The 2021 Tribeca Film Festival is honoring "the voices of the African Diaspora" with its inaugural Juneteenth lineup that puts an emphasis "on African-American artists, performers, filmmakers, and interdisciplinary creators.” The slate includes 66 films and 54 world premieres from Black talent, as well as... Read More.
Mahin Ibrahim and Phillip Domfeh are two of the company leaders behind Disney's Launchpad, a collection of live-action short films which helps to highlight a new generation of dynamic storytellers. For Ibrahim, who serves as
Parasite director Bong Joon-ho is urging his fellow filmmakers to help stamp out hate and racism. Bong, who recently served as a masterclass guess lecturer for Chapman University's Dodge College in Orange, California, opened up about his thoughts regarding America's current racial turmoil and discussed what the film industry can do to help. "I’m far... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- While maintaining that "music, TV and film productions are allowed to operate," the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued a memo asking producers to "strongly consider pausing work" amid the county's "catastrophic surge in coronavirus cases." Despite... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- ViacomCBS is teaming up with some major star power in an effort to offer more opportunities for people of color and women. The company has announced that they've set up a First Time Directors program that... Read More.