Twitter exec says company taking crackdown on conspiracy theorists ‘global’

Footage released Monday shows a top Twitter executive discussing the company’s recent crackdown on accounts that push conspiracy theories, calling it a “global” initiative. Vijaya Gadde’s comments to employees were leaked to the right-wing activist group Project Veritas, and a … Read more…

Sky, Studiocanal Ink Feature Film Deal Covering ‘Supernova,’ ‘Last Letter From Your Lover’ – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, Sky picks up hundreds of hours of Studiocanal feature film content; Banijay aims to raise domestic abuse awareness; GoQuest Media picks pair of Serbian drama series; Oble finds a home on Viu Middle East for “The … Read more…

Entertainment Marketing Agency Think Jam Unveils Global Restructuring (EXCLUSIVE)

Think Jam will undergo a global restructuring, one that will consolidate the leadership of the entertainment marketing agency’s operations under current U.S agency heads Stella Ferguson and Louise Brennand. As part of the overhaul, Think Jam is embracing an office-less … Read more…

WarnerMedia Latin America Shakes Up Leadership Teams Following Turner, HBO GE Integration – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, WarnerMedia Latin America makes several leadership team changes; HBO Europe announces new true-crime docuseries “Pray, Obey, Kill”; Amazon Prime Video picks up “I Care a Lot” in several key territories; Piece of Magic hires Charlie Kemball … Read more…

Airbnb’s Head Of Global Policy on Cancelling D.C. Reservations During Biden’s Inauguration

Bloomberg Technology SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: 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…

Global Distributors Set Virtual London Screenings Schedule – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, London TV Screenings set for March; NENT, Dopamine pact for unscripted; Pact promotes Jane Muirhead; CinefestOz gets spinoff; and Eccho Rights sells “8 Words.” The annual London TV Screenings event, where distributors All3Media International, Banijay Rights, … Read more…

BFI-Funded Inclusive Cinema Project Tackles Racism With Toolkit Launch – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, Inclusive Cinema addresses racism; Sky goes green; Sovereign acquires “Verdict”; Blackstone buys “Stars Wars” building; and Swipe pops champagne documentary. The U.K.’s Inclusive Cinema project has launched a guide for improving the cinema experiences of ethnically … Read more…

Boris Johnson to Appoint Former Goldman Sachs Banker as BBC Chairman – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson to appoint Richard Sharp as next BBC chairman; the BBC ramps up educational programming in response to British school closures; Netflix announces a new original feature in Spain; Naked hires Natalie … Read more…

Global polio surveillance declined amid coronavirus pandemic: CDC

Reported cases of so-called acute flaccid paralysis dropped by 33% globally in the first nine months of 2020, suggesting polio surveillance also declined amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Acute flaccid paralysis, or sudden … Read more…

Kris Jenner’s TELL ALL Unauthorized Biography: How She Flipped A Sex Tape To A Global Empire

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China Hands Four-Year Jail Sentence to Citizen Journalist Zhang Zhan for Wuhan Coverage – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, a citizen journalist is sentenced to four years of jail time by the Chinese government, ITV Hub posts record 2020 statistics and Irrfan Khan-starrer “The Song of Scorpion” gets a special re-release to honor the actor. … Read more…

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Rises To $85M Global; ‘Demon Slayer’ Becomes Japan’s Highest-Grossing Movie Ever; ‘Soul’ Grows In China & ‘Croods 2’ Nears $100M WW – International Box Office

MONDAY UPDATE, writethru after Sunday 11:41AM post: There was a bit more varied action at the international box office this holiday weekend. Highlights include the continued rollout of Warner Bros/DC’s Wonder Woman 1984 with a good start in Australia, a … Read more…

Legendary Global, Spain’s ESPotlight Set Time Travel Series ‘Los Forasteros del Tiempo’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Legendary Global, the TV production-financing house launched by Chris Albrecht and Anne Thomopoulos, has teamed with Barcelona-based ESPotlight to acquire rights for a small screen adaptation of “Los Forasteros del Tiempo,” a family-targeting, illustrated time travel book series from Spain’s … Read more…

