AI Driven Film Payment Tech Can Predict Box-Office Success, Start Up Filmchain Claims

A payment system claiming to automate the collection, tracking and allocation of film company revenues, as well as predicting future box-office success, was the second tech firm to pitch at the Zinemaldia Start Up Challenge, which broadcast live from San … Read more…

Lulu Wang Critiques Choice Of Ron Howard As Director Of Film On Chinese Pianist Lang Lang

The director of 2019’s “The Farewell” has called for greater representation behind the camera, especially in filming the story of the celebrated pianist’s life. Entertainment – Latest News, Photos And Videos BEST MUSIC DEAL UPDATE: Save Up to 77% On … Read more…

Tsai Ming-liang Project to Follow Abel Ferrara Film in ‘Missing Pictures’ Series

World premiering this week at NewImages Festival in Paris before playing at the London Film Festival in early October, the Franco-British-Taiwanese co-production “Missing Pictures Ep. 1 – Birds of Prey” gives the stage to firebrand filmmaker Abel Ferrara as he … Read more…

Colombia’s Expanding Fidelio Films, Turkey’s Karlakum Film in Development on Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Double’s Dilema’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Hot off its announcement of strategic co-production alliances for film and TV with Gaumont and Spain’s Planeta and Amor y Lujo, Colombia’s Fidelio Films has linked up with Karlakum Film in Turkey. In its latest international collaboration, Fidelio partner Mauricio … Read more…

‘We can overcome’: New film highlights impact of COVID-19 on efforts to tackle global issues

The UN Secretary General has told Sky News that goals set five years ago to help tackle global problems such as poverty, inequality and climate change have been “dramatically derailed” by the COVID-19 crisis – as a new film highlighting … Read more…

Actress Nicole Weider on how faith ‘opened up so many doors’ in her film career: ‘All things [are] possible’

The “Switched” executive producer and star says that before putting her career into God’s hands she was dealing with self-esteem issues stemming from her work in the modeling industry.  FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Hamptons Film Festival Adds ‘Ammonite,’ ‘Wander Darkly’ and ‘Minari’ to Lineup

The Hamptons International Festival has added awards contenders “Ammonite,” “Wander Darkly” and “Minari” to its screening schedule for the 28th edition. HIFF previously announced the festival would open with the world premiere the documentary “With Drawn Arms” on Oct. 8. … Read more…

U.K.’s National Film & TV School Returns to Production With COVID-Safe Shoots (EXCLUSIVE)

The U.K.’s National Film and Television School (NFTS) has successfully returned to production with some 60 films of varying lengths and genres, including graduation films, being shot since courses resumed in June. The first test project to shoot trialling the … Read more…

Global Bulletin: Jude Law, Carrie Coon’s ‘The Nest’ Wins Big at Deauville American Film Festival

In today’s Global Bulletin, “The Nest” tops Deauville, ITV outlines plans for carbon neutrality, Abacus Media Rights sells “People You May Know” in key territories, Southeast Europe gets its first premium independent series co-production and Sky enlists Gabriela Sperl to … Read more…

Venice Competition Film ‘Never Gonna Snow Again’ Sells Into U.K., Italy, Germany (EXCLUSIVE)

Malgorzata Szumowska and Michal Englert’s “Never Gonna Snow Again,” one of the buzziest titles out of the Venice Film Festival, has found distribution in the U.K., Italy and Germany. Following what’s understood to have been a competitive process with wide … Read more…

‘Supernova,’ ‘African Apocalypse,’ ‘Mogul Mowgli’ Among BFI London Film Festival Selections

The 64th edition of the British Film Institute London Film Festival (LFF) revealed its full program Tuesday, containing a robust line-up of 58 features from around the world, as well as a range of extended reality (XR) projects and shorts. … Read more…

Paolo Taviani On New Film ‘Leonora Addio,’ Sold By Italy’s Fandango in Toronto (EXCLUSIVE)

Paolo Taviani, of revered filmmaking duo the Taviani brothers, is back behind the camera — this time without his brother Vittorio, who died in 2018. Taviani is shooting “Leonora Addio,” a surreal drama that takes its cue from a short … Read more…

Venice’s ‘The Disciple’ Producer: ‘Watch This Film, Pause and Ask Bigger Questions’

