How the Ratatouille Musical Went From TikTok Sensation to All-Star Broadway Production

The chef’s hats were never going to arrive at the actors’ houses on time. In early December, Seaview Productions announced that they would transform a viral TikTok phenomenon into Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, a professional production featuring veteran performers like … Read more…

The BFI’s Biggest Production & Distribution Awards Of 2020: ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’, ‘Benediction’, Covid Support Grants

Animated feature Kensuke’s Kingdom, based on the Michael Morpurgo novel, Terence Davies’ Siegfried Sassoon biopic Benediction and the Studiocanal-released Saint Maud were among the films to receive the highest level of support from the British Film Institute’s production and distribution … Read more…

Biden Aides Consider Using Defense Production Act For Covid Vaccine Distribution | NBC News NOW

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Virtual Edition of Bridging the Dragon Keeps Alive the Flame of Sino-European Film Production

Film industry relations between China and Europe have been kept alive throughout the coronavirus outbreak by Bridging The Dragon, an informal trade organization now in its sixth year. After its regular event held during the Berlin film festival in February, … Read more…

WATCH LIVE: Pence leads Operation Warp Speed roundtable after touring vaccine production facility

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‘Floribama Shore’ Season 4 Production Suspended For 2 Weeks After Positive Covid-19 Test

EXCLUSIVE: Filming on MTV’s Floribama Shore was shut down on Wednesday for two weeks after a production team member tested positive for COVID-19. While a Season 4 renewal has not been announced, production on new episodes had been underway, which … Read more…

Marvel Studio’s Announces Production Date For ‘Black Panther’ Sequel

Source: Marvel Studios / Marvel Studios Marvel Studio’s announced Black Panther Sequel to begin filming in July 2021. The highly-anticipated sequel took an unfortunate backseat after the sudden and unexpected death of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman. Director Ryan Coogler … Read more…

Indigenous production company teaming up with Disney to improve representation | Your Morning

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‘RHOA’ Production Halted After Crew Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

Production on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” had to shut down recently after one of its crew members tested positive for the coronavirus. According to a JasmineBRAND exclusive, this particular crew member was around the majority of the RHOA cast. A source alleges, “Everything … Read more…

Netflix Taps ITN CEO Anna Mallett as Vice President of Physical Production for U.K., EMEA

Netflix has appointed Anna Mallett as vice president of physical production for the U.K. and local language production across EMEA, LATAM and APAC. Mallett, who joins from ITN where she currently serves as CEO, will lead the Netflix production management … Read more…

Chris McCumber Joins Blumhouse As President Of Television, Jeremy Gold Named President Of Production

Former top NBCUniversal TV executive Chris McCumber has joined Blumhouse Television as president, overseeing all aspects of the company’s television business. Jeremy Gold, who became solo Blumhouse TV president last month, following the exit of fellow co-president Marci Wiseman, will … Read more…

ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish On Licensing Content (“We Can’t Keep All That For Ourselves”), The Upfront & Production Ramp

ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish Friday defended a strategy of licensing popular content to outside platforms even as it prepares to roll out streaming service Paramount+ in a fiercely competitive market. The company inked of series of lucrative licensing deals with … Read more…

Ruth Wilson and Tom Burke Drama ‘True Things’ Wraps Production, Releases First Look (EXCLUSIVE)

Harry Wootliff’s “True Things,” starring Ruth Wilson and Tom Burke, has wrapped production after a six-week shoot in the U.K. and Spain. The film, for which Variety can provide an exclusive first image (above), began shooting at the beginning of … Read more…

International Documentary Association Unveils Enterprise Production Grants (EXCLUSIVE)

The International Documentary Association has unveiled 13 films receiving $ 850,000 in funds as part of its Enterprise Documentary Fund production grants. The titles, announced Monday at the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival in Washington, D.C. are “After Sherman,” “Aftershock,” “Body … Read more…

U.K. COVID-19 Insurance Scheme for Film & TV Production Finally Goes Live After Securing European Union Approval

The U.K.’s £500 million ($ 648 million) insurance scheme is finally going live. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden and Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced Friday that the hotly anticipated government-backed Film and TV Production Restart Scheme is formally launching following state aid … Read more…

‘All American’ Slated To Resume Production Tuesday After Brief Pause Due To Positive COVID-19 Test

The CW’s All American will be taking a break from filming on Monday after a positive COVID-19 test for a person from the production. The Warner Bros. TV-produced series was up and running on Friday. Following the positive test, a … Read more…

