Game Changers

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Father Proud of What Lin Has Done for Latinos

On Wednesday, ABC aired Game Changers With Robin Robertswhere the Good Morning America host interviewed some of 2016’s biggest movers and shakers, like LeBron James, Michael Phelps, and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. Robin joined Lin at his childhood home in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, the inspiration for his first Broadway musical, In the …

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Heated Battle Between Past Winners on ‘Survivor’ Premiere

The 34th season premiere of Survivor marked its 500th episode, and some of the show’s most legendary players returned for another shot at the $1 million prize. This season is dubbed Game Changers because everyone who has returned to the show has, in their own way, changed the game of Survivor. A few of this …

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‘Birds of Prey’ director Cathy Yan on her transition from journalist to filmmaker

Game Changers is a Yahoo Entertainment video interview series highlighting women behind the camera who are disrupting Hollywood. Throughout 2020, we’re talking to the female filmmakers directing some of the year’s biggest hits and buzziest indies, as well as the pioneers who paved the way for them. Like Steven Spielberg, who famously turned his childhood …

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‘The Assistant’ director talks experiences in the film industry

Game Changers is a Yahoo Entertainment video interview series highlighting women behind the camera who are disrupting Hollywood. Throughout 2020, we’re talking to the female filmmakers directing some of the year’s biggest hits and buzziest indies, as well as the pioneers who paved the way for them. Hollywood is decades removed from an era when …

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‘People think director, they think white man.’

Game Changers is a Yahoo Entertainment video interview series highlighting the diverse creators disrupting Hollywood — and the pioneers who paved the way. Kasi Lemmons cites a startling statistic from USC Annenberg’s Inclusion Initiative when pointing out the vast underrepresentation of female filmmakers of color in Hollywood: Fewer than 1 percent of all directing jobs …

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‘We as women don’t give ourselves permission because society doesn’t often give us permission’

Game Changers is a Yahoo Entertainment video interview series highlighting the diverse creators disrupting Hollywood — and the pioneers who paved the way. Julia Hart was a high school English teacher in Los Angeles for eight years, and she loved her work. At the same time, there was a voice in her head that told …

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‘Billy Madison’ director Tamra Davis on the difficulties of being a female filmmaker

Game Changers is a Yahoo Entertainment video interview series highlighting the diverse creators disrupting Hollywood — and the pioneers who paved the way. Tamra Davis has experienced plenty of extreme highs and extreme lows over the course of her 3-decade-plus career as a film, television and music video director. Sometimes both within a matter of …

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With ‘Mulan,’ Niki Caro helms the most expensive film ever directed by a woman

Game Changers is a Yahoo Entertainment video interview series highlighting the diverse creators disrupting Hollywood — and the pioneers who paved the way. Niki Caro has experienced the bias against female filmmakers, sometimes in highly awkward fashion. “More often than I care to think about, I’m mistaken for someone in the makeup department,” the New …

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One Night in Miami’ screenwriter Kemp Powers applauds Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James for carrying civil rights torch

Game Changers is a Yahoo Entertainment video interview series highlighting the diverse creators disrupting Hollywood — and the pioneers who paved the way. 2020 ended on a high note for Kemp Powers. He wrote two films — and received the best gift of all when they were both released on Christmas Day. One Night in …

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