Women and Hollywood Put a Spin on The Hamilton Mixtape to Talk About Representation and Work to Be Done
"Hollywood (Our Work Isn't Done)"
Although we might be seeing some improvements for women behind and in front of the camera, it’s important to remember that our job is no where near done.
Women and Hollywood, who have continuously worked to spotlight women and hold the industry accountable, have released an awesome remix of Trooko, K’naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC and Residente’s great track on The Hamilton Mixtape “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” titled “Hollywood (Our Work Isn’t Done)” in preparation for the Oscars. In addition to being incredibly catchy, the women in the video rap about the gendered struggles of working in the film industry from confronting the male gaze, to giving punchlines away to costars, to the fact that actresses got not even a third of words in scripts. There are special shoutouts to Hidden Figures, 13th, Moana, and callouts toward Casey Affleck, justice for Amber Heard, and Avengers.
Written and directed by Jo Chiang, who also performs, the video includes the talents of BPQ, Rachel Chung, Anuradha Golder, Bella Pori, Chris Canales, Nora Rose, Thomas Caley, Finley Robins, and Adam Butensky. The sound designer was Ebony P. Donnley, the DP Natalia Bougadellis, 1st AC Martin Blanco, and production manager Daphne Liu.
What did you think about Women and Hollywood’s music video?
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