Variety Streaming Room Presents 2020 Sarajevo Film Festival Masterclass Series

The Variety Steaming Room will present the 2020 Sarajevo Film Festival’s Masterclass Aug. 17-21. The series features intimate hour-long conversations with award-winning international filmmakers and actors. Featured speakers include Michel Hazanavicius, Director (“The Artist,” “The Search”) & SFF 2020 jury … Read more…

Directors’ Fortnight Film About Police Violence ‘The Monopoly of Violence’ Kicks Off Sales

The Bureau Sales has launched sales on documentary “The Monopoly of Violence,” David Dufresne’s timely examination of police violence. The film was selected recently by Cannes’ parallel section Directors’ Fortnight. Filmcoopi has picked up rights to the film in Switzerland, … Read more…

Fantastic 7 Film Festivals Endorse Potential Upcoming Genre Standouts at Cannes Session

Rising interest amongst the world’s leading film festivals to create genre sidebars for horror, thriller, sci-fi and fantasy films, inspired the Cannes Festival, the Sitges Fantastic Film Fest and Bernardo Bergeret, creator of Ventana Sur’s genre market, Blood Window, to … Read more…

Annecy: Buzzy Argentine Project ‘El After del Mundo’ Drops in MIFA Short Film Pitch

MIFA’s Short Film Pitch category went live yesterday with strong contenders including a post apocalyptic number from Argentina, “El After del Mundo” (“The World’s After”). The 2D project from 28-year-old animation director Florentina Gonzalez goes for a Millennial after party … Read more…

Bollywood Actor Ayushmann Khurrana: Taking on Controversial Subjects in Film Can Help Bring India Together

Ayushmann Khurrana has made a name for himself as the rare Bollywood star who takes on socially conscious roles that are also big commercial hits across India. His breakthrough film in 2012, Vicky Donor, cast him as a sperm donor … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Sylvester Stallone Documentary ’40 Years of Rocky’ to Premiere Digitally

In today’s film news roundup, “40 Years of Rocky” gets a release date, Pierce Brosnan’s “The King’s Daughter” finds a home and the 2020 Lower East Side Film Festival unveils its programming. RELEASE DATE  Virgil Films has set a June … Read more…

Women In Film LA Responds To Violence Against Black Americans, Says Its Time For ‘Systemic Change’

Women In Film Los Angeles released a statement in regards to the recent protests and demonstrations in L.A. and around the world against unjust violence against the Black community which include the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud … Read more…

Commercial Shoots Start To Pick Up As Restrictions On Film & TV Productions Begin To Lift

The commercial industry never stopped once the coronavirus pandemic hit and TV and film production shut down. As people hunkered down under stay-at-home orders amid skyrocketing numbers of infections and death, commercial endorsement agents were flooded with requests as major … Read more…

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, and Priscilla Presley are developing a sci-fi film franchise from the Almythea book series, which set in an alternate universe … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, and Priscilla Presley are developing a sci-fi film franchise from the Almythea book series, which set in an alternate universe … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

No Film & TV Reopening COVID-19 Guidelines Today From Gavin Newsom After All; Houses Of Worship & Mall Restrictions Lifted

The state of California has new plans today for how churches and malls can begin to reopen from coronavirus lockdown, but not a peep from Governor Gavin Newsom this Memorial Day on his promised Film & TV production guidelines – … Read more…

Netflix Film Publicity Vice President Julie Fontaine Stepping Down (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran Hollywood communications executive Julie Fontaine is exiting her post at Netflix, insiders told Variety. Fontaine joined the streamer in 2017 as vice president of film publicity, where she worked closely with a group of executives including motion picture head … Read more…

David Hayman Dies: Music Supervisor For Film, TV And Ads, VP Guild Of Music Supervisors Of Canada Was 42

David Hayman, a Canadian music supervisor with extensive film and television credits, has died at age 42. His death was confirmed by his company, but no cause was immediately available. Hayman was chief music supervisor and creative director for Toronto’s … Read more…

Park Chan-wook’s Next Film Will Flip the Script on Traditional Korean Melodramas

South Korean cinema earned much-deserved praise over the past year thanks to Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, leveraging the country’s long-rooted history of cinema. As the nation takes note of its newfound international recognition, another familiar Korean auteur, Park Chan-wook — the … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Johnny Depp Drama ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Bought by Goldwyn

