You Are the Star in Snapchat’s ‘The Me and You Show’ Deepfake Sketch Comedy, Penned...
by Todd Spangler on September 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Live, from your smartphone! It’s you and your friends in a personalized sketch-comedy show, brought to you by Snapchat. The new 10-episode Snap original series “The Me and You Show” taps into Snapchat’s Cameos — a […]
In Streaming Era, Chip and Joanna Gaines Get Ready for Linear Launch of Magnolia
by Brian Steinberg on September 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm
As media companies throw more of their firepower into new streaming-video behemoths, some of them still maintain a fondness for good ol’ TV networks. Discovery and home-renovation gurus Chip and Joanna Gaines are moving ahead with the planned […]
Tokyo Film Festival Sets Asia-Heavy Competition Section
by Patrick Frater on September 28, 2021 at 11:13 am
The Tokyo International Film Festival’s competition section will skew heavily towards Asian titles, festival organizers said on Tuesday. The festival announced the full lineup for its 34rd edition to be held Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2021 at its […]
Mike Goodridge to Step Down as Macao Film Festival is Canceled
by Patrick Frater on September 28, 2021 at 11:00 am
Mike Goodridge, who was appointed artistic director of the International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) in 2017, is stepping down after four editions. The festival will not take place in 2021, as COVID-19 restrictions remain tight in […]
HBO Max, Movistar Plus Series ’Perfect Life’ Unveils First Episode of Season Two at...
by John Hopewell on September 28, 2021 at 10:15 am
Season two of Leticia Dolera’s award-winning dramedy series “Perfect Life” (“Vida Perfecta”) will stream on Movistar Plus by November 19, said Movistar exec Susana Herreras who recited a list of European territories […]
David Lynch’s ‘Mulholland Drive’ 20th Anniversary Restoration to Get Studiocanal,...
by Naman Ramachandran on September 28, 2021 at 10:01 am
RESTORATION The 20th anniversary 4K restoration of David Lynch‘s iconic surrealist mystery-drama is to get a home entertainment and limited theatrical release from Studiocanal and the Criterion Collection. 20 years after the film’s world […]
BTF Media, TheMadMediaCo Team to Adapt Carlos Busqued’s ‘Magnetized’ (EXCLUSIVE)
by John Hopewell on September 28, 2021 at 9:57 am
BTF Media and Madrid-based IP management company TheMadMediaCo announced on Tuesday, as Iberseries Platino Industria geared up in Madrid, that they are teaming to co-develop and co-produce Argentine true crime non-fiction novel […]
‘Fire on the Plain’ Review: Rising Talent Burns Up the Screen in Gutsy, Gorgeous...
by Guy Lodge on September 28, 2021 at 5:08 am
While Western cinema all too often equates film noir with retro pastiche and period fare, Chinese filmmakers continue to sustain the genre in bracingly contemporary, socially relevant ways — often sneaking a wealth of political and economic […]
KT Invests in Production as Netflix Stretches Streaming Lead in Korea
by Patrick Frater on September 28, 2021 at 5:04 am
Korea Telecom has unveiled plans to inject $150 million into its media unit allowing it to expand its content production capacity. The move comes at a time when already high competition for Korean content is set to intensify further. KT said that it […]