Locarno StepIn Think Tank to Tackle Healthier Film Industry Workplace

Locarno StepIn Think Tank to Tackle Healthier Film Industry Workplace
The Locarno Film Festival’s StepIn think tank on the state of the film industry is taking a humanistic tack this year by choosing to zero in on issues crucial to a healthy workplace such as gender equality, diversity representation, inclusion and economic fairness.

The Swiss fest’s initiative that sees mostly European execs from different industry sectors convene in the lakeside town to share experiences and thoughts on the independent film community’s most pressing issues for its upcoming 9th edition is taking a post lockdown pause from strictly business matters, such as the future of theatrical.

Instead, on Aug. 5 a selected group of some 30 key participants – fewer than usual due to Covid restrictions – will thrash out some of the root causes that can make the film industry a toxic environment and try to come up with ideas for positive practices that can prompt some change.

Industry participants will include producer Laurence Lascary,
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