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How to go to the Oscars in LA and stay covered

As we are slowly progressing through the awards season, some exciting films are up for nomination in the hope of capturing movie glory. You have the Golden Globes, the BAFTA’S but the biggest one; the Super Bowl of the film world, is the Oscars. It’s literally the biggest party in the world with a host of movies stars, celebrities, stylist and much more attending this prestigious event. If you were to be given an Academy Award (Oscar) you are then regarded as the best in your speci...

Do film sets insure their cars or simply buy in bulk?

Throughout the years, as an audience we have witnessed some remarkable and iconic cars to feature on the big screen. We’ve had the privilege of seeing the DeLorean in Back to the Future, the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am in Knight Rider, the Mini Coopers in Italian Job and the Aston Martin DB5 made famous in the James Bond films. However, there is an interesting factor in regards to film and cars- what happens to them once they have been disposed of. Do the studios buy them in bulk or do the...

The Mummy Trailer: Peak

  Tom Cruise Universal's upcoming set of monster franchises is getting a lot of attention as the latest "connected universe" in Hollywood. Joining the ranks of Star Wars, Marvel, and even J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World, it will be fit nicely into the modern cinematic trend. It's actually based on an older set of monster films that was arguably the first connected universe in cinema, but in a modern context it's the latest in a series of similar ideas. And it&#...

Deals with a difference

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We are a team of men and women with diverse interests and have become like a family over the last several years – in fact, our small group spans 2 generations. We are professionals who have been working together on a variety of corporate projects for several years, and realized that we have acquired something that we now want to share with the rest of the world. We each have our specialties and our passions – one of which happens to be helping others to save money while of...

Top 7 Film Festivals in the World

Major film festivals are a chance for filmmakers to show the world their latest artistic creations. They typically attract the stars, the media, and the paparazzi. Smaller film festivals are no less exciting for the people who buy tickets to see quirky indie movies on a big screen, but they don’t merit the same amount of press coverage. Film transcends many mediums. It can be art in its purest form, a political statement, or an experience that changes your life. Thanks to modern technol...

Legendary Filmmaker Honoree Lee Daniels @ 2016 Napa Valley Film Festival

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The Lexus Short Films premiered the films of four talented filmmakers, Alex Michalik, Damian Walshe-Howling, Jeannie Donohoe and Kev Cahill at the Napa Valley Film Festival. Legendary Filmmaker Honoree Lee Daniels joined moderator Mike Fleming  for a Q&A following world premiere screening. Mike Flemings as a mentor to the up-and-coming directors, and discussed breaking into the film Industry (and other industry topics). Cuba Gooding Jr., The ...

Actor Dev Patel @ 2016 Napa Valley Film Festival

  The Napa Valley Film Festival kicked off the highly anticipated 6th annual weekend with an opening night screening of The Weinstein Company's “Lion,” starring actor Dev Patel.  Patel was in attendanceand participated in a post-screening Q&A that was moderated by Deadline Hollywood’s Editor-in-Chief, Mike Fleming.      ...

NVFF Honored Matthew McConaughey with the Caldwell Vineyard Maverick Actor Tribute

   The 6th Annual Napa Valley Film Festival honored Matthew McConaughey with the Caldwell Vineyard Maverick Actor Tribute in celebration of his cinematic achievements. Prior to the ceremony, McConaughey's new film "Gold" screened for festival patrons. After the screening Deadline Hollywood’s Mike Fleming hosted and moderated the on-stage conversation. Matthew was joined by his wife Camilla Alves.  McConaughey, is best known for his Ac...

2016 Napa Valley Film Festival Festival Award Winners

  Winners include Katie Holmes’ “All We Had” and George Kosturos for “American Wrestler”   Napa Valley, CA (November 12, 2016) – The 6th Annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville on Saturday, November 12, 2016.  The Festival, held from November 9-13, screened the 120 films, including the 20 in NVFF’s core...

Oscar Winner Matthew McConaughey to Receive The Caldwell Vineyard Maverick Actor Tribute at 6th Annual NVFF

  Napa, California– The sixth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is pleased to host a private VIP screening of TWC-Dimension’s highly anticipated film Gold.  The film stars Oscar® winner Matthew McConaughey, who will receive the Caldwell Vineyards Maverick Actor Tribute, for his outstanding contributions to the art of acting and cinematic story-telling. Directed by Oscar® winner Stephen Gaghan (Traffic, Syriana), Gold is an epic tale of one man’s p...

How To Blog Film Reviews Like a Pro

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  You love films, you love learning about them, and you love writing. So it only seems natural you should start a movie review blog, right? There are lots of great film blogs out there written by everyone from complete novices doing it as a hobby, to professional critics who earn a living by sharing their opinion on the latest movies to hit theaters. While all that can seem like a great fit for you, writing reviews in a blog format is more challenging than it may initially seem. Yes, it&...

MT. Hollywood Films Launches With Fully Funded Five-Project Slate

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  Burbank, CA – With a mission of producing high-quality, commercially viable projects while creating high-level opportunities for women and minorities in the entertainment industry, Mt. Hollywood Films has launched as an independent development and production company based in Burbank, California.  The nascent venture is initially focused on the theatrical film market, with plans to broaden into television in mid-2017.   Mt. Hollywood Films is privately capitalized, with ...

Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain in Susanna White’s Woman Walks Ahead from Black Bicycle Entertainment

First-look image of Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain in Susanna White’s Woman Walks Ahead from Black Bicycle Entertainment who is financing and producing alongside Bedford Falls in association with Potboiler. IM Global is selling the international rights at AFM, with CAA handling domestic.

