Institutionalised racism in even the very technology of film.
Estelle Caswell looks back at the original benchmark for early colour photography, and reveals the ways in which “the default towards lighter skin in technology still lingers” (via Vox):
Why aren't more filmmakers good at lighting black skin? You'd be surprised — pic.twitter.com/aB6GaHpkX6
— Mic (@mic) July 14, 2018
KyleKallgrenBHH discusses what he (laughingly, one hopes) refers to as “bisexual lighting”, and what needs to be considered when lighting for digital video: