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HBO Special Event BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Available To Stream For Free Nov. 25 Photo HBO Special Event BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Available To Stream For Free Nov. 25
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

Following its debut this weekend on HBO Max, the HBO special event BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, a gripping adaption of the New York Times #1 bestselling book by Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Apollo stage performance of the same name, will be available to stream for free on HBOMax.com this Thanksgiving weekend, beginning November 25 through November 30.

HBO's BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Debuts November 21 Photo HBO's BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Debuts November 21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020

HBO's BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, a gripping adaption of the New York Times #1 bestselling book by Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Apollo stage performance of the same name, debuts SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

A&E Network Greenlights New Documentary Special BIOGRAPHY: TLC Photo A&E Network Greenlights New Documentary Special BIOGRAPHY: TLC
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2020

A&E Network has greenlit the new two-hour documentary special “Biography: TLC” (wt) chronicling the journey of the top selling American female group of all-time who led the way with their music, their message and their style.

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Debuts Nov. 21 on HBO Photo BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Debuts Nov. 21 on HBO
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

HBO's BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME will debut SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, with Mahershala Ali, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Angela Davis, Tip 'T.I.' Harris, Mimi Jones, Ledisi, Greg Alverez Reid, Nate Smith and Olivia Washington rounding out the previously announced cast

Academy Launches Conversation Series On Race and Gender Equity in Filmmaking, ACADEMY Photo Academy Launches Conversation Series On Race and Gender Equity in Filmmaking, ACADEMY DIALOGUES: IT STARTS WITH US
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced the launch of a new series of virtual panels for members and the public, as a part of its Academy Aperture 2025 equity and inclusion initiative, called “Academy Dialogues: It Starts with Us,” with conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, history, opportunity and the art of filmmaking. 

Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, & More to Star in the HBO Special Event BETWEEN THE  Photo Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, & More to Star in the HBO Special Event BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

The first wave of featured performers has been announced for HBOa??s adaptation of the critically acclaimed stage show, based on the #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name by author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates.

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara Stars in the Trailer for THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Photo VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara Stars in the Trailer for THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

Kelli O'Hara stars in an updated and reimagined version of The Accidental Wolf, which has been picked up by Topic!

HBO to Adapt Ta-Nehisi Coates' Stage Show BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Photo HBO to Adapt Ta-Nehisi Coates' Stage Show BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

HBO will adapt the critically acclaimed stage show, BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, based on the #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name by author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, as an HBO Special Event to air this fall

Sundance Institute and Adobe Announce 2020 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows Photo Sundance Institute and Adobe Announce 2020 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

 Sundance Institute and Adobe announced the class of 2020 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows today, chosen from a global pool of more than 1,600 applicants. Hailing from a broad geography, from Nashville to Hong Kong, and rooted in a diverse array of creative disciplines from documentary filmmaking to narrative shorts, these 10 emerging artists selected will engage with a year of mentorship and support from Sundance Institute and Sundance Ignite founding partner Adobe.

92Y's Summer Talks to Feature Sara Bareilles, Judy Gold, Rosie O'Donnell & More Photo 92Y's Summer Talks to Feature Sara Bareilles, Judy Gold, Rosie O'Donnell & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

92Y has announced their upcoming schedule featuring Sara Bareilles, Judy Gold, Rosie O'Donnell and more.

Kelsey Grammer, Debra Granik, & More to Mentor the 2020 Youth Film Lab Photo Kelsey Grammer, Debra Granik, & More to Mentor the 2020 Youth Film Lab
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

The Woodstock Film Festival announced today the return of its 3rd annual Summer Youth Film Lab in a new online format.

Sundance Institute Announces 2020 New Frontier Story Lab Fellows Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2020 New Frontier Story Lab Fellows
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

Six projects and artist teams have been selected for the 2020 Sundance Institute New Frontier Story Lab, which supports independent artists working at the cutting-edge convergence of film, art, media, live performance, and technology. 

