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Outfest Los Angeles Announces its 2020 Virtual Festival Lineup Photo Outfest Los Angeles Announces its 2020 Virtual Festival Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2020

Outfest LA has announced its full lineup for the 2020 online festival! The festival will take place August 20-30.

New Shorts and Special Events Added to SUNDANCE Lineup Photo New Shorts and Special Events Added to SUNDANCE Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 10, 2019

Works selected across the Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival were announced today, underlining Sundance Institute's commitment to showcasing bold independent storytelling regardless of form, format or length.

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Creative Producing Labs & Summit Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Creative Producing Labs & Summit
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 19, 2019

Sundance Institute today announced Fellows and Advisors for the five-day 2019 Creative Producing Labs, as well as the three-day Creative Producing Summit which immediately follows; both take place at Utah's Sundance Mountain Resort. The Labs begins July 29, and the Summit August 2. These are the flagship convenings for the Institute's Creative Producing Program, which champions and develops current and rising generations of producers across fiction and nonfiction film.

42nd Asian American International Film Festival Announces Film Lineup Photo 42nd Asian American International Film Festival Announces Film Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 27, 2019

Presented by Asian CineVision, the 42nd Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF42), and taking place July 25 ‚Äď August 3 in New York City, has announced its full film lineup. The first and longest running Asian interest film festival in the country, AAIFF42 will be presenting 12 narrative features, 9 documentary features, and 67 short films, from 19 countries.

Tribeca Film Festival Announces 2019 Short Film Lineup Photo Tribeca Film Festival Announces 2019 Short Film Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 11, 2019

The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its 2019 lineup of 63 diverse and engaging short films in competition, including 31 world premieres. This year's shorts program includes a cross-section of international and U.S. filmmakers, curated from a record 5131 submissions with female filmmakers directing 45% of the selections. The short films will be presented in 11 distinct competition programs, consisting of six narrative, four documentary, and one animation program. There will also be special screening programs for the annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival and the debut of shorts from The Queen Collective, a program aimed at accelerating gender and racial equality behind the camera. The 2019 shorts lineup is programmed by Sharon Badal and Ben Thompson. The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 24 - May 5.

2018 Indie Memphis Announces Annual Awards Photo 2018 Indie Memphis Announces Annual Awards
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2018

 Indie Memphis Film Festival is pleased to announce this year's award recipients. This year's festival spanned from November 1st through November 5th and proudly boasted an extremely diverse roster of filmmakers, with fifty percent of the films in the Narrative Competition directed by female-identifying filmmakers and fifty percent are directed by people of color; in the Documentary Competition, forty-three percent directed by women and seventy-one percent by people of color.

 2018 Indie Memphis Film Festival Announces Full Slate Photo 2018 Indie Memphis Film Festival Announces Full Slate
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 26, 2018

Indie Memphis Film Festival is pleased to announce the full slate of films for its 2018 incarnation, spanning from November 1st - 5th, 2018. This year's festival promises to be a very exciting and wildly varied one, featuring five World Premiere screenings and one U.S. Premiere screening, as well as Special Presentations such as CABIN BOY with Chris Elliott in attendance and Barbara Loden's feminist masterpiece WANDA presented by Amy Seimetz (Showtime's ‚ÄúThe Girlfriend Experience‚ÄĚ), as well as a retrospective of the recent films of filmmaker Hong Sangsoo.

ADVENTURES IN NEW AMERICA - New Podcast From Night Vale Presents Photo ADVENTURES IN NEW AMERICA - New Podcast From Night Vale Presents
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2018

Premiering on September 28, ADVENTURES IN NEW AMERICA is the first sci-fi, Afrofuturistic, political-satire buddy comedy, serialized for New Americans in a new and desperate time.  The podcast follows the escapades of two mismatched African American best friends: a depressed man with cancer and a sociopathic criminal mastermind.  Together, they embark on a supernatural Afrofuturistic adventure in a desperate attempt to survive the wilds of New New York.

Orion Classics Acquires North American and Latin American Rights to JINN Photo Orion Classics Acquires North American and Latin American Rights to JINN
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 14, 2018

Orion Classics has acquired all North American and Latin American rights to the upcoming drama JINN.  Written and directed by Nijla Mu'min (Dream), the film stars Zoe Renee (BET's The Quad), Simone Missick (Netflix's The Defenders), Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Monsters and Men, Luce), Dorian Missick (Lucky Number Slevin), Hisham Tawfiq (NBC's The Blacklist) and Kelly Jenrette (Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale). JINN made its world premiere at this year's SXSW Film Festival where it won the Special Jury Award for writing. The film also won awards at the American Black Film Festival for Best Screenplay and Best Actor (Zoe Renee), the Blackstar Film Festival for Best Feature Narrative and Audience Award and at the Roxbury Film Festival for Best Narrative Feature. Orion Classics will release the drama in theaters on November 15th and on VOD and Digital HD on November 16th. 