Amazon’s ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ Resumes Production In New Zealand, Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Next

EXCLUSIVE: Filming has just resumed in New Zealand on Amazon’s sprawling The Lord Of The Rings TV series, an adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novels, I have learned. Production on Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop is slated to restart on Wednesday, Sept. … Read more…

‘Unusual Suspects,’ Female-Led Australian Caper Series, Starts Production (EXCLUSIVE)

Female-led caper mini-series “Unusual Suspects” has begin filming in Sydney this week. The four-part series, which also highlights Australia’ ethnic diversity, is being produced for publicly funded broadcaster SBS. Set in the upmarket eastern suburbs of Sydney, the story features … Read more…

Elon Musk Says Tesla Battery Cells Won’t Reach High-volume Production Until 2022

Elon Musk, chief executive of electric car maker Tesla, said its own battery cells, which are under development now, will not reach high-volume production until 2022. This delay can affect the Cybertruck, Semi, and Roadster programs. He also said the … Read more…

Recapping Netflix CEO Talking About Harry And Meghan’s Multi-Year Production Deal | PeopleTV

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‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on charge of production of child pornography

Jeremiah “Jerry” Harris, one of the students featured in Netflix’s breakout docuseries “Cheer,” has been arrested and charged with production of child pornography, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Fitzpatrick. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Entertainment BEST DEAL UPDATE:

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…

Ryan Reynolds Confirms ‘Red Notice’ Production Restart, Shares COVID-19 Nose Swab Test Experience

Ryan Reynolds is finally back to work, after a COVID-19 nose swab test, that is. The Deadpool actor tweeted that he has returned to production for his upcoming film Red Notice. Reynolds shared photos of him undergoing the dreaded coronavirus nose … Read more…

‘The Good Doctor, ‘A Million Little Things’, ‘Big Sky’ & ‘The Mighty Ducks’ Among Series That Have Started Production In Vancouver

More U.S. series have started filming in Vancouver with COVID-19 protocols amid the pandemic. ABC/Sony TV’s The Good Doctor, which helped pave the way to an agreement between Hollywood studios and the British Columbia unions, started production on its fourth … Read more…

TSMC accounts for half of industry’s EUV equipment installation base and wafer production

TSMC recently held its annual Technology Symposium where it divulged a slew of information about the company, especially as it pertains to the future of its chip manufacturing business. Such information included new details on TSMC’s advanced process nodes — … Read more…

‘NCIS: New Orleans’, ‘Bull,’ ‘The Neighborhood’, ‘Magnum P.I.’ & ‘The Unicorn’ Get Tentative Production Start Dates

EXCLUSIVE: Several more CBS series from CBS TV Studios have been assigned tentative dates for return to production. NCIS: New Orleans is eying a Sept. 23 start for its seventh season, The Unicorn is looking to start filming Season 2 … Read more…

‘The Bold And the Beautiful’ Back In Production After Going Dark For 2 Weeks Following A Positive COVID Tests

EXCLUSIVE: A staffer from The Bold and the Beautiful production company Bell-Phillip Television tested positive for COVID-19 three and a half weeks ago, sources told Deadline. As a precaution, the studio moved up the show’s dark week for that month … Read more…

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ EPs & Cast On Season 3’s Cliffhanger, Return To Production & The Pitfalls Of Showbiz – Contenders TV

During this morning’s Amazon Contenders Emmy TV panel for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, EP/director/writer Dan Palladino said that “within five or six months” the 16-Emmy winning series should expect to be back in production for its fourth season. “King COVID is ruling … Read more…

‘Hollywood’ Production Designer Matthew Flood Ferguson On Crafting Fictional, Old Hollywood Studio & Recreating 1948 Oscars For Netflix Miniseries

Boasting a 15-year career as a set decorator, Matthew Flood Ferguson found his first major TV design job in Netflix miniseries Hollywood, on which he took a deep dive into the minutiae of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Created by Ryan Murphy … Read more…

Kanye West’s clothing brand, Hollywood production companies on pandemic loan list

Ventures backed by big-name entertainers Kanye West and Francis Ford Coppola were among those approved for loans under a U.S. government program to help businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop New Season at … Read more…

New York State Issues Production Guidelines, NYC Now Accepting Film Permit Applications For Work After June 30

