European Film, TV Bodies Unite to Call for Action in Tackling ‘Profound’ Coronavirus Crisis

Over 50 European film and TV organizations have issued a joint statement this morning calling for E.U. and member state decision-makers to take urgent action to safeguard the future of the sectors in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The … Read more…

Netflix Donates $1.1M To France’s COVID-19 Film & TV Emergency Fund As It Continues $100M Relief Efforts

Netflix has unveiled the latest donation made by its $ 100M fund that was set up on March 20 to provide emergency relief to the global creative industries during the coronavirus pandemic. A total of $ 1.1M (€1M) will go … Read more…

Beta Film to Stage Live Virtual Beta Brunch, ‘La Unidad’ Q & A with Movistar Plus (EXCLUSIVE)

MADRID — In one of the first detailed breakdowns from a major European company of marketing strategies in the Series Mania/MipTV online marketplace, Germany’s Beta Film has announced that it will stage a virtual Beta Brunch on March 31. Nobody … Read more…

Beta Film to Stage Live Virtual Beta Brunch, ‘La Unidad’ Q & A with Movistar Plus (EXCLUSIVE)

MADRID — In one of the first detailed breakdowns from a major European company of marketing strategies in the Series Mania/MipTV online marketplace, Germany’s Beta Film has announced that it will stage a virtual Beta Brunch on March 31. Nobody … Read more…

Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is a judge for a D.C. film fest

The controversy-sparking actress/filmmaker/Cabinet spouse will sit on the jury for the Capitol Hill Film Classic. Reliable Source SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Childcare Drive for Film & TV Gains Traction With First Nursery at Warner Bros. Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The movement for an effective childcare infrastructure for workers in the U.K. film and TV industry is taking a major leap forward with the opening of the first dedicated, on-site childcare facility at a U.K. studio. Variety can reveal that … Read more…

Childcare Drive for Film & TV Gains Traction With First Nursery at Warner Bros. Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The movement for an effective childcare infrastructure for workers in the U.K. film and TV industry is taking a major leap forward with the opening of the first dedicated, on-site childcare facility at a U.K. studio. Variety can reveal that … Read more…

Childcare Drive for Film & TV Gains Traction With First Nursery at Warner Bros. Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The movement for an effective childcare infrastructure for workers in the U.K. film and TV industry is taking a major leap forward with the opening of the first dedicated, on-site childcare facility at a U.K. studio. Variety can reveal that … Read more…

Childcare Drive for Film & TV Gains Traction With First Nursery at Warner Bros. Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The movement for an effective childcare infrastructure for workers in the U.K. film and TV industry is taking a major leap forward with the opening of the first dedicated, on-site childcare facility at a U.K. studio. Variety can reveal that … Read more…

Childcare Drive for Film & TV Gains Traction With First Nursery at Warner Bros. Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The movement for an effective childcare infrastructure for workers in the U.K. film and TV industry is taking a major leap forward with the opening of the first dedicated, on-site childcare facility at a U.K. studio. Variety can reveal that … Read more…

ASPIRE TV: Need More #BlackLove Stories In Your Life? Watch the Award-winning Indie Film ‘Olympia’

aspire TV 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…

ASPIRE TV: Need More #BlackLove Stories In Your Life? Watch the Award-winning Indie Film ‘Olympia’

aspire TV 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…

Woody Harrelson, Agnieszka Holland to Headline Prague Film Festival (EXCLUSIVE)

Woody Harrelson, Agnieszka Holland and Hirokazu Kore-eda are among the industry figures headlining the 27th edition of the Prague International Film Festival, which is set to go ahead despite fears around the coronavirus. Harrelson will appear alongside Oren Moverman, who … Read more…

Letitia Wright Tapped To Portray The Mysterious Gibbons Sisters In ‘The Silent Twins’ Film

”Black Panther” star Letitia Wright has been tapped to play real life twin sisters June and Jennifer Gibbons in the film “The Silent Twins,” based on the 1986 book of the same name by Marjorie Wallace. As noted by Complex, the twins remained silent for the majority of … Read more…

Letitia Wright Tapped To Portray The Mysterious Gibbons Sisters In ‘The Silent Twins’ Film

”Black Panther” star Letitia Wright has been tapped to play real life twin sisters June and Jennifer Gibbons in the film “The Silent Twins,” based on the 1986 book of the same name by Marjorie Wallace. As noted by Complex, the twins remained silent for the majority of … Read more…