Las Vegas Film Festival Makes Initial Programming Lineup Announcement Photo Las Vegas Film Festival Makes Initial Programming Lineup Announcement
by Tori Hartshorn - May 4, 2018

The 11th Annual¬†Las Vegas Film Festival,¬†partnered with¬†CineVegas,announced this morning the initial programming lineup for the 2018 Festival, to be held at¬†Brenden Theatres¬†and¬†Palms Casino Resort¬†June 6 ‚Äď 10.¬†The lineup includes a mix of feature films and documentaries that have been favorites on the international festival circuit, as well as new additions to this year's Festival - live discussions and live comedy. 2018 also marks the first year with seasoned film festival programming veteran Mike Plante serving as the Festival's Captain of Strategy.

BWW Interview: Ari Stidham Discusses Directing SOLO MUST DIE: A MUSICAL PARODY Photo BWW Interview: Ari Stidham Discusses Directing SOLO MUST DIE: A MUSICAL PARODY
by Don Grigware - May 1, 2018

You may know Ari Stidham best as genius Sylvester Dodd on CBS's 'Scorpion' fourth season just completed, or possibly as Ian Schonfeld from ABC Family's 'Huge'. Other TV credits include 'Insecure', 'Mick and Molly', and 'Glee'. You may also know his music which he releases as DRTV. Ari has also produced films that have premiered at Fangoria Fear Con ('Curse of the Siren') and Sundance ('Clara's Ghost'). Original plays include Theatricus Americanus (Pack) and Dick Duquesne Radio Plays (Open Space). As director, he is currently rehearsing Solo Must Die: A Musical Parody to play the Hudson Backstage Theatre beginning Friday May 4.

The 20th Annual Sarasota Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup Photo The 20th Annual Sarasota Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup
by Macon Prickett - Mar 21, 2018

The Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) today announced its full line-up, including its Centerpiece, Spotlight, Narrative Feature Competition, Independent Visions Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Narrative, Documentary, and Short Films. The Festival also announced its five SFF Focus Panels ‚Äď Sports in Cinema, Environment, Science, and Sustainability, Women's Comedic Voices, Redefining Manhood, and Musings on Musicians.

VIDEO: Watch The Trailer for Acidic Comedy Short MEN DON'T WHISPER on Vimeo March 14t Photo VIDEO: Watch The Trailer for Acidic Comedy Short MEN DON'T WHISPER on Vimeo March 14th
by Macon Prickett - Mar 6, 2018

After being emasculated at a sales conference, gay couple Reese (Charles Rogers) and Peyton (Jordan Firstman) decide the only way to regain their confidence and prove their masculinity is to sleep with some women. When they meet fellow conference attendees and pleasure seekers Beth (Bridey Elliott) and Dominique (Clare McNulty), it seems like a perfect match. Unfortunately, sealing the deal is easier said than done.

2018 Sundance Film Festival Feature Films Announced
by Tori Hartshorn - Nov 29, 2017

Sundance Institute showcases bold, independent storytelling at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with today's announcement of feature films selected across all categories. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18 28.

Review Roundup: Did BATTLE OF THE SEXES Win Over the Critics? Photo Review Roundup: Did BATTLE OF THE SEXES Win Over the Critics?
by Emily Bruno - Sep 19, 2017

The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparked a global conversation on gender equality, spurring on the feminist movement.

VIDEO: First Look - Emma Stone, Steve Carell Star in THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES
by Caryn Robbins - May 16, 2017

Below, check out a first look at the upcoming drama THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES from FOX Searchlight. The film, starring Emma Stone as Billie Jean King, and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs, hits theaters on September 22, 2017.

72 Stories Take Spotlight in Sundance Film Festival's 2016 Short Film Program, Starting Today
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Sundance Institute presents 72 short films that will leave a lasting impact on audiences long after the lights go up at their screenings at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, today, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah.

72 Stories to Take Spotlight in Sundance Film Festival's 2016 Short Film Program
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Sundance Institute announced today its full lineup of 72 short films that will leave a lasting impact on audiences long after the lights go up at their screenings at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah.

VIDEO: Watch Episode Two of New Series ROOMMATES
by - Oct 16, 2015

Episode 2 of the new series ROOMATES, featuring Greg Barris as Greg, 35 and Bridey Elliott as Fiona, 21 -just debuted on Death and Taxes. In this episode, Fiona demonstrates her complete lack of boundaries.

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for New Comedy FORT TILDEN
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 14, 2015

Orion will release FORT TILDEN theaterically and on VOD on August 14th. Watch the trailer

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