Wif Honors: Marlee Matlin, Jean Smart & Zendaya Among Artists Set To Receive Crystal Award

Wif Honors: Marlee Matlin, Jean Smart & Zendaya Among Artists Set To Receive Crystal Award
Women In Film, Los Angeles has set Marlee Matlin, Siâ­­­­n Heder, Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder, Zendaya and Ashley Levinson as the recipients of its 2021 Crystal Award, recognizing outstanding artists whose advocacy has helped to expand the role of women within entertainment.

Matlin and Heder will be honored for “setting a new precedent for representation and accessibility in front of and behind the camera” on their Apple coming-of-age dramedy, Coda. Smart and Einbinder, the Emmy-nominated stars of HBO Max’s hit comedy series Hacks, will be recognized for performances that bring to light issues Wif has been working to address for decades—specifically, sexism, ageism, and harassment in the entertainment industry. Then, there’s Zendaya and her producing partner Levinson, who will be acknowledged for their disruption of “the imbalanced, traditional systems of compensation and ownership,” having developed a shared equity model for their acclaimed Netflix feature, Malcolm & Marie.

The
See full article at Deadline »

Similar News


Recently Viewed