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‘To the End’ Review: A Documentary About Trying to Change the Systems Enabling Climate Change

Unstoppable force meets immovable object in “To the End.” Rachel Lears’ documentary inspires in its portrait of youthful activists organizing to push impactful climate-change policies into American political…

Apple, Skydance Media Sign Multi-Year Live Action Film Deal

Skydance Media, the maker of “The Tomorrow War” and “Mission: Impossible,” will develop and produce a slate of live-action films as part of a new multi-year pact with…

NBCU Poaches Hulu’s Annie Luo to Be Peacock EVP of Partnerships and Development

Kelly Campbell, the ex-Hulu chief who now serves as president of Peacock, recruited her former Hulu colleague Annie Luo for the NBCUniversal streamer’s leadership team. Luo is joining…

Slamdance Keeps Its Edge With Buzzy Titles and Crypto Tech

Like its Park City counterpart, the Slamdance Film Festival has pivoted to an all-virtual affair this year, but it will now get underway Jan. 27, one week after…

Omnific Takes Control of Hong Kong VFX Firm Marvel Digital to Accelerate NFT Output (EXCLUSIVE)

Digital entertainment studio Omnific Blockchain Studios is to take operational control of Marvel Digital Productions, a Hong Kong-based effects and post-production company. The move is intended to accelerate…

‘Selling the Hamptons’ has huge houses — and even bigger egos

On the Discovery+ show, former model Mia Calabrese leads a cast of cutthroat real estate agents who rule “the wild, wild east.”

Paris Images Online Attracts Top French Film, TV & Tech Players

Paris Images Online, an industry showcase promoting locations in the French capital, has lured some of France’s top dogs, including Federation Entertainment’s Pascal Breton, “Sing 2” producer Jacques…

China Orders Entertainment and Tech Firms to Stay in Their Lane

Chinese regulators teamed up on Wednesday to issue a volley of orders that will crimp the expansion of the country’s entertainment and tech giants, including Alibaba, Tencent and…

Electronic Arts COO Laura Miele on Gaming’s Big Moment: ‘We Have Significant Runway Ahead of Us’

Laura Miele knows that video gaming is having a big moment. The industry veteran, who was named chief operating officer of gaming giant Electronic Arts in September, also…

Milliner Janessa Leoné Expands With Eco-Friendly Clothing Line; Dior Goes to the Gym With Technogym

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NATPE, AnyClip Team on Searchable Content Library From Trade Show Association’s 40-Year Video Archive (EXCLUSIVE)

Finally frustrated in its hope of hosting a conference and trade show in Miami this week, the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) is forging ahead with…

DAZN Rejigs Leadership, Appoints Shay Segev as Sole CEO

DAZN Group has rejigged its leadership structure, appointing Shay Segev as its sole CEO. Segev joined the sports streamer in June 2021. Prior to DAZN, he was the…