Movies and Filmmaking

Movies and Filmmaking

Movies and Filmmaking

Movies and Filmmaking

FILM: United Filmmakers Announces an Exciting Financing Opportunity for Independent Filmmakers

Film NEWS: -- United Filmmakers, LLC, a vertically integrated motion picture and television production and distribution company, is thrilled to announce a potential financing opportunity for independent filmmakers working on feature-length films. This opportunity supports projects with budgets ranging from $1 million to $20 million and is made possible through a strategic partnership with a major financial investment firm.

FILM: Church of Scientology’s Documentary ‘Operation: Do Something About It’ Wins Platinum at Viddy Awards

Film NEWS: -- Scientology Media Productions' original documentary "Operation: Do Something About It" won Platinum in the 2024 Viddy Awards, the international competition recognizing excellence in video production and communication.

FILM: Garden Studios Bills Tenants and Identifies Energy Waste with EnergyCAP

Film NEWS: -- Garden Studios, an innovative film studio based in London, has transformed its utility management and billing processes by implementing EnergyCAP's leading energy management platform. This move aligns with Garden Studio's commitment to sustainability as a certified B Corporation, dedicated to responsible business practices.

FILM: BHERC 14th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival To Take Place Saturday, March 23, 2024 in Los Angeles

Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to present the 14th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Saturday, March 23rd (in-person) at Regal L.A. Live, 1000 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Films can also be viewed (virtually) online at www.BHERC.TV through Sunday, March 24, 2024.

FILM: Game, Set, Match! Dink Productions Serves Up Kickstarter Campaign for First-Ever Pickleball Full-Length Feature Film, ‘In a Pickle’

Film NEWS: -- Dink Productions launches a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for their upcoming movie "In a Pickle." By engaging the vibrant pickleball community in this campaign, Dink Productions aims to showcase the massive audience awaiting to see this movie come to life.

FILM: BHERC To Cap-Off Their Monumental Season With 29th Annual S.E. Manly African American Short Film Showcase Closing Weekend

Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is pleased to announce the 29th Annual S. E. Manly African American Short Film Showcase (SEMAASFS) closing event, the weekend of January 19-21st, it will include 50 short films. BHERC is also hosting students to see the must-see film Origin, by talented and prolific filmmaker, Ava DuVernay, the first weekend of its release nationally. "We must go out and support our filmmakers and help make their films a success at the box office," noted BHERC President Sandra Evers-Manly.

FILM: ‘In a Pickle’ is the First Feature Film that Serves up Laughter and Love for the Pickleball Community, Releasing Summer...

Film NEWS: -- Dink Productions today announced the upcoming production of "In a Pickle: A Comedy. With Balls," the first ever full-length feature film about the fastest growing sport in the U.S., pickleball. The brainchild of former tennis player turned pickleball enthusiast, Dan Brooks, and Jason Reid, one of the leading builders of tennis and pickleball courts across Florida, the film promises to captivate audiences with its unique blend of humor, heart, and sportsmanship.

FILM: FYC’s ‘The Next Big Hit’ – a martial arts musical comedy and micro-budget film, has been included in the big...

Film NEWS: -- Mark your calendars for Dec. 15, 2023, as Laemmle in Town Center 5 Encino is proud to present a film that is set to be nothing less than awe-inspiring. "The Next Big Hit" is a masterpiece that promises to inspire you to think outside the box and embrace originality, says producer Zak Lee Guarnaccia, and founder of production company LightRow Productions, LLC. It is a diverse cross-genre marvel that combines martial arts, music, and comedy into a unique and spectacular experience.

FILM: World Open Water Swimming Association’s Final Review: Nyad’s 2013 Cuba to Florida Swim Ratification Denied

Film NEWS: -- The World Open Water Swimming Association's (WOWSA) Advisory Board reached a decision regarding Diana Nyad's submission for ratification for the Cuba to Florida swim in 2013. WOWSA supports a global community of open water swimmers committed to safety, sportsmanship, and adventure.

FILM: Premiere-Prescreening of ‘The Next Big Hit,’ a martial arts musical comedy, the brainchild created by Zak Lee Guarnaccia

Film NEWS: -- On September 13, 2023, Regal Theatre in North Hollywood will be the site of an event that promises to be nothing short of spectacular. The Premiere/Prescreening of "The Next Big Hit," a martial arts musical comedy, is the brainchild created by Zak Lee Guarnaccia, a world-class martial arts veteran with over 40 years of experience in the entertainment industry from Italy to the USA, and founder LightRow Productions.

FILM: The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center’s 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.

FILM: WOWSA Statement on ‘Nyad’ Movie on Netflix – The Swim, The Scandal, The Silence

Film NEWS: -- Having received Diana Nyad's submissions for official swim ratification twice, the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) would like to provide perspective on Netflix's upcoming film "Nyad" featuring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster. It is important for viewers to understand that this film is based on Diana Nyad's book, which has not been rigorously fact-checked [1]. There is a potential risk that audiences might perceive this docudrama as a fully factual account of Nyad's swim from Cuba to Florida.

FILM: Printed In Blood Celebrates MoMA’s Inclusion of ‘I Spit On Your Grave’ with new Scriptbook

Film NEWS: -- Printed in Blood, a publisher of art books, is proud to present a collector's edition "I Spit On Your Grave Scriptbook." The book features 144 pages of art, essays, and ephemera honoring 45 years of the iconic film. The book celebrates the inclusion of Meir Zarchi's 1978 cult classic "I Spit On Your Grave aka Day of the Woman" film negative, script and artifacts in the Museum of Modern Art's permanent film archive in New York City.

FILM: Debbie Allen to Pay Tribute to Class of 2023 Film Directors at The 30th Annual ‘Sista’s Are Doin’ It For...

Film NEWS: -- Debbie Allen, critically acclaimed director, producer, and choreographer will be a special guest at upcoming, 30th annual "Sista's Are Doin' It For Themselves" Short Film Showcase Opening Night Celebration, May 19th at 7:30pm, at the Director's Guild of America, the Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) announced today.

FILM: The Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center Announces 30th Anniversary of Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase...

Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host the 30th Anniversary of its Sistas Are Doin' It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held May 19-21, 2023 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. The Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV from May 22-31.

FILM: Youth Filmmakers From United States and International Selected For the 13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC...

Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069), as well as online at BHERC.TV.

FILM: ‘My Father The Queen’ Wins Best LGBT Screenplay from Best Script Award – London

Film NEWS: -- The Best Script Award - London selected "My Father The Queen" as the winner of the Best LGBT Screenplay during their Autumn 2022 competition. The screenplay was written by filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander, owner of PrettyWork Studios. It is her first feature work.

FILM: DigitalSelf Announces Partnership with 305 Films to Sponsor Vibes Basel at Art Basel

Film NEWS: -- DigitalSelf®, Gil Green and 305 Films are pleased to announce their partnership to present the 9th annual Vibes Basel. DigitalSelf is the Title Sponsor for Vibes Basel, under the creative direction of Gil Green, at Art Basel at Supercar Rooms Miami on Friday, December 2, 2022.

FILM: PBS SOCAL and OUR L.A. Present ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’

Film NEWS: -- "Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race" reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel's Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.

FILM: The First Adaptation of the 12th Century Poem Widely Recognized as World Cultural Heritage in Literature

Film NEWS: -- A new animated film "The Knight in the Tiger's Skin" by Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, will be released in the Laemmle Theater on October 7, 2022. This is the first adaptation of the medieval poem by Shota Rustaveli.

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