Creative film

Trinidad and Tobago film festival takes a step up

Characteristics News day An hour ago Dominic Davis, left, Jabari Daniel and Tevyn Gill in a scene from the movie Cheesecake airing today. – In addition to the variety of films presented from the Caribbean and its diaspora, the 2021 TT Film Festival (TTFF / 21) will feature over 15 screenings by TT filmmakers in categories such as new media, ...

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Amazon has promised all James Bond films will hit theaters

Longtime James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli says Amazon is committed to releasing future films from the long-running franchise in theaters. According to long-standing James bond producer Barbara Broccoli, Amazon will continue to ensure that future films in the franchise hit theaters. The multinational conglomerate bought MGM Studios in May 2021, which owns the rights to the James Bond franchise with ...

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“Risk is an essential part of the creative process”

Music feeds on collaboration. A new compilation featuring 18 artists performing in various rooms, stairwells, nooks and crannies around the illustrious surroundings of the National Concert Hall takes it to another level. In the Echo: Field Recordings from Earlsfort Terrace was produced and curated by Ross Turner, a Dublin-based musician who has performed with Villagers and Lisa Hannigan. Turner is ...

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New black cinema champion Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89

Melvin Van Peebles, the filmmaker hailed as the godfather of modern black cinema and a pioneer of independent American cinema, died Tuesday at his Manhattan home. He was 89 years old. His death was announced by his son Mario Van Peebles, the actor and director. A Renaissance man whose work spanned books, theater and music, Mr. Van Peebles is best ...

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Chris Clark joins Film Construction filmmakers

Film Construction has added director Chris Clark to its roster, for performance in New Zealand, Australia and Asia. “We first learned about Chris’ work about ten years ago. As a burgeoning filmmaker, he faced off against one of our lead directors, and this fresh-faced youngster took him out. From that point on, we recognized that he was an important talent ...

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The finalists revealed for the 2021 US BIG Awards campaign

Results are for the first US BIG Awards campaign. The BIG awards is Campaign’s creative program identifying the best work produced over the past year across disciplines, sectors and creative media excellence. But unlike other creative award shows, this crop of entries was selected by a jury of promising creatives with three to five years of industry experience. The aim ...

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Paramount’s New Film Director Brian Robbins May Boost ViacomCBS Streaming

Brian Robbins succeeds Jim Gianopulos at the head of the famous film studio Paramount Pictures. The former actor, producer and CEO of digital store AwesomenessTV brings a unique resume to the role. Robbins provided Paramount + with user-friendly projects like an “iCarly” reboot and a “Paw Patrol” movie. See more stories on the Insider business page. Paramount Pictures’ new film ...

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Instead of relying on tired tropes, movies could really use a little more originality – The Cord

Picture provided Recently I was watching the movie free guy. It was… good until the end when in an epic final showdown, Ryan Reynolds pulled out Captain America’s shield, a hulk fist, Megaman’s blaster, then a lightsaber, all with music from appropriate accompaniment. I see it more and more in movies in recent years. Studio executives throw away everything recognizable ...

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