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FSLC announces Mike Mills’s 20th Century Women as Centerpiece of NYFF54

New York, NY (July 27, 2016) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the selection of 20th Century Women, written and directed by Mike Mills (Beginners), as the Centerpiece of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16). The gala screening on Saturday, October 8, will be the film’s World Premiere. […]

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The Academy Elects 2016–17 Board of Governors

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2016–17 Board of Governors.  A runoff election is required for the Film Editors Branch. “I’m honored and privileged to welcome the Academy’s new Board,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “I thank our members for actively participating and […]

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Jessica Chastain and ‘Miss Sloane’ Enter This Year’s Oscar Race with December Release

Read the Press Release: July 13, 2016 – BEVERLY HILLS – EuropaCorp and FilmNation announced today that MISS SLOANE will be released on December 9. The film is directed by Oscar®-nominated John Madden (THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE) and is based on the original screenplay by Jonathan Perera. Oscar®-nominated actress Jessica Chastain […]

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Kiefer Sutherland signs on to ‘Flatliners’ reboot

With the release of “Ghostbusters” this week, another soft reboot will be heading to the big screen. With last year’s “Jurassic World” conquering the box office, it appears the trend it here to stay. After all, if you appeal to a built-in fan base, what downside is there? With television and film studios eating up […]

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Best Documentary winner “Undefeated” being developed as feature film

In 2011, the documentary “Undefeated” turned heads when it received a surprise Oscar nomination. While some saw the film coming as a contender for Best Feature Documentary, many did not. After all, the film had not even been released in theaters yet. Despite this, the film didn’t stop at a nomination, and ended up taking […]

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GKIDS Acquires Production on I.G.’s ‘Miss Hokushai’ – Opens October 14th

Read the Press Release: New York (July 7, 2016) – GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, announced it has acquired distribution rights to MISS HOKUSAI, the latest feature from Japanese animation powerhouse Production I. G (GHOST IN THE SHELL, A LETTER TO MOMO). The film by renowned director Keiichi […]

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Submission Deadlines For 2016 Oscars® Approaching

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 89th Academy Awards® consideration. Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Official Screen Credits (OSC) form are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates: Scientific and Technical Awards Wednesday, July 13 Documentary […]

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Pixar President Jim Morris Says No Pixar Sequels Planned

Over the last five years, many fans of Disney and Pixar animation studios have grown weary of sequel fatigue. However, that has not stopped Pixar’s latest hit, “Finding Dory” from dominating the box office. Despite this, Pixar’s heard at least some of its fans, as no new sequels appear to be in their plans after […]

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The Academy Announces Key Dates for 89th Oscars®

Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 89th Oscars®.  The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 26, 2017. Academy key dates for the 2016 Awards season are: Saturday, November 12, 2016                    Governors Awards Thursday, January […]

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AMPAS Invites 683 New Members for the Academy Awards 2017

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs released the following statement today regarding its invitation to the new 683 membership: On behalf of the Academy, I am honored to extend membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives who represent the best in our global film community, and who have made a lasting impact on movie […]

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Terrence Malick’s Doc ‘Voyage of Time’ Gets Synopsis, Poster

  Acclaimed filmmaker Terrence Malick‘s first foray into documentary film, “Voyage of Time,” has an official synopsis and poster as of today. The project, which was more than 30 years in the making, will be released as two separate versions. The first, which will be released in IMAX Oct. 7, is 40 minutes long and […]

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WATCH: Final Trailer for ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Featuring new Rihanna Song Titled “Sledgehammer”

Don’t miss the final trailer for “Star Trek Beyond” featuring the incredible new song, “Sledgehammer” from Rihanna. STAR TREK BEYOND is in theaters July 22, 2016 “Star Trek Beyond,” the highly anticipated next installment in the globally popular Star Trek franchise, created by Gene Roddenberry and reintroduced by J.J. Abrams in 2009, returns with director Justin […]

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Legendary Nabs ‘Bad Blood’ with Jennifer Lawrence, Adam McKay

  In one of the most high profile bidding wars of recent weeks, Legendary has emerged victorious in its battle to obtain rights to “Bad Blood.” The film is set to star Jennifer Lawrence as Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the embattled blood testing company Theranos. When news broke that Lawrence would star and Adam […]

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‘A BRONX TALE’ to Open on Broadway December 1 at Longacre Theatre; Tickets On Sale 6/24

Book by Chazz Palminteri, Music by Alan Menken and Lyrics by Glenn Slater Produced by Tommy Mottola and the Dodgers with Tribeca Productions Co-Directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo To Open on Broadway, December 1, 2016 Longacre Theatre Tickets on sale beginning Friday, June 24 A BRONX TALE THE […]