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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…

Issa Rae’s Raedio Inks Multi-Project Development Deal With Audible

Another day, another mega-deal for multi-hyphenate creator Issa Rae, as the “Insecure” mastermind and her “audio everywhere company” Raedio have inked an exclusive development deal with Audible. Through…

‘Yellowjackets,’ Lil Nas X and ‘West Side Story’ Land GLAAD Media Award Nominations

GLAAD announced the nominations for their 33rd Media Awards on Wednesday morning. The 226 nominees include Lil Nas X, “West Side Story,” “Hacks,” Anderson Cooper and “Yellowjackets.” HBO…

YouTube Shuts Down Original Content Group

YouTube is getting out of the business of originals: The Google-owned video giant said it is winding down its original productions team after more than six years. Earlier,…

NAACP Image Awards Nominations: Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., ‘The Harder They Fall,’ ‘Insecure’ Lead

“The Harder They Fall,” “Insecure” and H.E.R. lead the pack of film, TV and music nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards, while Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X,…

‘Interview With the Vampire’ AMC Series Casts Christian Robinson in Recurring Role (EXCLUSIVE)

The “Interview with the Vampire” series at AMC has added Christian Robinson in a recurring role, Variety has learned exclusively. Robinson will appear in the role of Levi, an…

Kino Lorber Taps Martha Benyam as Chief Operating Officer (EXCLUSIVE)

Martha Benyam has joined Kino Lorber as the new chief operating officer of the film distribution company. A veteran of the film, television and digital industries, Benyam most…

Apple Orders Limited Series About Hunt for John Wilkes Booth From Monica Beletsky, Tobias Menzies to Star

Apple has ordered the limited series “Manhunt,” which tells the story of the hunt for U.S President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth. The series hails from Monica…

BAFTA Expands North America Operations, Appoints Starz’s Kathryn Busby as Board Chair

BAFTA is expanding its North American operations with the launch of a single North America board, which unites the organization’s New York and Los Angeles entities. Kathryn Busby,…

9 hidden TV shows from 2021 you might have missed

This year, a handful of shows garnered all the buzz — while other noteworthy shows fell through the cracks. As the year draws to a close, here’s a look at some hidden gems that are worth checking out.

What to watch on Christmas Day 2021

Christmas day is here at last. Whether or not you celebrate that holiday, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, Festivus, or nothing at all, Dec. 25 is the perfect day to curl up on your couch with a hot drink and kick back in front of the TV.  There are plenty of movies, TV episodes, and specials…

Select Prime Video channels are 99 cents a month for a limited time

Starting Dec. 23 for a limited time, you can score some of your favorite channels for only 99 cents for up to two months.