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P-VALLEY Renewed for Season 2 at Starz Photo P-VALLEY Renewed for Season 2 at Starz
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

After only three episodes airing, P-Valley, which currently has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, has been renewed for a second season at Starz. Season two will feature 10 episodes.

STARZ Announces New Series P-VALLEY from Acclaimed Playwright Katori Hall Photo STARZ Announces New Series P-VALLEY from Acclaimed Playwright Katori Hall
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2020

Starz announced today that the new original series ‚ÄúP-Valley‚ÄĚ will premiere on¬†Sunday, July 12 at 8 PM ET/PT, airing eight episodes week-to-week on STARZ in the U.S. and Canada and on STARZPLAY across Europe, Latin America and Japan.

Cady McClain's Award-Winning Documentary SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT Gets Distr Photo Cady McClain's Award-Winning Documentary SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT Gets Distribution Deal
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Cady McClain has just signed a nonexclusive distribution deal with Collective Eye for her award-winning documentary Seeing is Believing: Women Direct. The film chronicles the challenges and triumphs of women directors, emphasizing the opportunity for women to use their voice through media to change the social and political landscape and achieve full equality in a male dominated business.

Key West Film Festival Announces Official Lineup, Featuring MARRIAGE STORY, JUST MERC Photo Key West Film Festival Announces Official Lineup, Featuring MARRIAGE STORY, JUST MERCY, & More!
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The 8th Annual Key West Film Festival announces its official 2019 lineup including major fall films from Noah Baumbach and Destin Daniel Cretton. More than 115 films and V/R pieces will be shown during the 5-day festival, which runs November 20-24. Nearly half of the feature films at the festival will be Florida festival premieres.

KWFF 2019 Announces Golden Key Award Recipients Photo KWFF 2019 Announces Golden Key Award Recipients
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL announced today that Kimberly Peirce and Tom Skerritt will receive the prestigious Golden Key Awards at this year's festival, running November 20-24, 2019.

Emmy Winner Cady McClain's Documentary 'Seeing is Believing: Women Direct' Launches T Photo Emmy Winner Cady McClain's Documentary 'Seeing is Believing: Women Direct' Launches Today on TuggEDU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Emmy¬ģ winning actress-turned-director Cady McClain's Seeing is Believing: Women Direct, a documentary film about women who direct film and television, is partnering with TuggEDU to bring the film to all North American schools, organizations, community centers, libraries, churches, groups, boardrooms and more. Groups can choose to host a private event or public screening, while high schools, community colleges and universities can purchase an educational license, DVD or host a single screening. The film is available in 27-, 58- and 84-minute versions. Ms. McClain is currently available to travel to screenings and to share her experience in the making of this film. The 84-minute, full-length feature version of the film will also be screening three times at the Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis, where McClain will be appearing as a panelist on Saturday, Oct. 13 after the screening.

El Beso De La Mujer Ara√Īa Rompi√≥ El Tab√ļ Sobre La Homosexualidad En Argentina Photo El Beso De La Mujer Ara√Īa Rompi√≥ El Tab√ļ Sobre La Homosexualidad En Argentina
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Basada en la novela hom√≥nima de Manuel Puig, la pel√≠cula¬†El beso de la mujer ara√Īa, creada en 1985 por el brasile√Īo H√©ctor Babenco, fue comentada por el especialista Juan Carlos Bautista, en el marco de Charlas sobre cine y literatura: Diversidad sexual.

Michelle Williams to Star In Upcoming Amazon Studios Historical Drama THIS IS JANE Photo Michelle Williams to Star In Upcoming Amazon Studios Historical Drama THIS IS JANE
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2018

According to Variety, Michelle Williams¬†will star in ‚ÄúThis Is Jane,‚ÄĚ Amazon Studios' historical drama that follows women who provided abortion services in the years before legalized abortion.

BWW Review: SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT ~ A Celebration of Women as Filmmakers Photo BWW 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.

2018 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab Fellows Announced: Diverse Group of Writers Photo 2018 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab Fellows Announced: Diverse Group of Writers, Advisors Convene to Develop Timely Projects
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Sixteen emerging screenwriters will come together at Sundance Institute's 2018 Screenwriters Lab, an immersive five-day writers' workshop announced today and taking place at the Sundance Resort in Utah, January 12-17, 2018. The Lab brings independent screenwriters together with accomplished writers, in an environment that encourages the art and craft of writing and creative risk-taking. Through one-on-one story sessions with Creative Advisors, Fellows work intensively on their feature film scripts and engage in an artistically rigorous process that offers them indispensable lessons in craft. The Lab is the first step in a year-round CONTINUUM of customized creative and tactical support for each project and team.

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT Begins Tonight at The New Group Photo Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT Begins Tonight at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

The New Group presents the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot.

Josh Pais Joins DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group Photo Josh Pais Joins DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The New Group has announced that Josh Pais joins Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Sadie Scott, Chlo Sevigny and Daniel Sovich in Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot.

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group Photo Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny.

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season.

Glamour & Girlgaze Team on #NewView Film Competition to Support Young Female Filmmakers
by Movies News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Just 11 percent of directors for the 500 top-grossing domestic films are women. That number is only slightly higher‚ÄĒ32 percent‚ÄĒfor short films.

Photo Flash: Oprah, Ava DuVernay, Van Jones Talk Netflix's 13TH on MLK Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Sunday night of Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos and U.S. Ambassador Nicole Avant (ret.) hosted a reception and special conversation on behalf of Netflix's original documentary 13TH at their home in Los Angeles.

Sundance Institute to Launch New 'FilmTwo' Initiative
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Sundance Institute today announced a significant expansion of its signature artist development programs to include targeted support for second-time feature filmmakers, addressing a growing need in the field of independent storytelling, especially for women and filmmakers of color. The new FilmTwo Initiative, led by the Institute's renowned Feature Film Program, with generous support from Founding Partner NBCUniversal, will offer selected directors specialized creative and tactical guidance in navigating the unique challenges of making their second feature films. The Initiative's inaugural Fellows announced today participated in a Screenwriters Intensive in March and continue to receive customized creative and tactical support and participate in select FFP activities.

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Name Joseph Gordon-Levitt 2016 Man of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Golden Globe-nominated and Emmy-winning actor, director and producer Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the recipient of its 2016 Man of the Year Award

GALECA Name Top Ten LBGTQA Films 'Every Non-LGBTQA Person Should See'
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

Just in time for the holidays, as they say . . . the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (galeca.org) today announced its membership's picks for their second ‚ÄúGALECA Ten Best‚ÄĚ list: The 10 Best LBGTQA Films GALECA Every Non-LGBTQA Person Should See!

SECRETS & LIES with Ryan Phillippe Ordered to Series at ABC
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2014

SECRETS & LIES, based on the Australian series, follows a 'family man who finds the body of a young boy and quickly becomes the prime murder suspect.'

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