Refresh for updates… International Women’s Day is an annual reminder to honor women today and every day, and new PSAs are out from DreamWorks Animation and NBCUniversal/Telemundo. Meanwhile, Turner’s TNT, TBS and Tru TV are marking the day with five “Black Woman Animate” shorts, and Fox is celebrating with an original song by Leo Green called “Stronger Together,” produced by the all-female FOX Entertainment Music team, Watch them all below.
The Fox song:
The clip from DreamWorks Animation asks: How will you challenge norms and create a better world for women everywhere?
Borrowing its title from the IDW 2021’s theme, “Choose to Challenge” focuses on tearing down status quo and centering female representation in animated content and storytelling. Introduced by DWA president Margie Cohn, the video features creators and leadership from films including The Croods: A New Age and the upcoming Spirit Untamed and series including Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts, Gabby’s Dollhouse, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous. They discuss the importance of including authentic, strong, multidimensional female characters across the studio’s slate.
The animated shorts from Turner networks TNT, TBS and truTV brings awareness to women’s issues by making the unseen more visible through an empowerment initiative that shines a light on the biases women face every day. Here they are:
Samantha Bee, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Kristen Kish, Fast Foodies
Jameela Jamil, The Misery Index
Judy Reyes, Claws
Brandi Rhodes, All Elite Wrestling
The new PSA from NBCUniversal/Telemundo commemorates Women’s History Month with stories from everyday women that will inspire, inform and ignite Latina progress. The clip is part of company-wide “Unstoppable Women” (Mujeres Imparables) campaign launched in 2019 titled “United by the Strength of Their Stories.”
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