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Jordan Peele, Riz Ahmed to Executive Produce Nuhash Humayun’s Live-Action Short ‘Moshari’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Jordan Peele and Riz Ahmed are set to executive produce Nuhash Humayun’s live-action short film “Moshari,” Variety can reveal. The Oscar winners have boarded Humayun’s exploration of climate…

Pong inventor made Steve Jobs work night shift because of his bad B.O.

Apple founder Jobs was also “a nasty guy” and “a pain to work with,” said Allan Alcorn, now celebrating Pong’s 50th anniversary.

Intermission Launches Funds for Short Films – Global Bulletin

NEW FUNDS FOR SHORTS U.K.-based creative agency, Intermission Film has announced the launch of Next Up The Intermission Short Film Fund, a new fund offering filmmakers the opportunity…

Amagi Announces $100 Million-Plus Investment Round to Expand Streaming Infrastructure Business

Amagi, a provider of infrastructure for delivering streaming video content and ads, announced that it raised more than $100 million in funding, including $80 million in primary capital,…

Film Bazaar: Cathy Rodda and Lisa Duff Board Hindi-Language Australian Project ‘Honour’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Leading Australian producers Cathy Rodda (“Unfinished Sky”) and Lisa Duff (“Last Cab to Darwin”) are joining Anupam Sharma’s English and Hindi-language “Honour” as the film project heads for…

Brace yourselves: ‘Today’ journalist reveals he lost a tooth live on air

Australian TV sports journalist Tony Jones revealed his dental mishap live on air Friday morning. His “Today” colleagues couldn’t handle the tooth loss.

Singapore Bans Local Film ‘#LookAtMe’ – Global Bulletin

SINGAPORE BANS ‘#LOOKATME’ Singapore has banned the release of “#LookAtMe,” a feature film by local director Ken Kwek. The InfoComm Media Development Authority said that the film exceeds…

Disney+ Names Alisa Bowen President

Alisa Bowen has been named president of Disney+, in a promotion for the exec who has overseen global business operations for Disney’s streaming platforms, including Disney+ since its…