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SFFILM Awards: ‘Eighth Grade’ Wins Audience Award, New Directors Prize Goes to Ana Urushadze

The 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival (April 4-17) announced the winners of the juried Golden Gate Award (GGA) competitions and the two Audience Awards (for Documentary and Narrative features) at an event held at The Lab. This year the Festival awarded nearly $40,000 in prizes to emerging and established filmmakers. The SFFILM Golden Gate Awards have honored deserving filmmakers and their ...

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Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project Among 2018-19 Academy FilmCraft and FilmWatch Grant Recipients

Additional Support Awarded to Film Archives Impacted by Natural Disasters: Cinemateca de Cuba, Permanencia Voluntaria and Archivo de Imagenes en Movimiento LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today recipients of its 2018 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants.  In addition to the 51 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants awarded, the grants committee set aside $15,000 to ...

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Kyle Chandler Joins Hulu’s Original Limited Series ‘Catch-22’

Hulu announced today that Emmy-winning actor Kyle Chandler has joined the cast of Catch-22, from Paramount Television, Anonymous Content, George Clooney and Grant Heslov. Chandler won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Coach Taylor on the critically acclaimed series Friday Night Lights in addition to receiving back to back Primetime Emmy nominations ...

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Gong Li, Jet Li, Donnie Yen Join Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’

Disney’s live-action Mulan film has scored some major Chinese talent in the form of Gong Li (Memoirs of a Geisha, Raise the Red Lantern), Jet Li (Shaolin Temple, Hero) and Donnie Yen (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Drunken Tai Chi). Jet Li, one of China’s most enduring megastars, will play the Emperor of China. Li was a martial arts ...

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Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet is back in ‘Hot Summer Nights’

“Sending me away from the summer, what a cliché.” A bit on the nose, sure, but who isn’t going to welcome Timothée Chalamet in another summer coming-of-age story? The Oscar nominee (Call Me By Your Name) will hit your movie screens this summer in the comedy-drama Hot Summer Nights set in 1991 Cape Cod. Part Boogie Nights, part Last American ...

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The new ‘Ocean’s 8’ trailer is exactly what you need today

Having this much fun should be a crime. Oscar winners Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway will be ready to kick your summer off as they join Emmy nominee Mindy Kaling, Emmy-winner Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Grammy-winner Rihanna and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter and we have the new trailer to whet your appetite for the heist of the century. Warner Bros ...

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2018 Cannes Official Lineup: Spike Lee, Jean-Luc-Godard In Competition; Women Still Underrepresented

The announcement of the film playing the 71st Cannes Film Festival has been announced and they include Jean-Luc Godard’s Le Livre D’image, Jafar Panahi’s 3 Faces and Alice Rohrwacher’s Lazzaro Felice. Two Americans are in the lineup: Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman from Focus Features and David Robert Mitchell’s Under the Silver Lake from A24. Some notable misses from this morning’s announcement include ...

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Actors’ Equity Pushes for Added Tony Awards Categories

The Actors’ Equity Association is pushing the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing to add two new awards categories for the 2019 Tony Awards (covering the 2018-2019 season): Best Chorus in a Play or Musical and Best Ensemble in a Play or Musical. The group has started its campaign with the website EveryoneOnStage.com, which includes a petition of that supporters ...

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