What Will Win for Best Animated Short?
Animation is never at the center of the Oscar season conversation, mainly because so few animated features come out each year. Much of the original, truly rewarding work exists in short form and barel...
Random Media Acquires 'Camilla Dickinson' and 'The Jokesters' at 2015 Berlinale
Random Media has acquired two new titles for release in Summer 2015: "Camilla Dickinson" and "The Jokesters." Directed by Cornelia Duryée Moore, "Camilla Dickinson&quo...
'Lego Movie' Sequel Lands 'Community' Director
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who directed the first movie, are now producing the movie with Dan Lin and Roy Lee. They are also writing it. read more
Stephen Colbert Jokes New Beard Means He "Might Have Sex With Princess Leia"
Stepping out two months after the end of his Comedy Central show, the comedian was sporting a thick gray beard.read more
Al Sharpton's National Action Network Announces Plan to Protest Oscars
The Los Angeles chapter of the activist organization National Action Network, which was founded by the Reverend Al Sharpton back in 1991, made the announcement today that it plans to hold a protest fo...
Cesar Awards: 'Timbktu' Sweeps, Kristen Stewart Makes History
She's the first American to win an acting award at the French ceremony, while the Oscar-nominated film took home seven trophies.read more
How 'The Slap' Represents Broadcast's Failure to Copy Cable
With "The Slap," a star-studded miniseries intending to provoke thought and incite debate, NBC has thrown their hat into the “prestige limited series” game currently dominated by HBO (&q...
Watch: Mark Ruffalo is a Manic Depressive Dad in 'Infinitely Polar Bear' Trailer
"Infinitely Polar Bear," written and directed by Maya Forbes, tells the story of Cam (Mark Ruffalo), a manic depressive father of two girls. The film's trailer shows Cam scrambling to care f...
Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden Movie Set for Christmas Release
Rhys Ifans and Joely Richardson have joined the cast of the film, in which Joseph Gordon-Levitt is playing the NSA leaker.read more
Watch: 'Sesame Street's' Caroll Spinney Embodies Michael Keaton for 'Big Birdman'
Caroll Spinney has been playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street" for 45 years. That seems like a pretty long time...has it made him a little crazy? In this adorable spoof of...
Oscars: Civil Rights Group Pushing Academy to Reveal Diversity Data (Exclusive)
ColorOfChange wants the Academy to reveal the demographic breakdown of its members as a first step to increasing diversity within its ranks.read more
Emmy's New Rules: 7 Winners and Losers
'Orange Is the New Black' suffers a major blow as comedy becomes half-hours only and the definition of guest actor shuts out many recurring players.read more
Emmys Rule Changes Tackle 'True Detective' and 'Orange is the New Black' Eligibility Issues
On the eve of Oscars weekend, the Television Academy announced new rules in regard to the upcoming Primetime Emmys.  • There will now be seven series nominees in both the Outstanding Drama Ser...
Exclusive: Magnet Releasing Acquires Action Thriller 'Skin Trade'
Magnet Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to "Skin Trade," directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham and written by Dolph Lundgren and Steven Elder. The film also stars Lundgren as Nick Cassidy, a det...
Emmys Change Rules: 7 Series Nominees, Comedy Defined as Half-Hours
The Television Academy issued a series of changes on Friday morning, including a change from "mini" to "limited." read more
Big Brands' Dedication to Instagram Video Pays Off With Follower Lifts
The following marketers regularly make our weekly Adweek/Shareablee chart for the best branded Instagram videos: Starbucks, Victoria's Secret, Nike, GoPro and the National Basketball Association...
Attention, Filmmakers: Ron Howard's Tips on How to Win His Trailer Contest
Ron Howard is once again partnering with Canon for a contest designed to highlight everyday creativity. Inspired by the notion that anything in life can be a movie (and every movie starts with a trail...
Watch Some of Last Year's Best Movies On Demand
[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Movies On Demand. Catch up on last year’s Awards Season contenders and past winners On Demand. Today's list is a selection of the best 2014...
Watch: Irish Teen Romance 'Every Breaking Wave' Inspired by U2
The Creators Project has released a new short film directed by Aoife McArdle called "Every Breaking Wave." The film follows two teenagers, one Catholic, the other Protestant, who fall in lov...
Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible 5' Halts Production to Figure Out Ending
Director Christopher McQuarrie and an uncredited writer are trying to "get from what they thought was a good place to a more perfect place," says one source.read more