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BWTV makes a comeback – THE EXHIBITOR

BWTV is an organization run by BW’s Communications Department that enables students studying media production or other related fields to hone and develop skills important to television and video production. The pandemic has been a difficult climb for universities and schools across the country and BWTV has not been spared from the many challenges. Professor Duane Battle, who leads the ...

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Atlanta Season 3 Premiere Closes 2022 SXSW Film Festival

SXSW 2022: FX’s Atlanta Cast & Crew Talk Final Season, Bond With Each Other Select Atlanta cast and crew members walked the red carpet on March 18 to premiere the third season of the FX series to close out the 2022 SXSW Film Festival. Viewer discretion is advised due to the use of language. AUSTIN, TX – The third season ...

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The Molodist Kyiv Film Festival calls on the Fests to boycott Russian cinema

The Kyiv-based Molodist International Film Festival has written an open letter to the film community calling on other festivals to join the boycott of Russian films in response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces. The festival’s statement cites an ongoing effort by modern Russia to “separate culture from politics” and “[use] this same culture to distract the ...

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Amazon is going Nollywood – and its studio deals could shake up one of the world’s most prolific movie hubs

Over the past few months, the US giant has signed exclusive streaming deals with Inkblot Productions and Anthill Studios – which indicate the deals will fundamentally change the way they operate. Chinaza Onuzo, co-founder of Inkblot Productions, the studio behind domestic hits “The Wedding Party” and “Up North,” told CNN Business that the company has signed a three-year licensing agreement ...

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Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival unveils conference program

Copenhagen International Airport. The Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX), which runs from March 23 to April 3, has unveiled its conference program. Participating filmmakers include Sara Dosa (“Fire of Love”), Daniel Roher (“Navalny”) and Renzo Martens (“The White Cube”), and indigenous Brazilian cinematographer Tangãi Uru-eu-wau-wau ( “The Territory). The conference program, known as CPH:CONFERENCE, is presented in partnership with the Documentary ...

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‘Summer of Soul’ picks up on a concert documentary tradition

In the mid-2010s, popular music films dominated the Best Documentary Feature category at the Oscars. “Searching for Sugar Man,” “Twenty Feet From Stardom,” and “Amy” all won the award. It was an unexpected boom: in previous decades, non-classical music documentaries had only received sparse nominations. All of these winning films were biographies or chronicles of a scene or community. This ...

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Roll Out the Red Carpet: LDS Film Festival Set for 2022 with New Vision and Leadership

OREM, Utah (ABC4) — If you’re a fan of movie star Jason Momoa’s deep, somewhat raspy voice, you’re in luck. The actor, best known for his starring role as Aquaman, will lend his talents and passion for the ocean as the narrator of boatmana documentary that follows the life and legacy of legendary surfing icon Duke Kahanamoku. “The producers made ...

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River City Roundup: February 14, 2022

Happy Valentine day! On the menu for the days ahead are a classic love story at the Richmond Ballet, a new film festival at the Byrd, an exhibit from the Black American Artists Alliance of Richmond and a discussion of a family legacy via the Library of Virginia. Have a good week! Give your loved one tickets to an enchanted ...

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Cresco Labs Announces Social Justice Documentary Premiere at Santa Barbara International Film Festival and South by Southwest

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cresco Laboratories (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) (“Cresco Labs” or “the Company”), a vertically integrated multi-state operator and America’s leading wholesaler of branded cannabis products, today announced the short documentary film awarded at the Clio Awards, “Michael Thompson’s Sentence”will have its world premiere on March 9 at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (“SBIFF”) and will screen March 13-17 at the South ...

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Brazilian-American screenwriter Laura Malin on creating a Latin women’s production company

Best-selling Brazilian author and screenwriter Laura Malin has worked on the development of films including “Head Over Heals 3” and television series such as “The Awakener: The Series” among many other film and television projects. Here, she explains why she always wants to champion Brazilian talent, find success on the Movie festival circuit and what she learns on the film ...

