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Lee Daiels & More Speakers Set for PGA's 2015 PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE Lee Daiels & More Speakers Set for PGA's 2015 PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE
by Movies News Desk - March 17, 2015

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced its initial slate of speakers confirmed to participate in the 7th annual Produced By Conference... (more...)
NBCUniversal Short Film Festival Calls for Entries NBCUniversal Short Film Festival Calls for Entries
by TV News Desk - March 09, 2015

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2015, the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival announces a call for entries, seeking the next generation of emerging talent, including writers, directors, producers and actors.... (more...)
Mark Ruffalo to Receive Prize for Global Environmental Activism from Dickinson College Mark Ruffalo to Receive Prize for Global Environmental Activism from Dickinson College
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Dickinson will present Mark Ruffalo, the award-winning actor, director and advocate for addressing climate change and increasing renewable energy, with The Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism. The $100,000 prize was created to focus attention o... (more...)
“American Sniper” Surpasses Past $300 Million at the Domestic Box Office “American Sniper” Surpasses Past $300 Million at the Domestic Box Office
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2015

Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' Oscar-nominated blockbuster “American Sniper” continues to make cinema history, crossing $300 million at the domestic box office today.... (more...)
Writers Guild Initiative Names 2015 Collyer Fellowship in Screenwriting Recipient Writers Guild Initiative Names 2015 Collyer Fellowship in Screenwriting Recipient
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2015

Megan Rico of the University of Miami has been selected to receive the Writers Guild Initiative's (WGI) 2015 Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting.... (more...)
New York City Drone Film Festival Announces Films in Competition for 2015 New York City Drone Film Festival Announces Films in Competition for 2015
by Movies News Desk - January 28, 2015

The films selected for competition in the 1st Annual New York City Drone Film Festival (NYCDFF) have been announced. For the 2015 festival, 35 films were selected out of 152 eligible films.... (more...)
Matthew Weiner, Darren Aronofsky & More to Serve as Berlin Film Festival International Jury Matthew Weiner, Darren Aronofsky & More to Serve as Berlin Film Festival International Jury
by Movies News Desk - January 27, 2015

The Berlin International Film Festival, which opens February 5th,has announced its international jury line-up... (more...)
AMERICAN SNIPER Proves to be Clint Eastwood's Biggest Hit Ever AMERICAN SNIPER Proves to be Clint Eastwood's Biggest Hit Ever
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2015

Clint Eastwood's latest film is probably is most Tweeted about one. And it turns out, it is also his most lucrative.... (more...)
Real-Life AMERICAN SNIPER's Friend Calls Chris Kyle 'Very, Very Modest' Real-Life AMERICAN SNIPER's Friend Calls Chris Kyle 'Very, Very Modest'
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2015

The publicity and hype surrounding AMERICAN SNIPER is far from what real-life sniper Chris Kyle enjoyed, says actor and Navy SEAL Dean Cain.... (more...)
Filmmaker Pedro Almodovar to Receive WGAW's Jean Renoir Award Filmmaker Pedro Almodovar to Receive WGAW's Jean Renoir Award
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2015

Acclaimed screenwriter-director Pedro Almodóvar, the most influential Spanish filmmaker of the last three decades, is set to receive the Writers Guild of America, West's Jean Renoir Award for Screenwriting Achievement... (more...)
Frank Marshall to Receive ACE Filmmaker of the Year Award Frank Marshall to Receive ACE Filmmaker of the Year Award
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2015

Prolific filmmaker Frank Marshall has been selected by the Board of Directors of the American Cinema Editors (ACE) to be honored with the organization's prestigious ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award.... (more...)
AMERICAN SNIPER Shatters Multiple Records at Nationwide Box Office AMERICAN SNIPER Shatters Multiple Records at Nationwide Box Office
by Movies News Desk - January 19, 2015

Surpassing all targets, Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' multiple Oscar-nominated drama “American Sniper” smashed virtually every available record as it opened nationwide on the heels of its already record-breaking limited release.... (more...)
WGAW to Honor Harold Ramis with 2015 Screen Laurel Award WGAW to Honor Harold Ramis with 2015 Screen Laurel Award
by Movies News Desk - January 14, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West will honor late screenwriter-director-actor-producer Harold Ramis with its Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement at the Writers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 14. Erica Mann Ramis and family will accept the award on his behalf.... (more...)
Alejandro G. Inarritu to be Honored at Sundance Institute's LA Benefit Alejandro G. Inarritu to be Honored at Sundance Institute's LA Benefit
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2015

