#TakeTheLead is STARZ's commitment to amplifying narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. We hope that by taking the lead and remaining fiercely dedicated to inclusion on and off screen, and throughout the company, as well as our commitment to bold, unapologetic stories and characters, it will inspire others across the industry.

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Producing for Television and Building Inclusivity

Join Lorem Ipsum (Executive Producer, XYZ Company) and Dolor Sit Amet (Director, LMNOP Inc.) as they discuss their process to making authentic and inclusive stories for the big screen.

STARZ#TakeTheLead Transparency Talks: Breaking Down Economic Barriers and Finding Pathways to an Equitable Society

January 2022

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STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Addressing the (mis)Representation of the Latinx
Community through TV and Film

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021
1pm PT / 4pm ET

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STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Breaking Down Economic Barriers and
Finding Pathways to an Equitable Society

November 9th, 2021

STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Addressing the (mis)Representation of the
Latinx Community through TV and Film

September 14th, 2021

STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Creating Opportunities Through Inclusive Hiring Practices

August 12th, 2021

STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Producing for Television and Building Inclusivity

July 29th, 2021

STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Authentic and Inclusive Storytelling

June 17th, 2021

STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Consumer Demand for Diverse Representation

May 18th, 2021

STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Increasing Representation in the Director's Chair

April 9th, 2021

STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Producing for Television and Building Inclusivity

July 29th, 2021

Starz President & CEO Jeffrey Hirsch, in partnership with Alliance of Women Directors, welcomes five inspiring women who are taking the lead in breaking down barriers for women and underrepresented groups to kick off Starz’s #TakeTheLead “Transparency Talks” series. The discussion will include a look at findings from Starz’s inclusion study with UCLA’s Center for Scholars & Storytellers which revealed that 49.3% of its directors are people of color, 43.7% are women and over 18.31% are women of color; and examine the important measures that need to be taken to continue increasing access and opportunity for more women and people of color to direct.

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STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Authentic and Inclusive Storytelling

June 17th, 2021

Starz President & CEO Jeffrey Hirsch, in partnership with Alliance of Women Directors, welcomes five inspiring women who are taking the lead in breaking down barriers for women and underrepresented groups to kick off Starz’s #TakeTheLead “Transparency Talks” series. The discussion will include a look at findings from Starz’s inclusion study with UCLA’s Center for Scholars & Storytellers which revealed that 49.3% of its directors are people of color, 43.7% are women and over 18.31% are women of color; and examine the important measures that need to be taken to continue increasing access and opportunity for more women and people of color to direct.

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STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Consumer Demand for Diverse Representation

MAY 18th, 2021

Starz President & CEO Jeffrey Hirsch, in partnership with Alliance of Women Directors, welcomes five inspiring women who are taking the lead in breaking down barriers for women and underrepresented groups to kick off Starz’s #TakeTheLead “Transparency Talks” series. The discussion will include a look at findings from Starz’s inclusion study with UCLA’s Center for Scholars & Storytellers which revealed that 49.3% of its directors are people of color, 43.7% are women and over 18.31% are women of color; and examine the important measures that need to be taken to continue increasing access and opportunity for more women and people of color to direct.

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STARZ #TakeTheLead Transparency Talks:
Increasing Representation in the Director's Chair

April 9th, 2021

Starz President & CEO Jeffrey Hirsch, in partnership with Alliance of Women Directors, welcomes five inspiring women who are taking the lead in breaking down barriers for women and underrepresented groups to kick off Starz’s #TakeTheLead “Transparency Talks” series. The discussion will include a look at findings from Starz’s inclusion study with UCLA’s Center for Scholars & Storytellers which revealed that 49.3% of its directors are people of color, 43.7% are women and over 18.31% are women of color; and examine the important measures that need to be taken to continue increasing access and opportunity for more women and people of color to direct.

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To strengthen our commitment to inclusion on and off the screen, STARZ has proudly partnered with these organizations. Together, we can take the lead on creating change in the entertainment industry.

In Partnership with AWD, Starz aims to bolster
representation...

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NALIP has partnered with Starz as a proud sponsor of Latino Lens...

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STARZ sponsors
The Black
Entertainment
Executives Pipeline...

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In Partnership with
AWD, Starz aims
to bolster
representation...

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NALIP has partnered
with Starz as a
proud sponsor
of Latino Lens...

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STARZ sponsors
The Black
Entertainment
Executives Pipeline...

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STARZ’s Industry-Leading Representation On Screen,
Behind the Camera and Within the Organization

STARZ’s Industry-Leading Representation On Screen,
Behind the Camera and Within the Organization

STARZ’s Industry-Leading Representation On Screen, Behind the Camera and Within the Organization

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