Independent films

Excerpt from the movement MI ABUELA, QUEEN OF NIGHTMARES by Christine Stoddard at the Chashama Festival

A movement excerpt from Christine Stoddard’s play “Mi Abuela, Queen of Nightmares”, conceived by movement director Fiamma Piacentini for the playwright-directed Gene Frankel Theater, will be performed at Chashama Fest 2022 in Pine Plains, New York on October 1st. Performers will include Christine Stoddard (“Ancestor”), Amanda Andrews (“Jaguar”), Nicole Pascaretta …

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[CELEB] Actor Ko Kyoung-pyo’s schedule couldn’t get busier

Actor Ko Kyoung-pyo [SIDUS PICTURES] Actor Ko Kyoung-pyo has released five films since May, including Netflix’s ‘Seoul Vibe’ and local box office hit ‘6/45’ – but the year isn’t over for the prolific actor. He is set to star in tvN’s new romantic comedy “Love in Contract” which will begin …

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Whitney Houston Movie ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ Gets Trailer, First Pictures

The first trailer has been released for “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” the Whitney Houston biopic produced in collaboration with Houston Estate and Music Director Clive Davis. British actress Naomi Ackie stars as the New Jersey music legend in the TriStar Pictures film, directed by Kasi Lemmons (“Eve’s Bayou,” “Harriet”) …

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“We need more independent filmmakers”

Manish Mundra, the man behind Drishyam Films and famous movies like Ankhon Dekhi (2014), Massaan (2015) and Newton (2017), started in the petrochemical industry. Even as a child, Mundra says he was acutely aware that making movies costs money and that’s why he decided he would first make a lot …

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The Federation takes a majority stake in Vertigo Films

Vertigo Films has reached an agreement with the International Federation of Studios to take a majority stake in the company. Vertigo Credits Include Popular TV Shows Brittany and Armoredbox office success Streed Dance 3D and The Sweeney and award-winning films such as Monsters and Bronson. Federation is a production and …

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Local hairstylist to work at New York Fashion Week | New

PEABODY — Local hairstylist Stephanie Agneta will be working on some very special clients very soon: models at New York Fashion Week. The 26-year-old Peabody resident is co-owner of Salon CC and has styled independent films, small TV shows and local residents throughout her career. Now she’ll be working on …

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Arab filmmakers tackle taboo subjects in new films

This fall, Arab filmmakers will be out in force at international festivals as prestigious as Venice and Toronto. Venice alone has six feature films by first-time and second-time Arab directors in its official sections, along with six more works in progress on its Final Cut production deck. Meanwhile, Toronto opens …

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Solving the Metro Manila Film Festival Problem

Feasting on movies can be tricky business. Setting up a film festival can play tricks on your conscience. This is especially true for annual festivals, like the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) which has a lofty history. The MMFF, however, has its fair share of critics who question its validity …

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10 Beloved Geek Icons That Make The Nerdy Cool

The days when geeks were the object of ridicule and social ostracism are long gone, with the 21st century seeing a dramatic rise in the popularity of all things geeky. Old divisions have been shattered, with people from all walks of life embracing their inner fanboy/girl. Companies have even intervened, …

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Film Independent Spirit Awards move to gender-neutral acting categories

The Spirit Awards, one of the nation’s premier awards celebrating the best in independent film and television, will no longer divide its acting award categories into male and female performances. On Tuesday, Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization behind the prestigious awards, announced major changes to its 38th annual, which …

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Yucaipa High grad stars in ‘That’s Amor’ on Netflix | Culture & Leisure

Love is in the air for Riley Dandy. The actress, who graduated from Yucaipa High School in 2011, is both recently engaged and stars in a new romantic comedy that arrives on Netflix Thursday, August 25. “The trailer is really fun,” Dandy said. “It’s the first feature I’ve been the …

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Mark Hamill’s Forgotten Action-Comedy With Roger Corman Finally Gets A Theatrical Release

Screen Media has purchased the North American distribution rights for 2013’s “Virtually Heroes.” In a press release (via Variety), Screen Media said they were “excited to bring this lost Corman project to our audiences.” The film is a perfect mix of action and humorous and ironic comedy. The film will …

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Nebraska Native Returns Home to Shoot Movie About Youth Days in Nebraska City – Nebraska City News Press

A Nebraska native has returned home to film a Nebraska story, largely thanks to a new state filmmaking grant program. Adam Rehmeier, now a Michigan-based writer and director, shot his coming-of-age comedy, “Snack Shack,” in his hometown of Nebraska City as part of a six-week shooting schedule. The film is …

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Column: YouthZone invites award-winning filmmakers to the 2022 Ascent Youth Film Festival