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for THE INNOCENCE FILES Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for THE INNOCENCE FILES
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for The Innocence Files, a 9-episode documentary limited series premiering April 15.

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces Home From Home Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces Home From Home
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020

Birmingham Royal Ballet is launching Home From Home, a new series of online content which will give an exclusive insight into the company's daily routine and specially curated performances as they stay fit and creative whilst in isolation at their homes across the globe.

New Documentaries Coming Soon to Netflix Photo New Documentaries Coming Soon to Netflix
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

Whether you like tales of social justice, natural history, close-ups of heroes who were ahead of their time, true crime, or something that's #strangerthanfiction - our upcoming slate will give our members amazing stories they can't find anywhere else. Over 147 million households have chosen to watch at least one documentary on Netflix in the last year, and we're expecting our coming lineup to give members more to talk about with their friends.

Sundance Institute Selects 12 First-Time Feature Filmmakers for Screenwriters Intensi Photo Sundance Institute Selects 12 First-Time Feature Filmmakers for Screenwriters Intensive
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Twelve screenwriters have been selected to participate in Sundance Institute's eighth annual Screenwriters Intensive in Los Angeles, to take place March 4-5, 2020. The Intensive, a two-day workshop for select emerging writers and writer/directors from underrepresented communities, focuses on the development of first fiction features. Fellows at the Intensive will advance the art and craft of their work under the guidance of experienced filmmakers and the Institute's Feature Film Program, led by that Program's Founding Director Michelle Satter and Deputy Director Ilyse McKimmie.

AFI Fest 2019 Announces AFI Summit Program Photo AFI Fest 2019 Announces AFI Summit Program
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

​​​​​​​ The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the program for the inaugural AFI Summit that will take place at AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi. The lineup includes a conversation with producer, director, actress and activist Eva Longoria and founder of the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative Dr. Stacy Smithto discuss the latest findings from the Initiative about the alarming lack of representation of Latinx individuals in film; an in-depth and wide-ranging conversation between Susan Ruskin, Dean of the AFI Conservatory and Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of Netflix; The Hollywood Reporter's Indie Contenders Roundtable moderated by Scott Feinberg; the Los Angeles Times' Doc Roundtable moderated by Amy Kaufman; a panel led by Brickson Diamond, Chairman of Blackhouse, with three pairs of entertainment executives of color discussing diversifying the film industry; and Shoot the Book where film rights managers pitch their projects.

HBO to Premiere THE APOLLO Documentary on November 6 Photo HBO to Premiere THE APOLLO Documentary on November 6
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

THE APOLLO, directed by Oscar® and Emmy® winner Roger Ross Williams, chronicles the legacy of New York City's landmark Apollo Theater, covering the rich history of the storied performance space over its 85 years. What began as a refuge for marginalized artists emerged as a hallowed hall of black excellence and empowerment. In the film, Williams reflects on the struggle of black lives in America, the role that art plays in that struggle, and the part the Apollo Theater continues to play in the cultural conversation.

DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup for 10th Edition Photo DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup for 10th Edition
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

 DOC NYC, America's largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its expanded tenth anniversary edition, running November 6-15 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea's SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea. The 2019 festival includes 136 feature-length documentaries among over 300 films and events overall, making this landmark year DOC NYC's biggest edition yet. Included are 28 world premieres 27 US or North American premieres and 59 NYC premieres, with more than 500 doc makers and special guests expected in person to present their films or participate on panels. 

Woodstock Film Festival Announces 20th Anniversary Audience & Maverick Award Recipien Photo Woodstock Film Festival Announces 20th Anniversary Audience & Maverick Award Recipients
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

The 20th Anniversary Woodstock Film Festival wrapped up on Sunday with the Closing Night film Marriage Story, directed by Noah Baumbach. Audience ballots from more than 100 films were counted late Sunday night to determine the winners of the Audience Awards. Over the past week, thousands of film goers, industry and filmmakers from around the world attended screenings, panels, and special events in Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Rosendale, Kingston and Saugerties.

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