Earthx Unveils Lineup of Content for EarthxInteractiveEarthx Unveils Lineup of Content for EarthxInteractive
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

EarthxFilm announces lineup for EarthxInteractive 2019, the world's largest eco-interactive program, to be held during EarthX, from April 26-28, 2019 at Fair Park in Dallas. The interactive sub-division of the film festival will present over 40 virtual, augmented and mixed reality experiences that employ immersive technology to raise awareness for global environmental issues. This year's theme, 'Water for All,' will showcase ways to sustain clean water for all and protect the world's oceans, rivers and lakes. Attendees will have the opportunity to go on wild, immersive journeys like swimming with sharks, rescuing baby elephants, exploring some of the world's greatest reefs and free diving into the heart of the sea and beyond. (more...)

63 Women-Led Projects Receive Total Of $1.5 From 'Made In NY' Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund63 Women-Led Projects Receive Total Of $1.5 From 'Made In NY' Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Acting Commissioner Anne del Castillo today announced the first round of grant recipients of the "Made in NY" Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund. Funds were awarded to 63 film, TV, theatre and digital media projects made by creative entrepreneurs who identify as women. This is the first round of a $5 million, three-year program funded by MOME and administered by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). (more...)

Johnny B. Dunn Is Back In The SaddleJohnny B. Dunn Is Back In The Saddle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Earlier this season Frank Calo and All Out Arts in conjunction with The Wild Project presented an LGBT Film Event as part of the Fresh Fruit Festival: a reading of Johnny B. Dunn's new screenplay, FREE RANGE. (more...)

Tribeca and Chanel Support Women Filmmakers Through 4th Annual THROUGH HER LENS: THE TRIBECA CHANEL WOMEN'S FILMMAKER PROGRAMTribeca and Chanel Support Women Filmmakers Through 4th Annual THROUGH HER LENS: THE TRIBECA CHANEL WOMEN'S FILMMAKER PROGRAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Tribeca and CHANEL continue to provide extraordinary opportunities to propel women filmmakers forward with the fourth annual THROUGH HER LENS: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program. The mentorship program was created to provide a balance of industry support, artistic development, and funding for new and emerging U.S.-based female writers and directors of short-form narrative films. (more...)

Viola Davis to Present Steve McQueen with the John Schlesinger Britannia AwardViola Davis to Present Steve McQueen with the John Schlesinger Britannia Award
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that Academy Award Winner and “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen will receive The John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing at the 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards. The award will be presented by Academy, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Viola Davis. (more...)

Jessica Chastain To Produce And Star In New Action Film EVEJessica Chastain To Produce And Star In New Action Film EVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jessica Chastain is set to produce and star in the forthcoming action film EVE, The movie comes from Voltage Pictures, and is written and directed by Matthew Newton. Chastain will produce with Freckle Films' Kelly Carmichael, and  Nicolas Chartier and Dominic Rustam. Read more about the news from The Hollywood Reporter here! (more...)

Netflix Renews ALTERED CARBON for Second Season with Anthony Mackie Starring as Takeshi KovacsNetflix Renews ALTERED CARBON for Second Season with Anthony Mackie Starring as Takeshi Kovacs
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Netflix has ordered eight additional episodes of Altered Carbon from Skydance Television. The series is based on the classic science fiction novels by Richard K. Morgan. (more...)

Casting Announced For SUMMER SHORTS 2018Casting Announced For SUMMER SHORTS 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Casting is complete for SUMMER SHORTS 2018, produced by Throughline Artists (J.J. Kandel, Producing Artistic Director) at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). SUMMER SHORTS 2018 begins on July 20 and runs through September 1. Two series featuring three one-act plays in each will play in rotating repertory Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 PM; Saturday & Sunday at 2:15 PM and 7:15 PM. Please note, there are no matinee performances on Saturday, July 21, Sunday, July 22, or Saturday, July 28. (more...)

BWW Review: Andrea Lepcio's STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR at American Stage - Is It a Love Story or a Thriller?BWW Review: Andrea Lepcio's STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR at American Stage - Is It a Love Story or a Thriller?
by Peter Nason - Jun 4, 2018

It's quite entertaining with a stellar cast, but does it work overall? (more...)