Emmy-nominated writer and producer Katherine Roberts and award-winning filmmaker Rob Shearer will mentor 10 young filmmakers for YouthZone’s 2022 Ascent Film Festival, taking place September 30. The talents of these young filmmakers will be showcased through video, animation, music, writing, poetry and photography. Mentors will work directly with each young …

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Anne Heche, multifaceted actress, dies at 53 after car accident

Placeholder while loading article actions Anne Heche, an actress whose roles ranged from a White House stress ball assistant in ‘Wag the Dog’ to a Bates Motel stabbing victim in a remake of ‘Psycho’, but who claimed she was “blacklisted” from major studio projects in the late 1990s after she …

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10 actors who deserve an Oscar

As the calendar year enters autumn, moviegoers also enter the famous or dreaded Oscar season. Weekly releases in theaters and streaming services will shift from blockbuster films that excite audiences to Oscar-winning dramas that aim to impress viewers with their moviemaking ability. RELATED: The 15 Most Hated Oscars Ever, Ranked …

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‘Reservoir Dogs’ finally gets a 4K release

via Miramax Films The movie that launched Quentin Tarantino’s career is finally going 4K. reservoir dogsTarantino’s first feature film in 1992, will be released on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray on November 15, 2022. Lionsgate is offering this release to Tarantino fans with 4K televisions to coincide with reservoir dogs‘ …

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Death of Olivia Newton-John – live: Grease actor dies aged 73 as John Travolta pays poignant tribute

Olivia Newton-John: the actress and singer’s greatest moments Hollywood legend Olivia Newton-John has died of breast cancer. She was 73 years old. The actress’ husband, John Easterling, announced her death on his Facebook page on Monday afternoon (August 8). “Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away peacefully this morning at her …

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Best Robert Redford Movies, Ranked

Robert Redford is a Hollywood icon, starring in critically acclaimed films such as The bite, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and The way we were, to name a few. Not only is he a phenomenal actor, but he’s also an accomplished director and producer, and he’s the founder of …

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The young actors of “Bodies Bodies Bodies” make fun of themselves

Good morning! I am Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your usual field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Newsletter Only good movies Receive the Indie Focus newsletter, Mark Olsen’s weekly guide to the world of cinema. Enter email address Sign me up You may occasionally receive …

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Filmmaker Says He’s Watching Movie About Montana’s First Black Mayor | Local

Is Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins ready for the big screen? An Emmy-winning independent filmmaker announced on social media on Tuesday that he plans to make a feature film about Collins and has purchased the rights to his life story. “Contact us if you have any resources or skills to help …

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1091 Pictures Acquires North American Rights to TLG Motion Pictures Border Crossing Saga: Free Dead Or Alive

Free Dead Or Alive will be released on August 9, 2022 on all major digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Xbox, and on cable and satellite on In-Demand, AT&T, Vubiquity, Direct TV and Dash. (LR) Courtney LeMarco, executive producer & Erik Bernard, director, screenwriter, producer of Free Dead Or …

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Harry Styles ‘signs five movie deals with Marvel Studios worth $100 million to play Eros character, Eros’ | Entertainment

Harry Styles has reportedly signed a five-movie deal with Marvel Studios worth $100 million to play Eternal character Eros. The 28-year-old ex-One Director singer has reportedly been in talks with executives to play Thanos’ brother, aka Starfox – the same character the singer teased at the end of ‘The Eternals’ …

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Release Date, Cast, Trailer, and Everything We Know So Far

In March 2022, audiences were gifted by horror gods A24 when Ti West (The Innkeepers, House of the Devil) has launched its latest creation, X. X follows a young woman named Maxine “Max” Minx (mia goth) as she aspires to become a famous adult video actress. In 1979, Max travels …

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Streaming Entertainment Ventures (SEV) Announces New Opportunity for Independent Filmmakers and Content Creators

LAS VEGAS, NV/ACCESSWIRE/July 26, 2022/ Streaming Entertainment Ventures (SEV), a wholly owned subsidiary of TLD3 Entertainment, Inc. (OTC PINK: TLDE), is pleased to announce that the company will soon launch its new streaming app which will host a variety of streaming entertainment from from films and web series, to live …

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Release date and key artwork for the Netflix movie ‘A School for Good and Evil’ starring Kerry Washington

Netflix has announced the official release date of The School of Good and Evil featuring Kerry Washington. The film will premiere worldwide on Friday, October 21, 2022. Key art from the film was also released today and is available below along with the first official teaser. Synopsis In the village …

