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.
Daily Bruin, Apr. 2
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles has worked with emerging filmmakers that have gone on to shoot pilots for Disney Channel and Warner Bros.
News Shooter, Apr. 1
RØDE Microphones’ short film competition, My RØDE Reel is back for its 5th year.
People’s World, Mar. 30
As of now Marvel’s Black Panther has become the top-grossing superhero genre film of all time.
Deadline, Mar. 29
Blockchain, the technology that underlies digital currencies, is finding fresh application in Hollywood.
Rolling Stone, Mar. 29
The Tribeca Film Festival has added a new Patti Smith documentary to its lineup and announced that it will host the inaugural New York event for Time's Up.
The Atlantic, Mar. 5
Last year, there was a discernible shadow looming over the 2017 Academy Awards, saturating Jimmy Kimmel's opening monologue, popping up in acceptance speeches throughout the night, and even making its presence felt via tweets projected onto the backdrop of the Dolby Theatre.
The Verge, Mar. 5
The Entertainment Software Association, the lobbying arm of the video game industry that also oversees the medium's content ratings system, confirmed today that it will in fact meet with President Donald Trump this week, according to "Rolling Stone."
Slate, Mar. 2
Ahead of the 90th Academy Awards, men in the film industry and beyond are joining a new campaign to fight sexism and sexual misconduct.
Variety, Mar. 2
Hollywood publicists have named Universal’s “Get Out” and Netflix’s second season of “Stranger Things” as the top publicity campaigns of 2017.
Daily Iowan, Mar. 1
FilmScene will celebrate every day of Women’s History Month with quite a few unique films. Starting today, FilmScene, 118 E. College St., will present “Women’s March,” a program showcasing films made by women.
Mountain Xpress, Mar. 1
While watching the Academy Awards on Sunday, March 4, many viewers will fill out ballots to guess who will win each category and debate why a particular nominee is superior to his or her competition.
West Hawaii Today, Mar. 1
After years of acting in critically acclaimed TV and film roles, Hilo native Kristina Anapau might be undergoing a career renaissance: producing critically acclaimed TV shows and films.
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