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2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards Celebrate Global Independent Creative2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards Celebrate Global Independent Creative
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

After 10 days, 119 feature films and three feet of snow, an evening of humor and humanity marked the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's Awards Ceremony, with host Jessica Williams emceeing and jurors presenting 27 prizes for feature filmmaking in Park City, Utah. Honorees, named in total below, range from sharp comedies to provocative and timely documentaries and represent new achievements in global independent storytelling. Human stories prevailed across categories, with Grand Jury Prizes awarded to Dina (U.S. Documentary), Last Men in Aleppo (World Documentary), I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (U.S. Dramatic) and The Nile Hilton Incident (World Dramatic). Chasing Coral, showcased in the Festival's environmental program The New Climate, won an Audience Award in the U.S. Documentary category. (more...)

Rooftop Films Gala Will Honor Filmmakers Kirsten Johnson and Taika WaititiRooftop Films Gala Will Honor Filmmakers Kirsten Johnson and Taika Waititi
by Movies News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Rooftop Films is excited to host their first ever Gala on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Saint Bartholomew's Church in Manhattan. (more...)

Hot Docs and The Globe and Mail Present Curious Minds WeekendHot Docs and The Globe and Mail Present Curious Minds Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Hot Docs is proud to announce the first-ever CURIOUS MINDS WEEKEND, presented in partnership with The Globe and Mail, March 3–5, 2017 at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. (more...)

MoMA to Screen Films by NYWIFT's Women's Film Preservation Fund, TodayMoMA to Screen Films by NYWIFT's Women's Film Preservation Fund, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

New York Women in Film & Television's (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce that the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has invited two films by the animator Jane Aaron, preserved by NYWIFT's Women's Film Preservation Fund (WFPF), to screen at To Save and Project, MoMA's International Festival of Film Preservation. (more...)

MoMA to Screen Films by NYWIFT's Women's Film Preservation Fund, 11/5MoMA to Screen Films by NYWIFT's Women's Film Preservation Fund, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

New York Women in Film & Television's (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce that the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has invited two films by the animator Jane Aaron, preserved by NYWIFT's Women's Film Preservation Fund (WFPF), to screen at To Save and Project, MoMA's International Festival of Film Preservation. (more...)

SCAD Announces Line-Up For 2016 Savannah Film FestivalSCAD Announces Line-Up For 2016 Savannah Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk SeriesThe Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 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 participating in daily evening discussions from October 1 – 14 in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. (more...)

Woodstock Film Festival Announces 2016 Trailblazer, Lifetime and Fiercely Independent Award RecipientsWoodstock Film Festival Announces 2016 Trailblazer, Lifetime and Fiercely Independent Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Woodstock Film Festival announced that its honorary Fiercely Independent Award will be presented by Actor Ben Foster to Oren Moverman, an Israeli-American film director, screenwriter, producer, and former journalist based in New York City. (more...)

Discovery Channel's KILLING THE COLORADO to Tell True Story of American West's Crippling Water CrisisDiscovery Channel's KILLING THE COLORADO to Tell True Story of American West's Crippling Water Crisis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

From Academy Award(R)-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Barbara Kopple, Alan and Susan Raymond, and Sundance Award-winning director Jesse Moss, KILLING THE COLORADO is a glimpse into the serious manmade water shortage that threatens the very existence of the American West. (more...)

Discovery Channel's KILLING THE COLORADO to Tell True Story of American West's Crippling Water CrisisDiscovery Channel's KILLING THE COLORADO to Tell True Story of American West's Crippling Water Crisis
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

From Academy Award(R)-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Barbara Kopple, Alan and Susan Raymond, and Sundance Award-winning director Jesse Moss, KILLING THE COLORADO is a glimpse into the serious manmade water shortage that threatens the very existence of the American West. (more...)

Sundance Institute Sets Projects for Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs & New Theatre-Makers ResidencySundance Institute Sets Projects for Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs & New Theatre-Makers Residency
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Sundance Institute has selected 25 projects to participate in its Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs and new Theatre-Makers Residency, which will take place concurrently this summer in the mountains of the Sundance Resort in Utah. The confluence of these three artist development programs will provide Fellows the unprecedented opportunity to experience portions of the other Labs and will support a cross-pollination of creativity and personal expression across different storytelling forms. (more...)

Discovery Channel Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming SlateDiscovery Channel Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Discovery Channel unveiled the primetime programming slate for the 2016-2017 television season. Discovery has an ambitious lineup of 22 returning series and 20 new ones. (more...)

Discovery Channel Announces Premiere Dates for SONIC SEA & More Impact SpecialsDiscovery Channel Announces Premiere Dates for SONIC SEA & More Impact Specials
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Discovery Channel unveiled two additional documentaries that will air as specials under the Discovery Impact banner, a slate of groundbreaking documentaries focusing on humankind's impact on the environment and what individuals and society as a whole can do to solve some of the largest problems facing the planet. (more...)

The Bacon Brothers to Perform in Concert at Schimmel CenterThe Bacon Brothers to Perform in Concert at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

On Saturday, February 6th at 7:30pm, Schimmel Center at Pace University will present an evening with The Bacon Brothers featuring Kevin Bacon on vocals, guitar, harmonica and percussion and Michael Bacon on vocals, guitar and cello. (more...)

Official: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Cast to Reunite for 10th AnniversaryOfficial: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Cast to Reunite for 10th Anniversary
by Sally Henry - Jan 17, 2016

roadwayWorld has learned the exciting news that Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman -- the stars of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - will reunite to celebrate the global sensation's 10-year anniversary (more...)

MICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN HOLLYWOOD Airs Tonight on NBCMICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN HOLLYWOOD Airs Tonight on NBC
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Michael Bublé, the multi-Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter brings the holiday spirit to NBC for the fifth consecutive year with 'Michael Bublé's Christmas in Hollywood,' airing tonight, Dec. 10 (8 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

MICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN HOLLYWOOD to Air 12/10 on NBCMICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN HOLLYWOOD to Air 12/10 on NBC
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Michael Bublé, the multi-Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter brings the holiday spirit to NBC for the fifth consecutive year with “Michael Bublé's Christmas in Hollywood,” airing Thursday, Dec. 10 (8 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse Opens New Waterfront Theater Under Brooklyn BridgeSt. Ann's Warehouse Opens New Waterfront Theater Under Brooklyn Bridge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

The new St. Ann's Warehouse was unveiled in a ceremony this morning! The $31.6 million, 25,000 sf. theater, at the breathtaking site of the pre-Civil War Tobacco Warehouse under the Brooklyn Bridge, will make Brooklyn Bridge Park a home for culture for future generations. (more...)

Jeremy Leidhecker Wins CINE's 2015 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring ContestJeremy Leidhecker Wins CINE's 2015 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest
by Movies News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

CINE is pleased to announce the winners and runners­up of the Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers. Jeremy Leidhecker of Williamsport, PA, was selected by CINE's distinguished jury as the contest winner and recipient of the Marvin Hamlisch Award.  (more...)

Seattle-Based Companies IndieFlix and Vulcan Productions Join Forces to Expand Access to Acclaimed Series WE THE ECONOMY 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to MissSeattle-Based Companies IndieFlix and Vulcan Productions Join Forces to Expand Access to Acclaimed Series WE THE ECONOMY 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

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