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Patricia Arquette Makes Directorial Debut On ‘Gonzo Girl’ Adaptation – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Patricia Arquette is set to make her directorial debut with Rh Negative Entertainment and Catch & Release Films’ adaptation of Gonzo Girl, with Camila Morrone, Willem Dafoe and Arquette. The film is based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Cheryl Della Pietra and will be adapted …

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(BPRW) Dance Film 33rd & Memphis by Center Stage Management, & Outreach Productions Premiere Monday, August 22 in Silver Spring Maryland. (VIP media session Sunday August 21) | Press Releases

(BPRW) Dance Film 33rd & Memphis by Center Stage Management, & Outreach Productions Premiere Monday, August 22 in Silver Spring Maryland. (VIP media session Sunday August 21) Memphis Braxton, 16, wants to dance, but without her parents’ approval, her love of dancing will die. Memphis must make a decision that …

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FIRE & ICE” SET TO

Toronto, July 16 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Producer and actress Josie Ho’s film, Finding Happiness: Fire and Ice, will have its North American premiere at the 2022 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF). This is the festival’s 20th anniversary event and the first in-person festival after two years. NYAFF will …

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All Jacked Up and Full of Worms wriggles towards Screambox

All bloated and full of worms was an Official Selection of the 2022 Fantasia International Film Festival, and was described as “Trainspotting meets brain damage with a dash of Videodrome.“The title alone is disturbing, so it’s logical to assume that the subject matter will be disturbing as well. On July …

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BYRON ALLEN’S ALLEN MEDIA GROUP LAUNCHES NEW TV SERIES ‘WE THE PEOPLE WITH JUDGE LAUREN LAKE’ ACROSS 95 PERCENT OF THE COUNTRY

WE THE PEOPLE WITH JUDGE LAKE LAUREN has obtained authorizations with television channels belonging to the group, in particular: FOX O&O, CBS O&O, Nextstar, Tegna, Weigel, Assignment, Sinclair, Lockwood, Grey, Entrapment, Hearst, Scripps, Corridor, Circle City Diffusion, To block, Allen Media Broadcasting, Graham, COX Media Group, American spirit, Bahakel, ray …

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When Rajkummar Rao lived on a packet of biscuits a day, he only had 18 rupees in his bank account: ‘It was hard’

Actor Rajkummar Rao is now among the most acclaimed actors in Hindi cinema, having starred in both independent films and mainstream hits. But there was a time when, like so many others, he was trying to make a name for himself in Mumbai with few means. Rajkummar appeared at India …

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VIETNAM: FAST FORWARD now available for in-flight entertainment

The Ma Pi Leng landscape of Ha Giang as featured in VIETNAM: FAST FORWARD. The film will be distributed to airlines worldwide exclusively by Encore Inflight. HONG KONG, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, July 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Eclectic Aspirations is delighted to announce that its award-winning documentary VIETNAM: FAST FORWARD …

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The short film ‘Aamras’ from KissaGhar Productions receives an honorable mention from the jury at the 12th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival 2022

NNA | Updated: 04 July 2022 18:08 STI Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]July 4 (ANI/PNN): Mumbai-based production house KissaGhar Productions’ film Aamras is hosting a major festival across India.The film depicts the tale of a family torn between their principles and their pleasures, who discover through a series of comical events that …

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[Fantasia ’22] The Fantasia Film Festival announces the latest wave – AIPT

The Fantasia Film Festival had already announced an impressive line-up before the announcement of its latest wave. Films screened will include the North American premiere of Takashi Miike’s latest film, JK Simmons making a return to cinema gerne, and a slew of anime. John Woo and Kier-La Janisse will also …

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The Untold Truth of John Carpenter’s The Thing

Taking the words of film critics as facts can sometimes be tempting. After all, they see almost every movie that comes out. They are paid to share their impressions with their readers. Surely they know what they are talking about. While these things are true, it’s important to remember that …

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Independent filmmaker Vaishali Naik on her honor in Palm Springs for her short film 7 Star Dinosor Entertainment-Entertainment News, Firstpost

Debutant writer-director Vaishali Naik’s short film 7 Star Dinosor Entertainment was an official selection at the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2022, which ran June 21-27. Still from 7 Star Dinosor Entertainment The story of the 19-minute film Dinosor Entertainment which was successfully screened at the festival on June 22 revolves …

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6 Great Movies That Subvert Gender Expectations

COLLIDER VIDEO OF THE DAY An original idea is hard to find. This is true for books, music and even movies. In the movie world, where a lot of success comes from franchises and sequels, it seems like the original films are pushed to their limits. RELATED: Every Genre, Every …

