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Utopia Acquires Rights to RED HEAVEN Documentary Photo Utopia Acquires Rights to RED HEAVEN Documentary
by Michael Major - Nov 2, 2021

Led by female physicist Christiane Heinicke, Red Heaven takes viewers inside a year-long NASA psychological experiment. The goal: to unravel the human variables in team dynamics for future missions to Mars. This immersive feature documentary reveals what remains when people are pushed to their limits to survive on a new planet.

Variety & Rolling Stone Announce Programming for Inaugural Truth Seekers Summit Photo Variety & Rolling Stone Announce Programming for Inaugural Truth Seekers Summit
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 21, 2021

Keynote speakers will include Academy Award-winning filmmaker Errol Morris (The Fog of War) with panels from documentarians behind Allen v. Farrow, Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry, Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer, and more.

BWW Preview: Playwright Ken Weitzman & Director Jay Briggs Open Up About FIRE IN THE  Photo BWW Preview: Playwright Ken Weitzman & Director Jay Briggs Open Up About FIRE IN THE GARDEN at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Feb 16, 2021

'We've been playing with finding the right balance between the theatrical and cinematic qualities of the piece. It truly is a hybrid.'

MARTHA: A PICTURE STORY Acquired By Utopia  Photo MARTHA: A PICTURE STORY Acquired By Utopia 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2021

Utopia has acquired the North American rights to feature documentary Martha: A Picture Story, a portrait of trailblazing graffiti and street photographer Martha Cooper, set for release on VOD platforms on March 16th and special edition Blu-Ray in May, 2021. 

XYZ Films Partners with Drafthouse Films to Release Indian Oscar Entry JALLIKATTU Photo XYZ Films Partners with Drafthouse Films to Release Indian Oscar Entry JALLIKATTU
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 20, 2021

XYZ Films announces that they will partner with Drafthouse Films for a North American co-release of JALLIKATTU, India’s Oscar entry for Best International Feature Film for 2020.

New Documentary THE EMOJI STORY Releasing On VOD Platforms Tomorrow Photo New Documentary THE EMOJI STORY Releasing On VOD Platforms Tomorrow
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2020

Utopia has acquired the North American rights to The Emoji Story, the feature documentary that dives into the creation and ever evolving world of emoji, from its humble beginnings in Japan to the worldwide phenomenon and global digital language it is today. Utopia will release The Emoji Story on VOD on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020. 

MY PSYCHEDELIC LOVE STORY Premiere Will Close AFI Fest Photo MY PSYCHEDELIC LOVE STORY Premiere Will Close AFI Fest
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 21, 2020

Today, the American Film Institute (AFI) announced that the 34th edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will close with the World Premiere of SHOWTIME¬ģ¬†Documentary Films‚Äô¬† MY PSYCHEDELIC LOVE STORY.

BWW Review: Bring on the Jugglers, Philip Glass's AKHNATEN Finally Arrives at the Met Photo BWW Review: Bring on the Jugglers, Philip Glass's AKHNATEN Finally Arrives at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 16, 2019

It has taken 35 years for Philip Glass's AKHNATEN to get to the Met, since its premiere at the Staatsoper in Stuttgart in 1984. If you're an acolyte of Glass, Phelim McDermott's production, designed by Tom Pye, made it well worth the wait; if you're not, there's enough going on to keep you occupied during the 3 ¬Ĺ-hour performance.

The New School's College of Performing Arts Announces the Fall 2019 Season Photo The New School's College of Performing Arts Announces the Fall 2019 Season
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2019

The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) announces its fall 2019 season highlights, featuring a series of exciting world premieres and newly commissioned works.

FX Unveils Slate of Docuseries and a Documentary Feature Photo FX Unveils Slate of Docuseries and a Documentary Feature
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 7, 2019

FX unveiled five new docuseries and one documentary feature as part of an ongoing expansion into non-fiction programming. Announced by Nick Grad and Gina Balian, Presidents, Original Programming, FX Entertainment, the new series build on the success of The Weekly, FX's new narrative docuseries with The New York Times.

