The Frame A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.
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A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.

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'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 12: "No Going Back to "Normal" with Guillermo del Toro, Z...

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. We don't know yet how the entertainment industry will adapt and respond to the traumas of 2020 when production resumes full time. But from an Oscar winning director to gig workers behind the scenes, there's broad agreement that not everything in Hollywood should return to the "good old days." Hollywood, The Sequel sponsors include: Korea Tourism: Visit Korea and experience delicious food, vibrant cities, and natural beauty. Please visit https://www.visitkorea.com.my/ Caltech: Cal Tech Science Exchange provides trustworthy answers, clear explanations, and fact-driven conversation on critical topics in science and technology. Please visit scienceexchange.caltech.edu

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 12: "No Going Back to "Normal" with Guillermo del Toro, Z...

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 11:"Inside a Shifting Paradigm with Screenwriter Akiva Go...

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. Screenwriter Akiva Goldsman and Casting Director David Rubin predict how the crises of 2020 will be represented by Hollywood's storytellers, from scripting to casting. And Indie filmmaker Ana Lydia Monaco tells how she was able to shoot a short film in July, despite the challenges of Covid-19 safety protocols.

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 11:"Inside a Shifting Paradigm with Screenwriter Akiva Go...

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 10: "2020 Visions For Hollywood's Future with Glenn Close...

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. Glenn Close is hoping for a new "golden age of storytelling;" costume designer Ruth Carter is hoping for a new Hollywood with a much wider world view. But if there's one thing they have in common, it's that they can't wait to get back to work. Hollywood, The Sequel sponsors include: Watch Emmy®-eligible programs from HBO at hbofyc.com With critically acclaimed dramas and insightful documentaries. FX Networks has important content to help understand the world today. The limited series "Mrs. America," with Cate Blanchett and Sarah Paulson explores the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and the backlash that shifted the political landscape. And the documentary "AKA Jane Roe" reveals the complex truth behind Norma McCorvey's role in America's abortion debate. Available on Hulu, and also for Emmy consideration at https://www.fxnetworks.com/fyc

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 10: "2020 Visions For Hollywood's Future with Glenn Close...

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 9: "Two Comedians Walk into a Pandemic...with Samantha Be...

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. Full Frontal's" Samantha Bee and Ramy Youssef, of Hulu's "Ramy," are making us laugh despite the times we're living in. But in their different ways, each is also trying to be an agent for change in how, and by whom, stories are told on television. Hollywood, The Sequel sponsors include: Watch Emmy®-eligible programs from HBO at hbofyc.com See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 9: "Two Comedians Walk into a Pandemic...with Samantha Be...

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 8: "Fast, Nimble and Very Big with Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos"

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. When Netflix began its streaming service in 2008, the movie studios were happy to sell the company their old films and shows. In doing so, they ended up inadvertently creating their biggest rival. As Co-CEO and Chief Content officer Ted Sarandos says, being fast and nimble, and not fearing their bigger competitors, turned out to be Netflix's superpower. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 8: "Fast, Nimble and Very Big with Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos"

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 7: "Rewriting Hollywood's Story" with Janet Mock

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. With the FX series "Pose," writer/director Janet Mock became the first trans woman of color to write and direct a TV episode. The show features more transgender actors in regular roles than any other scripted series. That kind of representation, Mock says, has real power to change attitudes and behavior toward trans people. She also believes that the industry gatekeepers are beginning to realize that she's able to tell more than one kind of story.

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 7: "Rewriting Hollywood's Story" with Janet Mock

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 6: "Realistic Optimist/Optimistic Realist" with Lesli Linka Glatter

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. While the pandemic rages on, "Homeland" director Lesli Linka Glatter is part of a select group crafting safety protocols designed to allow production to resume. But she's worried about another danger--that some of the gains made in racial and gender equity will slip away. She's calling on her peers and the studios to make a firm commitment to hire outside their comfort zones.

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 6: "Realistic Optimist/Optimistic Realist" with Lesli Linka Glatter

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 5: "If we have to resort to shame..." with Gloria Calderon Kellett

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. For Hollywood executives trying to fix the industry's diversity problem, producer and actor Gloria Calderon Kellett has a simple piece of advice: just do it--even if it means you have to work through your own discomfort. The showrunner of "One Day at a Time" points to her own writers' room and cast as proof that it's not a "favor" to hire a diverse team--it makes everybody's storytelling richer and more honest. Hollywood, The Sequel sponsors include: Stream We Are Freestyle Love Supreme beginning July 17, only on Hulu

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 5: "If we have to resort to shame..." with Gloria Calderon Kellett

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 4: "Hollywood's Loss Is Hollywood's Gain" with Jason Reed

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. When work resumes in Hollywood, the business of show business will be very different, from how films are made, to where they're shown, to what defines a box office hit. "Mulan" Producer Jason Reed is dealing with those challenges now, as he waits for the much-delayed release of his film. But he's hopeful that some of the changes will lead to lasting solutions to Hollywood's problems. He's advocating for better financial support for the freelancers who are the backbone of Hollywood's gig economy. He's also calling for changes in the executive suites, so that more diverse voices can "shift the dominant paradigm." Hollywood, The Sequel sponsors include: Stream We Are Freestyle Love Supreme beginning July 17, only on Hulu

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 4: "Hollywood's Loss Is Hollywood's Gain" with Jason Reed

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 3: "First Responder Filmmaking" with Kenya Barris

As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry's most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. With his comedy series "Black-ish" and "#blackAF," Kenya Barris has never avoided difficult conversations about race. Entertainment, especially comedy, he says, will push those conversations forward, but there need to be many more versions of what Black lives and other underrepresented experiences look like. Hollywood, The Sequel sponsors include: HBO: Watch Emmy®-eligible programs from HBO at hbofyc.com

'Hollywood, The Sequel,' Episode 3: "First Responder Filmmaking" with Kenya Barris

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