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Manchester Indian Film Festival returns with more independent films from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Supported by title sponsor Blue Orchid Hotels, International Integritythe IBF and Arts Council of Englandthis year’s MIFF takes place over 12 days from June 25 to July 6 at RESIDENCEin association with Not just Bollywood, EACH MAN, Ducie Street Warehouse, Manchester Poetry Library and The Carlton Club. The Manchester Indian …

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The actresses who swear by swimming to stay in shape

Works as a full body workout Swimming builds strength, endurance and tones muscles. There are several ways to swim such as backstroke, butterfly, freestyle, each of which focuses on different muscle groups. Below are mentioned some muscles that work excessively during swimming 1. Abdominal and lower back muscles that stabilize …

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Cinemalaya 2022 will screen feature films in August

Posters of some of the films competing in the 2022 edition of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival I can’t have favorites. The fact that they are finally showing their films is already an accomplishment in itself,” said Jose Javier Reyes, director of competition and head of the follow-up committee of …

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“Eternal Spring” award-winning premiere in Hollywood on June 15

The award-winning animated documentary “Eternal Spring” will premiere on June 15 at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood, following its recent packed screenings in Poland and several major US cities, including New York and San Francisco. Describing China’s continued crackdown on freedom of speech, assembly and belief, the documentary will premiere …

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Independent Film Festival underway at JU

On Friday, dignitaries and organizers raise the curtain on the 1st Jahangirnagar Independent Film Festival at Zahir Raihan Auditorium, Jahangirnagar University. — New Age Photo A three-day film festival, titled 1st Jahangirnagar Independent Film Festival, kicked off at the Zahir Raihan Auditorium of Jahangirnagar University on Friday. The Jahangirnagar University …

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Interceptor: Netflix movie reaches No. 1 in the charts, but viewers call it ‘one of the worst’

There seems to be little logic behind the movies and TV shows that dominate Netflix’s Top 10 rankings. Sometimes it’ll be the streaming service’s last original offering — other times it’s an arbitrary forgotten thriller from over a decade ago. Interceptorthe film currently at the top of the Netflix chart …

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5 ways to promote your independent film production

Creating an independent film is no easy task and launching a film without the backing of a major production house is a feat that all passionate filmmakers hope to achieve. However, despite the hard work you’ve put into writing, directing, and producing your independent film, you won’t be able to …

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As Top Gun: Maverick Soars, Box Office Total Still Lags

“Top Gun: Maverick” is a huge hit. It’s also the only film to gross over $10 million this weekend. It’s stunning: “Top Gun: Maverick” (Paramount), then everything else. Most of the box office reports this weekend focus on the unquestionably stunning results of Tom Cruise’s sequel. In 10 days of …

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Johnny Depp trial against Amber Heard: Dolph Lundgren gives his verdict on the actor after working with her on Aquaman

Dolph Lundgren shared his views on Amber Heard after working with her on the Aquaman movies. The action movie star appeared opposite Heard in the DC franchise, the first film of which was released in 2018. A sequel has been filmed and will be released in 2023. Heard was sued …

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Dashcam: Vue denies canceling all Dashcam screenings due to ‘offensive’ content

Vue has denied canceling screenings of a brand new horror film due to its “offensive” content. On Wednesday June 1, a screenshot of what appeared in an email from a Vue employee was shared online by Rob Savage, the director of dash cam. The email, apparently sent to a customer …

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CineMAS 2022 will showcase short films from the United Arab Emirates alongside independent international gems

CineMAS – The Alternative Film Festival, will return to Manarat Al Saadiyat for its fourth season, this time with a program of short films made in the United Arab Emirates. The annual event, known for showcasing the best in independent global cinema, will run from June 6-12. It will retain …

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THR Critics Pick Their Favorites – The Hollywood Reporter

After Sun Cannes/Critics Week AFTER SUN (Critics Week)In Charlotte Wells’ sharp and tender feature debut, a young Scottish father (brought to a lively and mysterious life by Paul Mescal) goes on a summer vacation with his pre-teen daughter (a real find Frankie Corio). The result is a spellbinding duo that …

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5 Underrated Indie Films You Can’t Miss

5 Underrated Indie Films You Can’t Miss Written by Aishwarya Ragupati May 27, 2022, 4:10 a.m. 2 minute read Here are five underrated indie films to add to your watchlist. Independent or independent films are entering the mainstream, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have used the quarantine time and …

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Small Business Incubator Watch Movies and TV

Published on May 24, 2022 at 3:08 p.m. The Comcast digital media studio at the WESST Enterprise Center in Albuquerque is getting a facelift, emerging in social media and online as The Studio at WESST, which is a smart way to go, given that very few people in our city’s …