BWW Feature: AMY ADRION  HALF THE PICTURE at Sarasota Film FestivalBWW Feature: AMY ADRION HALF THE PICTURE at Sarasota Film Festival
by Carolan Trbovich - Apr 25, 2018

Director Amy Adrion's Half The Picture Is A Call To Hollywood From The Sarasota Film Festival (more...)


by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

From Wednesday, May 2 through Sunday, May 20, BAMcinématek presents A Different Picture: Women Filmmakers in the New Hollywood Era, 1967—1980. A counter-narrative to the traditional macho mythology of the New Hollywood era, this series seeks to correct a historical wrong. As programmer Jesse Trussell explains, “This series is a redress to the established Easy Riders and Raging Bulls narratives; women from coast to coast radically altering film form, film subject and film power structures.” This series spotlights the prodigious work of female filmmakers in the United States from 1967—1980; films made both inside and outside of the Hollywood system and encompassing a wide array of genres from comedy to drama, art house to exploitation. (more...)

Book-It to Face Fear with Love in THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAOBook-It to Face Fear with Love in THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Starting next month, Book-It Repertory Theatre is hosting Literature to Life/Young Audiences of New York to present a stage adaptation of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. This 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Junot Diaz was adapted and directed for the stage byElise Thoron and will be performed by Elvis Nolasco ("American Crime", "She's Gotta Have It"). This collaboration across the coasts is the first time Book-It has hosted another company in its 28-year history. (more...)

Ben Affleck & Oscar Issac Join Upcoming Netflix Drug ThrillerBen Affleck & Oscar Issac Join Upcoming Netflix Drug Thriller
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Ben Affleck and Oscar Issac are in negotiations to topline the project formerly known as Triple Frontier, the long-in-the-works crime drama that is now in pre-production at Netflix. (more...)

Bellina Logan's CONFESSIONS OF A MULATTO LOVE CHILD to Be Presented at Los Angeles LGBT CenterBellina Logan's CONFESSIONS OF A MULATTO LOVE CHILD to Be Presented at Los Angeles LGBT Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced a special limited run of Confessions of a Mulatto Love Child, written and performed by Bellina Logan. Well known for her roles on film and television, Logan brings her acclaimed solo play, directed by Maggie Soboil, to the Davidson/Valentini Theatre for seven performances only through May 6. (more...)

BWW Review: SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT ~ A Celebration of Women as FilmmakersBWW Review: SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT ~ A Celebration of Women as Filmmakers
by Herbert Paine - Feb 15, 2018

Cady McClain's illuminating, absorbing, and intelligently crafted documentary, SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT is a powerful affirmation and celebration of women directors who struggle to overcome the systemic impediments to their artistic progress. Making its Arizona Premiere at the Sedona International Film Festival during the week of February 25th. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Repertory Theatre is hosting Literature to Life/Young Audiences of New York to present a stage adaptation of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. This Pulitzer Prize-winning 2008 novel written by Junot D az was adapted and directed for the stage by Elise Thoron and will be performed by Elvis Nolasco from the Emmy-winning ABC show American Crime. This collaboration across the coasts is the first time Book-It has hosted another company in its 28-year history. (more...)

Jack Reynor Cast as Lead in CBS All Access Original Drama STRANGE ANGELJack Reynor Cast as Lead in CBS All Access Original Drama STRANGE ANGEL
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

CBS All Access announced today that Jack Reynor will star in its upcoming original drama series, STRANGE ANGEL. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Actor's Fund Celebrates 2017 Looking Ahead AwardsPhoto Flash: The Actor's Fund Celebrates 2017 Looking Ahead Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The Actors Fund's Looking Ahead Program, which helps professional young performers and their families address the unique challenges of working in the entertainment industry, celebrated the 2017 Looking Ahead Awards with a star-studded gala on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood, CA. BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

The Actors Fund to Honor DETROIT, Kellie Martin and More with 2017 Looking Ahead AwardsThe Actors Fund to Honor DETROIT, Kellie Martin and More with 2017 Looking Ahead Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

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