In today’s film news roundup, “Waiting for the Barbarians,” “Don’t Tell a Soul” and “Daddy Issues” get distribution and the African American Film Critics Association is launching a virtual Strong Summer 2020 programming slate. ACQUISITIONS Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Kaniehtiio Horn Romantic Comedy ‘Tell Me I Love You’ Lands at Vision Films

In today’s film news roundup, romantic comedy “Tell Me I Love You” finds a home; the Canadian government gives COVID-19 relief funding to the Canada Media Fund and Telefilm Canada; and the cancelled Sun Valley Film Festival gives out awards. … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Kaniehtiio Horn Romantic Comedy ‘Tell Me I Love You’ Lands at Vision Films

In today’s film news roundup, romantic comedy “Tell Me I Love You” finds a home; the Canadian government gives COVID-19 relief funding to the Canada Media Fund and Telefilm Canada; and the cancelled Sun Valley Film Festival gives out awards. … Read more…

Chris Hemsworth Thanks Fans As ‘Extraction’ Looks To Become Netflix’s Biggest-Ever Film Premiere

Extraction is a massive success on Netflix and Chris Hemsworth says he’s massively grateful to fans. “Hey what’s up guys? Hope you’re doing well. I just want to say a massive thank you to everyone that checked out Extraction. You’ve … Read more…

Chris Hemsworth Thanks Fans As ‘Extraction’ Looks To Become Netflix’s Biggest-Ever Film Premiere

Extraction is a massive success on Netflix and Chris Hemsworth says he’s massively grateful to fans. “Hey what’s up guys? Hope you’re doing well. I just want to say a massive thank you to everyone that checked out Extraction. You’ve … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Participant Expands ‘Roma’ Social Impact Campaign for Domestic Workers

In today’s film news roundup, Participant has expanded its social impact campaign on behalf of domestic workers, Concordia Media bulks up and documentary “Funny Pains” gets distribution. PARTICIPANT CAMPAIGN Building on its social impact campaign for “Roma,” Participant Media has … Read more…

Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is a judge for a D.C. film fest

The controversy-sparking actress/filmmaker/Cabinet spouse will sit on the jury for the Capitol Hill Film Classic. Reliable Source SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Brazil’s Supreme Court Overturns Censorship Of Netflix Film Depicting Gay Jesus

The satirical Porta dos Fundos show doesn’t have the “magic power” to undermine an over 2,000-year-old religion, Brazil’s Supreme Court president wrote. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Alleged Attack On Producers Of Netflix’s ‘Gay Jesus’ Film Prompts Investigation In Brazil

“The First Temptation of Christ,” a comedy which depicts Jesus returning home on his 30th birthday, has been deemed blasphemous by a number of critics. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

A ball fit for Cinderella at the Library of Congress as the National Film Registry inducts the classic film

Fans of the Disney animated movie celebrated its addition to the National Film Registry. Reliable Source SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Searchlight Buys Gymnast Drama ‘Perfect’ With Olivia Wilde Directing

In today’s film news roundup, Olivia Wilde’s “Perfect” gets sold, Music Box StreamLocal launches and the American Black Film Festival, Fantaspoa, Greenwich and TCM Classic festivals are all making adjustments to the coronavirus pandemic. ACQUISITION Searchlight Pictures has closed a … Read more…

Film News Roundup: SAG-AFTRA Foundation Launches Coronavirus Disaster Fund for Union Members

In today’s film news roundup, a disaster fund for SAG-AFTRA members is launched, the Doc10 festival is postponed and the Miami Film Festival plans to present awards, even though the event was called off in the middle of the festival … Read more…

Exclusive: Gabrielle Union and Sofia Vergara Were Developing a Joint Film Together, But It’s Not Moving Forward Amid ‘AGT’ Fallout

As we previously reported, it was announced last month that Sofia Vergara would be taking Gabrielle Union’s seat as judge on the next season of ‘America’s Got Talent’ after Gabrielle was fired for complaining about racist and sexist behavior on … Read more…

ASPIRE TV: Need More #BlackLove Stories In Your Life? Watch the Award-winning Indie Film ‘Olympia’

aspire TV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…