The American Film Institute has announced the honorees of the AFI Awards 2018, celebrating the most outstanding achievements in both film and television. There were ten films, ten TV series, and an AFI Special Award for Roma. These films and series were honored for what AFI considers to be culturally and artistically significant. Because Roma comes from a Mexican-born director and filmed in Mexico, the film doesn’t meet the criteria to be considered as an…"AFI Awards 2018 Honorees Announced"
In October, The Switch series creator, Amy Fox, responded to FX’s initial press release of the transgender talent being cast as series regulars on Pose. It was officially announced today that FX picked up the Ryan Murphy-created Pose to series. “This is great but Trans people already made a TV series with 5 trans *stars*,” Fox tells Solzy at the Movies in a statement. “The sitcom The Switch broadcast in 2016 and is now on iTunes…"The Switch’s Amy Fox responds to Pose series order on FX"
The Switch creator Amy Fox, who I’ve previously interviewed, has released a statement following the news of upcoming FX series Pose casting five transgender actors. Fox’s statement in full: While we applaud the recent press coverage of FX’s forthcoming series,Pose, many of these stories have contained factual errors which misrepresent our company, and we hope to see them addressed or corrected. While Pose will no doubt make a strong case for high quality scripted transgender stories on…"The Switch’s Amy Fox talks Pose, transgender casting"