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    Movie companies have been told they must meet new targets for ethnic minority, gay and female characters on screen to be eligible for future funding from the British Film Institute.
    The BFI, Britain’s largest public film fund, announced a "Three Ticks" scheme to ensure diversity in films and behind the scenes as it set out new rules for funding.
    Under the system, to be implemented in September, films must "tick" at least two of three criteria: on-screen diversity; off-screen diversity and "creating opportunities and social mobility".


    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/f...s-funding.html

    Ed Vaizey, the culture minister, praised the initiative as helping to "raise the bar", adding that he would like to see all television, film and performing arts companies following the BFI’s example.
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    The British Film Institute - Because race matters. (New slogan pending approval).

    Gotta make sure there are enough token gays, women and ethnic minorities on set. Priorities, people!
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    Just noticed the BFI is chaired by Greg Dyke, the former director-general who described the BBC as "hideously white".

    Then again, what is "diversity" but a liberal euphemism for "fewer white people"?
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    Diversity = less white people
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    Of course, this is wonderful news to all black lesbians who use wheelchairs.
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    Looks like BFI chairman Greg Dyke is up to his anti-white tricks yet again, this time at the FA: http://www.express.co.uk/sport/footb...FA-must-change
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    "Ed Vaizey, the culture minister, praised the initiative as helping to "raise the bar", adding that he would like to see all television, film and performing arts companies following the BFI’s example."

    Haha but not government ministers though, eh Ed?
    As with Dykes, its amazing how many of these people dont step aside for the minority of their choice, but expect others to.
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    oh ffs some people just need to kill themselves seriously. It would create more job opportunity for qualified "minorities" to step in at least.


    I detest the moderation and compromise of art.
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    They will be expected to pass the Bechdel test next.
    Perhaps they could pass another test while they are at it. One where, instead of extreme violence being done to men at a ratio of about 100 to1.compared to women, they level up these ratios with either a lot less violence on men, or a lot more violence on women if they want that grant.
 
 
 
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