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Faculty Documentary on Childhood Trauma Caused by Acclaimed Racism | SIU

SIU MEDIA SERVICES Students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have the opportunity to learn – and interact daily – with internationally renowned faculty who are not only gifted instructors, but also talented performers such as Pirooz Kalayh. An assistant professor of scriptwriting and film production at the School of Media Arts who arrived last August, Kalayeh receives accolades for his ...

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SXSW Is Preparing In-Person Film Festival With ‘Atlanta’, ‘Lost City’

NEW YORK (AP) — After the pandemic forced the South by Southwest Film Festival to go virtual for the past two years, the festival in Austin, Texas, is planning a largely in-person event in March that will feature premieres of the third season of Donald Glover’s “Atlanta,” the last of Richard Linklater and Sandra Bullock- Channing Tatum’s comedy “The Lost ...

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UH grad shortlisted for Netflix, Tribeca, and Gold House Directors Fellowship

Erin Lau (Photo credit: Antonio Agosto) A national scholarship program to help lead the pool of Asian and Pacific Islander talent in the film industry will feature a university of Hawaii to the former student of Mānoa. Erin Lau2014 graduate of the Creative Media Academy (MCA), is one of the three directors selected for the first Future Golden Film Scholarshiphosted ...

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The Slamdance Film Festival will present a film made by Mississauga students

Poster for the film Therapy Dogs, a film shot at Cawthra Park High School by former students in their senior year. When Justin Morrice and Ethan Eng were in high school in 2019, they wanted to make a movie that captured an authentic student experience. Now Therapy Dogs, the movie they made for fun during their senior year at Cawthra ...

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Amy Poehler’s Sundance Documentary on Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz – The Hollywood Reporter

Among the rich selection of still images and sequences in the unexpected affective Lucy and Desi, there’s an image that might strike you with its resemblance to the film’s director, Amy Poehler. The photo captures Lucille Ball, in one of her best outfits, beaming for the camera: a beautiful, wide-eyed clown. More than 70 years later i love lucy transformed ...

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Elliot Page Joins ‘Clever’ Film About Trans Youth: ‘Unlike Anything I’ve Seen’

Elliot Page attends the Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sept. 13, 2021. (Getty/Theo Wargo) Elliot Page has signed on as executive producer for a documentary about trans lives in Italy, set to premiere next month. Page described the film as “a meditation on trans humanity”, and said he had ...

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Berlin International Film Festival to be held in person despite rising COVID cases

The Berlin International Film Festival will take place in person next month despite the increase in the number of viruses in Germany. The rising number of cases, especially in the capital Berlin, has raised some concerns, but organizers want the festival to “send a signal” to the creative industries. “We are aware of the challenges posed by the unpredictable evolution ...

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DreamMaker aims to create an open and accessible entertainment metaverse

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 27, 2021 / DreamMaker, a metaverse product created by ATTA, aims to create an open and accessible metaverse of entertainment with a basic concept of film and video creations. The DreamMaker ecosystem is a creative platform where anyone can become stars, directors, screenwriters or actors and make their dreams come true by showing ...

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Spread it or skip it?

Now on Hulu, Cryptozoo is probably the strangest movie you’ll see in 2021. Filmmaker Dash Shaw’s animated fantasy is whimsical and disturbing, and all points in between, a baffling, yet beautiful, display of visual art. Now let’s see if it’s not just about his own shameless eccentricity. CRYPTOZOO: STREAM IT OR SKIP IT? The essential: The constellations sparkle among dark ...

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Shailendra Singh directs Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Unplugged in Mumbai

ANI | Update: Dec 14 2021 13:21 STI New Delhi [India], Dec. 14 (ANI / GIPR): Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are unmistakably the Hollywood royal couple. But they’ve never appeared in a movie together – until now!Audiences around the world will soon be witnessing the all-new, raw and real emotion, excitement and celebration of Michael and Catherine’s epic reunion ...

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Moonwhite Films International Film Festival

ANI | Update: Dec 11, 2019 2021 20:58 STI New Delhi [India], December 11 (ANI / SRMF): The 4th Moonwhite Films International Film Fest – MWFIFF 2021 presented by SBI in association with Anup Jalota was held LIVE ONLINE this year.MWFIFF, Devashish Sargam (Raj) the Founder and Director, along with his jury Anup Jalota, Jaspinder Narula, Gufi Paintal, Pt. Suvashit ...