Chaitanya Tamhane’s “The Disciple,” the first Indian film in Venice Film Festival’s competition since 2001, is set across three different time frames. It follows an aspiring classical music performer, Sharad Nerulkar, played by debutant Aditya Modak, on a journey that … Read more…

‘This Film Is Sounding an Alarm.’ What Cuties Director Maïmouna Doucouré Wants Critics to Know About Her New Film

Maïmouna Doucouré did not imagine that her award-winning debut feature film—a coming-of-age tale drawn from her personal experiences—would spark international controversy and calls for a boycott. “For me, this film is sounding an alarm,” the French Senegalese director tells TIME, … Read more…

Cate Blanchett Proves “It’s Chic to Repeat” While Wearing 5-Year-Old Dress at 2020 Venice Film Festival

Some outfits are absolutely worth repeating. Earlier this week, Cate Blanchett stepped out for the 2020 Venice Film Festival opening ceremony. In one of the first red carpet… E! Online (US) – Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

The Venice Film Festival’s New Pandemic Look: Thermal Scanners and Designer Masks

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty VENICE—There is a scene in the film Venetian Molecules—a haunting documentary shot in locked-down Venice during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic—when the screams of seagulls echo through the empty canals like cries for help. The city … Read more…

Venice Horizons Opening Film ‘Apples’ Sells to U.K., Other Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

Curzon Artificial Eye has acquired distribution rights in the U.K. and Ireland for “Apples,” the feature directorial debut of Greece’s Christos Nikou, which opens the Horizons section of the 77th Venice Film Festival on Sep. 2. Madman Entertainment has also … Read more…

Poland’s U.S. in Progress Event Builds Bridge Between American, European Film Industries

A host of emerging independent American filmmakers will get an introduction to the European market this November during U.S. in Progress, an event hosted each year during the American Film Festival (AFF) in Wrocław, Poland. The online edition of this … Read more…

ABFF Creators Launch Inaugural Social Justice Now Film Festival, Michael B. Jordan And Opal Tometi To Serve As Co-Ambassadors

As the world perspective shifts and a reckoning continues to pulsate through the country when it comes to the social and economic issues facing Black and Brown communities, American Black Film Festival creators Jeff and Nicole Friday are launching the … Read more…

Kate Winslet Embarks on Gay Romance With Saoirse Ronan in Trailer for Controversial Film ‘Ammonite’

The Francis Lee-directed drama tells the story of paleontologist and fossil hunter Mary Anning (Winslet), who falls for Charlotte Murchison (Ronan) as the latter takes up an apprenticeship under her. Aceshowbiz.com – Movie News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

David Cronenberg thinks the new release of ‘Crash’ is the best version of the film | Your Morning

Your Morning 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…

Lucrecia Martel, Mari Alessandrini, Miguel Gomes Win Big at Locarno Film Festival

Upcoming movies from two Argentine filmmakers, Lucrecia Martel’s “Chocobar” and Mari Alessandrini’s “Zahori,” won the top Pardo 2020 Awards at the Locarno Film Festival’s The Films After Tomorrow, its highest-profile competition, the festival announced Friday. Of other major plaudits in … Read more…

Leonardo DiCaprio & Jennifer Davisson’s Appian Way Sets First Look Film Deal At Sony

Appian Way Productions’ Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson have set the production company into a multi-picture, multi-year first look deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to produce scripted feature films. The companies are already in development on two projects and the … Read more…

Newly-Formed Artists Film Group Sets ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Actor Drew Van Acker For Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Back Home’

EXCLUSIVE: Artists Film Group, the recently launched film investment and production company set up by Wes Hull (Zone 414), Robert Rippberger (The Inventor), and David Lugo (Welcome Home), has unveiled details on two of its debut projects. The company has … Read more…

Telluride Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup Despite Cancellation Of This Year’s Labor Day Weekend Event

Following in the footsteps of Cannes which was forced to cancel its famouis film festival in May but still went on to reveal what its schedule would have been anyway, so it is that the Telluride Film Festival which was … Read more…

Dog the Bounty Hunter shares cute dinner date with fiancee Francie Frane after showing off his acting skills in new film

DOG the Bounty Hunter went on a romantic date with his fiancee Francie Frane on Wednesday. The reality star, 67, treated his girlfriend to dinner at their favorite grill restaurant and shared a sweet snap from their evening. Instagram Dog … Read more…