Ten Nonfiction Films Combine Art, Science: Sundance Institute | Sandbox Fund Grantees

The nonprofit ​Sundance Institute​ and ​Sandbox Films​, a new mission-driven documentary studio, selected and announced their latest cohort of filmmakers and projects supported by the ​Sundance Institute | Sandbox Fund​, an initiative that elevates the voices of independent artists.

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TBS Orders Full Season of Go-Big Show

TBS has ordered a full season of Go-Big Show, an hour-long extreme talent competition starring celebrity judges Snoop Dogg, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles and "The American Nightmare" Cody, and hosted by popular comedian Bert Kreischer.

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Screen Media Acquires MMA Fight Film "Cagefighter"

Screen Media, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) company, announced today the acquisition of all US rights to the mixed-martial-arts, action film Cagefighter. Screen Media will release the film day and date on October 9, 2020.

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Amazon Unveils Steve McQueen's Mangrove Trailer

Amazon Prime Video has debuted the official trailer for Mangrove, one of five films featured in Small Axe, the highly anticipated anthology series from Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen (Hunger, 12 Years A Slave).

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Academy Board of Governors 2020-2021 Officers Elected

Casting Director David Rubin was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization's Board of Governors. Others elected include Lois Burwell, Larry Karaszewski, Isis Mussenden, Wynn P. Thomas, Jim Gianopulos and Janet Yang.

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Star-Studded Documentary "Becoming Iconic: Jonathan Baker"

Independent distributor Green Apple Entertainment is set to distribute the highly anticipated Digital HD, DVD and VOD debut of filmmaker Jonathan Baker's fascinating Hollywood documentary, BECOMING ICONIC:  JONATHAN BAKER, following academic distribution through the Fall of 2020.

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Academy Announces Academy Aperture 2025

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the next phase of its equity and inclusion initiative, Academy Aperture 2025, which includes inclusions standards for Oscar eligibility, maximum governor term limits, and permanent Best Picture category total.

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AFI DOCS 2020 Forum to Feature Sessions In Rapidly Changing World Events, Filmmaker Panels, Networking Opportunities

AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute's five-day documentary film festival, supported by Presenting Sponsor AT&T, has announced its 2020 Forum. Open to all AFI DOCS passholders and festival filmmakers, the five-day Forum will take place June 17-21, with live sessions streaming online.

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Amazon Studios Greenlights Season Two of Upload

Amazon Studios announced today that it has renewed Upload, to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime video, for a second season of the sci-fi comedy series from the award-winning, beloved creator Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation). 

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  • Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100 Makes North American Debut

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    The Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100, codenamed 103EX, today made its North American debut at the historic Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. 103EX is the marque's first ever pure 'Vision Vehicle' and defines the future of luxury mobility.

     
  • The Cheesecake Bible Second Edition Review - A Revelation of Heavenly Treats (Recipes)

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    The Cheesecake Bible Second Edition, from Robert Rose Publishing and award winning Master Chef and baker, George Geary, updates the wildly successful first edition which instantly became a best seller, adding 300 mouthwatering, decadent, delicious, rapturous, recipes.

     
  • San Fran 42nd Street Moon Announces Cast/Creative Team for Season Opener The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

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    San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the full cast and creative team for the opening production of its 2018-2019 season, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (nominated for seven Tony Awards).

     
  • Atlantic Hurricane Barrels Toward Carolinas; Category Five Possible as Flo Strengthens

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    Hurricane Florence, a category four powerhouse with sustained winds of 140mph, quickly intensified over the warm waters of the Caribbean as it continued its northeast trajectory with landfall expectation, anywhere from the Carolinas to the Mid-Atlantic states.

     
  • World News: Israel Faces Unprecedented Third Election in One Year

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    The results of the September 17, 2019 elections in Israel were a statistical tie, throwing the decision of who would be the new Prime Minister to Israel President Reuven Rivlin who gave first dibs to Benjamin Netanyahu.

     
  • Extreme Weather Patterns End Year of Extreme and Deadly Weather

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    A freak Winter Storm that pummeled the United Kingdom with apocalyptic rains has driven temperatures up more than 50 degrees in the North Pole creating balmy, and dangerous, conditions that induced polar ice cap melting and instability for the natural habitat.

     
  • Climate Activist Michael Foster Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

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    Climate activist Michael Foster will be imprisoned for shutting off the emergency valve on TransCanada’s Keystone 1 tar sands pipeline in North Dakota. This morning in Pembina County Court, Judge Laurie A. Fontaine sentenced Foster to three years.

     
  • Strasbourg Christmas Market Terror Incident Leaves Three Dead, 12 Wounded

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    The terrorist attack in Strasbourg (eastern France) is believed to be the work of a radicalized offender. Three people died as a result of this attack, twelve others wounded. The Vigipirate plan was raised at the emergency level.

     
  • The Irishman Review – Four Stars, The Best Picture of The Year

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    The Irishman, a Netflix original film, presents the story of mob hit man Frank Sheeran, and his rise from hustling truck driver to Teamster's Union enforcer and Jimmy Hoffa confident and Number two man in the Bufalino crime family.

     
  • Trendy Gear For Tots Review - Gifts To Keep Your Child Organized, Comfortable, Creative and Safe

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    From fun in the sun to getting organized for school, today's tots need stuff…lots and lots of stuff. Here's a list of cool tools that'll ensure your kid is covered on multiple fronts. Staying organized, stylish, fed and fit is child's play with this assortment perfect for the little ones in your life.

     
  • Olympus Has Fallen Review – An Intense, Solid Action, Rousing Disaster Flim

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    Olympus Has Fallen,” the White House disaster flick, from FilmDistrict and Millennium Films, is blasting away the box office competition with its action packed, roller coaster, thrill ride.

     
  • Donald Trump Lists Beverly Hills Mansion

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    Even the most politically disinterested person has not escaped being gobsmacked by what might be the strangest presidential campaign in American history. Candidates are scrutinized and bicker on everything from their marital history and health to even their choice of homes.

     
  • Pope Francis Begins His Historic Visit; Defines Edicts For the 1.2Billion Roman Catholics

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    Pope Francis arrived yesterday in Washington D.C. greeted by President Obama and First Lady Michelle, His Excellency opted for a more conservative Italian manufactured Fiat, as he began his six day visit in America.

     
  • French President Promises Pitiless Retaliation (Speech Included)

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    French President François Hollande, in the aftermath of the Night of Terror, has vowed “pitiless” retaliation against those who facilitated, funded and coordinated the attacks in central Paris that killed 166 and injured hundreds more.

     
  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman Review - An Instant Classic From DreamWorks Animation

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    "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," from DreamWorks Animation and The Lion King Director Rob Minkoff, brings to the screen a charming, enchanted, tale of a modern blended family and emphasizes the fun of learning through eye popping 3-D trips back in time.