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Fox Unveils 2017 FOX WRITERS LAB Participants Fox Unveils 2017 FOX WRITERS LAB Participants
by TV News Desk - February 23, 2017

Fox Inclusion today announced the participants in its sixth annual Fox Writers Lab, the company's writers' platform is designed to nurture experienced writers who have diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences, as well as create a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for potential staffing ... (more...)
PERFECT Sheds Light on the Grossly Overlooked Sport of Synchronized Swimming PERFECT Sheds Light on the Grossly Overlooked Sport of Synchronized Swimming
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

So you thought the decathlon was the most grueling of the summer Olympic sports? Well then you haven't researched synchronized swimming, one of only two Olympic sports that solely women participate in.... (more...)
Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions Inks First-Look TV Deal with Sonar Entertainment Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions Inks First-Look TV Deal with Sonar Entertainment
by TV News Desk - February 23, 2017

Sonar Entertainment has entered into a first-look deal with Jordan Peele's production company Monkeypaw Productions.... (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...)
Bridgegate & Minds Eye Set Deals  for Nicolas Cage Dystopian Thriller THE HUMAN BUREAU Bridgegate & Minds Eye Set Deals for Nicolas Cage Dystopian Thriller THE HUMAN BUREAU
by Movies News Desk - February 17, 2017

Bridgegate Pictures (OTC PINK: BBGP) and Minds Eye Entertainment Distribution Partner VMI Worldwide announced today that they have secured deals during European Film Market in Berlin, Germany in multiple territories for their action dystopian thriller THE HUMANITY BUREAU... (more...)
IFC Orders New Scripted Comedy Series LIVING WITH YOURSELF IFC Orders New Scripted Comedy Series LIVING WITH YOURSELF
by TV News Desk - February 16, 2017

IFC today announced that it has greenlit LIVING WITH YOURSELF, a new scripted comedy series created, written and executive produced by Emmy and Peabody award-winner Tim Greenberg (The Daily Show) and executive produced by Anthony Bregman and Jeff Stern... (more...)
Author and Comedian Hannah Hart Signs First Look Deal with Lionsgate Author and Comedian Hannah Hart Signs First Look Deal with Lionsgate
by TV News Desk - February 16, 2017

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), a premier next generation global content leader, announces its first-look deal with comedic entertainer and author, Hannah Hart (Dirty 30, Camp Takota).... (more...)
War Party and XYZ Films to Team on Reimagining of Gareth Evans' THE RAID War Party and XYZ Films to Team on Reimagining of Gareth Evans' THE RAID
by Movies News Desk - February 16, 2017

WarParty and XYZ films have announced that they will partner on the reimagining of the hit Indonesian action film THE RAID... (more...)
 POV Acquires Oscar-Nominated Short JOE'S VIOLIN for 30th Season POV Acquires Oscar-Nominated Short JOE'S VIOLIN for 30th Season
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2017

Celebrated PBS documentary series POV has acquired the broadcast rights for JOE'S VIOLIN , an Academy Award nominee in Best Documentary (Short Subject).... (more...)
Nils Taylor, Nicole Marie Johnson, and Laura Small Discuss QUARRIES Nils Taylor, Nicole Marie Johnson, and Laura Small Discuss QUARRIES
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2017

When a group of women go on a hiking trip to learn more about themselves as individuals, they soon realize they have bigger problems to deal with: they are being hunted like animals. This is the world that Nils Taylor, Nicole Marie Johnson, and Laura Small created in their first feature film, Quarri... (more...)
32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival Announces Award Winners 32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival Announces Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - February 12, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG®, announced today the highly anticipated winners for its 32nd year at a breakfast held in their honor... (more...)
Shirley MacLaine to Receive KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award Shirley MacLaine to Receive KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award
by TV News Desk - February 09, 2017

KCET announced today that legendary Academy Award® winning actress Shirley MacLaine (The Apartment, Terms of Endearment, The Turning Point) is set to receive the KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award at a special screening event for her new feature film THE LAST WORD... (more...)
Discovery & Lionsgate Announce Series Commitment for Original Scripted Viet Nam War Drama THE SUCK Discovery & Lionsgate Announce Series Commitment for Original Scripted Viet Nam War Drama THE SUCK
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2017

Discovery Channel and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced a series commitment on the original scripted project, THE SUCK, to air in 2018.... (more...)
German LGBT Family Drama JONATHAN Out on DVD & VOD Today German LGBT Family Drama JONATHAN Out on DVD & VOD Today
by Movies News Desk - February 06, 2017

