Tag Archives: independent films

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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‘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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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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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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Asian Film Festivals in 2022 – The Reel Bits

The past two years have made us think about what the future of film festivals could be. After all, global festivals have evolved so much over the past few years that they might need to take a Dramamine for motion sickness. Yet cinema always finds a way. As we look …

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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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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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Sundance Q&A: ‘Mars One’ Director Gabriel Martins Explains Why Brazilian Independent Filmmakers Are ‘Looking Into A Blank Space’ | Characteristics

Brazilian filmmaker Gabriel Martins makes his solo directorial debut at the Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Competition Entrance march one,. The film follows a lower-middle-class black family living on the outskirts of Belo Horizonte as they reconcile their dreams with the recent election of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro in late 2018. …

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“You must have missed that one, right?” “

Jennifer Lawrence is one of the biggest Hollywood stars in the world. She entered the limelight with her Oscar nominated performance in Winter bone. However, critics and the public have not swooned over his plans. Lawrence has publicly stated that she is embarrassed to star in any particular horror movie. …

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Pennsylvania man sets fire to his house, blows up music in driveway

“Beautiful, isn’t it?” “ A man from Pennsylvania decided to make the vacation his own way. And by his own way, we intentionally mean setting his own house on fire. Police have released details of the bizarre incident that occurred on December 3 in Hollidaysburg, Pa. When authorities arrived at …

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Nicolas Cage says he was “marginalized” by Hollywood

Nacho pajin December 31, 2021 – 8:25 AM The moment Nicolas Cage became an internet sensation coincided, interestingly enough, with the lowest point in his career. It doesn’t matter that he comes from a family as famous as the Coppolas (his aunt and uncle are Talia Shire and Francis Ford …

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Monadnock Ledger-Transcript – YEAR REVIEW 2021: Park Theater opens after years of hard work

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript Posted: 12/29/2021 17:01:50 PM Modified: 12/29/2021 17:01:25 PM After more than a decade of fundraising and planning, Jaffrey’s Park Theater opened in August as a movie theater and performance venue. In the five months since its opening, it has welcomed over 5,000 visitors]to see films and artists. “I …

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What Sam Worthington has done since the avatar of James Cameron

Sam Worthington rose to fame after starring in the massive sci-fi epic Avatar, but what roles has he played since the film’s release? Sam worthington was positioned to be a big Hollywood star after her lead role in James Cameron Avatar– over a decade later, what has the actor appeared …

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The R * pe affair of French director Luc Besson was dismissed after a judicial investigation!

French director Luc Besson’s R * pe case dismissed after a judicial investigation (Photo credit: Facebook / Luc Besson) A complaint against Luc Besson, the French director of ‘The Fifth Element’ and ‘Lucy’, was dismissed by a Paris judge after a lengthy judicial investigation. A source close to the Paris …

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Where are the Harry Potter stars now ahead of the 20th anniversary reunion?

With the TV special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: ​​Return to Hogwarts Airing on HBO Max on New Years Day, Potter Fever is back with a vengeance. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, the three stars who played Harry, Ron and Hermione, are all ready to share their memories of …

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Filmocracy presents impact cinema at the second edition of the Filmocracy Fest

Filmocracy festival logo “We hope that our passion for making impact films will manifest in our programming,” says co-founder Paul Jun, who developed Filmocracy For Change with co-founder and programmer Jon Fitzgerald. “Filmocracy is dedicated to supporting impact filmmaking through education, mentorship and programming.” LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) December 07, 2021 …

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Keira Knightley recalls sweet but scary encounter with fan

Keira Knightley attends a New York City screening of “The Aftermath” at the Whitby Hotel on March 13, 2019 in New York City. File / AFP The actor starred in the hugely popular 2003 romantic comedy alongside Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman. Speaking to Yahoo Entertainment …

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Glamor everywhere as stars walk the red carpet for the 2021 Bifa Awards

Actor Stephen Graham, Irish star Niamh Algar, Kate Beckinsale and Gugu Mbatha-Raw are among the stars on the red carpet at this year’s British Independent Film Awards (Bifa). This year’s ceremony, to be held in London and hosted by Asim Chaudhry, will see Sir Kenneth Branagh’s film Belfast – based …

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Teen Film arrives at the Alexandria Film Festival

Dad helps shoot a scene on the river. “The Homework Club”, created by Hallie Crawford, 15, landed a spot at the 2021 Alexandria Film Festival. There were four teenage girls embarking on a school project which turned out to be a small part of what they really learned from each …

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Alexandria Film Festival 2021 extended until December

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Alexandria Film Festival, a regional showcase of independent films from around the world, has been extended for 15 days, the festival’s executive committee has announced. The 15-day extension is a nod to the festival’s 15th anniversary. Originally scheduled from November 11 to 25, the festival takes …

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Redcar’s Regent Cinema to open in summer 2022

A MAJOR rebuild of Redcar’s seaside Regent Cinema is on time, with early summer proposed as a potential opening date. The £ 9.6million project, funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority, saw the demolition of the former picture house, deemed unsafe due to deteriorating structure and closed in 2018. Its …

