Domhnall Gleeson, Lenny Abrahamson project receives Irish Film Board funding | News

Lenny Abrahamson’s forthcoming adaptation of Sarah Waters’ acclaimed wartime ghost story The Little Stranger is among the films being supported by the Irish Film Board in its latest round of funding decisions. Projects by Mary McGuckian, Carmel Winters and British/Cambodian filmmaker Hong Khaou are also among those given production funding support, as is a drama … Read more

Mace Windu Comic Book Art Receives Online Backlash… AFTER Disney Yanked the Star Wars License.

Image: Lucasfilm / IDW Publishing An issue of a Star Wars comic book is causing a bit of a stir online, as people think Samuel L. Jackson’s iconic Jedi Master Mace Window looks like a racist caricature and… a bit, well, simian. Master Windu in new comic. Bruh. https://t.co/9lB4T9XGtW pic.twitter.com/aukW38iq5L — Prequel Memes (@rPrequelMemes) October … Read more

‘Happy Valley’ director Neasa Hardiman receives Irish Film Board Funding | News

A forthcoming film from BAFTA winner Neasa Hardiman and upcoming projects from Oscar nominees Lenny Abrahamson, Tomm Moore and Jim Sheridan are among those being supported by the Irish Film Board in its latest round of funding decisions. Levels of production funding have significantly increased this quarter, indicating that the Irish film industry is gearing … Read more

“I don’t know if I will have a career after this.” John Boyega receives support from Hollywood after his visceral anti-racist speech

George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minesotta police officer Derek Chauvin, currently charged with murder in the second degree, has marked a new turning point in the struggle of the American black community for their rights and against police brutality, spearheaded by the Black Lives Matter movement. Massive demonstrations, which have already transcended US … Read more

Neil Jordan’s ‘The Widow’ with Chloe Grace Moretz receives Irish Film Board funding | News

New works from Neil Jordan and John Butler are among the projects being supported by the Irish Film Board in its latest round of funding decisions. Upcoming projects from Kirsten Sheridan, Roddy Doyle and Stefanie Preissner, which are in development, are also being backed by the national film body. The Widow, co-written by Jordan and … Read more

Eternals Receives Mature Rating in Russia for Openly Gay Superhero

Seemingly due to the movie’s gay superhero, Eternals has received an 18+ rating in Russia, making it the first MCU film to get a mature label. Marvel’s Eternals gets saddled with a mature rating in Russia because of its openly gay superhero. Following the blockbuster success of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, … Read more

Robert Morris University receives $1 million donation

MOON TWP. — A donation of $1 million from Alba Tull and the First Light Capital Group will help Robert Morris University launch the RMU Century Initiatives and Innovation Fund as part of the university’s 100th-year anniversary celebration. The RMU Century Initiatives and Innovation Fund provides resources to launch and reboot programs critical to positioning the … Read more

The superhero cinema receives the premiere of the box office and applauded “Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings”

Thanks to the premiere of “Shang-Chi and the legend of the Ten Rings”, Marvel and Walt Disney firms seek to extend and accommodate their filmography of superheroes, to new comics, thus opening the so-called fourth phase of the “Marvel Cinematic Universe”. Gustavo Velutini Luning @cinefilo50 Therefore the new heroes and villains that come from the … Read more

SA’s Closer Productions receives AiF and Screen Australia Global Producers Exchange

WHAT‘S HAPPENING News & Events SA’s Closer Productions receives AiF and Screen Australia Global Producers Exchange 22 September 2021 Sophie Hyde and Rebecca Summerton of Closer Productions, photos by Jack Fenby Screen Australia and Australians in Film (AiF) today announced Bec Summerton and Sophie Hyde of South Australia’s Closer Productions as recipients of the Global … Read more

Kathryn Posin Receives Major Grant and Gives Free NoHo Performance

In the spirit of neighborhood recovery, choreographer Kathryn Posin will present a free performance October 19th at NoHo’s Gene Frankel Theater, 24 Bond Street. Company member Daniel White will perform Touch Me by Gerald Arpino. Company members Claire Mazza and Alejandro Ulloa will present their duet Through You, and Posin will present an excerpt from … Read more