Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

What's inside the frame and what's outside of it are electrifyingly synonymous in French filmmaker Céline Sciamma's "Portrait of a Lady on Fire."

It's a sumptuous period romance set in 18th-century France about women making art free, for a moment, of traditional male frameworks. And the...

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

An executive with Netflix says the streaming giant has boosted its original content exponentially over the last several years and that will mean more action for its production hub in New Mexico, where state officials have been busy trying to woo more big partners in the industry. 

Nick...

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

The creator of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" likes to send cryptic texts to her actors while the show is on hiatus. They're often clues...

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

NBC's victory during the November ratings sweeps period means there's a new king of broadcast television — at least for now.

The network ended CBS' 18-year winning streak in November, a period when ratings are watched closely to set advertising rates. A combination of factors, including...

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

Director Matt Smukler has joined Rakish--the production boutique launched earlier this year by EPs Brad Johns and Preston Garrett--for commercial representation in the U.S.

L.A.-born and bred, Smukler has been directing commercials and films for almost two decades. A former agency...

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019

Nominations for the 72nd Annual Writers Guild Awards have been revealed across television categories with drama series contenders being The Crown (Netflix), The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), Mindhunter (Netflix), Succession (HBO) and Watchmen (HBO).

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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019

Matt Miller, president and CEO of AICP, and Danny Rosenbloom, VP, Digital and Postproduction, have announced the release of an updated and revised AICP Bid Form that fully integrates production and postproduction tasks and categories. he The form is the result of several months of planning and...

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019

Cannes Lions has announced the jury presidents selected for the 2020 Festival of Creativity (June 22-26, 2020). Among the global spread of elite industry experts, 53% of Presidents are also women for the first time (up from 33% in 2019)--ensuring global female talent is equally represented at...

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

A documentary on Taylor Swift will kick off the next Sundance Film Festival, where new films including the Will Ferrell-Julia Louis Dreyfus remake of the Swedish film “Force Majeure” and Benh Zeitlin’s long-awaited follow-up to “Beasts of the Southern Wild” are set to premiere. 

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Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

The American Film Institute (AFI) revealed the recipients of AFI Awards 2019. Unique in its celebration of the film and television arts’ collaborative nature, AFI Awards--now in its 20thyear--is the only national program that honors creative teams as a whole, recognizing those in front of and...

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