Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021

Hulu will produce a documentary series based on " The 1619 Project," stories in The New York Times that examined the legacy of slavery in America dating from the arrival of the first slave ship from Africa.

Roger Ross Williams, an Academy Award-winning director for his film "Music by...

Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

Remember when the Sundance Film Festival had in-person theater screenings booked to capacity. In some respects that seems like eons ago. But back when it was safe for audiences to gather, in January 2020, the feature Palm Springs made an indelible mark at the Park City, Utah fest as it...

Monday, Nov. 9, 2020

In the first days of Greta Thunberg's solitary sidewalk protest outside Swedish Parliament in August 2018, most walk right past her. Some pause and ask why she's not in school. But people steadily begin to take notice of the steadfast 16-year-old girl.

Those humble beginnings of Thunberg'...

Monday, Aug. 10, 2020

A politically charged episode of "black-ish" from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu, a corporate sibling of the Disney-owned broadcast network.

"I cannot wait for everyone to finally see the episode for themselves," series creator Kenya Barris posted Monday on social...

Friday, Jul. 31, 2020

Prior to this week’s Emmy nominations announcement, SHOOT connected with various contenders going back to our Emmy Preview and then this ongoing The Road To Emmy series of features which started some two-and-a-half months ago. As it turns out, a good number of the artisans we covered...

Thursday, Jul. 16, 2020

You've probably seen or heard the highly scripted side of Lin-Manuel Miranda. Now get to know the unscripted one.

The playwright, actor and songwriter this month follows up the streaming live capture of his triumphant Broadway musical "Hamilton" with a documentary on Hulu showing his...

Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2020

Though most of the films that have debuted during the pandemic never got to screen for packed movie houses, "Palm Springs" had the kind of premiere filmmakers dream of. 

At the Sundance Film Festival in January, the time-loop romantic comedy, starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti drew...

Friday, Jun. 19, 2020

The 2018 film, "Love, Simon," brought a fresh perspective to the first love, coming-of-age genre through the eyes of a gay teen.

Exploring love's innocence, isolation, and fear of rejection, the film showed that a story about an LGBTQ character could transcend and be included in the...

Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2020

Even though the planet has reaped the benefits of a cleaner environment from society shutting down during the coronavirus outbreak, Jane Goodall worries about human behavior resorting back to a "business as usual" mindset after the pandemic is over.

The famed primatologist wants people to...

Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020

Jason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday. 

Kilar takes the reins of one of Hollywood's largest film and television factories, putting in him charge of the Warner Bros....

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