Oscar-winning actor Troy Kotsur (CODA, The Mandalorian) will deliver the commencement address at the upcoming UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television commencement ceremony. Writer-Producer Amy Aniobi (Insecure) will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award at the event. Brian Kite, acting dean of UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television, gaveRead More →

Wall Street seems to have gone to Hollywood. Private equity firms, or PEs, are pouring money into entertainment content, funding independent production, and snatching up businesses on a level never seen before in the independent industry. Landmark deals, like Kevin Mayer’s Tom Staggs and Candle Media (backed by private equityRead More →

After four years, Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director Alex Garland is back on the big screen with another jaw-dropping project: A24’s horror film “Men.” The filmmaker unravels a twisted and traumatic tale with Oscar-nominated Jessie Buckley’s Harper at its dead center. Following the incredibly painful death of her husband (“I MayRead More →

Horror Genre Director/Writer/Makeup Artist Steve Kostanski and Emmy Award-Winning FX Makeup Artist Todd Masters, Founder of MASTERSFX, Proudly Announce Winning Two 2022 FANGORIA MAGAZINE “Chainsaw” Awards for Their Feature Film Project 2021, Psycho Goreman (PG). PG won the 2022 “Chainsaw” awards in the “Best Creature FX” and “Best Limited ReleaseRead More →

EXCLUSIVE: Glass House Distribution president Tom Malloy, bitcoin veteran Charlie Shrem and producer Shyam S. Sengupta unveil a new digital finance company, Defiine, here at the Cannes Market. Described as a digital financing solution for independent films, the company will seek to leverage assets and intellectual property against pools ofRead More →

via-https://www.indiewire.com/2022/05/cha-cha-real-smooth-trailer-dakota-johnson-cooper-raiff-1234723359/ Apple TV+ comes with a new “Cha Cha Real Smooth” trailer that once again takes you back to your college days and reminisces about when you faced that slump after graduating. This new drama stars the gorgeous Dakota Johnson directed by Cooper Raiff. At the Sundance Film Festival inRead More →

Photo by Avel Chuklanov on Unsplash Memphis, according to the 2020 census, is home to approximately 633,000 people, of which 64.5% are African American. As a new report from the Memphis Black Clergy Collaborative (BCCM) and Political Institute of Hope—the political arm of Hope Credit Union, a Delta-based Community DevelopmentRead More →

The 28th big-screen film in the ongoing interconnected Marvel verse, and 34th released title overall, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” looks like a 1950s sci-fi flick – a self-aware cult favorite -same. Unfortunately, since the arrogant and pompous main character doesn’t do well in stand-alone, Marvel made itRead More →