in place for women to ensure equity in the workplace, particularly Hollywood. One policy that helps raise diversity in Hollywood is the inclusion rider. According to a tweet by 2 Broke Girls creator Whitney Cummings, an inclusion rider is "something actors put into their contracts to ensure gender and racial equality in hiring on movie sets.

Producing partners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have announced that they will adopt the inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street company.

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will be adopting an inclusion rider in all future projects, the head of strategic outreach for their Pearl Street Films production company announced on Twitter Monday.

Ben Affleck, MATT DAMON are posing for a picture © Provided by Variety Producing partners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have announced that they will adopt the inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street company.

Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni made the announcement Monday night via Twitter at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The move came a week after Frances McDorrmand sparked interest and support for the term after she concluded her Oscars best actress acceptance speech by saying, “I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider.”

Michael B Jordan announced on March 7 that he would add the inclusion rider to all projects produced by his company, Outlier Society Productions.

Is Matt Damon really moving to Australia because of Trump?

  Is Matt Damon really moving to Australia because of Trump? Is this really happening?

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck just announced that their production company Pearl Street will be adopting an inclusion rider agreement in all their future deals . The company’s Head of Strategic Outreach Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni took to her Twitter to make the announcement during the SXSW

Matt Damon , Ben Affleck to support inclusion riders in future deals - www.india.com. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will be adopting an inclusion rider in all future projects, head of strategic outreach for their Pearl Street Films production company, Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, announced on

Cox DiGiovanni referred to Jordan in her announcement, saying, “Thank you for always supporting broader representation in the industry. On behalf of Pearl Street Films, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Todd, Drew Vinton & I will be adopting the #InclusionRider for all of our projects moving forward.”

In the press room backstage at the 90th Academy Awards, McDormand explained an inclusion rider can be added to contracts so that at least 50% of the cast and crew have to be diverse. The topic of diversity and inclusion in Hollywood has gained momentum in recent months and continued following the massive success of Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, in which Jordan stars as the villain.

Kalpana Kotagal, one of the lawyers behind the inclusion rider, and Stacy Smith of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, said, “It’s great to see Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and the Pearl Street Films team using their influence to create opportunities for people from underrepresented groups to enter the industry. The Inclusion Rider is an important tool for Hollywood, and other industries, to create workplaces that truly reflect our diverse world.”

Matt Lodge must be pay back victims: NRL

  Matt Lodge must be pay back victims: NRL The NRL has told Brisbane prop Matt Lodge that his participation in the game is dependent upon him paying back the victims of his New York rampage. Lodge was ordered by a US Civil Court to pay $1.6 million to a family he terrorised during an alcohol and prescription drug-fuelled attack in October, 2015. © AAP Image/Dave Hunt The NRL has told Brisbane prop Matt Lodge that his participation in the game is dependent upon him paying back the vi NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg said the game had asked him to work out a payment plan if he wished to continue playing.

Matt Damon , Ben Affleck Will Support Inclusion Rider in Future Deals . Producing partners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have announced that they will adopt the inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street company.

"On behalf of Pearl Street Films, Matt Damon , Ben Affleck , Jennifer Todd, Drew Vinton and I will be adopting the Inclusion Rider for all of our projects moving forward," Fanshen wrote.

Here is Cox DiGiovanni’s Tweet:


The Fliteboard looks like a brilliant new way to travel over water - and it launches next week .
Forget the stand-up paddleboard, the jetski and the kayak, there's a new player in town.Forget the stand-up paddleboard, the jetski and the kayak.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!