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Here’s what makes I Heart Huckabees the perfect introduction to philosophy

2014 David O. Russell independent film I Heart Huckabees is anything but an ordinary comedy. It’s an unusual, quirky, joyous and thought-provoking love letter to philosophy. The Guardian describes I Heart Huckabees as the first post-9/11 comedy; after the attacks of September 11, people are asking questions about the meaning …

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Kannada independent films need a boost: Abhilash Shetty

The Kannada comedy-drama film ‘Koli Taal’, which has received accolades at various international film festivals, is set to be released in multiplexes in Karnataka on May 27. Director Abhilash Shetty shares with DH Showtime this critically acclaimed film and his journey as a director. Excerpts: What prompted you to make …

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State Government. joins the OTT movement with CSpace

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The state government’s over-the-top (OTT) platform to be launched on November 1 this year will be known as “CSpace”. Announcing the name at a ceremony held at the capital’s Kalabhavan Theater on Wednesday, Cultural Affairs Minister Saji Cherian said the platform aims to secure space as well as revenue …

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UK’s $25m Global Screen Fund extended for three years

After a successful pilot program which has supported over 65 productions, including the Cannes title ‘Enys Men’, the UK Global Screen Fund has been extended until financial year 2024/25. The fund will pay out £21m ($25.7m) over three years to develop new talent, create jobs and target new audiences around …

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Toronto’s Deborah Cox may be world famous, but she hasn’t forgotten about wrestling

Although she is entering the Canadian Music Hall of Fame this weekend as the first black woman inducted due to her impressive international achievements, Deborah Cox humbly remembers the days of relentless turmoil that led to her success. The Toronto-born, three-time Juno award-winning singer and songwriter — best known for …

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Liam Neeson, Ciarán Hinds’ First Look in Ireland on ‘Land of Saints and Sinners’ Set (Exclusive) | News

Filter got first footage from producers Facing East of Liam Neeson and Ciarán Hinds in an action-thriller In the land of saints and sinners that Bleiberg/Dimbort represent for the international sale and will present excerpts at Cannes next week. Robert Lorenz is currently making the film in County Donegal, Ireland, …

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Latest Marvel Movie Kicks Off Summer Blockbuster Season With Massive Debut

It’s the kind of comeback story that Hollywood loves. The big, heavy villain has suffered an unexpected blow (that would be Netflix, which is destroying the paradigm of the film industry and its recent disastrous results). Now an old-school hero – the traditional movie business – has a chance to …

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DocLands is back with cool and eclectic movies – Marin Independent Journal

Two diamonds from the Bay Area movie scene get their chance to shine starting this week. After a two-year absence, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival returns until May 11 with its busy 25th schedule at the Castro Theater. In San Rafael, the sixth DocLands Documentary Film Festival is taking …

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Meg Ryan to Direct and Star Alongside David Duchovny in Romantic Comedy ‘What Happens Later’ – Deadline

Meg Ryan set to direct and star opposite David Duchovny in romantic comedy What happens latera film based on the play by Steven Dietz Shooting star. Bleecker Street has secured the US rights to the title and is planning a theatrical release in 2023 while HanWay Films has embarked on …

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Joanna Barnes death: Star of two Parent Trap films dies aged 87

Joanna Barnes, the veteran actor who starred in both versions of The parent trapdied at the age of 89. The actor died on Friday April 29 at his home in California. Her friend Sally Jackson announced her death, saying she died of “multiple health issues”. Barnes was best known for …

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SFiFF participants compete for over $100,000 thanks to Panavision, Light Iron

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone received the 2021 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. The festival is partnering with Panavision and Light Iron to award two filmmakers more than $100,000 in prize money for the 2022 festival. (Courtesy of Santa Fe Independent Film Festival) The Santa Fe Independent Film …

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Everything we know about A24’s new romantic thriller

A24 is one of the hottest (and busiest) film studios. Having only recently released the critically acclaimed X and Everything everywhere all at once, the indie entertainment company has even more treats for 2022; these include the horror starring Jessie Buckley Menwhich will be led by Ex-Machina visionary Alex Garland, …

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What to watch at the 5Point Adventure Film Festival

Surprise is one of the key ingredients of the 5Point Adventure Film experience, whether it’s a short film story that opens your eyes to a new corner of the word or a new perspective or a special guest who arrives on scene as the credits begin to roll. You don’t …

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Why Comet is one of the most underrated sci-fi movies of the decade

Although he started out as a niche icon among genre fans, Sam Esmail rose above “underrated” status to become one of the most prominent writers on modern television. Esmail’s groundbreaking show Mister Robot was a provocative, self-contained work that involved his ideas at nearly every stage of production; Esmail wrote …

