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2010 Media Access Awards sees smallscreen leading way for actors with disabilities

On Friday, October 8, Monsters and Critics attended the 2010 Media Access Awards press breakfast, where notable actors, casting agents, producers and showrunners’ exemplary work was honored at The Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills.

The event was hosted by KCBS-TV news anchor Pat Harvey, and was concluded with AMC’s “Breaking Bad” star R.J. Mitte (Walt Jr.), who flew in from Portland, Oregon for the ceremony to present his special award to Atticus Shafer.

SAG National Performers with Disabilities (PWD) Committee and SAG Affirmative Action & Diversity, along with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, AFTRA, CSA, PGA, WGAW, Friends of Californians with Disabilities, the Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and the RJ Mitte Diversity Award, come together to honor industry professionals “for promoting awareness of the disability experience, accessibility for people with disabilities and the accurate depiction of characters with disabilities.”

Read more here: 2010 Media Access Awards sees smallscreen leading way for actors, list of honorees – Monsters and Critics.

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