Orlando Bloom and Hannah Quinlivan in Charles Martin’s S.M.A.R.T. Chase.

First-look image of Orlando Bloom and Hannah Quinlivan in Charles Martin’s S.M.A.R.T. Chase.  Bliss Media is fully financing and producing, alongside 42. IMR International is selling the international rights at AFM, with CAA handling domestic.

First Run Features Acquires U.S. Rights to Oscar Entry Film "All Governments Lie" Directed by Fred Peabody

Timely and Acclaimed Documentary Executive Produced by Oliver Stone And Featuring Independent Journalists Amy Goodman, Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Matt Taibbi, Cenk Uygur and Others Opens November 4 Exclusively in New York and Los Angeles for the Qualifying Run New York, NY – On the day of the New York and Los Angeles qualifying theatrical run, First Run Features (FRF) announced that they have acquired U.S. rights from Canada based White Pines Pictures for Fred Peabody's ...

Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema Rules & Regulations

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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue. Narrative Feature All Genres accepted. Fiction or Non-Fiction. Must be over 70 minutes in length. Narrative Short All Genres accepted from all countries around the world. Must be under 40 minutes in length. May be Fiction or Non-Fiction. Documentary Feature Non-Fiction Documentaries covering any subject or genre. Subm...

SCAD Announces Savannah Film Festival Award Winners

SCAD ANNOUNCES SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) announced the award winners for the 19th annual Savannah Film Festival during an awards brunch held at Garibaldi’s Restaurant. Sixteen awards were announced from the 118 films that competed in the categories of narrative features, documentary features, animated shorts, SuperShort! shorts, professional and student shorts and Global Shorts Forum selections.   Narrative and Documentary ...

Academy Award Nominee Tom Hardy to Star as Al Capone in Fonzo.

BLOOM to Commence Sales at the AFM LOS ANGELES (October 29, 2016) –– Academy Award® nominee Tom Hardy (The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and upcoming Dunkirk) will star as the infamous Al Capone in Fonzo.  The film was written and will be directed by Josh Trank (Chronicle).  The film will be produced by Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder (Tau) for Addictive Pictures alongside Academy Award® nominee Lawrence Bender (Inglorious Basterds, Kill Bill: Vol 1 & ...

Tom Hardy to Star as Al Capone in Fonzo

Academy Award® nominee Tom Hardy (The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and upcoming Dunkirk) will star as the infamous Al Capone in Fonzo. 

AFM Unveils Screening Line-Up Including World & Market Premiers

Global stars featured include Alec Baldwin, Gerard Butler, Bryan Cranston, Penelope Cruz, Elle Fanning, James Franco, Salma Hayek, Demi Lovato, David Oyelowo, Aaron Paul, Rosamund Pike, Noomi Rapace, and J.K. Simmons, amongst others   The American Film Market (AFM®) has today announced its list of films screening, including 71 world and 250+ market premieres, for the upcoming edition running November 2-9 in Santa Monica. Over 300 films are scheduled to be screened with more titles t...

Napa Valley Film Festival Announces First Slate of Celebrity Tribute Honorees for Sixth Annual Event

    Celebrity Tributes include Zoey Deutch, Chloe Grace Moretz and Glen Powell. Additional Tributes to be announced in September   Napa, California (August 25, 2016) – The sixth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is pleased to announce its first three honorees that will receive Tributes during the sixth annual edition of the festival to be held November 9-13, 2016. Additional honorees will be named at a future date.   The highly anticipated Celebrity Tributes...

2016 NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NARRATIVE AND DOCUMENTARY FILMS IN COMPETITION

  Festival to showcase films starring Jessica Biel, Clea Duvall, Alex Karpovsky, Rose Leslie, Ray Liotta, Melanie Lynskey, Wyatt Russell, Richard Schiff, Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams and more   Napa, California – The sixth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF), scheduled to take place November 9 - 13, today announced its Narrative and Documentary Feature Film lineups for juried competition. The members of the jury, as well as the complete program of approximately 120 fi...

CommunicAsia 2016: Processing 5.2 GB/sec--Huawei leads innovation

CommunicAsia 2016: Processing 5.2 Gb/sec--Huawei leads innovation   At the Asia ICT Innovation Forum 2016 organised by Singapore Exhibition Services, and Huawei, as the strategic partner, attended by over 500 regional ministerial representatives, internationally renowned economists and global industry thought leaders and professionals, Huawei outlined its roadmap to accelerate ICT transformation to enable more people in Asia Pacific to reap the benefits of ICT and move tow...

New Orleans Film Festival Announces Additional Films, Including Moonlight and Centerpiece Film I Am Not Your Negro

Festival special guests include Jessica Biel and more   New Orleans, La. (October 6, 2016)— The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) is pleased to announce new additions to the lineup for the 27 annual New Orleans Film Festival, to take place October 12-20, 2016. Notably, the festival announced the addition of the new James Baldwin–inspired documentary I Am Not Your Negro as the festival’s Centerpiece Film. The documentary premiered at the Toronto International Film Festiv...

Siraj Syed previews POW: 17 Years a Slave

Imagine this: You decide to adapt an Israeli prisoner of war drama for Indian television audiences, and a few weeks before you are scheduled to go on air, there are serious engagements along the country’s border! What is a tragedy for the families of the soldiers killed in action may transform into large scale interest in the serial. POW (Bandi Yuddh Ke, in Hindi, a literal translation) is a STARPLUS production, based on the Israeli hit, Hatufim (literally ‘kidnapped’), writt...
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