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Women in Film and Television Winners; Sundance London Dates – Deadline

Glenda Jackson, Charlotte Moore and Michaela Coel among WFTV winners Glenda Jackson, Wunmi Mosaku, Stacey Dooley, Emily Maitlis, Michaela Coel and Charlotte Moore were among the winners of the 30e Women in Movie and TV (UK) Awards, which took place in London on Friday. British veteran Jackson was honored with the EON Productions Lifetime Achievement Award, accepted on his behalf ...

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Film ForumIn-person Q&A with WRITING WITH FIRE Directors Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, co-presented by Brown Girl Doc Mafia

Brown Girls Doc Mafia is an initiative that advocates for more than 4,500 non-binary women and people of color working in the documentary film industry around the world. We fight inequalities by building community and sharing resources, nurturing our creative genius, demanding access and visibility in creative and professional environments, enriching our community with the knowledge needed to support us ...

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‘Sex Education’ Creator Eleven Hires Development Producer Alexandra Blue

Eleven, the production company behind “Sex Education,” hired Alexandra Blue as a new development producer. Blue, whose credits include “Paddington 2” and “The Babadook,” will report to Eleven founders Jamie Campbell and Joel Wilson. She will develop her own list of company projects, including those brought in with talent and new projects that she will develop from scratch. During her ...

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McCann Expands Creative Leadership to Meet Continuous Growth Demands

“McCann has arguably the most comprehensive and talented creative bench of any agency in the world. So when we decided to appoint new CCOs in new York, we knew where to look, ”said Bryan and Murphy. “They’ve always led award-winning designs to support some of our longest-serving client relationships, and we’re excited to see them leading the agency moving forward. ...

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Heliconia seeks tourist destination for its Epic Trails short film competition

“],” filter “: {” nextExceptions “:” img, blockquote, div “,” nextContainsExceptions “:” img, blockquote “}}”> Access everything we post when you > “,” name “:” in-content-cta “,” type “:” link “}}”> subscribe to Outside +. Beachburg, Canada: Heliconia, the award-winning production company behind the popular TV series Epic trails, Facing the waves and Adventure cities, is excited to launch their ...

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2021 TCCF, Taiwan’s iconic cross-industry immersive content exhibition, “The Expo” is coming soon

TAIPEI, November 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Taiwan is world famous for its technology that enables a wide variety of creative content experiences. Driven by technological development and creative freedom, Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) is committed to strengthening creative content applications and industries. Since its inception, TAICCA has designed several programs and support systems to facilitate the development ...

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Let’s imagine creative ways to relaunch tourism on the Coast

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala is entertained by dancers from Bomas of Kenya during the Bomas @ 50 celebrations at Bomas Of Kenya. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard] We are blessed. There is an increase in the number of people visiting the coast, but I suspect this is a temporary event after the Covid lockdowns. People are tired and can’t ...

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College Station High School short film selected for film festivals | Brazos life

A short film created by students of College Station High School’s audio and video production program has been shortlisted for screening at three film festivals this fall. “Panning for Gold” premiered on Saturday at the Austin Film Festival’s Young Filmmaker competition and will also premiere at the Lone Star Film Festival on November 11 and the Lift-Off Sessions First Filmmaker ...

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Austin Film Festival 2021 screens New’s “The Grand Bolero”

New York, NY, October 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – New York Film Academy (NYFA) BFA Filmmaking alum Gabriele Fabbro’s latest feature film, The Grand Bolero (2021), was nominated for official selection at this year’s Austin Film Festival. The film was nominated for Best Narrative Feature. The film was shot in Italy and is set during the global COVID-19 pandemic during ...

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Vilcek Foundation program spotlights immigrant filmmakers at HIFF 2021

New American Perspectives Program Celebrates Immigrant Artists in Contemporary Film and Film at the Hawai’i International Film Festival Posted: October 19, 2021, 10:44 a.m. EDT|Update: 57 minutes ago NEW YORK, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Vilcek Foundation will present the New American Perspectives program at the 41st Hawai’i International Film Festival (HIFF) in Honolulu. The festival opens ...

