Festivals

Mark L. Perthel, Ambassador Theatre Group North American VP, Dies at 62

Mark L. Perthel, vice president of Ambassador Theatre Group’s North American music division, died on June 24 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, the company has…

ABC Entertainment/Walt Disney TV Promotes Ashley Kline-Shapiro to VP, Unscripted and Slate Publicity

Ashley Kline-Shapiro has been upped to VP of unscripted and slate publicity for ABC Entertainment and Walt Disney Television Alternative. As part of the announcement, ABC revealed that…

From ‘Nope’ to ‘The Fabelmans,’ Oscar Season Soon Takes Off With Dozens of Potential Contenders

As of June 30, we’re at the halfway point for 2022 — and for the Oscar eligibility year. There are dozens of possibilities coming up and many familiar…

KISS Accidentally Projects Australian Flag on Stage in Austria

The long-running rock band KISS have found itself as the butt of online jokes following a concert in Vienna on June 26, where the band’s logo was displayed…

Manolo Cardona Begins Filming Directorial Debut ‘One Must Die’ for Paramount+ (EXCLUSIVE)

Manolo Cardona, one of Colombia’s top actors who has starred in such Netflix hits as “Narcos” and “Who Killed Sara?,” is now filming his directorial debut, “One Must…

Mipcom Shapes Up for October With 200 Exhibitors, New Co-Production Market

International TV market Mipcom is set to return to the Croisette in October, and major exhibitors have already signed up. Organizers RX France, formerly known as Reed Midem,…

Ofir Raul Graizer’s ‘America’ Debuts Trailer Ahead of Karlovy Vary Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

The trailer has debuted for “America,” a drama directed by Ofir Raul Graizer (“The Cakemaker”), which will world premiere at Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival in the Crystal…

Transilvania Film Festival’s Romanian Days Competition Showcases New Wave of Filmmakers ‘Willing to Take Risks’

Bogdan George Apetri’s “Miracle” took home the top prize in the Romanian Days competition at the Transilvania Intl. Film Festival, which saw nine first-time directors among the 12…

Karlovy Vary Film Festival to Launch KVIFF Talents

The 56th Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will host the launch of KVIFF Talents, its new year-round program, whose goal is to identify talented filmmakers, and support the…

Cyrielle Raingou Wins Kirch Foundation Award at Munich Film Up!

Cameroon’s Cyrielle Raingou has won the Kirch Foundation Award, which comes with a €5,000 cash prize, for her film project “I’m Coming for You.” The award comes at…

Glasto Is Back: Inside the BBC’s ‘Mammoth’ 2022 Glastonbury Festival Coverage

Glastonbury Festival — the biggest live music event in Europe — gets into full swing today, for the first time since 2019. There will be 200,000 people on…

‘Lamya’s Poem’ Trailer Details Rumi-Inspired Syrian Refugee Tale (EXCLUSIVE)

Long-awaited animated feature “Lamya’s Poem” has unveiled its first trailer. Alex Kronemer’s Rumi-inspired film about a Syrian refugee girl named Lamya was one of the hot competition titles…