Maitland Ward: Steven Spielberg should ‘be concerned’ about daughter’s adult film career

Steven Spielberg has some reason to be concerned about his daughter’s budding career in the adult entertainment industry, former sitcom actress-turned-porn-star Maitland Ward says. The former “Boy Meets World” star, 43, who swapped acting for adult entertainment, said she thinks it’s “amazing” … Read more…

Maitland Ward: Steven Spielberg should ‘be concerned’ about daughter’s adult film career

Steven Spielberg has some reason to be concerned about his daughter’s budding career in the adult entertainment industry, former sitcom actress-turned-porn-star Maitland Ward says. The former “Boy Meets World” star, 43, who swapped acting for adult entertainment, said she thinks it’s “amazing” … Read more…

Catarina Vasconcelos on Berlinale Encounters Closing Film, ‘The Metamorphosis of Birds’

The closing film of the Berlinale’s new Encounters sidebar is the fictionalized documentary, “The Metamorphosis of Birds,” the debut feature from Portuguese director Catarina Vasconcelos. “Metamorphosis” explores the director’s family stories, building on elements developed in her debut 2014 short … Read more…

Catarina Vasconcelos on Berlinale Encounters Closing Film, ‘The Metamorphosis of Birds’

The closing film of the Berlinale’s new Encounters sidebar is the fictionalized documentary, “The Metamorphosis of Birds,” the debut feature from Portuguese director Catarina Vasconcelos. “Metamorphosis” explores the director’s family stories, building on elements developed in her debut 2014 short … Read more…

‘Godfather Of Harlem’ Producer Nina Yang Bongiovi Teams With Twitch’s Kevin Lin, Gold House’s Bing Chen For AUM Group Multicultural Film Fund

Nina Yang Bongiovi, the producer behind critically acclaimed features such as Fruitvale Station and Sorry to Bother You and the Epix crime drama Godfather of Harlem, is collaborating with Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin and Gold House chairman Bing Chen to launch AUM Group, a multicultural … Read more…

Critics Trashed Dee Rees’ Netflix Film ‘The Last Thing He Wanted.’ But It’s Much Better Than You’ve Heard.

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty / Netflix I stand (mostly) alone here saying I enjoyed Dee Rees’ latest Netflix-distributed film, The Last Thing She Wanted, an adaptation of a Joan Didion novel, starring Anne Hathaway as … Read more…

Critics Trashed Dee Rees’ Netflix Film ‘The Last Thing He Wanted.’ But It’s Much Better Than You’ve Heard.

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty / Netflix I stand (mostly) alone here saying I enjoyed Dee Rees’ latest Netflix-distributed film, The Last Thing She Wanted, an adaptation of a Joan Didion novel, starring Anne Hathaway as … Read more…

Critics Trashed Dee Rees’ Netflix Film ‘The Last Thing He Wanted.’ But It’s Much Better Than You’ve Heard.

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty / Netflix I stand (mostly) alone here saying I enjoyed Dee Rees’ latest Netflix-distributed film, The Last Thing She Wanted, an adaptation of a Joan Didion novel, starring Anne Hathaway as … Read more…

Berlin: Orange Studio Launches ‘The Last Film Show,’ ‘Old Fashioned, ‘Love Song For Tough Guys’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Under the new leadership of industry veteran Kristina Zimmermann, Orange Studio, the film/TV division of the French telco group Orange, is launching three new projects at Berlin’s European Film Market: “Last Film Show,” “Old Fashioned” and “Love Song for Tough … Read more…

Berlin: Orange Studio Launches ‘The Last Film Show,’ ‘Old Fashioned, ‘Love Song For Tough Guys’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Under the new leadership of industry veteran Kristina Zimmermann, Orange Studio, the film/TV division of the French telco group Orange, is launching three new projects at Berlin’s European Film Market: “Last Film Show,” “Old Fashioned” and “Love Song for Tough … Read more…

Danny Perkins Launches UK Distributor Elysian Film Group Distribution With Backing From CAA – EFM

Elysian Film Group, Danny Perkins’ film and TV production company, has formed a UK distribution company, Elysian Film Group Distribution, which is backed by a minority investment from CAA. Elysian says it will focus on a “diverse slate that appeals … Read more…

Martin McDonagh’s New Film With Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson Is Titled ‘The Banshees Of Inisheer’

EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: I’ve heard from sources that Martin McDonagh has a title ready for his next movie, the one he’ll shoot this summer with In Bruges stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson in the lead roles. The film is titled … Read more…