Sundance Institute today announced that it will present Alejandro G. Iñárritu with its Vanguard Leadership Award at the fifth annual Sundance Institute benefit on June 2, 2015 in Los Angeles. The evening brings the creative community together to highlight both a great visionary in independent film a... (more...)
Ava DuVernay, Richard Linklater & More Set for 14th Annual Film Independent Directors Close-up Ava DuVernay, Richard Linklater & More Set for 14th Annual Film Independent Directors Close-up
by Movies News Desk - January 13, 2015

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the Los Angeles Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced the guest speakers and program for the 14 th annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series... (more...)
Sundance Institute Announces Jury Members for 2015 Sundance Film Festival Sundance Institute Announces Jury Members for 2015 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - December 18, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.... (more...)
21st Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS Announces Distinguished Creative Team 21st Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS Announces Distinguished Creative Team
by TV News Desk - December 15, 2014

Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced the team that will create and implement this year's 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) / 5:00 p.m. (PT) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.... (more...)
Producers Guild Sets May Dates for PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE 2015 Producers Guild Sets May Dates for PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE 2015
by Movies News Desk - November 19, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that its seventh annual “Produced By Conference” is set for May 29-31 and will be hosted by Paramount Pictures Studios... (more...)
21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER Partners with Yekra to Fundraise for the Austin Film Society, Now thru 11/30 21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER Partners with Yekra to Fundraise for the Austin Film Society, Now thru 11/30
by Movies News Desk - November 14, 2014

Gravitas Ventures announced that it is launching an initiative with streaming distribution platform Yekra to benefit the Austin Film Society (AFS), a non-profit organization founded by filmmaker Richard Linklater. All digital downloads of 21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER purchased from the AFS website (w... (more...)
Lee Daniels to Direct DEMON HOUSE for Relativity Lee Daniels to Direct DEMON HOUSE for Relativity
by Movies News Desk - November 12, 2014

According to Deadline, Oscar nominee Lee Daniels has signed on to direct Relativity's upcoming possession thriller DEMON HOUSE.... (more...)
21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER Partners with Yekra to Fundraise for the Austin Film Society, 11/14-30 21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER Partners with Yekra to Fundraise for the Austin Film Society, 11/14-30
by Movies News Desk - October 24, 2014

Gravitas Ventures today announced that it is launching an initiative with streaming distribution platform Yekra to benefit the Austin Film Society (AFS), a non-profit organization founded by filmmaker Richard Linklater. All digital downloads of 21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER purchased from the AFS webs... (more...)
Oscar Winning Producer Barrie M. Osborne Announces Kickstarter to Fund New Film TALK IS CHEAP Oscar Winning Producer Barrie M. Osborne Announces Kickstarter to Fund New Film TALK IS CHEAP
by Movies News Desk - October 16, 2014

Barrie M. Osborne, the Academy Award -winning producer whose credits include some of the biggest blockbusters of all-time, among them The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Matrix, has turned to Kickstarter to help fund Talk Is Cheap... (more...)
U.S.-China Film Summit to be Held in L.A. this November U.S.-China Film Summit to be Held in L.A. this November
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2014

As Hollywood scales new box-office heights in China and Chinese investors and creative talent deepen their roles in Hollywood, Asia Society Southern California presents its Fifth Annual U.S.-China Film Summit on Tuesday, November 5, 2014. The highly anticipated event, the flagship of the Asia Societ... (more...)
Reginald Hudlin to Produce Academy's 2014 Governors Awards Reginald Hudlin to Produce Academy's 2014 Governors Awards
by Movies News Desk - September 15, 2014

Reginald Hudlin will produce the 6th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today.... (more...)
18th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival Presented by BET Announces Additions of Exclusive Scenes 18th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival Presented by BET Announces Additions of Exclusive Scenes
by BWW News Desk - September 05, 2014

The 18th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by BET Networks with founding sponsor HBO, announced the addition of an exclusive look at scenes... (more...)





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