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Over the Weekend 5/10/21: First Pics from Hulu Series Pam and Tommy, and More News

May 10, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 5/10/21: First Pics from Hulu Series <em>Pam and Tommy</em>, and More News

Not a lot happened this past weekend but here’s a quick recap of a few of the industry news tidbits that did… On Friday, Hulu released the first pictures of Lily James and Sebastian Stan as Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee from the comedic series, Pam and Tommy, which tells the story of the sex tape between the... »

Over the Weekend 5/3/21: Olympia Dukakis Dies, SAG-AFTRA Launches Sexual Harassment Site, and More News

May 3, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 5/3/21: Olympia Dukakis Dies, SAG-AFTRA Launches Sexual Harassment Site, and More News

Over the weekend came the sad news that Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis had died at the age of 89 in her home in New York City after having been ill for some time. It was confirmed by her brother Apollo on his Facebook page. Dukakis was a beloved actor who appeared in films such as Steel... »

Over the Weekend 4/26/21: Oscar Wrap-Up, Will Packer on Georgia, and More News

April 26, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 4/26/21: Oscar Wrap-Up, Will Packer on Georgia, and More News

We did it! We got through another Oscars, and this seemed to be a longer Oscar season than usual, maybe because it actually was. (Hopefully, things will get back to normal this year.) You can read a full list of winners here, and I’m sure you can find clips of the acceptance speeches by... »

Over the Weekend 4/19/21: Ryan Coogler Speaks Out on Georgia, Another Busy Awards Weekend and More News

April 19, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 4/19/21: Ryan Coogler Speaks Out on Georgia, Another Busy Awards Weekend and More News

There wasn’t a ton of news over the weekend, but there were a ton of awards, as five groups gave out their annual awards, including three in the post-production realm. Friday night saw the Motion Picture Sound Editors giving out their 68th Golden Reel Awards, at the same time as the Annie Awards for animation were... »

Over the Weekend 4/13/21: Weekend Awards Wrap-Up, Indy Meet Phoebe, and More News

April 12, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 4/13/21: Weekend Awards Wrap-Up, Indy Meet Phoebe, and More News

It was a big weekend for awards, the first of three such weekends leading up to the Oscars on Sunday, April 25. Three guilds, the Society of Camera Operators and the EE British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) were announced over this past weekend with much recognition for Chloe Zhao‘s Nomadland, Pixar Animation‘s Soul, Emerald Fennell‘s... »

Over the Weekend 4/5/21: MLB Leaves Atlanta, Broadway Reopens, SAG Awards and More News

April 5, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 4/5/21: MLB Leaves Atlanta, Broadway Reopens, SAG Awards and More News

Happy Easter Monday, or for those who don’t get to take today off, welcome back to work. The backlash against Georgia’s new voting law that we reported on Friday continues to get more heated. Over the weekend, Major League Baseball decided to pull the annual All-Star Game and the draft from Atlanta due to the... »

Over the Weekend 3/29/21: NAACP Image Awards Handed Out, Godzilla vs. Kong Rules Overseas and More News

March 29, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 3/29/21: NAACP Image Awards Handed Out, <em>Godzilla vs. Kong</em> Rules Overseas and More News

It’s the last Monday of March, and we’re now fully into the Spring where more productions are gearing up, while a few have just wrapped. Scott Derickson‘s The Black Phone is one of the latter as Derickson and his co-writer C. Robert Cargill announced on Twitter over the weekend the finishing of filming in Wilmington, North Carolina:... »

Over the Weekend 3/22/21: Conners Pays Tribute to Late Crew Member, WGA Awards and More News

March 22, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 3/22/21: <em>Conners</em> Pays Tribute to Late Crew Member, WGA Awards and More News

Happy Monday! As has been the case with the past few weeks, a busy End of Week Production Notes generally means that things will be a little slower on Monday. On Friday, we got word of the death of a crew member on the set of ABC‘s The Conners, and we now have more information after... »

Over the Weekend 3/14/21: The Batman Wraps, Scripter Awards and More Industry News

March 15, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 3/14/21: <em>The Batman</em> Wraps, Scripter Awards and More Industry News

Of course, the big news today is that it’s Oscar morning! This morning has already delivered the anticipated announcement of the 93rd Annual Academy Award nominations, which you can peruse right here. Otherwise, much of the celebrating over the weekend was within the music business with the Grammy Awards, which had been delayed from January. Bearing in mind that... »

Over the Weekend 3/8/21: More Critics Awards, Malala Signs with Apple and More News

March 8, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 3/8/21: More Critics Awards, Malala Signs with Apple and More News

In case you missed it over the weekend, the sad news broke that Production Sound Editor Michael Wolf Snyder, who did sound on Chloé Zhao‘s Nomadland, died from suicide. This was a young guy, just 35 years old, and his career was definitely on the upswing going by his work with Zhao. It was a sad and bittersweet weekend... »