JONATHAN will be released February 7th, 2017 in the U.S. and Canada via Wolfe Video on DVD & VOD and across all digital platforms including iTunes, Vimeo On Demand, and WolfeOnDemand.com and many major retailers.... (more...)
Winter Film Awards & Aftab Committee to Host Indie Iranian Films Panel Winter Film Awards & Aftab Committee to Host Indie Iranian Films Panel
by Movies News Desk - February 02, 2017

Winter Film Awards and the Aftab Committee are proud to present Film, Identity and Space: Indie Iranian Films, a panel discussion moderated by Lila Nazemian with panelists, Rodin Hamidi, Shoja Azari, and Ghasem Ebrahimian.... (more...)
Tribeca Film Festival to Open with CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES Tribeca Film Festival to Open with CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES
by Movies News Desk - February 02, 2017

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, will open the 16th edition with the world premiere of the feature length documentary CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES at Radio City Music Hall... (more...)
Acclaimed Documentary I AM SUN MU Releases on Netflix Today Acclaimed Documentary I AM SUN MU Releases on Netflix Today
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2017

It was announced today that Netflix has acquired global distribution rights to Required Reading's critically acclaimed feature documentary I AM SUN MU, which is available for streaming beginning today on the award-winning network.... (more...)
Banff Connect LA Announces Headline Feature Interview Banff Connect LA Announces Headline Feature Interview
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2017

The Banff World Media Festival is proud to announce a Feature Interview to headline its must-attend one day conference, BANFF Connect LA.... (more...)
Chad Archibald & Cody Calahan Renew Commitment with Breakthrough Entertainment Chad Archibald & Cody Calahan Renew Commitment with Breakthrough Entertainment
by Movies News Desk - February 01, 2017

Award-winning horror film producers and directors, Chad Archibald and Cody Calahan of Black Fawn Films, have renewed their commitment with one of the leading Canadian production and distribution studios; Breakthrough Entertainment.... (more...)
Lionsgate UK Strikes First Look Deal with Bonafide Films to Provide Projects for Worldwide Distribution Lionsgate UK Strikes First Look Deal with Bonafide Films to Provide Projects for Worldwide Distribution
by Movies News Desk - January 31, 2017

Continuing to ramp up its television operations, diversified filmed entertainment company Lionsgate UK announced today that it has entered into a first look deal with UK production outfit Bonafide Films to provide projects for world-wide distribution.... (more...)
Samuel Goldwyn Films & AMBI Group Team on Release of Thriller LAVENDER Samuel Goldwyn Films & AMBI Group Team on Release of Thriller LAVENDER
by Movies News Desk - January 26, 2017

Samuel Goldwyn Films and AMBI Group will partner on the domestic release for the anticipated thriller, LAVENDER.... (more...)
Chris Selak Promoted to EVP Worldwide Television for Lionsgate Chris Selak Promoted to EVP Worldwide Television for Lionsgate
by Movies News Desk - January 26, 2017

Recognizing her leadership in the continued creative growth of the Company's scripted television business, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF. B) has signed a new long-term agreement with Executive Vice President Chris Selak and expanded her purview to include worldwide television... (more...)
AT&T and AUDIENCE Network's Criminal Crime Drama Series ROGUE Returns 3/22 AT&T and AUDIENCE Network's Criminal Crime Drama Series ROGUE Returns 3/22
by TV News Desk - January 25, 2017

AT&T* and AUDIENCE Network today announced the criminal-drama series 'ROGUE' will premiere on Wednesday, March 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on AUDIENCE Network. Available exclusively to DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW and AT&T U-verse customers, the popular series will bow this season in a 50 th episode finale.... (more...)
Preschool Special PEPPA PIG: AROUND THE WORLD Coming to DVD 4/4 Preschool Special PEPPA PIG: AROUND THE WORLD Coming to DVD 4/4
by TV News Desk - January 25, 2017

Fans of Entertainment One's (eOne) popular preschool show are in for a treat with a new Peppa DVD complete with a 15-minute special episode!... (more...)
New Film About Rwandan Genocide Women 30% Funded on Kickstarter New Film About Rwandan Genocide Women 30% Funded on Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2017

A.BrownGirlFilms announces the official launch of its Kickstarter campaign to obtain independent funding for the feature film, TREES OF PEACE. Inside the first week, the campaign was 30% funded. This unprecedented narrative film centers on four women trapped and hiding in an underground compartment ... (more...)



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