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Reality Bytes fascinates audiences with movies from different countries

Zohair Khan Reality Bytes is an independent student film festival. The films presented were made by students and came from different countries (Zohair Khan | Northern Star) DeKALB – For the first time in three years, NIU’s independent Reality Bytes student film festival was held in person at 8 p.m. …

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Daniel Radcliffe was almost thrown into everything everywhere at once

Daniel Radcliffe Reveals Everything, Everywhere Directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan tried to cast him for the multiverse movie. Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe reveals he was almost cast as Everything everywhere all at once. The sci-fi film follows Chinese-American immigrant Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh) who runs a laundromat with …

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Rickshaw Girl projected at ECU

Rickshaw Girl, directed by Amitabh Reza Chowdhury, screened at the European Independent Film Festival on Sunday, according to a press release. The film was screened in the virtual edition of the European Independent Film Festival, held April 8-10 in Paris, France. The festival will soon open its chapter in Bangladesh. …

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Independent Film Reviews Mr Geek

Mr. Geeky Indie Film Reviews Mr. Geeky Indie Movie Reviews – For A Few Dollars More Mr. Geeky Independent Film Reviews – Spring Independent Film Reviews of Mr. Geeky – Cursed Mr. Geeky Indie Movie Reviews – Gretel and Hansel Mr Geeky critic and blogger brings his passion and his …

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Vietnamese Films Compete at SIFF and IFTS International Film Festivals | culture/arts

A scene in the animated film titled “U Linh Tick Ky: Magic Powder” The 8-minute anime film titled “U Linh Tick Ky: Magic powder” directed by Leo Dinh will compete in the Family Picture Show category while the themed image “Nhung Dua Tre Trong Suong” (Children of the Mist) by …

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AGBO Sets Dates for Second No Sleep ‘Til Film Fest Short Film Competition – Deadline

AGBO today announced that its second annual film competition, No Sleep ’til Film Fest, inviting filmmakers from around the world to make a short film in just 48 hours, will run from April 29 to May 1. The free virtual festival reflects the independent film and TV production company’s ongoing …

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Michelle Materre, champion of black independent film, dies at 67

Michelle Materre, a distributor and educator who promoted the voice of black women in film and released influential independent films from black creators, died March 11 in White Plains, NY. She was 67. A friend, Kathryn Bowser, said the cause was oral cancer. Ms. Materre was an early proponent of …

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Jim Carrey video of actor forcibly kissing Alicia Silverstone resurfaces after criticism from Will Smith

Jim Carrey is being called out for ‘hypocrisy’ after saying Will Smith ‘should have been’ arrested for punching Chris Rock at the Oscars. The actor, 60, slammed Smith following the ceremony, during which Smith took the stage and punched Rock after he made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett …

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Latest from Will Smith: Chris Rock says he’s ‘still dealing with’ Oscars slap incident at sold-out Boston show

Will Smith bangs Chris Rock at the Oscars This year’s Oscars featured shocks, sighs and surprises – but everyone will care for a slap in the face. The Oscars took place on Sunday night, with films including The power of the dog, West Side Story, Licorice Pizza and Coda battle …

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Film archives are our heritage. They must not be monetized

The importance of film archives has been widely debated around the world since the invention of cinema in the late 19th century. Over the decades, filmmakers and archivists have argued that every country must preserve great works of cinema, especially in celluloid format, and establish exhibition systems where the public …

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Joshua Jackson Net Worth (2022 UPDATE) Career Highlights – Lee Daily

What is Joshua Jackson’s net worth? Joshua Jackson net worth is $12 million and he is a Canadian-American actor. Joshua Jackson became a household name after starring in “Mighty Ducks” before starring in “Dawson’s Creek.” Besides acting in movies and TV shows like “Fringe,” he has a lengthy resume. On …

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New Thrive Color Announces Three Feature Film Collaboration

Matt McClain, founder/colorist of Thrive Color, announces the company’s completion of work on three new feature films: “A Day to Die,” an action film written, directed and produced by Wes Miller, starring Kevin Dillion, Bruce Willis and Frank Grillo; “The Unknown Country”, directed by Morrisa Maltz, starring Lily Gladstone, as …

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“The Batman” topped the box office, but who expected “Jujutsu Kaisen 0” to take second place?