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Camden International Film Festival announces winners, looks to 2022

CAMDEN – The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) closed its 17th year on Sunday, September 26 after a successful 10-day virtual festival and four-day in-person festival that ran from September 16-19. This year’s festival was the industry’s largest documentary-focused gathering since the start of the global pandemic with more than 200 filmmakers, scholars and industry professionals attending CIFF or one ...

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Cinema and journalism collide for Washington investigative film festival

The focus of journalism and the lens of the film create a double exposure for important issues. Thus, the double exposure: investigation … OMCP’s Jason Fraley preview the Double Exposure: Investigative Film Fest (Part 1) The focus of journalism and the lens of the film create a double exposure for important issues. So the Double exhibition: Investigative Film Festival returns ...

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African-American author Fatima Shaik makes an unlikely quest from New Orleans to India to uncover her roots in award-winning filmmaker Kavery Kaul’s THE BENGALI

Fatima Shaik in Kavery Kaul’s Le Bengali. Photo credit: riverfilms NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Fatima Shaik, an African-American (Economy Hall) author from New Orleans, whose family has lived in Louisiana for four generations, embarks on an unlikely quest for The Big Easy at a part of India where no African-American (or American) has ever disappeared. Her search for the ...

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Lights, Camera, Action: Spotlight Shines on Tennessee’s Growing Film and Television Industry | Business

Look for a lot more lights, cameras and action over the next decade as Tennessee’s evolving film and television industry approaches a pivotal era of unprecedented growth. That’s the word of Bob Raines, executive director of the Tennessee Entertainment Commission. Speaking at a recent “Create It In Tennessee” panel session at the Nashville Film Festival, Raines hinted at major developments ...

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Jodie Comer realizes she could be burned alive

20th Century Studios unveils a new clip from The Last Duel where Jodie Comer confronts Matt Damon after realizing she could be burned alive. 20th Century Studios unveils new Ridley Scott’s music video The last duel see Jodie Comer’s character confront Matt Damon after realizing she could be burned alive. The adaptation of Scott by Eric Jager The Last Duel: ...

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Chelmsford Short Film Festival – Lowell Sun

Chelmsford TeleMedia presented its third annual Chelmsford Short Film Festival on August 21, which featured two screening blocks in the afternoon and evening. The popular event held at the CHS’s Carl J. Rondina Performing Arts Center in Chelmsford featured short films by emerging filmmakers from across the region, all proceeds of which were donated to the Chelmsford Food Pantry. Over ...

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Bigfork Independent Film Festival spotlights Montana filmmakers and made in Montana films

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Bigfork Independent Film Festival. Northwestern Montana’s iconic film event, the BIFF has evolved over the years and now attracts filmmakers from across the state and around the world. As it successfully did in 2020, BIFF 2021 will offer moviegoers the choice of watching the films in person at the Bigfork Center for ...

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Seating campaign for the Charlotte Film Society to help open an art house

The Charlotte Film Society plans to open a three-screen arthouse cinema at 4237 Raleigh St. in NoDa. Charlotte Film Society The latest campaign to help run Charlotte’s only arthouse cinema, which opens this fall, calls on donors to ‘Take a Seat’. The Charlotte Film Society plans to open its three-screen cinema, called the Independent Picture House, in late November around ...

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Women enslaved by ISIS say they did not consent to film about them

In a critically-acclaimed documentary on ISIS’s rescue of sexually enslaved women and girls, scenes filled with tension take place in a Syrian detention camp and later in a safe house where victims face harsh treatment. distressing choices. The film “Sabaya”, from Sweden, won this year’s prestigious Sundance Film Festival award for best director of a foreign documentary and opened the ...

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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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Triple producer selected at the international festival

CANTERBURY, United Kingdom – SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 – Canal Demais celebrates a triple selection at the New Zealand Webfest 2021. Anglo-Brazilian independent video producer, Canal Demais has produced three series since the start of the pandemic (“Changes”, “The Adventures of Zé” and “Doctor Faustus”). All three have been selected to participate in the NZ Webfest 2021. The festival will take ...

