Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017

The nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards were unveiled with five features up for Best Picture: Call Me by Your Name; The Florida Project; Get Out; Lady Bird; and The Rider.

Four of those six films also garnered Best Director...

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017

A couple of two-time Camp Kuleshov “Lev” winners have welcomed a newcomer to the fold, as the 2017 top winners in the International Camp Kuleshov competition have been announced. Taking The Lev Award in Editorial is assistant Alex Heisterkamp of Lucky Post in Dallas, who won for his reworking of...

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced and honored the winners of the 45th International Emmy® Awards this evening (11/20) at a black-tie gala event attended by 1,000 television professionals from around the world and hosted by comedian Maz Jobrani at the New York...

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has unveiled its 2018 Documentary Motion Pictures nominees that will advance in the final voting process for the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards. 

The films nominated for the Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures are:...

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

California’s prolonged drought when it comes to big-budget feature film production continues to be reversed with help from the state’s expanded Film & Television Tax Credit Program 2.0. 

The California Film Commission has announced that two more big-budget films--“Call of the Wild”...

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

Pixar films have never been shy about death. The "Toy Story" films are, in part, about mortality. The poetic highlight of "Up" is a wordless sequence of a spouse's passing. The Earth, itself, was left for dead in "Wall-E."

But Pixar plunges fully into the afterlife in "Coco," a brightly...

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

Pamela Romanowsky--who directed and wrote The Adderall Diaries, which played at the Sundance and Tribeca fests, nominated at the latter for the Best Narrative Feature Jury Award in 2015--has come aboard the directorial roster of Rocket Film for commercials and branded content. 

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Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96 million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that's the situation Warner Bros. and DC's "Justice League" find themselves in.

The big budget superhero mashup came in well under expectations, which had pegged...

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

Following two allegations of sexual harassment against him, actor Jeffrey Tambor says he doesn't see how he can return to the Amazon series "Transparent."

In an ambiguous statement Sunday that heavily implies, though doesn't confirm, an imminent departure from the Emmy-winning series,...

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

When "Transparent" debuted four years ago on Amazon with a transgender lead character, it was a special moment for TV. It won Emmys and seemed a perfect fit for a burgeoning civil rights movement. Now the show's future may be in flux following allegations against star Jeffrey Tambor.

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