AsianAm, LGBTQ Films Win Big at NBC's Diverse Shorts FestAsianAm, LGBTQ Films Win Big at NBC's Diverse Shorts Fest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Last night, the 13th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, which celebrates diverse stories while finding the next generation of storytellers, honored its six finalist films and filmmakers with a finale screening and awards ceremony at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood. (more...)

Comedian-Actor Zainab Johnson to Host the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL FinaleComedian-Actor Zainab Johnson to Host the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Finale
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Comedian-actor Zainab Johnson (“Late Night with Seth Meyers,” HBO's “All Def Comedy”) is set to host the finale screening and awards ceremony of the 13th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL on October 24, 2018 at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood. The festival which is part of the network's talent infusion programs (NBC TIPS) celebrates diverse stories while finding the next generation of storytellers. Festival alumni include Steven Caple Jr. (“Creed 2”), Hasan Minhaj (“The Daily Show”), Randall Park (“Fresh Off the Boat”) and Simone Missick (“Luke Cage”). (more...)

NewFest 2018 Announces Full Lineup For Their 30th AnniversaryNewFest 2018 Announces Full Lineup For Their 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Following the announcement of their Opening Night Film, Yen Tan's award-winning AIDS drama 1985, NewFest today announced the full lineup of their 30th annual celebration of the year's best LGBT films from around the world. The program of more than 140 narrative features, documentaries, episodic series and shorts runs from October 24-30 at the SVA Theatre, Cinépolis Chelsea, and The LGBT Community Center in New York City. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals announced the features lineup and opening night film for the 25th edition of the Film Festival, running March 9-18, 2018 in Austin, Texas. The acclaimed program draws thousands of fans, filmmakers, press, and industry leaders every year to immerse themselves in the most innovative, smart and entertaining new films of the year. (more...)

12th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Honored Diverse Films12th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Honored Diverse Films
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Last night, the 12th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL honored its nine finalist films and filmmakers with a finale screening and awards ceremony at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood. (more...)

Comedian/Actor Kym Whitley Set to Host NBCU Short Film FestComedian/Actor Kym Whitley Set to Host NBCU Short Film Fest
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Comedian-actor Kym Whitley ( Young & Hungry ) will act as host for the finale screening and awards ceremony of the 12th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL which celebrates diverse stories while finding the next generation of storytellers, on October 18, 2017 (more...)

Photo Flash: America Ferrera, Ryan Piers Williams and More Attend After Party for Premiere of X/Y
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

On Saturday, April 19, the cast of the film X/Y - including America Ferrera, Ryan Piers Williams, Jon Paul Phillips, Dree Hemingway, and Melanie Diaz - gathered at the Heineken Official After-Party at Parlor to celebrate the world premiere of the film. Scroll down to see some pictures of the event! (more...)

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Announces World Narrative & Documentary Competition Selections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections (more...)

Amber Tamblyn to Join America Ferrera in X/Y
by Movies News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Amber Tamblyn is teaming up with UGLY BETTY. According to Deadline, Tamblyn has officially signed on to co-star with America Ferrera in her husband's, Ryan Piers Williams, upcoming independent film X/Y. (more...)

Edinburgh International Film Festival Announces Judges for Festival Awards - Jim Broadbent, Elliott Gould, Gerald Peary, Ewen Bremner & More
by Movies News Desk - Jun 13, 2012

Today the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) announced 2012's Michael Powell Award Competition Jury and the four other juries who will deliberate over the Festival's seven awards. Two of the jurors will also be the subjects of In-Person events that have been newly added to the EIFF programme. Jim Broadbent, Elliott Gould, Gerald Peary and Ewen Bremner are among those chosen to judge awards. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Rickman & More at the HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HOLLOWS NYC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

Yesterday, July 11, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows premiered at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Daniel Radcliffe, starring on Broadway in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, was joined at the premiere by co-stars Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Alan Rickman and more! Below BroadwayWorld brings you red carpet coverage of the premiere. (more...)

America Ferrera Ties the Knot With Ryan Piers Williams
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2011

According to EW.com, stage veteran America Ferrera married movie director Ryan Piers Williams on June 27. The couple met at the University of Southern California where they both atteded college. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner - Part 1
by Walter McBride - May 2, 2011

Stars from the stage, and the big and small screen were in attendance at the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. on April 30, 2011 and we were there to capture the star studded arrivals! (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Producers Lead Sundance Film Noms
by Movies News Desk - Dec 3, 2009

Sundance Institute announced today the lineup of films selected to screen in the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Matt Weaver & Scott Prisand, two of ROCK OF AGES' lead producers and co-owners of the LA-based Corner Store Entertainment, have two films in the top dramatic category at Sundance Film Festival. The films, which star a host of stage stars, are SYMPATHY FOR DELICIOUS (Mark Ruffalo, Laura Linney, Orlando Bloom and Juliette Lewis) and HESHER (Natalie Portman and Joseph Gordon Levitt). (more...)

Photo Coverage: America Ferrera Weds Ryan Piers Williams
by Meghan Schuler - Jan 1, 2000

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, America Ferrera married movie director Ryan Piers Williams on June 27. The couple met at the University of Southern California where they both atteded college. (more...)