LAUREN RIDLOFF HOSTED THE MEDIA ACCESS AWARDS PRESENTED BY EASTERSEALS VIRTUAL EVENT WHICH CELEBRATES DISABILITY REPRESENTATION ON SCREEN HONORED SELMA BLAIR, PETER FARRELLY, DAVID ZIMMERMAN, ALLEN RUCKER, SOFIA SANCHEZ, AS WE SEE IT, LOVE ON THE SPECTRUM U.S, CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH, AND ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Event Featured Presentations by Eva Longoria, Rachel [...]
Media Access Awards Presented by Easterseals to Stream Live Exclusively on ExtraTV.com Thursday, November 17thdevteam2022-10-25T11:33:34-07:00
LAUREN RIDLOFF TO HOST ANNUAL VIRTUAL CELEBRATION OF DISABILITY REPRESENTATION ON SCREEN HONOREES TO INCLUDE: SELMA BLAIR, PETER FARRELLY, DAVID ZIMMERMAN, ALLEN RUCKER, “AS WE SEE IT,” “LOVE ON THE SPECTRUM”, “CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH”, AND “ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING” LOS ANGELES, October 20, 2021 -- Today, the Media Access Awards, in partnership with nonprofit [...]
Millicent Simmonds Hosts Media Access Awards Presented by Easterseals Celebrates Disability Inclusion On ScreenBecca Hawkins2022-10-21T09:55:18-07:00
Marlee Matlin, Selma Blair, Troy Kotsur, Ryan O'Connell, Jamie Nieto, Andrea Warren, Deborah Aquila, Lisa Zagoria, Tricia Wood, and "Zeno Mountain Farm" Honored LOS ANGELES, November 17, 2021 – Deaf advocate and actress Millicent Simmonds hosted this evening’s Media Access Awards, in partnership with nonprofit disability services provider Easterseals. The annual ceremony which aired virtually [...]
Media Access Awards Presented by Easterseals to be Broadcast Exclusively on ExtraTV.com & MediaAccessAwards.com on November 17, 2021Becca Hawkins2022-01-07T14:35:43-07:00
Evening to Celebrate Disability Representation On Screen, Hosted by Millicent Simmonds; Features Appearances by Lauren Ridloff, Jimmy Kimmel, Marlee Matlin, Russel Crowe, Jim Parsons, Zac Efron, and Meredith Scott Lynn LOS ANGELES, November xx, 2021 -- Today, the Media Access Awards, in partnership with nonprofit disability services provider Easterseals, announced their media partnership with EXTRA, the leading [...]
Today, the Media Access Awards, in partnership with nonprofit disability services provider Easterseals, announced the honorees of the 2021 Media Access Awards. Founded by Norman Lear as an annual ceremony honoring those in film and TV who include characters and actors with disabilities in their work will be virtual on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 6pm [...]
This year's preeminent celebration of disability representation in media will take place November 14th, 2019 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
"This is obviously the right thing to do. I trust myself to be able to judge someone better than that, at least in a meeting, and certainly someone in a wheelchair is not unique in that regard."
"Disability is the lens through which I see the world, even though it's not always the subject of my world."
"Over time, I started to realize I need to advocate. Otherwise, these barriers are not going to change."