Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Presents Feature Film Prize to Tesla Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Presents Feature Film Prize to Tesla
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2020

At a reception at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival today, the beneficiaries of $70,000 in grants from Sundance Institute and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation were revealed. Doron Weber, Vice President and Program Director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation presented the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize to Tesla and announced the new winners: Tim Delaney for The Plutonians (Sundance Institute | Sloan Commissioning Grant); Kiran Deol for Tidal Disruption (Sundance Institute | Sloan Development Fellowship); and Courtney Smith for Higher (Sundance Institute | Sloan Episodic Fellowship). Michael Almereyda's Tesla was formally presented with a $20,000 check for winning the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize, as previously announced. (more...)

Moliere's TARTUFFE by Liz Lochhead Announced at Adelaide Fringe Moliere's TARTUFFE by Liz Lochhead Announced at Adelaide Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Liz Lochhead's Tartuffe is an un-P.C., rude, and rhyming take on Moliere's classic play. It comes to The Arch at Holden Street Theatre's from 11 February to 15 March as part of the 2020 Adelaide Fringe.  (more...)

2020 Sundance Film Festival Announces Juries 2020 Sundance Film Festival Announces Juries
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Sundance Institute will gather 25 celebrated and revered expert voices across film, art, culture and science to award feature-length and short films shown at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival with 31 prizes, announced at a ceremony February 1. Short Film Awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 28. The Festival takes place January 23 through February 2 in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Lily James Will Lead THE PURSUIT OF LOVE Lily James Will Lead THE PURSUIT OF LOVE
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Deadline reports that Lily James will star in 'The Pursuit of Love,' a new adaptation of the classic novel from actor/writer/director Emily Mortimer. (more...)

Don Cheadle Joins New Sci-Fi Drama DON'T LOOK DEEPER Don Cheadle Joins New Sci-Fi Drama DON'T LOOK DEEPER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

According to Variety, Don Cheadle is set to star in DON'T LOOK DEEPER. The series is a new science fiction drama also starring Emily Mortimer and Helena Howard. Catherine Hardwicke is set to direct and Jeffrey Lieber will showrun, write and executive produce.  (more...)

Sundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling Sundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The fourth annual FilmTwo Initiative launches today in LA to support the career sustainability of thirteen artists developing their second features. FilmTwo encompasses two days of focused programming, including a writing workshop (led by Joan Tewkesbury), industry mentoring sessions, and one-on-one story meetings, kicking off a year of tailored creative and tactical support as part of the Institute's continuum of support for artists at key inflection points in their careers. The FilmTwo Initiative is supported by Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. (more...)

Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS On Digital 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere 3/12 Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS On Digital 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award® nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of 'Chicago,' 'Nine' and 'Into the Woods,' and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe®-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD/HD and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 19  - with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features. (more...)

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE 15th Anniversary Screenings Tickets are On Sale Now HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE 15th Anniversary Screenings Tickets are On Sale Now
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events are proud to continue their collaboration and deliver celebrated animated films to U.S. movie theaters throughout the year with STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2019. (more...)

Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Playing Jack, Working with Rob Marshall in MARY POPPINS RETURNS Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Playing Jack, Working with Rob Marshall in MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2019

Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award® nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of 'Chicago,' 'Nine' and 'Into the Woods,' and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe®-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD/HD and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 19  - with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features. (more...)

Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Announces Feature Film Lineup Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Announces Feature Film Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today unveiled its feature film lineup. Continuing its tradition of elevating exceptional storytelling rooted in today's global film communities, the 18th annual Festival will showcase debut works from emerging talent and new works from notable filmmakers. The program includes discoveries, comedies, music-centered, political and social films. The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 24 - May 5.   (more...)

MARY POPPINS RETURNS Heads to Digital 4K Ultra HD, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray MARY POPPINS RETURNS Heads to Digital 4K Ultra HD, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Disney's “Mary Poppins Returns,” the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award® nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of “Chicago,” “Nine” and “Into the Woods,” and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe®-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD/HD and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 19 — with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features. (more...)