Toronto International Film Festival announces TIFF Tribute Awards Gala Photo Toronto International Film Festival announces TIFF Tribute Awards Gala
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 27, 2019

Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, today announced the TIFF Tribute Gala, an annual awards fundraiser to support TIFF's year-round programmes and core mission to transform the way people see the world through film, and to celebrate the film industry's outstanding contributors. The event takes place Monday, September 9 at the Fairmont Royal York, during the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. To recognize their leadership in creating a union between social impact and cinema, the TIFF Tribute Gala will introduce the new TIFF Impact Award. Participant Media will receive the inaugural award, which will be accepted by Founder and Chairman Jeff Skoll and CEO David Linde, marking an incredible 15 years of social action through storytelling. The TIFF Tribute Gala will also include the new Mary Pickford Award, honouring a female emerging talent in the industry. The inaugural award is given this year in celebration of United Artists' 100th anniversary. The recipient of this award, as well as additional honourees for the TIFF Tribute Gala, will be announced in the coming weeks.

BWW Review: World Premiere of Working Theater's DROPPING GUMBALLS ON LUKE WILSON Photo BWW Review: World Premiere of Working Theater's DROPPING GUMBALLS ON LUKE WILSON
by Derek McCracken - Jun 18, 2019

Dropped calls are the worst--unless you're Luke Wilson, and then dropped gumballs cause a bigger headache. Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson ricochets plenty of candy and themes, but in its 75 minutes, this thin workplace-humor production doesn't give us enough to chew on.

Toronto International Film Festival Unveils Jury for 2019 Platform Programme Photo Toronto International Film Festival Unveils Jury for 2019 Platform Programme
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 16, 2019

The Toronto International Film Festival is very pleased and honoured to announce that award-winning filmmaker Athina Rachel Tsangari, newly appointed Berlinale Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian, and Variety International Film Critic Jessica Kiang will serve as the jury for the 2019 Toronto Platform Prize, an award of $20,000 CAD presented to the best film in the Festival's Platform programme.

2019 Tribeca Film Festival Reveals Tribeca X Program Photo 2019 Tribeca Film Festival Reveals Tribeca X Program
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 3, 2019

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced today that it will debut Tribeca X: A Day of Conversations, a look at storytelling at the intersection of advertising and entertainment, during the 2019 Festival on Friday, April 26. The event will bring together industry leaders and creators from brands, agencies, and filmmaking to examine the achievements that are adventurous and distinctive in their work. Participants include keynote speaker P&G Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard; AT&T Communications Chief Brand Officer, Fiona Carter; Patagonia Founder Yvon Chouinard; TBWA Worldwide Chief Diversity Officer Doug Melville; President & CEO of The Ad Council Lisa Sherman; Actress/Creator Natasha Lyonne, and more. Tribeca X, sponsored by PwC, takes place during the 18th Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 24-May 5.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra Presents LA Premiere Of Danny Elfman Concerto At Th Photo Royal Scottish National Orchestra Presents LA Premiere Of Danny Elfman Concerto At The Soraya
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2019

Danny Elfman's new violin concerto, Eleven Eleven, will be performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by its music director Thomas S nderg rd. Violinist Sandy Cameron performs the solo, as she did for the world premiere and for its first recording with this orchestra.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Presents Third Coast Percussion Photo Segerstrom Center for the Arts Presents Third Coast Percussion
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 7, 2019

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the Center debut performance of the Grammy¬ģ-winning quartet¬†Third Coast Percussion¬†on April 5, 2019 at 8:00pm in a program that will feature the¬†West Coast Premiere¬†of a new work composed by¬†Philip Glass. Quartet members include percussionists¬†David Skidmore,¬†Robert Dillon,¬†Peter Martin, and¬†Sean Connors.

E! Announces Airdate for Its Inaugural Telecast of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Photo E! Announces Airdate for Its Inaugural Telecast of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2018

E!, the global pop culture powerhouse, announced today that the 44th installment of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS will premiere on November 11, 2018 with Den of Thieves' Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager as Executive Producers.

A Conversation with playwright Theresa Rebeck Photo A Conversation with playwright Theresa Rebeck
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 22, 2018

On September 22, 2018, Theresa Rebeck spoke about Bernhardt/ Hamlet with education dramaturg Ted Sod as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's lecture series.

The 56th New York Film Festival Announces Complete Spotlight on Documentary Lineup Photo The 56th New York Film Festival Announces Complete Spotlight on Documentary Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 22, 2018

The complete lineup for the Spotlight on Documentary section of the 56th New York Film Festival, taking place September 28-October 14 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, has been announced. This year's series of dispatches from the front lines of nonfiction cinema features intimate portraits of artists, depictions of the quest for political and social justice, and much more.  

Scoop: E!'S Inaugural Telecast of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS To Premiere on  November Photo Scoop: E!'S Inaugural Telecast of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS To Premiere on November 11, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Scoop: E!'S Inaugural Telecast of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD STo Premiere on November 11, 2018

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