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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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Library invites moviegoers to judge Manhattan Short Film Festival – Eagle News Online

CAZENOVIA – The Cazenovia Public Library (CPL) invites community members to join more than 100,000 moviegoers from around the world for the 24th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival on Friday September 24 and Saturday September 25. CPL will screen the 10 finalists of the competition Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in the community hall. Each screening ...

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Irvington native sees film tour success – Essex News Daily

This slideshow requires JavaScript. IRVINGTON, NJ – Damon “Abwon” Clindinin, originally from Irvington, continues his slow rise to the top of the media and film industry, dominating the field as a producer and media personality. Today, thanks to his media company and award-winning shorts, Clindinin is reaping the rewards of the seeds he sowed through his dedication and extraordinary creativity. ...

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Filmmaker Jabari Daniel aims high with directorial debut

Characteristics Shane Superville 3 hours ago Photographer and filmmaker Jabari Daniel has made a name for himself on social media through his use of graphics in photos. Daniel. The 27-year-old makes his directorial debut in his short film “Cheesecake” for the TT Film Festival later this month. PHOTO COURTESY JABARI DANIEL – PHOTO COURTESY JABARI DANIEL Jabari Daniel has a ...

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The best fall festivals and events in Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia is marked by cool weather, vibrant foliage, and a range of uniquely Philly events and celebrations. A few annual favorites like the Fringe Festival and the Puerto Rican Day Parade are joined by newcomers like Arts Montco Week and a revamped Halloween celebration at the Eastern State Penitentiary. Be sure to check the sites for current COVID-19 ...

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Business leaders face ethical dilemmas at French film premiere in Venice

The 78th Venice Film Festival – Preview of the film “Another World” in competition – Red Carpet Arrivals – Venice, Italy September 10, 2021 – Actors Vincent Lindon and Sandrine Kiberlain, and director Stephen Brize pose. REUTERS / Manuel Silvestri VENICE, Sep 10 (Reuters) – The tension between work and profit in globalized market economies is at the center of ...

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Chicago-based production film wins EIFF Audience Award for Best Picture

The Road Dance – a feature film produced by Chicago-based development and production company Sheridan Road Production – recently received the Audience Award for Best Picture at the prestigious 74th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). Voted by the public, The Road Dance was preferred to Pig with Nicolas Cage, as well as Here Today with Tiffany Haddish and Billy Crystal. ...

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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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Topeka native Colin Sanders wins awards for his shorts

In fourth grade at Berryton Elementary School, Colin Sanders got off the school bus at the end of the day and walked into his home, where he saw his brother watching YouTube videos. Colin Sanders didn’t know what YouTube was. He sat down with his brother and they watched comedy sketches. Those moments played a big part in where Sanders ...

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Screen Australia announces $ 2.3 million for 10 documentaries

A trio of music icons and a legendary racehorse are among the subjects of 10 projects that will receive $ 2.3 million in documentary production funding from Screen Australia. Of those earmarked for funding, eight will be supported through the Producer program and two through the commissioned program. They include documentaries on John Farnham, Ruby Hunter and Archie Roach, as ...

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Top 5 Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend: July 9-11

1. Steering wheel laser light show Did you know that the first major laser art exhibition in the United States was curated by Dr. Leon Goldman at the Cincinnati Art Museum in 1969? The Laser Light: A New Visual Art exhibition allowed artists Rockne Krebs, Baron Kody and Mike Campbell to build rooms with mirrors and smoke to make laser ...

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Carla Bruni dazzles in a blue and silver asymmetrical dress at Cannes Film Festival

A real show stopper! Ex-French First Lady Carla Bruni dazzles in an asymmetrical blue and silver gown as she attends the Annette premiere at the Cannes Film Festival The 53-year-old model and singer attended the opening ceremony of the 74th festival She wore an embellished maxi dress to Annette’s premiere on Tuesday Carla matched silver accessories to her dress which ...

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Mishna Wolff on Werewolves writing INSIDE

FANGORIA can’t give director Josh enough love (Scare me) Ruben Werewolves inside (the magazine’s latest darling cover and podcast) – and rightly so. Earning rave reviews at its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this spring, the entertaining horror comedy (now in select theaters and on VOD July 2 from IFC) puts a fun twist on both a murder ...

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