Must Read: MatchesFashion Names Global Fashion Officer, Patagonia CEO Talks Post-Trump Future

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. MatchesFashion names global fashion officerAfter it was announced that Elizabeth von der Goltz would join MatchesFashion from Net-a-Porter as chief commercial officer, the company said it was promoting buying director Natalie … Read more…

‘Akilla’s Escape’ Canada Deal; Raw Hires BBC Studios Exec; Britbox UK First Factual Series — Global Briefs

TIFF Drama Gets Canada Deal EXCLUSIVE: Following its world premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, levelFILM has acquired Canadian rights to crime noir Akilla’s Escape by director Charles Officer, who co-wrote the script with Wendy ‘Motion’ Braithwaite. Produced … Read more…

WarnerMedia Names Vanessa Brookman Head of Kids for EMEA – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, WarnerMedia appoints Vanessa Brookman as head of kids for EMEA, Discovery commissions two new unscripted series while Channel 5 gets a pair of dramas and the Göteborg Film Festival selects “Tove” as its opening film. APPOINTMENT … Read more…

Face value: In China men’s skincare boom, startups, global investors seek rich glow

China’s radiant male skincare market has a raft of domestic startups tapping global investors for funds, with ambitions to rival giants like L’Oreal in a billion-dollar business serving image-conscious millennial men. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop New … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: Azar says Pfizer vaccine to get rapid authorization; study finds Boston conference led to 205-300K global cases

A February conference in Boston can be linked to up to 300K global cases, study says. New Hampshire House Speaker Dick Hinch dies. Latest COVID news.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

S&P Global buys IHS Markit in $44 billion deal that ties together two of the biggest data providers to Wall Street

S&P Global buys IHS Markit in $ 44 billion deal that ties together two of the biggest data providers to Wall Street ABC News: US SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Channel 4 Princess Diana Doc Follow-Up; Tallinn Black Nights Industry Winners; Amazon French Comedy – Global Briefs

Channel 4 Orders Follow-Up To Influential Princess Diana Film Channel 4 has commissioned Blink Films to make a follow-up to its explosive documentary on Princess Diana’s infamous Panorama interview with the BBC in 1995. The revelations in Blink’s first film, … Read more…

In a historic vote, the Swiss will determine if multinationals should be held liable for global abuses

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. For decades, Switzerland has been a favorite headquarters for global corporations, and for good reason: It transformed its tiny Alpine … Read more…

Australian Government Proposes Content Quotas for International Platforms – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, streamers face potential content quotas in Australia, Leonine hires former Red Arrow exec Nina Etspueler, Channel 4 commissions a second Diana doc and Tallinn’s industry section announces its winners. QUOTA Global platforms facing imminent local production … Read more…

Global Distributors Unite to Officially Launch London Screenings With Virtual 2021 Event

U.K.-based international television distributors are pressing on with London Screenings in 2021, with a virtual event planned around the digital BBC Studios Showcase. The annual week of distributor events known as London Screenings has casually formed in recent years around … Read more…

China’s Xi Jinping is pushing for a global Covid QR code. He may struggle to convince the world

Chinese President Xi Jinping is pushing for a global Covid-19 tracking system using QR codes, to help fast-track international travel and business during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World BEST DEAL UPDATE: Click Here For Your Free … Read more…

SK Global Inks Superhero Franchise Pact With Indonesia’s Screenplay Bumilangit

SK Global and Indonesia-based production entity Screenplay Bumilangit are partnering to co-finance and co-produce multiple feature films based on Indonesia’s Bumilangit cinematic universe. Screenplay Bumilangit is a joint venture between Screenplay Films and Bumilangit Entertainment. The joint company develops, finances, … Read more…

The Crown Doesn’t Fully Explain Why Princess Diana Was So Popular. Here’s How She Became a Global Celebrity

Viewers of Season 4 of The Crown first meet Princess Diana, played by Emma Corrin, as a young and impish teenager, skipping around her family home dressed in a costume for a school play. It’s this moment when Prince Charles … Read more…

VFX Stalwart Double Negative Appoints Paul Salvini As Global Chief Technology Officer

