TV News Roundup: Netflix Reveals Premiere Date for Tom Papa’s Standup Special

In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix announced the premiere date for “Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!” and Quibi unveiled the title and artwork for its upcoming series starring Liam Hemsworth and ...

Hulu Promotes Belisa Balaban To VP Original Documentaries With ‘Hillary’ And ‘Greta’ On Way

Hulu Promotes Belisa Balaban To VP Original Documentaries With ‘Hillary’ And ‘Greta’ On Way Balisa Balaban has been promoted to VP Original Documentaries. The streaming service has been ramping up its Hulu Original Documentary films slate with recent titles including Ask Dr. Ruth, The ...

‘An Inconvenient Truth’ Director Davis Guggenheim Launches Concordia, a Documentary and Nonfiction Studio

‘An Inconvenient Truth’ Director Davis Guggenheim Launches Concordia, a Documentary and Nonfiction Studio “An Inconvenient Truth” director Davis Guggenheim and former Participant exec Jonathan King have launched Concordia Studio, a nonfiction film and TV production company that will premiere four ...

Davis Guggenheim And Jonathan King Launch Concordia Studio With Laurene Powell Jobs

Davis Guggenheim And Jonathan King Launch Concordia Studio With Laurene Powell Jobs Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth Davis Guggenheim and former Participant exec Jonathan King have teamed with Laurene Powell Jobs and Emerson Collective to launch Concordia Studio. The ...

Davis Guggenheim, Jonathan King Launch Concordia Studio at Sundance

Davis Guggenheim, Jonathan King Launch Concordia Studio at Sundance Davis Guggenheim, director of the Oscar-winning “An Inconvenient Truth,” announced Monday ahead of the Sundance Film Festival the launch of Concordia Studio, which he founded with former Participant ...

Davis Guggenheim, Jonathan King launch Concordia Studio

Laurene Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective a partner. Davis Guggenheim and Jonathan King have launched Concordia Studio to create nonfiction and scripted films, series, and streaming content. The ...

2019 Oscars flashback: How many women were nominated beside the 10 acting contenders (Hint: not enough)

2019 Oscars flashback: How many women were nominated beside the 10 acting contenders (Hint: not enough) At the 2018 Oscars, Frances McDormand, who’d just won her second Best Actress Academy Award for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” asked all the female nominees to stand. Ten women will ...

Streaming Platforms Dominate Oscar Documentary Shortlists, Continuing Major Power Shift

Streaming Platforms Dominate Oscar Documentary Shortlists, Continuing Major Power Shift Filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert understand better than most how much things can change in a decade. In 2009 they released their Oscar-nominated documentary short The Last Truck, about the ...

Greta Thunberg Documentary Set at Hulu

Greta Thunberg Documentary Set at Hulu Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will be the subject of a new documentary at Hulu. The film, “Greta” (working title), will be directed by Nathan Grossman and produced by Cecilia Nessen and ...

Greta Thunburg Documentary Set At Hulu, Chronicling Climate Activist’s Global Rise

Greta Thunburg Documentary Set At Hulu, Chronicling Climate Activist’s Global Rise Exclusive: Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is the subject of Greta (working title), an original documentary, which will premiere on Hulu in 2020. The documentary is produced ...

International Documentary Association winners announce

By Glenn Dunks The International Documentary Association announced their winners this past weekend with the Syrian-uk For Sama taking the top prize among a field of ten nominees. Ida aren’t the best ...

Hillary Clinton Gets a Docuseries on Hulu

Hulu has released the teaser trailer for Hillary, an original four-part docuseries exploring the life of former Secretary of State, former First Lady and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. ...

‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture From Los Angeles Film Critics

‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture From Los Angeles Film Critics “Parasite” has been named the best film of 2019 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, which announced its annual awards on Sunday. “The Irishman” was runner-up. The twisted Korean black comedy ...

New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Don’t count on these when making your 2020 Oscar predictions

New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Don’t count on these when making your 2020 Oscar predictions The New York Film Critics Circle is so determined to be one of the first groups to weigh in with its picks for the best of the year that the date of its decision-making keeps getting advanced. But how ...

New York Film Critics Circle 2019 Winners (Updated Live)

New York Film Critics Circle 2019 Winners (Updated Live) Following the Gotham Awards and the National Board of Review, the 2019-2020 awards season continues today with the first major critics group announcement courtesy of the New York Film Critics Circle ...

Oscars 2020: The Early Contenders for Documentary Feature

Oscars 2020: The Early Contenders for Documentary Feature With all of the changes in Oscar voting — and the changes in Oscar voters — that have taken place over the last few years, it’s hard to know how much of the conventional awards season wisdom to ...

‘Vice Investigates’ Series Sets Hulu Run With Episodes Appearing Monthly

Vice Media, which has been reshuffling its TV partnership plans after its long-term relationship with HBO wound down several months ago, has set a premiere on Hulu of Vice Investigates. The Hulu ...

Ida Documentary Feature nominations 2019: ‘American Factory,’ ‘Honeyland’ and ‘One Child Nation’ among nominees

The International Documentary Association (Ida) announced nominees for its annual awards on Wednesday morning. The 10 films nominated in the Best Feature category were culled from the group’s short ...

Hulu Taps Netflix’s Spencer Peeples As Head Of Film & Awards Marketing

Exclusive: Awards specialist Spencer Peeples is leaving Netflix for a high-profile job at streaming rival Hulu. Peeples is joining Disney-controlled Hulu as VP, Film and Awards Marketing. In the newly ...

Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards nominations: ‘The Biggest Little Farm’ leads with 7, ‘Apollo 11’ and ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ nab 6

Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards nominations: ‘The Biggest Little Farm’ leads with 7, ‘Apollo 11’ and ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ nab 6 John Chester‘s “The Biggest Little Farm” leads the fourth annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards with seven nominations, including Best Documentary Feature and Best Director. Right behind it with ...

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