News

Jill Soloway and Tim League To Deliver Keynote Addresses At 10th Annual Film Independent Forum
Film Independent, which kicks off its 10th annual forum on October 24, has just announced its two keynote speakers. Writer and director Jill Soloway ("Transparent," "Afternoon Deli...
Google Chromecast Brings Disney Channels, Twitch, iHeartRadio and DramaFever to TVs
Google’s Chromecast streaming-media dongle for HDTVs has added support for three Disney cable nets — as well as videogame webcaster Twitch, music streaming service iHeartRadio and DramaFev...
News Thumbnail
VH1 Orders 'T.I. & Tiny' Spinoff
The cable network will launch "Tiny & Shekinah's Weave Trip" in Octoberread more
NBC Finishes No. 1 in Ratings for Full Year: It's Our New ‘Standard Season’
Fifty-one of the 52 weeks are in, and NBC is calling the year for itself. The network will finish first in the key 18-49 demo for the full 52-week year, marking the first time that's happened in a...
Why Netflix Ordering Judd Apatow's Rom-Com 'Love' Is a Perfect Fit
In what's becoming a common trend these days, Netflix has given its new comedy a two-season go-ahead. "Love," from Apatow Productions and Legendary Television, has been picked up by the stre...
Tim McGraw Tells ‘Foxcatcher’ Director Bennett Miller Stories About Faith Hill and Music (Exclusive Video)
Before directing his big American Express Unstaged show at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Bennett Miller went down to Tennessee with Tim McGraw to better understand the stories t...
7 New Shows to Take a Chance On for Fall 2014 TV
"The Affair"On the surface, Showtime's next new drama might not seem that exciting -- despite a killer cast drawn from the worlds of prestige drama (Dominic West), British murder s...
‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Mayim Bialik Wants Ariana Grande to Keep Her Clothes On
“Big Bang Theory” star Mayim Bialik is sick and tired of looking at billboards depicting Ariana Grande as a sexy lingerie saleswoman. The three-time Primetime Emmy nominee, who began her ...
Watch: Jake Gyllenhall, Kirsten Wiig, Channing Tatum and More Chat it Up for Indiewire's TIFF Talks
Jake Gyllenhaal  Gyllenhaal sat down with Indiewire managing editor Nigel M. Smith to discuss 'Nightcrawler," the story of an underground freelance crime journalist.  READ MORE:&n...
How to Measure Your Documentary's Impact & Make It Count
During an-hour long panel titled "Measuring Your Doc's Impact," one part of IFP's Independent Film Week, a selection of panelists from various areas of the documentary world spoke about stor...
Jon Avnet and WIGS Partners Launch Digital Studio Backed by ITV, WPP
The trio of filmmakers who launched digital studio WIGS — “Black Swan” exec producer Jon Avnet together with his son Jake Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia — have formed a new venture: ...
Judd Apatow's Romantic Comedy ‘Love’ Lands Two Season Commitment From Netflix
Judd Apatow and Netflix are teaming up on a new original series about love, aptly titled “Love.” The streaming company has given the writer-director — who is teaming up with Paul Ru...
Stephen Adly Guirgis Takes Mimi Award for Playwriting
The Mimi Award, the largest monetary prize for theater in the U.S., will go this year to Stephen Adly Guirgis, who scores $200,000 as part of the package. The writer of Broadway’s “The Motherfucke...
News Thumbnail
A Glimpse Into Marketers’ Social Media Strategies
Almost every company puts much money and effort behind social media strategy, with goals ranging from enhanced brand awareness to direct leads or sales. But while 97 percent of those surveyed said th...
Will The Penguin Drive A Ford? Fox Signs Automaker to Sponsor ‘Gotham’
Ford Motor is revving its engines over the prospect of hanging out with Catwoman, The Riddler and maybe even The Joker. The automaker has aligned itself with the first season of Fox’s freshman drama...
News Thumbnail
Noah Baumbach's 'While We're Young' Sells Out Around the World (Exclusive)
The star-packed dramedy features Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfriedread more
Chris Fujiwara Steps Down As EIFF Artistic Director
Chris Fujiwara will be stepping down from his role at the Edinburgh International Film Festival after his reign as artistic director for three consecutive festivals. Deputy Artistic Director Dian...
News Thumbnail
Clear Channel Changes Name to iHeartMedia
"It’s clear that no other company can match our reach or broad spectrum of media platforms," says CEO Bob Pittmanread more
Lupita Nyong'o Teaches Elmo About The Power of Skin and Tickles (Video)
Lupita Nyong'o met Elmo, and the results were predictably adorable. The Oscar-winning “12 Years a Slave” actress appeared on “Sesame Street” this week to discuss the import...
Netflix Recruits Judd Apatow, Handing 2-Season Order to Lesley Arfin Comedy ‘Love’
Netflix has given an eye-popping two-season commitment to a comedy series from Judd Apatow and “Girls” alum Lesley Arfin that offers an unvarnished take on a modern relationship. “Lo...

Pages