Frontline

“They want us to view the Royal Family as being on solid ground,” says an expert.

Rostrum Records has appointed Erika Montes as president to lead the company’s growth strategy and oversee frontline label operations. Working closely with artists, managers, and distribution and brand partners, Montes will report directly to Benjy Grinberg, while the founder moves into the new role of CEO. “I’m so excited to…

It’s been an “Unholy” Halloween month for Sam Smith, with the British singer-songwriter celebrating his and collaborator Kim Petras’ first-ever U.S. Hot 100 No. 1, and also spending most of the month on top of the U.K. singles chart. The huge success of the duet is also a big win…

Ukrainian director Alisa Kovalenko unveiled first-look footage of upcoming documentary “Frontline” at Ji.hlava Film Festival’s Inspiration Forum. Filmed during her four-month stint in the Ukrainian army, it will be “slow and reflective,” focusing on brief moments of calm in-between chaos. “I was filming only when there was nothing to do,”…

The publication date and title of Prince Harry’s memoir has finally been confirmed by Penguin Random House. The publishing titans have said the British royal’s memoir will be titled “Spare” and have set a release date of Jan. 10 – notably missing the usually crucial Christmas market. The hardcover edition…

Hushed audiences witnessed footage of the first Russian shells hitting cities in Ukraine on the opening night of the Ji.hlava Intl. Documentary Film Festival on Tuesday as frontline filmmaking was honored. Oksana Moiseniuk’s “8th Day of the War” screened at the Czech city’s venerable DKO cultural hall after audiences heard…

There may not have heretofore been a huge amount of overlap between revered musician Ben Harper’s audience and the one commanded by pop superstar Harry Styles. But that may be part of the point in Styles having enlisted Harper to open his entire sold-out 15-concert run of shows at Los…

Pop, pop the champagne: Maybe it’s not the darkest timeline after all, as “six seasons and a movie” is finally becoming reality. Peacock has ordered a movie based on the Dan Harmon comedy “,” bringing back original stars Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Alison Brie, Gillian Jacobs, Jim Rash and Ken…

Buoyed by the success of last year’s one-to-one networking sessions, Madrid’s 2nd Iberseries & Platino Industria market is launching a new TV forum aimed at fostering co-production and financing pacts between selected producers and potential partners or investors. “We are functioning as an accelerator in a way as the selected projects…