Aretha Franklin Documentary, VICE, Among Berlin International Film Festival LineupAretha Franklin Documentary, VICE, Among Berlin International Film Festival Lineup
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

The programmes for the Competition and Berlinale Special sections at the 69th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival have been finalised. (more...)

Gregory Nava and Linda Shaheen Elected to LA Opera Board of DirectorsGregory Nava and Linda Shaheen Elected to LA Opera Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Gregory Nava and Linda Shaheen were elected to the LA Opera board of directors on Tuesday. The board additionally approved a resolution that affirms its longstanding commitment to cultural equity and inclusion. LA Opera, the fourth largest opera company in the nation, also announced the addition of several new leaders to its administrative staff. (more...)

Telluride Film Festival Announces the 2018 ProgramTelluride Film Festival Announces the 2018 Program
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, today announced its official program selections for the 45th edition of the Telluride Film Festival. TFF's celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best in world cinema in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. TFF will screen over sixty feature films, short films and revival programs representing twenty-two countries, along with special artist Tributes, Conversations, Panels, Student Programs and Festivities. Telluride Film Festival takes place Friday, August 31 - Monday, September 3, 2018. (more...)

Award-Winning Short Film TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW Calls Time's Up on Mistreatment of Women in the ArtsAward-Winning Short Film TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW Calls Time's Up on Mistreatment of Women in the Arts
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Even before Time's Up became the call to arms for women around the world facing abuse, harassment and discrimination, two Australian filmmakers had joined forces in response to their personal experiences in the theater, film and television industries. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

From Friday, March 16 through Thursday, March 22 BAMcinématek explores the work of Chicano and Chicana filmmakers. The Chicano Movement of the 1960s was a time of Mexican-American political activism and a cultural renaissance in which Chicano filmmakers were emboldened to tell their own stories. The filmmakers who emerged in the 1970s and 80s represented a community that had been ignored in mainstream cinema. The series begins with trailblazing writer-director Luis Valdez, who marched on the picket lines with Caesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, debut film Zoot Suit (1981—Mar 16), the film adaptation of the stage musical about the 1940s Los Angeles Zoot Suit Riots, was also the first Mexican-American film to be produced by a major studio. The series also includes Valdez's musical biopic of rock 'n' roll legend Ritchie Valens La Bamba (1987—Mar 17). The series also includes three films directed by Gregory Nava: El Norte (1983—Mar 18), the first independent film to be nominated for the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, about a brother and sister who escape political violence in Guatemala to make a new life for themselves in America; Mi Familia (1995—Mar 22), which follows three generations of a Mexican-American family in Los Angeles and starring Jimmy Smits; and Selena (1997—Mar 17), the biopic of Selena Quintanilla that made Jennifer Lopez a star.     (more...)

2 BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS Extends Off-Broadway; Alexis Cruz Joins Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Executive Producers Roy Nevans and John Lant, in association with Edmund Gaynes, have announced the extention of 2 By Tennessee Williams: 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON starring Kathryn Luce Garfunkel and KINGDOM OF EARTH. Both plays are directed by Marilyn Fried and will run now through October 1st. (more...)

Emmy Winner Jimmy Smits to be Honored at Moving Families Forward Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Lois Braverman, President & CEO, Ackerman Institute for the Family, announced today that actor Jimmy Smits will be honored with the Ackerman Leadership Award at the Moving Families Forward annual gala which will take place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel at 301 Park Avenue on Monday, October 26th in New York City. (more...)

Esai Morales Joins Cast of El Rey Network's FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

El Rey Network and Miramax announced today that Esai Morales (Criminal Minds, NYPD Blue) has joined the sophomore season of Robert Rodriguez's “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” (more...)

NBC President Bob Greenblatt Producing DCTC's Kathleen Marshall-Helmed THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Bob Greenblatt, president of NBC and instrumental in bringing SMASH and THE SOUND OF MUSIC to the small screen, has set his sights, once again, on the stage. (more...)

Bob Greenblatt to Remain with NBC Through 2017
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the entertainment chairman has officially extended his contract through 2017. (more...)

David Janollari Signs Development Deal with NBC
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2013

Award- winning producer and network executive David Janollari, who has shepherded hit shows ranging from FRIENDS and SIX FEET UNDER to SUPERNATURAL and AWKWARD, is setting up a new production company in an exclusive deal with Universal Television, it was announced today by Bela Bajaria, Executive Vice President of Universal Television. (more...)

BAMcinematek To Present Robert Redford September 8-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

From September 8-16, BAMcinématek, the repertory film program at BAM Rose Cinemas, presents Robert Redford: Artist & Activist, a 16-film tribute to Redford's 50-year career in film. Robert Redford will be at BAM in-person to discuss his work as one of the 20th century's most celebrated actors and as an Academy-award winning director, as well as a leading environmental and social change activist, and champion of independent cinema as founder of The Sundance Institute. (more...)

BAMcinematek To Present Robert Redford September 8-16
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2009

From September 8-16, BAMcinématek, the repertory film program at BAM Rose Cinemas, presents Robert Redford: Artist & Activist, a 16-film tribute to Redford's 50-year career in film. Robert Redford will be at BAM in-person to discuss his work as one of the 20th century's most celebrated actors and as an Academy-award winning director, as well as a leading environmental and social change activist, and champion of independent cinema as founder of The Sundance Institute. (more...)

BAMcinematek To Present Robert Redford September 8--16
by Movies News Desk - Aug 7, 2009

From September 8-16, BAMcinématek, the repertory film program at BAM Rose Cinemas, presents Robert Redford: Artist & Activist, a 16-film tribute to Redford's 50-year career in film. Robert Redford will be at BAM in-person to discuss his work as one of the 20th century's most celebrated actors and as an Academy-award winning director, as well as a leading environmental and social change activist, and champion of independent cinema as founder of the Sundance Institute. (more...)

Hanks, Wilson, Bening, Short, Silverstone, Hamm & More Appear in Dec. 2 UCLA's 'You Can't Take It With You'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2008

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT) announces the debut of its annual benefit gala: ONE NIGHT ONLY...With a Little Help From Our Friends, hosted by Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks, scheduled to take place at UCLA's prestigious performing arts theater, Royce Hall, on December 2nd at 7:30 pm. (more...)

9 to 5 Begins Previews On 3/24 at Marquis Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2008

Producer Robert Greenblatt announced today that 9 To 5: The Musical, based on the 20th Century Fox motion picture, will begin previews on Broadway Tuesday, March 24, 2009, and will open Thursday, April 23, 2009, at the Marriott Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway). 9 To 5: The Musical marks the Broadway debut of seven-time Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and musician Dolly Parton as composer and lyricist. The musical's book by Patricia Resnick is based on her original story and screenplay for the smash 1980 film comedy. (more...)