Independent Spirit Award nominations announced

Just a few moments ago, the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Award nominations were revealed to the public, continuing on with Phase One of the awards season. This precursor marks another new point in the ...

Film Acquisition Rundown: IFC Films Picks up ‘Sweet Virginia,’ Oscilloscope Buys ‘Song of Granite’ and More

Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe. Check out last week’s Rundown here. – IFC Films has ...

Netflix Acquires Documentary ‘Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower’ — Sundance 2017

Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to the “Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower,” which premiered Friday in the Sundance Film Festival’s World Documentaries section. Directed by Joe Piscatella, the ...

Drone Footage Captures Devastating Destruction of Tennessee Wildfires

Footage from an aerial drone operated by Gatlinburg, Tennessee, resident Andrew Duncan, shows the devastation resulting from nearby wildfires. “There were cars left in ditches where people wrecked ...

Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan set for Paul Dano’s directorial debut Wildlife

Variety is reporting that Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan have signed on to star in Wildlife, which marks the directorial debut of actor Paul Dano. Based on Richard Ford’s novel, Wildlife ” tells ...

News Shorts: April 30th 2016

The Neon Demon A bunch of new stills are out from "Drive" director Nicolas Winding Refn's latest feature "The Neon Demon" which premieres during the Cannes Film Festival next summer. Elle Fanning, ...

June Pictures Boards ‘Tangerine’ Director Sean Baker’s Next Film ‘The Florida Project’

June Pictures Boards ‘Tangerine’ Director Sean Baker’s Next Film ‘The Florida Project’ Exclusive: June Pictures has come aboard to produce and finance Sean Baker's The Florida Project, the writer-director’s follow-up feature to his awards-season hit Tangerine. It is the second film ...

ICM Partners Agent Alex Saks To Run Upstart Shingle June Pictures

Exclusive: Alex Saks has left ICM Partners to become president of June Pictures, which she’ll run with CEO Andrew Duncan. Saks spent the past four years as an agent in the Independent and ...

Quote of the Week: Ok Go

Ok Go - Upside Down & Inside Out Hello, Dear Ones. Please enjoy our new video for "Upside Down & Inside Out". A million thanks to S7 Airlines. #GravitysJustAHabit Posted by Ok Go on Thursday, ...

Young Apprentice axed

'X Factor' fans have slammed the show for ''killing'' it with extended back stories. Viewers are said to be unhappy with the new format, which sees performers featured in lengthy slots discussing ...

Nominees at the 26th Gemini Awards

Yesterday, the Canadian Academy released its list of nominees for the 26th Gemini Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Emmy Awards. Best Animated Program or Series * Glenn Martin Dds * Hot Wheels ...

E4: where does it go from here?

As it looks back on 10 years of success with imports and UK hits such as The Inbetweeners, the channel faces new challenges E4 marks its 10th anniversary today, certain of its appeal, and of its ...

Britain's Channel 4 Lures Away UKTV CEO

London - Channel 4 has announced the appointment of David Abraham, 46, as its new Chief Executive. Abraham, who is currently Chief Executive of leading multi-channel digital broadcaster UKTV, will ...

Whose eye is on Celebrity Big Brother? | Media Monkey

It's that most wonderful time of the year again. No, not Christmas. The revealing of the Celebrity Big Brother logo! Oh yes. The last ever CBB series launches on Channel 4 on Sunday 3 January so ...