Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2020

A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores.

A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election. But the judge, Carl Nichols...

Monday, Sep. 28, 2020

Bicoastal Greenpoint Pictures has signed director Clayton Vila for commercials and branded content in the U.S. This marks his first career representation in the American ad market.

A Los Angeles-based writer and director, Vila is a long-time professional skier who has garnered Bronze at...

Monday, Sep. 28, 2020

Two influential Democrats on Capitol Hill have urged Facebook to take stronger action against misinformation, voter suppression and incitements to violence ahead of the 2020 election.

In a letter sent to the company on Sunday, U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal and David Cicilline...

Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020

A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight.

A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election. The judge,...

Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020

Georgian writer-director Dea Kulumbegashvili's first feature film "Beginning" triumphed at Spain's San Sebastian International Film Festival, scooping up four of its top prizes including best film and best director. 

The story about a community of Jehovah's Witnesses in a isolated village...

Friday, Sep. 25, 2020

AFI Fest will present four Tributes this year as Sofia Coppola, Kirby Dick, Rita Moreno and Mira Nair will each be honored with an evening of conversation celebrating their distinguished careers.

“Artists of this caliber are essential players in our global culture,” said Bob Gazzale, AFI...

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020

The Justice Department is expected to bring an antitrust action against Google in coming weeks, focusing on its dominance in online search and whether it was used to stifle competition and hurt consumers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press Thursday.

The department...

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020

Britain's film academy is shaking up its membership and its awards voting rules in a review prompted by the glaring lack of diversity in the nominations. 

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts promised to change after contenders for the 2020 awards were announced last January....

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020

Indirectly, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired CNN Films' new documentary on the life of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis.

The unexpected commercial success of the "RBG" film in theaters two years ago had CNN looking for another contemporary leader whose life...

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020

Miranda July doesn't seem to have fair-weather fans. There are those who are obsessed. And there are those who don't know who she is. There is no in between. 

Even after acclaimed films like "Me and You and Everyone We Know" and "The Future," the author and director is still grateful when...

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