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Brad Falchuk to Receive WGAW’s Valentine Davies Award

January 9, 2020 | By
Brad Falchuk to Receive WGAW’s Valentine Davies Award

Writer, director, and producer Brad Falchuk has been named the recipient of Writers Guild of America West’s 2020 Valentine Davies Award in recognition of his impact on young writers through his work to improve literacy and promote self-confidence through arts education in schools. Falchuk is most known for his work on The Politician, Glee, American Horror... »

Contender: Editors Monica Salazar & Dominic LaPerriere Honey Boy

December 30, 2019 | By
Contender: Editors Monica Salazar & Dominic LaPerriere <em>Honey Boy</em>

When Shia LaBeouf wrote the screenplay Honey Boy, he based it on his childhood and the relationship with his own father. Honey Boy follows 12-year-old Otis (Noah Jupe) during his rise as a child TV star dealing with the abusive relationship with his father, played by Shia LaBeouf, as the pain carries on for... »

Leslie Ann Coles Resurrects Melody Maker in New Documentary

December 18, 2019 | By
Leslie Ann Coles Resurrects <em>Melody Maker</em> in New Documentary

Paul McCartney. Diana Ross. Mick Jagger. Linda Ronstadt. Robert Plant. Icons of rock ‘n’ roll, all photographed by Barrie Wentzell between 1965 and 1975 for Melody Maker, the premiere weekly music magazine in London at the time. Enter Toronto-based filmmaker Leslie Ann Coles, whose new project Melody Makers, releasing today, documents that formative period... »

DGA Nominations for TV, Commercials and Documentary

January 9, 2019 | By
DGA  Nominations for TV, Commercials and Documentary

The Directors Guild of America has announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for the 71st Annual DGA Awards on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Hollywood and Highland Center’s Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. And the nominees are: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series: Ozark: “Reparations” (Netflix) –... »

DGA Nominations for Feature Film

January 8, 2019 | By
DGA Nominations for Feature Film

Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for the 71st Annual DGA awards. All winners will be announced at the awards show on February 2nd at the Hollywood and Highland Center’s Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. “To be chosen... »

Timeless Elegance and Grandness at The Carlyle Hotel

May 10, 2018 | By
Timeless Elegance and Grandness at The Carlyle Hotel

    The Carlyle Hotel in New York has sustained a certain allure since 1930 that continually attracts sophisticated travelers and is regarded as one of the most luxurious and premier hotels in the world due to the discretion, atmosphere, and grandness. Historically, the hotel has housed some of the most influential and prominent... »

Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

May 9, 2018 | By
Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

            In select theaters on June 8, 2018.   View the official trailer here.           From Academy Award winning filmmaker, Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a gifted... »

Illuminating the Complexity of Mental Illness in Entanglement

May 8, 2018 | By
Illuminating the Complexity of Mental Illness in Entanglement

    As the Entanglement script landed on the desk of producer/director Jason James (That Burning Feeling), he instantaneously developed an affinity for the material, due to the lead character’s journey in the quest to discover who we are and where we come from. Entanglement examines the thought process of clinically depressed Ben as... »

The World of Cons Explored in Supercon

May 1, 2018 | By
The World of Cons Explored in Supercon

    The popularity and demand of comic book conventions over the years has led to a boon of them rapidly popping up and spreading like wild fire around the country. The term “Con” is the abbreviation for a type of convention, whereas that annual event hosts an enormous number of attendees, a variety... »

Director Series: Wes Ball Sheds Light on The Maze Runner Franchise

April 24, 2018 | By
Director Series: Wes Ball Sheds Light on The Maze Runner Franchise

  In 2011, when an unknown short film entitled Ruin roamed the internet, it caught the attention of the studio executives at Fox, which led to the discovery of such a talent in Florida native, director Wes Ball. As Initial meetings ensued between the director and the studio, simultaneously someone had handed him The... »

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