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SATURDAY CHURCH to Open HBO's New York Latino Film Festival SATURDAY CHURCH to Open HBO's New York Latino Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - September 25, 2017

The New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF), the premier Urban Latino film event in the country, opens its 14th edition on Wednesday, October 11 with Saturday Church, written and directed by Damon Cardasis and starring Luka Kain, Margot Bingham, Regina Taylor, Alexia Garcia, Indya Moore, MJ Rodr gue... (more...)
Documentary THE NEWSPAPERMAN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF BEN BRADLEE Debuts on HBO 12/4 Documentary THE NEWSPAPERMAN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF BEN BRADLEE Debuts on HBO 12/4
by TV News Desk - September 25, 2017

Told primarily in his own words, THE NEWSPAPERMAN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF BEN BRADLEE is an intimate portrait of this formidable man, tracing his remarkable ascent from a young Boston boy stricken with polio to the one of the most pioneering and consequential journalistic figures of the 20th century ... (more...)
Elisabeth Moss Stars in Short Film TOKYO PROJECT, Premiering on HBO, 10/14 Elisabeth Moss Stars in Short Film TOKYO PROJECT, Premiering on HBO, 10/14
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2017

The short film TOKYO PROJECT, starring Elisabeth Moss ( The Handmaid's Tale, Mad Men ), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (HBO's Girls ) and Shu Kakizawa (HBO's Girls ) debuts SATURDAY, OCT. 14 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), on HBO.... (more...)
Nicole Kidman to Receive Actress Tribute at IFP GOTHAM AWARDS Nicole Kidman to Receive Actress Tribute at IFP GOTHAM AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - September 13, 2017

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent filmmakers and storytellers, announced today that Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actress Nicole Kidman will receive the Actress Tribute and Academy Award... (more...)
GEORGE LOPEZ: THE WALL, Live From Washington, D.C. Available for Digital Download 9/11 GEORGE LOPEZ: THE WALL, Live From Washington, D.C. Available for Digital Download 9/11
by TV News Desk - September 05, 2017

One of the country's top stand-up comics, George Lopez, stars in his fourth HBO solo special, George Lopez: The Wall, Live From Washington, D.C., which is available for Digital Download on September 11th.... (more...)
New Metropolitan Opera Documentary to Chart Momentous Period of Change at NYFF New Metropolitan Opera Documentary to Chart Momentous Period of Change at NYFF
by Movies News Desk - August 28, 2017

As the Metropolitan Opera launches its 133rd season this fall, a new film by multiple Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Susan Froemke surveys a remarkable period of the company's rich history and a time of great change for New York.... (more...)
A&E Greenlights Fourth Season of Emmy Winning Docu-Series BORN THIS WAY A&E Greenlights Fourth Season of Emmy Winning Docu-Series BORN THIS WAY
by TV News Desk - August 24, 2017

A&E Network's critically-acclaimed docuseries BORN THIS WAY has been picked up for a fourth season. The 2017 Emmy(R) nominee and 2016 Emmy(R) winner for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Series will return for eight brand-new episodes that will continue to follow the lives of an inspiring group of yo... (more...)
BRIC TV's SOLE KINGS Premieres 10/2 BRIC TV's SOLE KINGS Premieres 10/2
by TV News Desk - August 21, 2017

BRIC is pleased to announce that Sole Kings, its new scripted series written and directed by Michael Pinckney (The 25th Hour, Precious, Inside Man) and Executive Produced by Aziz Isham, Kuye Youngblood and Kecia Elan Cole, will premiere Monday, October 2 on BRIC TV, the New York Emmy- and Ippies Awa... (more...)
New York Latino Film Festival Announces Sponsors for Return This October New York Latino Film Festival Announces Sponsors for Return This October
by Movies News Desk - August 16, 2017

On the heels of receiving a record number of submissions across all major categories for its highly anticipated 14th edition, The New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF), presented by HBO, will make its triumphant return October 11-15... (more...)
Patty Jenkins and Antoine Fuqua Join Lexus Short Films Season 4 Selection Committee Patty Jenkins and Antoine Fuqua Join Lexus Short Films Season 4 Selection Committee
by Movies News Desk - August 14, 2017

After an exciting launch in June at Tokyo Short Shorts for Season 4 of Lexus Short Films, Lexus International and The Weinstein Company have now announced Patty Jenkins, best known for directing Warner Bros. and DC Comics Wonder Woman and her debut feature Monster, and Antoine Fuqua, best known for ... (more...)
Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audienc... (more...)
Amanda Peet, John Slattery Among Guest Stars Set for Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS Amanda Peet, John Slattery Among Guest Stars Set for Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2017

Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS, co-produced with Weinstein Television and created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), has set a world-class slate of guest actors slated to join the series... (more...)
Netflix Original Documentary ONE OF US to Premiere at 2017 Toronto Film Fest Netflix Original Documentary ONE OF US to Premiere at 2017 Toronto Film Fest
by TV News Desk - August 01, 2017

