Creative film

Imagine what Travis Scott’s next A24 movie will look like

Alphonse Pierre’s writer Pitchfork rap chronicle covers songs, mixtapes, albums, Instagram freestyles, memes, weird tweets, fashion trends–and anything that catches his eye. Four possible storylines for Travis Scott’s A24 movie I was starting to worry. We are eight months into 2021 and partnerships with the Travis Scott brand have been rare. So I’m grateful to A24, everyone’s favorite movie studio ...

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RM 54 million distributed to creative industry players – Saifuddin

KUCHING: A total of RM 54 million of the RM 89.2 million allocated under the Malaysian Creative Industry Stimulation Program (PRISMA) has so far been distributed to creative industry practitioners in the country . Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (pix) said the government aims to distribute the remaining funds to creative industry practitioners before the end of the ...

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Documentary “Becoming Led Zeppelin” added to Venice Film Festival lineup – deadline

Become Led Zeppelin, the documentary about the iconic rock band, has been added to the lineup at the Venice Film Festival (September 1-11) in an out-of-competition niche. Directed by Bernard Mac Mahon (American epic), and co-written and produced by Allison mcgourty, the film features members of the group Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham and Robert Plant. The film ...

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Pandemic wipes $ 3.5 billion from film and television’s contribution to UK economy – deadline

As the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on production in the UK, with show closures including Bridgerton, a new report has shed light on the extent of the damage caused by the pandemic. The non-profit Creative UK Group has partnered with research firm Oxford Economics to assess the screen sector’s contribution to the UK economy. They concluded that the gross ...

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Japanese team Nippon TV & UK Outfit Envision on an east-west list – deadline

EXCLUSIVE: In an intriguing partnership that signals the continuing trend of high-profile international collaborations in the film and television industry, Japan’s leading multiplatform entertainment company Nippon TV is teaming up with London-based premium media company Envision Entertainment to form a common list. The first will be a series inspired by the successful Japanese series Double booking, and a pair of ...

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Samantha N. Sheppard & JE Smyth – Deadline

Authors and university professors Samantha N. Sheppard and JE Smyth were named Academy Film Scholars on Monday 2021 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The grant, presented annually by the organization, is awarded to established academics whose projects focus on one aspect of film and the film industry. The Academy’s Education Grants Committee will award Sheppard and ...

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