Variety, May 30
Lionsgate has taken a majority stake in management-production powerhouse 3 Arts Entertainment, a deal that reflects in the entertainment industry’s push to marry premium content providers with global distribution assets.
Broadway World, May 29
Throngs of nominees and film aficionados poured into Downtown Los Angeles' South Park Center last week for the 5th Annual Best of NFMLA Awards Show, presented by NewFilmmakers Los Angeles.
Hollywood Reporter, May 27
The end credits for Solo: A Star Wars Story list Phil Lord and Christopher Miller as executive producers on the project; of course, less than a year ago, they were still in the director’s chair before being fired.
Forbes, May 26
Despite big price swings in cryptocurrencies this past year, investor interest remains intense around the blockchain world, even as many struggle to understand the technologies and opportunities.
Chicago Tribune, May 25
Two years ago, Elm Place Middle School student Logan Borre was astounded to learn about the prevalence of hunger when her sixth grade social studies class was preparing for Project Citizen.
Adorama Learning Center, May 25
Drones or UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) have become a huge trend for videographers and photographers in recent years.
News Ok, May 25
When the filmmaking Duplass brothers sat down to list their top 10 movies of all time, one cinematic masterpiece didn't make the cut.
Newburgh Gazette, Apr. 12
A petition on a new website called EveryoneOnStage.com is aiming for a chorus of support. Equity has also sent formal letters requesting the change to the two organizations that co-produce the Tonys, the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
Tech Radar, Apr. 12
Cannes and Netflix have parted ways, with CEO Ted Sarandos revealing that a change to the film festival's rules means that none of its movies will be competing this year.
Variety, Apr. 11
Netflix’s Reed Hastings in early March threw cold water on the effort to contractually mandate diversity in film casting and the hiring of physical production crews, dealing the first blow to the burgeoning effort in Hollywood to address long-standing racial disparities.
New Atlas, Apr. 10
Back in early 2013, Blackmagic announced a compact Super 16 video camera for movie-makers on a budget.
The Pitt News, Apr. 5
As a teenager, movie fanatic Drew Levinson noticed a run-down brick building with a familiar logo — 24 stars circling a mountain — as he passed it on his way to crew practice from Taylor Allderdice High School.
Washington Post, Apr. 5
Have you seen the numbers? “Black Panther,” Ryan Coogler’s masterful adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, recently crossed $1 billion in box-office receipts worldwide, putting it in the top 10 moneymakers of all time.
WGRZ, Apr. 3
The two Sex and the City movies received a combined $13.6 million in film-tax credits from New York state, but one of its stars, Cynthia Nixon, wants to change the program if she is elected governor.
IndieWire, Apr. 2
Last week featured two new skirmishes in the forever war between Netflix and the film industry’s old guard, as Cannes declared that Netflix movies would be prohibited from screening in Competition, and Steven Spielberg gave an interview in which he effectively said that Netflix features are TV movies (he was speaking in the context of Oscar consideration, but it’s easy to extrapolate a broader argument from his comments.
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