POPPINS VS. POPPINS: Una batalla prácticamente perfecta POPPINS VS. POPPINS: Una batalla prácticamente perfecta
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 1, 2019

Hace mas de un mes que llego a nuestros cines EL REGRESO DEMARY POPPINS, que retoma las aventuras de nuestra niñera voladora favorita mientras trata de salvar la casa de los Banks en Londres. Pero, ¿Cual de las dos Mary Poppins salva a los niños Banks con mas solvencia? Comparemos tan objetivamente como sea posible (y con algun que otro SPOILER) ambas cintas en lo que he denominado BATTLE OF THE POPPINS. (more...)

Photo Flash: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Held a MARY POPPINS RETURNS Screening at 54 Below Photo Flash: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Held a MARY POPPINS RETURNS Screening at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds hosted a reception in New York at Feinstein's / 54 Below followed by a special screening of "Mary Poppins Returns," nominated for 4 Golden Globe® Awards including Best Picture, 9 Critics' Choice Awards and AFI's Top 10 Films of 2018, earlier tonight. The film's star Emily Blunt, Rob Marshall (Director), John DeLuca (Producer), David Magee (Screenwriter), Marc Shaiman (Composer, Songwriter/Co-lyricist) and Scott Wittman (Co-lyricist) joined the couple at the reception. Also in attendance were Morena Baccarin, Corbin Bleu, Harry Connick Jr., Tony Lo Bianco, Ben McKenzie, and Dayo Okeniyi.  (more...)

VIDEO: Marc Shaiman Performs 'The Place Where Lost Things Go' From MARY POPPINS RETURNS VIDEO: Marc Shaiman Performs 'The Place Where Lost Things Go' From MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2018

Marc Shaiman, composer and co-lyricist of Mary Poppins Returns, recently performed a song from the film titled 'The Place Where Lost Things Go,' at an event hosted by Sirius XM. (more...)

MARY POPPINS RETURNS to Receive 'Ensemble Performance Award' From the Palm Springs Film Festival MARY POPPINS RETURNS to Receive 'Ensemble Performance Award' From the Palm Springs Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

The Palm Springs International Film Festival is set to honor the cast of "Mary Poppins Returns" with the Ensemble Performance Award, according to Variety. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of 'Trip a Little Light Fantastic' from MARY POPPINS RETURNS VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of 'Trip a Little Light Fantastic' from MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2018

Disney has released a featurette which goes behind-the-scenes on the biggest song-and-dance number, 'Trip a Little Light Fantastic' from Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns,' nominated for 4 Golden Globe® Awards including Best Picture, 9 Critics' Choice Awards and AFI's Top 10 Films of 2018.  (more...)

This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 12/17 - 12/24/2018 This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 12/17 - 12/24/2018
by - Dec 24, 2018

Hottest Videos on BroadwayWorld.com 12/17 - 12/24/2018. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Talkin' Poppins- Marc Platt Explains How They Kept 'Joy and Wonder' in MARY POPPINS RETURNS BWW TV Exclusive: Talkin' Poppins- Marc Platt Explains How They Kept 'Joy and Wonder' in MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 21, 2018

Below, watch as producer Marc Platt explains why the original film meant so much to him, why it so important that they get the sequel right, and so much more! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 12/21: THE PLAY THE GOES WRONG Transfers Off-Broadway, and More! Wake Up With BWW 12/21: THE PLAY THE GOES WRONG Transfers Off-Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories! The Play The Goes Wrong will transfer off-Broadway, and more! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Talkin' Poppins- Rob Marshall Explains How He Aimed to Make MARY POPPINS RETURNS a Movie for Everyone BWW TV Exclusive: Talkin' Poppins- Rob Marshall Explains How He Aimed to Make MARY POPPINS RETURNS a Movie for Everyone
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2018

She's back! On December 19 Mary Poppins returns in... MARY POPPINS RETURNS- a sequel to Disneys beloved 1964 film. (more...)

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