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16 Nov
“Sorry To Bother You”: Boots Riley - Writer, Director, Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer; Michael Y. Chow, Michael K. Shen – Executive Producers; Significant Productions, MNM Creative – Financiers; “Hereditary”: PalmStar Media - ProdCo, Kevin Frakes -Producer
The nominations for the 34th Independent Spirit Awards were announced live this afternoon, setting the stage for the awards season with a decidedly indie bent. Over the last several years, the Indie Spirits have become both a champion of underdog
16 Nov
School of Humans – Production Company; L.C. Crowley & Brandon Barr - Executive Producers
Netflix has given a green light to The Liberator, a four-part animated World War II drama series based on the book by Alex Kershaw, from writer Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive), A+E Studios, Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne’s Unique Features and
16 Nov
Boots Riley - Writer, Director
SFFILM Awards Night, the Bay Area's premier awards season event, has announced its three 2018 honorees: Vice supporting actress Amy Adams will receive the Peter J. Owens Award for Acting; Widows co-writer and director Steve McQueen will receive the
15 Nov
Trae Crowder, Corey Forrester and Drew Morgan - Talent
ABC has put in development a single-camera comedy starring, created and executive produced by Trae Crowder, known for his stage persona the Liberal Redneck, and his writing and comedy touring partners Corey Forrester and Drew Morgan. The project
08 Nov
Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer; Matt Johnson - Producer
Each victory counts. That was one of the many takeaways from our conversation on diversifying crew and inclusive hiring with PGA National Board member and indie film producer Nina Yang Bongiovi and Matt Johnson, incoming Co-Chair of the PGA Power of
08 Nov
Justin P. Lange – Writer, Director
In the decade since the coming-of-age vampire drama “Let the Right One In” became an international hit, high-minded young horror filmmakers have produced a steady stream of arty genre pictures, combining the fantastical and the realistic. Writer-
06 Nov
Andrew Levitas – Director, Producer
Johnny Depp is set to play celebrated war photographer W. Eugene Smith in upcoming drama Minamata.   Based on the book by Smith and his wife, Aileen Mioko Smith, and adapted for screen by David K. Kessler, the film is being directed by Andrew
06 Nov
Lil Rel Howery - Talent
This December, Netflix is set to roll out their upcoming thriller ‘Bird Box’ starring Sandra Bullock. As mentioned, Lil Rel helped round out the cast of the new film which tells the story of ‘a woman and a pair of children who are blindfolded and
05 Nov
Caissie St.Onge – Executive Producer
Perhaps it was misguided of me, but I wasn’t expecting the voice of a new showrunner, one with a late night talk show premiering within weeks, to sound so warm and excited over the phone. If I imagined myself in that role, at this point in the
18 Oct
Boots Riley - Writer, Director
The 2018-19 awards season has officially begun with the nominations announcement for the 2018 Gotham Awards. The awards ceremony, presented by the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), consists of 10 awards given to independent features and series.