Netflix announced today its original documentary ONE OF US, a film by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp, Detropia). The film will have its world premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival and will launch in all 190 countries that Netflix is available later this Fall.... (more...)
THE PULITZER AT 100 Opens 8/11 in Los Angeles THE PULITZER AT 100 Opens 8/11 in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2017

First Run Features announces the Los Angeles premiere of The Pulitzer at 100 on August 11, 2017 at Laemmle Music Hall, following the New York opening at the Lincoln Plaza Cinema.... (more...)
Dick Van Dyke Will Receive Britannia Award for Excellence In Television Dick Van Dyke Will Receive Britannia Award for Excellence In Television
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that beloved actor Dick Van Dyke will receive the Britannia Award for Excellence in Television at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards Presented by American Airlines.  This year's event wi... (more...)
Outfest Los Angeles Announces Award Winners for 2017 LGBT FILM FESTIVAL Outfest Los Angeles Announces Award Winners for 2017 LGBT FILM FESTIVAL
by Movies News Desk - July 17, 2017

OUTFEST LOS ANGELES LGBT FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 AWARD WINNERS Inbox x Alex adrapac@mprm.com via mail37.suw15.mcsv.net 6:34 PM (13 hours ago) to robert FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PLEASE CONTACT: Alex Drapac / MPRM Communications adrapac@mprm.com 32... (more...)
HBO to Present Intimate Portrait of Iconic Film Director in SPIELBERG, Premiering 10/7 HBO to Present Intimate Portrait of Iconic Film Director in SPIELBERG, Premiering 10/7
by TV News Desk - July 11, 2017

One of the most famous filmmakers in the world, Steven Spielberg pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career more than ever before in the exclusive HBO presentation SPIELBERG... (more...)
VEEP Season 6 & SILICON VALLEY Season 4 are Available for Digital Download this Month VEEP Season 6 & SILICON VALLEY Season 4 are Available for Digital Download this Month
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2017

Season six of the Emmy-winning Outstanding Comedy Series VEEP will be available for Digital Download on July 24, 2017, with the critically acclaimed latest season coming to Blu-ray and DVD on September 12, 2017. The "gleefully foul as ever" (The New York Times) new season stars 5-time consecutive Em... (more...)
Queer|Art Initiates The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant Queer|Art Initiates The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2017

Queer|Art, the New York City-based non-profit, is pleased to introduce Queer|Art|Awards, a new program of grants, prizes, and awards that will provide various kinds of direct support-monetary and otherwise-to LGBTQ artists. Over time, Queer|Art|Awards seeks to include a spectrum of support that will... (more...)
HBO'S THE WIZARD OF LIES Available on Digital Download 7/10; Blu-ray & DVD This October HBO'S THE WIZARD OF LIES Available on Digital Download 7/10; Blu-ray & DVD This October
by TV News Desk - July 06, 2017

HBO Films' THE WIZARD OF LIES chronicles the events that led up to Madoff's admission and the devastating aftermath. Watch Robert De Niro give “one of this best screen performances” (The New York Times) when The Wizard of Lies is available for Digital Download July 10th, 2017 and on Blu-ray and DVD ... (more...)
Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound Announce Composers, Directors for 2017 Music and Sound Design Labs Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound Announce Composers, Directors for 2017 Music and Sound Design Labs
by Movies News Desk - July 05, 2017

Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound today announced the composers and directors selected for the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs, which return to the legendary Skywalker Sound Facilities for the fifth year.... (more...)
Amazon to Premiere New Half-Hour Series COMRADE DETECTIVE on Amazon Prime Video 8/4 Amazon to Premiere New Half-Hour Series COMRADE DETECTIVE on Amazon Prime Video 8/4
by TV News Desk - June 29, 2017

Amazon Studios today announced COMRADE DETECTIVE, a new half-hour live action series that will premiere August 4 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.... (more...)
Syfy Picks Up TREMORS to Pilot; Kevin Bacon to Reprise Original Film Role Syfy Picks Up TREMORS to Pilot; Kevin Bacon to Reprise Original Film Role
by TV News Desk - June 27, 2017

SYFY announced today that TREMORS, starring Kevin Bacon reprising his original role from the 1990 film of the same name, has been ordered to pilot. From Universal Cable Productions, the drama was written by Andrew Miller ('The Secret Circle'), who will also serve as showrunner and executive producer... (more...)
Playwrights Tony Kushner, Paula Vogel, Ayad Akhtar and More Featured in New Documentary PULITZER AT 100 Playwrights Tony Kushner, Paula Vogel, Ayad Akhtar and More Featured in New Documentary PULITZER AT 100
by Movies News Desk - June 26, 2017

First Run Features has announced the theatrical premiere of The Pulitzer at 100, the latest documentary by Oscar and Emmy-winning director Kirk Simon. The film opens at the prestigious Lincoln Plaza Cinema on July 21, with other cities to follow.... (more...)
TONY Host Kevin Spacey to Receive 2017 Int'l EMMY Founders Award TONY Host Kevin Spacey to Receive 2017 Int'l EMMY Founders Award
by TV News Desk - June 20, 2017

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that it will present the 2017 International Emmy® Founders Award to two time Academy Award winning actor and producer, Kevin Spacey.... (more...)