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South Africa Launches Black Filmmakers Fund
Exactly two decades after the first democratic election in South Africa, programming at the Durban Intl. Film Festival has included retrospection and introspection on the gains made over the last 20 y...
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FX’s Landgraf on ‘Fargo,’ ‘AHS: Freak Show’ and ‘Strain’
Standing out among the glut of programming choices was the theme of FX CEO John Landgraf’s executive session at the annual Television Critics Assn. “I’m apologizing for the ramp-up at pr...
FX's John Landgraf Talks More ‘Fargo,’ ‘The Strain,’ FXX and the Agony of Comedy
John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks & FX Productions, addressed a number of topics during FX's executive panel at the Television Critics Association press tour Monday, including the newly renewe...
Kanye West Wants to ‘Fight for the Re-Education of What Celebrity Is’ (Photo)
Kanye West is more than just a celebrity, and that's the theme of the rapper-entrepreneur's latest interview with GQ. Predictably, West was full of Kanye-isms in the lengthy Q&A, where he ...
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Ex-Swedish House Mafia Member Steve Angello’s Size Label Drops New Track (Audio)
Tom Staar & Ansolo’s "Totem" is available today, with an exclusive preview below.read more
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Colombia’s Dynamo Initates ‘Rectora,’ ‘Maranon’ (EXCLUSIVE)
BOGOTA – Positioning itself as a key Colombian player both for producing film and TV for international markets and providing services on international shoots, Bogota-based Dynamo, a founding member ...
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Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s ‘Birdman’ to Close NY Film Festival
Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance” has been selected as the closing night title for 52nd New York Film Festival on Oct. 12. The black co...
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NBA Star Carmelo Anthony Forms Media and Tech VC Firm with Stuart Goldfarb
Carmelo Anthony, the NBA All Star who recently re-signed with the New York Knicks, has formed a venture-capital firm, M7 Tech Partners, together with Stuart Goldfarb, former CEO of Bertelsmann Direct ...
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Idris Elba Eyes Guy Ritchie’s ‘King Arthur’ at Warner Bros.
Idris Elba is in talks to join Warner Bros.’ “King Arthur” film, which has Guy Ritchie attached to direct. Sources say that Elba would play a Merlin-esque figure who trains and mento...
Idris Elba in Talks to Star in Guy Ritchie's ‘Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur’
There's a “RocknRolla” reunion on the horizon, as Idris Elba is in talks to co-star in Guy Ritchie‘s “Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur” an individual familiar...
CNN's Chris Cuomo Slips Accidental Pun Into Malaysia Airlines Report (Video)
Fact: Live television is harder than it looks. CNN's Chris Cuomo was reminded of that when he accidentally used a poor choice of words in a report on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Stan...
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FXX Plans ‘Simpsons’ Full Series Marathon, Launches ‘Simpsons World’ Digital Experience
Ay, Caramba! To celebrate its acquisition of “The Simpsons,” FXX will air the longest running marathon in TV history, showing all 25 seasons of the veteran animated comedy (that’s 55...
‘Birdman’ to Close New York Film Fest
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu‘s “Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance” will serve as the closing-night attraction at the 2014 New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Linco...
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Ad of the Day: Dick's Sporting Goods Scores With Another Dramatic Salute to Everyday Athletes
Like the everyday athletes it profiles, Dick's Sporting Goods remains a bit of an unsung hero in the sports marketing world. But that continues to change, thanks to its consistently strong adver...
‘Star Wars’ Invades Fox Sports For Arizona Diamondbacks Game (Video)
Any excuse to dress up as a Wookiee and a storm trooper on national television is a good excuse, so in the spirit of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ random “Star Wars” day on Sunday, Fox ...
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Office Depot's Review Follows Merger With OfficeMax
Office Depot’s creative and media review comes amid store closings at the retailer, which merged with OfficeMax late last year. The decision to close 400 stores by the end of 2016 stemmed fro...
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Comic-Con: James Frey to Introduce 'Endgame' Universe With Panel, Puzzle, Interactive Game (Exclusive)
Frey's upcoming YA book, which has interactive components and is being developed into a film, will be promoted with a tie-in to the popular augmented reality game Ingress.read more
Xerox Names John Kennedy CMO
Xerox announced today the appointment of John Kennedy as vp and CMO, effective July 28th. Kennedy comes from IBM, where he was vp, global business services responsible for marketing and demand gener...
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Xerox Names John Kennedy CMO
Xerox today appointed John Kennedy as vp and CMO, effective next week. John Kennedy Kennedy comes from IBM, where he was vp, global business services, responsible for marketing and demand gener...
'Louie' Picked Up for Season 5 by FX
With a possible Outstanding Comedy Series trophy on the horizon, FX has ordered a fifth season of the Emmy-nominated series "Louie." Louis C.K.'s experimental stand-up/situational hybrid wil...

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