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Hollywood Foreign Press Association Announce Partnership With World Bank for Educational Initiatives

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that produces the Golden Globes, will co-sponsor a series of events with the World Bank to promote the growth of educational…

How ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Achieved Authentic Representation of Autism, According to Its Star and Casting Director

For “Cha Cha Real Smooth” casting director Angela Demo, it was out of the question to consider neurotypical actors for the part of Lola, who is on the…

Emerging Filmmakers Bring Genre Twists to Transilvania Co-Production Forum

Ten projects by first- and second-time directors searching for European partners took the stage this week during the Transilvania Pitch Stop, one of the leading co-production and co-financing…

Conecta Fiction: ’The Last Wolf,’ ‘Status Quo,’ ‘The Invisible Ink’ Win Big at TV Co-Pro Forum

Portugal’s “The Last Wolf,” Lebanon’s “Status Quo” and Uruguay’s “The Invisible Ink” proved big winners at the 6th Conecta Fiction & Entertainment, which will wrap Friday in Toledo,…

Star Plus Unveils ‘Santa Evita,’ New Slate Including Robert de Niro-led ‘Nada’

Underscoring a push into more ambitious productions in Latin America, Star Plus, The Walt Disney Company’s year-old general entertainment and sports streaming service in the region, presented an…

Oscar Nominated Ildikó Enyedi Shoots Pilot for Human Trafficking Series ‘Angel’s Trumpets’

Ildikó Enyedi, who won the Berlin Golden Bear and was Oscar nominated for “On Body and Soul,” will start shooting the pilot episode of the TV series “Angel’s…

Spain’s Shooting Locations Marketplace Confirms Second Edition Dates, First Details

Part of Spain’s drive to consolidate as one of the world’s foremost big shoot locales, Shooting Locations Marketplace has confirmed dates for its second edition which will run…

Up to $500,000 BTF Acceleration Fund Launched at Conecta Fiction & Entertainment

BTF Media, one of the Spanish-speaking world’s fastest-growing production houses, has unveiled a BTF Acceleration prize initiative worth up to a collective $500,000 for five projects at this…

Kid Cudi Bound for World Tour With Openers Including Denzel Curry and Don Toliver

Kid Cudi will shadow the moon in its orbit around the globe with his newly announced “To the Moon 2022 World Tour.” The 27-city trek will take Cudi…

Banijay’s Head of Scripted Lars Blomgren on Alex de la Iglesia, Co-Production, Ramping Up in Spanish-Speaking Markets

In late April, Banijay Iberia moved waves by taking an equity stake in Alex de la Iglesia and Carolina Bang’s Pokeespsie Films, with the aim of scaling up…

Greece’s Evia Film Project Brings Environmentally Focused Filmmaking to the Fore

It had been nearly three decades since a film was last screened in Ciné Apollon, an open-air theater in the resort town of Edipsos on the north shore…

12-Year-Old Drumming Phenom Nandi Bushell to Join Foo Fighters for Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at Wembley

Nandi Bushell, the teen drummer (she turned 12 in April) who became an internet phenomenon during the pandemic, will join the Foo Fighters in honoring the late Taylor…