CELEBRATING A 40-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE LEGENDARY AIRPLANE! FILM AND ITS LEGACY

Can you fly this plane and land it?” “Surely, you cannot be serious?” “I am serious, and don’t call me Shirley.” On July 2nd, 1980, Paramount released a parody of the disaster film genre called Airplane!. Somehow, it would become one of the best and funniest pictures in the history of film. While it may […]

‘THE HIGH NOTE’ REVIEW

Inspiration is an increasingly precious commodity in this confusing and tense time. The High Note (directed by Nisha Ganatra) is just what you need to revive your motivation to create and consume meaningful art. Warm and uplifting, The High Note will help you center yourself in hope even in a season where it is easy […]

THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IS TAMPERING WITH WORLDWIDE BOX OFFICE PERFORMANCES

The coronavirus outbreak in December of last year has swept the board with public health, traveling, business and more. At over 86,000 cases, it has killed thousands and put the pressure on countries to place restrictions and fail safes in case of another outbreak. The entertainment industry may not be hit as hard as these […]

Jay Z’s Netflix Movie ‘The Harder They Fall’ Open Casting Call

Netflix ‘The Harder They Fall’ casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Producers are seeking the following types: Looking for Everyday People to fill various roles as Extras in this exciting frontier film. This is a film with a primarily black cast, […]

HOW THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE FOUND SUCCESS IN AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR AND ENDGAME

One of the most beloved franchises of all time, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), has come a long way since its initiation back in 2008 and has become a growing sensation into today’s world. In the past 12 years, the franchise has become the highest-grossing film franchise of all time, with some impressive feats and […]

Virginia Film Office Announces 2019 Screenwriting Competition Winners

The Virginia Screenwriting Competition was created by the Virginia Film Office to celebrate the accomplishments of Virginia writers, as well as to promote the future of film-making in Virginia.  It provides screenwriters with a forum for their work and an opportunity to present their scripts to decision makers in the film industry. The winners and […]

Valparaiso Pictures Unveils THE TOXIC PIGS OF FUKUSHIMA

Valparaiso Pictures announced today their upcoming documentary short The Toxic Pigs of Fukushima, directed by BAFTA Award nominated Otto Bell (The Eagle Huntress) with Emmy® Award winner Joe Bini (You Were Never Really Here, American Honey) on board to edit.  Valparaiso Pictures fully financed with David Carrico and Adam Paulsen for Valparaiso and Bell’s Kissiki producing.  CAA […]

NEON has landed Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s MEMORIA, the Colombian set drama starring Tilda Swinton

In one of the first deals announced out of AFM, NEON has landed North American rights to Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s MEMORIA. The Colombian set drama, written and directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, stars Tilda Swinton, Jeanne Balibar, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Juan Pablo Urrego and Elkin Diaz.  The film is produced by Weerasethakul’s Kick the Machine, Burning and […]