Screenwriters

Ukraine Biz Shows Range in Cannes

Ukrainian industry players gathered in Cannes are determined to show they can provide a variety of new content, as well as stories that look beyond the current Russian…

Northwestern’s Film Program Shines Light on Mental Health With Student Work

Northwestern University is playing a key role in bringing mental health stories to the world of film and TV. Its School of Communication features an innovative program that…

Odin’s Eye Launching ‘In Vitro’ Sci-Fi Thriller at Cannes Market (EXCLUSIVE)

Odin’s Eye Entertainment has boarded “In Vitro,” an elevated sci-fi thriller starring “Succession” star Ashley Zukerman (“The Lost Symbol,” “Fear Street”) and Talia Zucker (“Lake Mungo”). It is…

David Cronenberg Breaks Down Cannes Walkouts, His New Film’s Sexuality, and Why Netflix Turns Him Down

Eight years after “Maps to the Stars,” David Cronenberg is coming back to the Cannes Film Festival with what looks to be a big bang. Weaving together equal…

New PSA Urges More Disability Visibility and Representation in Hollywood

A nationwide PSA has launched on Tuesday that urges Hollywood to increase the number of people with disabilities both behind and in front of the camera. The campaign,…

How TikTok’s Irreverent Humor Became Hollywood’s Indispensable Tool for Reaching Gen Z

There are countless accounts on TikTok dedicated to “The Mandalorian” star Pedro Pascal, where fans gather to ruminate on his acting skills and, of course, dashing good looks.…

Outfest Expands Screenwriting Lab in Partnership with Netflix — Film News in Brief

Created in 1997 as a screenwriting contest, the Outfest Screenwriting Lab has become the cornerstone of Outfest’s education and creative development programming. As the arts, media and entertainment…

‘Sneakerella’ Review: Disney+ Innovative, Imperfect Cinderella Story Has Lots of Heart and Sole

In the frequently picked-over corpse of author Charles Perrault’s classic story “Cinderella,” centered on a servant girl who rises from obscurity after falling in love with a prince,…

Swiss Producers Hope Upcoming ‘Lex Netflix’ Referendum Will Prompt Greater Investment From Streamers

A nationwide referendum is to be held in Switzerland on May 15 on a proposed law that would force streamers like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to re-invest…

30 Top Film Schools in North America

There are world famous film schools whose names are synonymous with award-winning directors, producers, actors, screenwriters and cinematographers — to mention just a few filmmaking disciplines. Martin Scorsese…

L.A. Sheriff’s Dept. Denies Reports of Active Shooter at Soho House West Hollywood Building

Following social media reports that there was an active shooter inside Soho House West Hollywood on Wednesday morning, the social club and the L.A. Sheriff’s Department West Hollywood…

Constantin, RTL Plus’ ‘Punishment,’ Broken Down by Ferdinand von Schirach and Oliver Berben

“There is a new studio Star System…but instead of focusing on acting talent (as it did in the 1930s), it prioritizes those with the skills to create new…