“The Batman” remained at the top of the US box office for the third weekend in a row, while two small releases from independent studios made their way to the upper ranks of the highest-grossing films. What happened: There were no surprises in “The Batman” by AT&T J The Warner …

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Entertainment Company Vault Comics Raises Metallica-Backed Jeff Ubben, UTA, Crush & Black Squirrel Investment | News

MISSOULA, Montana–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 17, 2022– Vault Comics is thrilled to announce that it has secured an investment led by Jeff Ubben, along with United Talent Agency (UTA), Crush Ventures, Rick Matros and Black Squirrel Partners, backed by Metallica. UTA is one of the world’s leading talent, entertainment and sports companies. …

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Is this the most pirated short film in the world?

Could award-winning Australian-Greek director Kosta Nikas’ narrative short UTOPIA be the most pirated short film in the world? There was a mad rush of netizens to translate and subtitle it into their own language; a phenomenon generally observed for feature films, not for short films! Filmed in 2016 and released …

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These are Elisha Cuthbert’s best performances, ranked

Elisha Cuthbert is a Canadian actress whose career spans the past three decades, beginning with her television debut on Are you scared of the dark? Cuthbert received a lot of recognition for his performance in the teen comedy The girl next door, which landed her more steady work as an …

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Halfway to the 37th Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The 37th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) came to town on Wednesday, March 2. It continues until Saturday, March 12. So far, the general response has been a mix of reunion bliss and mild culture shock. The annual event, a highlight of Santa Barbara’s cultural calendar for decades, last …

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‘Lost Daughter’ wins top prizes at Independent Spirit Awards | national

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “The Lost Daughter,” “Drive My Car” and “Summer of Soul” were among the big winners at the 37th Film Independent Spirit Awards on Sunday. The ceremony hosted by Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally took place in a tent near the beach in Santa …

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The curtain falls on the International Independent Short Film Festival

Filmmaker Laboni Ashrafi, third from right, receives the Tareq Shahriar Award for Best Independent Short Film from dignitaries during the closing ceremony of the 16th International Short and Independent Film Festival 2022 at the Academy’s National Theater Hall Shilpakala from Bangladesh on Friday. — Sourav Lasker A Bangladeshi short film …

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Lewis County American Association of University Women to Hold 42nd Annual Book Sale

By The Staff of The Chronicle Marking its 42nd year of providing books to Lewis County residents, the local branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be selling gently used books at the Lewis County Mall beginning March 23. The sale will last until March 26 and …

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The Power of the Dog: Veteran actor Sam Elliott calls Jane Campion’s Oscar-nominated film ‘crap’

Sam Elliott gave a scathing review of Jane Campion’s critically acclaimed film The power of the dog on its depiction of cowboys and the Wild West. The veteran actor – whose cinematic heritage is inextricably linked to Westerns – said he considers the film’s portrayal of the American West “personal …

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Klamath Film is seeking entries for the 10th Annual Klamath Independent Film Festival

KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon – Klamath Film, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes filmmaking in the Klamath basin, is now accepting film entries for the 10th annual Klamath Independent Film Festival (KIFF) until June 1. The festival, set to take place September 16-18 at the Ross Ragland Theater in Klamath Falls …

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OUTLANDER’S GRAHAM MCTAVISH SIGNS INDEPENDENT US FEATURE

Provided by Management: Scottish actor Graham McTavish, best known for his work on the Starz series, Outlander, has signed a deal to star in the independent feature film Somewhere in Montana. The Scottish actor is set to star in Somewhere in Montana. It’s going to be something special that I …

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IFC Films’ Arianna Bocco and Nationwide’s Heidi Sirota Join New Cinema Lab Venture

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 02/23/2022 (BRADLEY BEACH, NJ) — Arianna Bocco, president of IFC Films, and Heidi Sirota, director of companion animals at Nationwide, have joined Bradley Lab, a subsidiary of the movie theater development and management company, film lab, during their reopening of The …

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All American: Homecoming Cast: Where You’ve Seen The Cast Before

Another day, another spin-off, right? With so many amazing shows receiving spinoffs lately, it can be hard to keep up, like with the To come up Dragon House. lucky for you all american fans, there’s another spin-off to follow now, and it’s All Americans: Homecoming. A fallout, of course, of …

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Jamie Lee Curtis Has Hilarious Reaction To Vintage Halloween 2 Poster

Jamie Lee Curtis hilariously reacts to a vintage Halloween 2 poster, jokingly reflecting on how the movie was released 40 years ago. Jamie Lee Curtis posted a hilarious reaction to a vintage Halloween 2 advertising poster. Curtis first portrayed Laurie Strode in John Carpenter’s classic 1978 horror film, Halloween. Strode …

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Spotlight: Ben Whishaw’s Best Movies and TV Shows

Ben Whishaw is no stranger to our TV screens, and the award-winning actor is no stranger to rave reviews either. His latest role, playing obstetrics doctor Adam Kay in Kay’s memoir of life on an NHS ward – This Is Going to Hurt – saw him praised for his complex …