EXCLUSIVE: Interstellar and First Man VFX firm Double Negative has appointed Paul Salvini as Global Chief Technology Officer. Salvini will be responsible for “developing a new and innovative technology vision for the company”, managing its global technology and R&D teams … Read more…

Veteran Cinematographer Alar Kivilo to Receive Tallinn Lifetime Achievement Award – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, “A Simple Plan” cinematographer wins Tallinn award; Zinc’s Red Sauce adds producers; LGBTQ-themed streamer Froot launches; and Sony Pictures Television-backed Eleven reveals training program for people of color. Estonian-Canadian cinematographer Alar Kivilo will receive the Tallinn … Read more…

'A global conspiracy against God and humanity': Controversial Catholic archbishop pushes QAnon themes in letter to Trump

The letter by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, a former Vatican ambassador to the U.S. and outspoken adversary of Pope Francis, hit many of the favorite themes of the pro-Trump conspiracy theory. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines BEST DEAL … Read more…

‘What the Constitution Means to Me’: Heidi Schreck on Asking Global Audience to ‘Reimagine’ the Systems That Aren’t Working

At the start of the filmed version of “What the Constitution Means to Me,” playwright and performer Heidi Schreck says that every time she walks out on stage, “the world has changed. I never quite know what’s going to happen.” … Read more…

WarnerMedia Pulls Plug On South Asia Channels; Ex-Sky Studios Sales Chief Joins Rainmaker; DLT Entertainment Invests In Gag Reflex; Kidscreen Goes Virtual — Global Briefs

WarnerMedia Pulls Plug On South Asia Channels WarnerMedia has announced that it plans to close its linear HBO and WB TV channels in India, Pakistan, Maldives, and Bangladesh from December 15. news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

WarnerMedia Pulls Plug On South Asia Channels; Ex-Sky Studios Sales Chief Joins Rainmaker; DLT Entertainment Invests In Gag Reflex; Kidscreen Goes Virtual — Global Briefs

WarnerMedia Pulls Plug On South Asia Channels WarnerMedia has announced that it plans to close its linear HBO and WB TV channels in India, Pakistan, Maldives, and Bangladesh from December 15. news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

WarnerMedia Pulls Plug On South Asia Channels; Ex-Sky Studios Sales Chief Joins Rainmaker; DLT Entertainment Invests In Gag Reflex; Kidscreen Goes Virtual — Global Briefs

WarnerMedia Pulls Plug On South Asia Channels WarnerMedia has announced that it plans to close its linear HBO and WB TV channels in India, Pakistan, Maldives, and Bangladesh from December 15. news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

MTV International Reboots ‘Cribs’ For Global Launch, U.S. Version Debuting in 2021 (EXCLUSIVE)

MTV International is rebooting iconic format “MTV Cribs,” with guests including Caitlyn Jenner, Nickelodeon personality and singer JoJo Siwa, former “Glee” star Kevin McHale and British singer Stefflon Don. The global launch follows something of a warm-up for “Cribs” in … Read more…

NBCUniversal Elevates Linda Yaccarino To Chair Of Global Advertising & Partnerships

NBCUniversal Monday named Linda Yaccarino chair, Global Advertising and Partnerships, adding data strategy, local and regional sports network sales and cross-company strategic initiatives to her portfolio, along with global and national sales. She will continue to report directly to Jeff … Read more…

Sony Pictures Television Global Drama Titles to Be Represented by Eccho Rights – Mipcom Roundup

Eccho represents Sony Pictures Television titles; ViacomCBS commissions Artemesia Gentileschi series; Channel 4 revives “Changing Rooms”; and Cake sells “Tish Tash.” Sweden-based global distributor Eccho Rights has agreed an exclusive representation deal with Sony Pictures Television that includes 15 titles … Read more…

BBC Studios Sells ‘A Perfect Planet’ Around the World – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, BBC Studios sells “A Perfect Planet” around the world, Channel 4 announces a World Mental Health Day musical special, “A Space in Time” finds U.K. distribution, ARRI relocates to new Munich headquarters and Evolution Malaga releases … Read more…