New York State Wednesday issued guidelines for film and TV production to restart in Phase Four of its regional reopening — as New York City entered Phase Two this week, allowing for principal photography with no more than ten people … Read more…

Italian Producer Emanuele Moretti Launches LA & Rome-Based Sales & Production Company Motus Studios — Cannes

EXCLUSIVE:Italian producer Emanuele Moretti (Bite) is launching LA and Rome-based production and sales firm Motus Studios. Out of the gate, Moretti has set up a strategic partnership with Ellen S. Wander’s Film Bridge International to produce and sell movies together. … Read more…

Testing, Badge Systems & Budgeting: How Netflix Restarted Production in the Nordics (EXCLUSIVE)

With multiple coronavirus safety guidelines now published, most countries are taking tentative steps to restart film and TV drama production. In the Nordics, however, production has been up and running for weeks — and the lessons learned there could prove … Read more…

Enderby Entertainment Sets Virtual Production Of Thriller ’92’ Spanning Seven Countries

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt production around the world, Enderby Entertainment has begun work on a feature film to be produced and shot virtually in six countries. Veronica … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Enderby Entertainment Sets Virtual Production Of Thriller ’92’ Spanning Seven Countries

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt production around the world, Enderby Entertainment has begun work on a feature film to be produced and shot virtually in six countries. Veronica … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Enderby Entertainment Sets Virtual Production Of Thriller ’92’ Spanning Seven Countries

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt production around the world, Enderby Entertainment has begun work on a feature film to be produced and shot virtually in six countries. Veronica … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

U.K. Film and TV Union Bectu to Consult Members This Week on Proposals to Restart Production (EXCLUSIVE)

Detailed proposals on how film and high-end TV production can safely resume in the U.K. are to be circulated among members of union Bectu this week. The union’s members will be consulted in a number of online sessions for their … Read more…

Purin Pictures Unveils Grants, Warns of Coronavirus Disruption to Asia Film Production

Two feature film projects and three documentaries are to receive grant funding from the Bangkok-based Purin Pictures fund. Unusually, the fund made no post-production disbursements. Receiving $ 15,000 each, the three features are: Indonesian director Mouly Surya’s “This City Is … Read more…

Purin Pictures Unveils Grants, Warns of Coronavirus Disruption to Asia Film Production

Two feature film projects and three documentaries are to receive grant funding from the Bangkok-based Purin Pictures fund. Unusually, the fund made no post-production disbursements. Receiving $ 15,000 each, the three features are: Indonesian director Mouly Surya’s “This City Is … Read more…

Apple to delay mass production of 2020 flagship iPhones: WSJ

Apple Inc is delaying the production ramp-up of its flagship iPhones coming later this year by about a month as the coronavirus pandemic has weakened global consumer demand and disrupted manufacturing across Asia, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-delays-mass-production-of-2020-flagship-iphones-11587984138 citing … Read more…

‘Wheel of Fortune’ breaks rules, allows contestant to appear twice after ‘production issue’

“Wheel of Fortune” broke with tradition and allowed a contestant to appear on the show twice due to a “production issue.” A recent episode of the hit game show saw contestant Tony Harrison, a software project manager from Valencia, Calif., … Read more…

BMG Production Music, Concord Theatricals Announce Senior Executive Appointments

BMG Production Music has named Dan Pounder (pictured at right) to co-head alongside EVP and global managing director John Clifford. Pounder will head finance, operations and systems for the Berlin-based company which specializes in pre-cleared and custom production music services … Read more…

TLC’s ‘My 600lb Life’ Finally Shutdowns Production Due To COVID-19 Fears

TLC’s reality series My 600lb Life has shutdown production – albeit days after most other non-scripted productions. The Discovery-owned network said that production on the series, which follows people who are obese, will not continue until the Coronavirus pandemic is … Read more…

TLC’s ‘My 600lb Life’ Finally Shutdowns Production Due To COVID-19 Fears

TLC’s reality series My 600lb Life has shutdown production – albeit days after most other non-scripted productions. The Discovery-owned network said that production on the series, which follows people who are obese, will not continue until the Coronavirus pandemic is … Read more…

Trump orders GM to manufacture ventilators under the Defense Production Act

The president signed a memorandum requiring the company to “accept, perform and prioritize” federal government contracts for production of the much-needed medical equipment. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Trump orders GM to manufacture ventilators under the Defense Production Act

The president signed a memorandum requiring the company to “accept, perform and prioritize” federal government contracts for production of the much-needed medical equipment. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…