April Reign, creator of the #OscarsSoWhite movement, believes in the “significant and undeniable power of social media” to create change in the movie business. Photo: AFP April Reign, creator of the #OscarsSoWhite movement, believes in the “significant and undeniable power of social media” to create change in the movie business. Photo: AFP
April Reign, creator of the #OscarsSoWhite movement, believes in the “significant and undeniable power of social media” to create change in the movie business. Photo: AFP

Hollywood diversity campaigner and #OscarsSoWhite creator on forcing change in the movie business

  • April Reign’s 2015 viral hashtag that became a universal call for more diversity at the Oscars and in Hollywood is more relevant than ever today
  • Other notable social media campaigns including #MeToo and #PayUpHollywood show how going viral could be the best way to make change happen in the film industry

Topic |   Cinema
April Reign, creator of the #OscarsSoWhite movement, believes in the “significant and undeniable power of social media” to create change in the movie business. Photo: AFP April Reign, creator of the #OscarsSoWhite movement, believes in the “significant and undeniable power of social media” to create change in the movie business. Photo: AFP
April Reign, creator of the #OscarsSoWhite movement, believes in the “significant and undeniable power of social media” to create change in the movie business. Photo: AFP
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