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Entertainment News (11/26/21) – BusinessWorld Online

iQiyi and ABS-CBN seal the partnership twitter.com/dreamscapeph GLOBAL streaming service iQiyi, a pan-Asian content provider beloved around the world, enters into a multi-title content deal with ABS-CBN to produce four original Philippine romantic series for its international subscribers worldwide. The partnership reinforces the two companies’ commitments to bring high-quality, relevant …

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Cinedigm acquires North American rights to romantic comedy ‘7 Days’

The film, by the Duplass brothers, debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 17, 2021 / Cinedigm today announced that the Company has acquired all North American rights to the romantic comedy 7 days, which premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film …

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Box Office: “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”, opening estimate of “King Richard”

The sequel to Sony’s supernatural comedy “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” aims to generate $ 30 million in 4,300 theaters on its domestic box office debut. The weekend’s final figure could vary slightly, with the studio predicting a three-day tally of nearly $ 28 million and independent tracking services estimating a start closer …

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“Bones” actor dies in his sleep

KEY POINTS Shanna Moakler says her friend Heath Freeman died in her sleep at her Austin, Texas home ‘Pretty Little Liars’ alum Ashley Benson paid tribute to the late actor on social media Freeman’s death has been confirmed by his manager, but the cause of his death has not been …

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The sinuous ballad of Nicolas Cage | 25YL

Like Robin Feld, the former opaque boss he plays in Neon’s acclaimed 2021 film Pig, Nicolas Cage is a man whose name has a unique gravity. As we watch Feld reclaim his abandoned identity throughout the film, it becomes undeniable that as an individual and an artist he has been …

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A dream come true at Dietrich

A dream is now a reality at the Dietrich Theater. Nine years ago Erica and I went to the Lizza studio to find out if Bob could imagine a mural on the blank walls of the Dietrich. Bob immediately responded that he could imagine a trompe l’oeil wall mural, which …

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10 of the best Halloween movies

As Halloween approaches again, most people are trying to figure out how to make it another great season for everyone. October is the month of fear of jumps and all that is scary. In honor of the upcoming season, we wanted to take a look at the best Halloween celebrations …

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The 12 Scariest Horror Movies Found

A found images film that does not need to be shown, “The Blair Witch Project” by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez claims to tell the story of three student filmmakers who went missing after roaming the Black Hills near Burkittsville. , Maryland, to film a documentary on a One of …

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Halloween Kills to equal 13th record on special Friday

Halloween and Friday the 13th have always been equally beloved slasher franchises, but Michael Myers is close to tying an important record with Jason. The next Halloween kills is set to tie a major franchise record with Friday 13. These two long-running slasher franchises have been scaring and entertaining audiences …

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The ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ star

Antonia Eugenia “Nia” Vardalos (Greek: Αντωνία Ευγενία “Νία” Βαρντάλου; born September 24, 1962) is an actress, director, producer and screenwriter of Greek origin. She is best known for acting and writing the romantic comedy film My great Greek wedding (2002), which earned her Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay and …

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Georgia Latino Film Alliance and Festival (GALFA) Announces Appointment of Julie Ann Crommett as New Board Chair

Atlanta, GA, September 18, 2021 – (PR.com) – The Georgia Latino Film Alliance (GALFA) today announced the appointment of Julie Ann Crommett, nationally recognized industry thought leader and champion of equity, opportunity and representation in the film and entertainment industry as the new chairman of the board. Crommett will work …

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Beyond Prince Caspian: Ben Barnes

In 2008, the world of Narnia added a new character when Prince Caspian stepped on the scene and spotlighted talented newcomer Ben Barnes. Like many viewers, this was my first introduction to Barnes as he portrayed Caspian in the sequel to the hit movie. The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion, …

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Sandalwood claims Padma award for Ananth Nag

Bangalore: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent appeal to citizens to identify talented people for the Padma Awards, Sandalwood came together to nominate the name of Ananth Nag who has appeared in over 200 films for the honor. Director-turned-actor Risabh Shetty has launched a campaign on his social media pages …

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Nora Al Sharif’s “Ismail” paints a picture of Palestine you might not have seen

Ismail movie poster Istikana Nora Alsharif’s film “Ismail” has just been released on Istikana AMMAN, JORDAN, July 12, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Istikana, the leading subscription video-on-demand service focused on Arab indie films, documentaries, shorts and classics, has released award-winning documentary Ismail إسماعيل by Palestinian director Nora Alsharif Nora Alsharif’s film …

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Pandemic bringing more new movies on demand

Multiplexes in Nova Scotia may have reopened their theaters to the public in mid-June, but some in the exhibition and movie industry are seeing some changes from the pandemic era linger. As of April 2020, popular films like Scoob, Trolls 2 and others have had premium video-on-demand releases, streaming releases, …

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Meet Tal Anderson, star of the atypical

Immerse yourself in the story of Tal Anderson, an autistic woman who didn’t let her ASD diagnosis stop her from achieving her dream of acting. Tal Anderson made his debut as Sid on the hit Netflix show Atypical in 2019, a comedy-drama series about the life of a teenage boy …

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