Novel diversity strategy using short films

Producer Lee Matthews has been watering the seeds of diversity with a short script competition. This is what happened.

When producers write their own releases, after they suck on the necessary modesty lollies, the results can be really illuminating. 

Lee Matthews, producer of Neil Triffett’s EMO the Musical, is turning the idea of diversity inside out. It is not diversity which is strange but the notion of a monolithic society glued together by mutual reinforcement of unquestioned values. While the mainstream screen sector waits (im)patiently to see the result of opening the pool, Matthews created an interesting competition. 

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