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First Run Features president was 79 – The Hollywood Reporter

Seymour Wishman, producer and president of New York-based independent distribution company First Run Features, died Jan. 29 at his family home in Bridgewater, Connecticut. He was 79 years old. Wishman’s family confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter Monday. A cause of death has not been shared. First Run Features, …

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Harry Styles films a new video clip on a giant bed in front of Buckingham Palace | Entertainment

Harry Styles was spotted filming a music video on a giant bed outside Buckingham Palace. The 28-year-old singer – due to release his third solo album this year – was seen lying on the large movable bed, dressed in polka-dot pajamas and a pink and green scarf, surrounded by women …

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TCM’s Jacqueline Stewart Highlights Black Film History

Film expert Jacqueline Stewart makes a rich contribution to TCM for Black History Month, leading discussions on “Selma” with its star, David Oyelowo and highlighting the work of Oscar Micheaux and other filmmakers pioneers. The result is both festive and stimulating. “Our programming spans from the 1920s to 2014, nearly …

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Best things to do in Dallas from February 9 to February 16 | Dallas Observer

Wednesday February 9 Black History Month at the Henry B. Tippie National Aviation Education Center Did you know there is a Henry B. Tippie National Aviation Education Center (5657 Mariner Drive) located at Dallas Executive Airport? It offers a huge collection of WWII nose art, educational exhibits, and artifact collections. …

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Alec Baldwin Returns To Movies For First Time Since Filming ‘Rust’, Recalls Halyna Hutchins’ ‘Horrible’ Death

Alec Baldwin returned to work on Monday, ending his three-and-a-half-month hiatus since the gruesome filming of “Rust” claimed the life of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The actor has documented his travels to the UK. On Monday, he revealed in a video what it’s like to start acting again after stepping away …

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Beginning of the filming of “My haunted story”

GRANITE CITY — Filming has begun on a new docuseries, ‘My Haunted History,’ which begins in the Metro East. Granite City resident Colton Crawford, 32, began filming the show last week at Granite City Hall, followed by the Granite City Public Library, gathering more information about Granite’s history City from …

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Dakota Johnson to Play ‘Madame Web’ in ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff

Johnson is best known for her work in the “50 Shades” trilogy. The Spider-Verse is expanding. According to The Hollywood Reporter, 50 shades of gray actress Dakota Johnson is in talks to play the lead role in Madame Weba Sony spin-off centered around the “psychic mutant who specializes in predicting …

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Roland Emmerich slams Marvel and Star Wars movies for ‘ruining our industry’

Roland Emmerich criticized DC, Marvel and star wars for “ruining” the film industry in a new interview. the Independence Day the director made the comments while promoting his upcoming sci-fi disaster movie moon fall, slated for release later this month, on Den of Geek. The filmmaker, in the interview published …

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Netflix’s first Arabic film tackles taboos and sparks controversy

A Lebanese father tells his teenage daughter that she is free to choose whether or not to have sex with her boyfriend despite his reservations. An Egyptian woman discreetly removes her lacy black underwear from under her clothes before going out to dinner, and it’s not her husband she’s trying …

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Ranking Every Taika Waititi Movie, Hollywood’s Sexiest Female Director Today

Taika Waititi is a name that has had a lot of success in the industry in recent years. Due to massive hits like the MCU blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok and Oscar winner JoJo Rabbit, he has become a force to be reckoned with in mainstream Hollywood. However, before all that hype, …

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Adam Kersh and Chris Evans launch Fusion Management

Chris Evans and Adam Kersh have launched Fusion Management, an artist-focused management company that will focus on actors, filmmakers and creators. Their initial management roster includes a number of notable clients with a particular focus on freelance multi-hyphenates and authors. The list includes Sean Baker, who won accolades for “Red …

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Interview: Darbuka Siva on first love, the power of cinema and Gautam Menon

Tamil director Darbuka Siva, whose film ‘Mudhal Nee Mudhavam Nee’ started airing on Zee5 this weekend, in freewheeling conversation with The Federal A scene from the Tamil movie ‘Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee’, a refreshing take on first love landed on Zee5 this weekend We all have our stories about school, …

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“Meeting place for moviegoers”: the Electric cinema in Birmingham reopens | birmingham

In the 112 years since its inception, the Electric Cinema in Birmingham has gone down in cinematic history. When it opened in 1909, it showed silent films with piano accompaniment, newsreels and cartoons in the 1930s, adult films in the 1960s, and blockbusters in the 1980s. But the Covid pandemic …

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