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Hasty Pudding Institute Of 1770 To Honor Acclaimed Director Paris Barclay Hasty Pudding Institute Of 1770 To Honor Acclaimed Director Paris Barclay
by TV News Desk - February 22, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that acclaimed producer and current President of the Directors Guild of America, PARIS BARCLAY, will be the 2017 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award.... (more...)
Film Icon Demi Moore to Join EMPIRE in a Recurring Role Film Icon Demi Moore to Join EMPIRE in a Recurring Role
by TV News Desk - February 21, 2017

Film icon and celebrated actress Demi Moore will guest-star in a multiple-episode arc on broadcast's No. 1 drama, EMPIRE, beginning this spring on FOX.... (more...)
Art Directors Guild to Host Oscar Panel with Production Design Nominees Art Directors Guild to Host Oscar Panel with Production Design Nominees
by Movies News Desk - February 09, 2017

This year's Oscar®-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from Arrival; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; Hail,Caesar!; La La Land and Passengers will discuss their craft at the 11th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Pane... (more...)
HFFNY 2016 Opens with Critically-Acclaimed Cuban Film ESTEBAN HFFNY 2016 Opens with Critically-Acclaimed Cuban Film ESTEBAN
by Movies News Desk - February 06, 2017

The 18th Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) opens with the NY premiere of Cuban drama Esteban (dir. Jonal Cosculluela)- the story of a young boy who, with no resources but his talents, insists on being a pianist.... (more...)
Mary Hart and Harry Friedman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Daytime Emmys Mary Hart and Harry Friedman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Daytime Emmys
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2017

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today proudly announced that two legendary Hollywood icons, Mary Hart, former host of “Entertainment Tonight,” and Harry Friedman, producer of two of the most successful game shows in television history, “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune,”... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21 AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21
by TV News Desk - January 16, 2017

With unprecedented access, filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou's incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen footage, rare archival photographs and videos and her own words.... (more...)
Amazon to Honor MLK Day with Free Streaming of AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963 Amazon to Honor MLK Day with Free Streaming of AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2017

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963: Love Has to Win will be free to stream on Prime Video in the US beginning today... (more...)
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces Ryan Reynolds as 2017 Man of The Year The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces Ryan Reynolds as 2017 Man of The Year
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces producer and Golden Globe nominated actor, RYAN REYNOLDS as the recipient of its 2017 Man of the Year Award.... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS Kicks Off New Season with Premiere of BY SIDNEY LUMET, 1/3 AMERICAN MASTERS Kicks Off New Season with Premiere of BY SIDNEY LUMET, 1/3
by TV News Desk - December 20, 2016

AMERICAN MASTERS: BY SIDNEY LUMET premieres nationwide Tuesday, January 3 at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and features a new, exclusive interview with Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-nominated actor Treat Williams, who starred in Lumet's Prince of the City, afterward.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3 THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3
by TV News Desk - December 05, 2016

Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations.... (more...)
11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Selects Eight Original Short Films 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Selects Eight Original Short Films
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2016

The NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL has named eight original short films as finalists for its 11th annual festival that celebrates diverse stories while finding the next generation of storytellers.... (more...)
SAG-AFTRA Extends David P. White as National Executive Director & Chief Negotiator SAG-AFTRA Extends David P. White as National Executive Director & Chief Negotiator
by TV News Desk - October 17, 2016

The SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors, meeting today in a face-to-face plenary in Los Angeles, extended the contract with David White as National Executive Director, the top staff position in the 160,000-member entertainment and media industry union.... (more...)
Emmy Winner Rene Lagler to Receive Directors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award Emmy Winner Rene Lagler to Receive Directors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - October 13, 2016

René Lagler, an Emmy® award-winning Production Designer of more than 2,500 television shows and major events, will receive the Art Directors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award at the 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards... (more...)
The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk Series The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk Series
by TV News Desk - September 29, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the fifth edition of free talk series NYFF Live during the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16). HBO® is the presenting sponsor of NYFF Live, which features actors, directors, writers, critics, and other industry insiders... (more...)
Cinematographers Guild Names 2016 Special Awards Recipients Cinematographers Guild Names 2016 Special Awards Recipients
by TV News Desk - September 26, 2016

Dolby Laboratories, David Geffner and Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, are the recipients of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) special 2016 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA), announced Steven Poster, ASC, ICG's National President.... (more...)
Justin Lin, Marlon Wayans & More Join Judges for 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILMFESTIVAL Justin Lin, Marlon Wayans & More Join Judges for 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILMFESTIVAL
by TV News Desk - September 16, 2016

As part of the company's ongoing initiatives to find new voices, the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL unveiled the judging panel for its 11th annual festival.... (more...)
Justin Lin, Marlon Wayans, Will Packer and Tracey Wigfield Join As Judges for the 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Justin Lin, Marlon Wayans, Will Packer and Tracey Wigfield Join As Judges for the 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
by TV News Desk - September 14, 2016

As part of the company's ongoing initiatives to find new voices, the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL unveiled the judging panel for its 11th annual festival. The diverse group of award-winning directors, writers, producers and actors include director Justin Lin(Fast & Furious 6, Star Trek Beyond), ... (more...)
Cinematographers Guild Names Emerging Cinematographer Awards Recipients Cinematographers Guild Names Emerging Cinematographer Awards Recipients
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2016

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has named 10 honorees for the 20th Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA).... (more...)
Outfest Announces Lineup for 2016 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Outfest Announces Lineup for 2016 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2016

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Don Mischer to Produce 68TH EMMY AWARDS; Jimmy Kimmel Returns as Host Don Mischer to Produce 68TH EMMY AWARDS; Jimmy Kimmel Returns as Host
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2016

Primetime Emmy(R)-winning live television producer Don Mischer will executive produce the 68TH EMMY AWARDS telecast.... (more...)
Don Mischer Returning to Produce 68th EMMY AWARDS Don Mischer Returning to Produce 68th EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

Primetime Emmy®-winning live television producer Don Mischer will executive produce the “68th Emmys” telecast. It was announced today by ABC, the telecast home of this year's Emmys, and by the Television Academy. In addition, Mischer Productions' Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare are set to return as ... (more...)
Brett Donahue to Portray JFK in THE KENNEDYS-AFTER CAMELOT on Reelz Brett Donahue to Portray JFK in THE KENNEDYS-AFTER CAMELOT on Reelz
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

REELZ today announced that after an international talent search Brett Donahue has been cast to play John F. Kennedy Jr. in Muse Entertainment's original four-hour miniseries THE KENNEDYS-AFTER CAMELOT.... (more...)
CBS's 48 HOURS Presents 'The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs' Tonight CBS's 48 HOURS Presents 'The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs' Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2016

What are the rules in the war on terror for America's spymasters? Will the next president bring back waterboarding as an “enhanced interrogation technique?”... (more...)
CBS's 48 HOURS to Present 'The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs,' 5/21 CBS's 48 HOURS to Present 'The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs,' 5/21
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

What are the rules in the war on terror for America's spymasters? Will the next president bring back waterboarding as an “enhanced interrogation technique?”... (more...)
Sundance Institute to Launch New 'FilmTwo' Initiative Sundance Institute to Launch New 'FilmTwo' Initiative
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Sundance Institute today announced a significant expansion of its signature artist development programs to include targeted support for second-time feature filmmakers, addressing a growing need in the field of independent storytelling, especially for women and filmmakers of color. The new FilmTwo In... (more...)