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Manfred Thierry Mugler, French Fashion Designer, Dies at 73

Manfred Thierry Mugler, a French fashion designer whose work was worn by some of the most prominent figures in entertainment, died on Sunday. He was 73 years old.…

Brad Pitt, Damien Quintard Relaunch Historic Miraval Studios as Creative Hub in the South of France

Brad Pitt has teamed up with Emmy-award winning music producer Damien Quintard to relaunch the historic Miraval Studios, where Pink Floyd, Sting, The Cure and AC/DC recorded their…

MacGuff’s Philippe Sonrier on How Artificial Intelligence Tools Will Revolutionize the VFX Industry

French VFX powerhouse MacGuff – with headquarters in Paris and offices in L.A. – is using proprietary artificial intelligence tools, in particular Face Engine and Body Engine, in…

PIDS Enghien Showcases the Latest Trends in the French VFX Sector

Over recent years France has established itself as a key hub for VFX work, driven by the talent and creativity of local players and extensive public support schemes.…

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Swings to Sixth-Highest Grossing Movie in History With $1.69 Billion Globally

Add another notch on “Spider-Man: No Way Home’s” long list of box office achievements. Over the weekend, Sony’s comic book adventure became the sixth-highest grossing movie in history…

Have the Oscars Become the Olympics of Cinema?

In April 2019, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors decided to change the name of the foreign-language-film category, saying it was “outdated within…

Oscar’s Foreign Accent Dates Back to the Birth of Cinema

The public considers the Academy Awards as a Hollywood event. True, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is headquartered in Southern California, and most of the…

‘The Tudors’ Star Aníta Briem to Debut as TV Show Creator with ‘As Long as We Live’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Icelandic international star Aníta Breim (“The Tudors,” “The Minister,” “Journey to the Center of the Earth”) is making her debut as a creator and writer with the drama…

How Festivals Help Build Awards Buzz for International Talent

It’s tempting to draw a straight line between the Academy’s increasingly global composition and the unprecedented triumph of Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” in 2019. And if we regard…

‘Fire of Love’ Review: The Most Spectacular Volcano Footage Ever Shot Anchors an Amazing Doc About Two Volcanologists

At times, nothing is as gratifying to watch as a movie about obsession that lures you into sharing the obsession. “Fire of Love,” one of the movies that…

What to expect as ‘Ozark’ returns for its explosive final season

“Ozark” showrunner Chris Mundy breaks down the acclaimed drama’s fourth and final season, premiering Friday on Netflix with stars Jason Bateman and Laura Linney.

Spanish TV Fiction Producers’ Appetite for Co-Production Grows

Traditionally, Spanish broadcasters retained all rights, paying producers a percentage of the budget of their series, which prevented them from building catalogs of their own rights. Although at…