Powerful PSA Shows How Film Industry Silences Diverse Talent, As Top Directors Launch Petition

Toronto agency Fuse Create launches diversity campaign as top Canadian directors call for greater freedom to cast a diverse range of actors in ads

That advertising has a diversity problem—both within the agencies that create ads and the representation of people in adverts themselves—has been widely reported, and the subject of recent efforts for much needed change.

@saramayspary sara.spary@adweek.com Sara Spary is a freelance journalist based in London. She's been a reporter for eight years, covering advertising and consumer brands.