Mark Burnett, CNN’s Amy Entelis & Ex-StudioCanal UK Boss Danny Perkins Sign Up To Keshet’s INTV
Mark Burnett is the latest A-list Hollywood exec to sign up to speak at Keshet's INTV conference.
The Apprentice creator and Chairman of MGM Worldwide Television Group will give a keynote speech at the event, which is hosted and curated by Keshet Media Group and co-produced by Deadline, takes place March 11-12 in Jerusalem.
He will speak alongside the likes of Cindy Holland, Netflix's Head of Original Programming, Greg Berlanti and former Channel 4 CEO and founder of… Read
‘Girl’ Director Lukas Dhont To Reteam With Writer & Producer On Next Movie
EXCLUSIVE: Director Lukas Dhont is to reteam with his Girl co-writer Angelo Tijssens and producer Dirk Impens (The Broken Circle Breakdown) on his next movie, which will be “different but also in the style of Girl.”
"We're slowly starting to shape and write it,” the director told us about the as-yet untitled project. “It's going to be different but also in the style of Girl. At the centre of it is a queer character. We’re working on the script and will present it to other… Read
Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ Script: Closely Guarded Until Now – Read It In Full
EXCLUSIVE: Famously, when writer-director Alfonso Cuarón set out to shoot Roma—his singular black-and-white period piece, examining memories from his childhood in Mexico City—he kept his script close to the vest. During production, his actors, many of them non-professional, were asked to focus only on the moment at hand, rendering the truth in that. Behind the scenes, it was only the rare collaborator, like production designer Eugenio Caballero, who was allowed to read… Read
Oscar-Snubbed ‘Girl’ Director Lukas Dhont Responds To Tough Words From Trans Critics: “The Biggest Strength Of Art Is Empathy”
Lukas Dhont’s feted debut feature Girl has been among the most talked about foreign language films of the year. The Belgian drama has also become a lightning rod for the growing discussion over on screen representation.
The film recounts the true story of a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina. The movie won four prizes at Cannes including the prestigious Camera d’Or and was subsequently snapped up by Netflix and key arthouse… Read
Joanna Kulig On The “Two Hearts” At Center Of ‘Cold War’ Romance – The Contenders L.A. Video
Amazon’s Cold War has been heating up since Pawel Pawlikowski won the Cannes Film Festival’s Best Director award for it after its world premiere there in May. The black-and-white film, the follow-up to the helmer’s 2015 Foreign Language Oscar winner Ida, was just shortlisted for this year’s Oscar race as Poland’s entry after scoring major wins at the European Film Awards.
The captivating music- and dance-filled film stars Joanna Kulig and Tomasz Kot in a love story… Read
Adam Sharp Named President & CEO Of National Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences
The organization behind the International, Daytime, Sports and News/Documentary Emmy Awards has a new leader. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said today that Adam Sharp, whose career includes stints at NBC, C-SPAN and Twitter, has been named as its new President and CEO.
Sharp, who has been working with the 17,000-strong group since February, will lead its operations including sales, promotion, marketing, financial management and planning of its various… Read
Michael Flynn Sentencing Delayed After Judge Expresses “Disgust” With General Who “Sold Out Country”
A federal judge has delayed sentencing on Michael Flynn, the Donald Trump White House’s National Security Advisor, after hinting he thought Flynn deserved slammer time for lying to the FBI about his contacts with former Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak
The move stunned reporters, who had expected Judge Emmett Sullivan to follow Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team recommendation Flynn not serve jail time due to the cooperation he already had provided the… Read
‘Capernaum’ Composer Khaled Mouzanar Taps Into “Divine Curse” On Underground City – Exclusive Video
EXCLUSIVE: Three years ago, Lebanese composer Khaled Mouzanar set out on Capernaum, with no real idea where the film would take him. Directed by his wife, Nadine Labaki, the drama centers on Zain, a 12-year-old Lebanese boy serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime. Taking his own parents to court, the child sues them for their abuse and neglect. In the mind of this fiercely intelligent and angry young man, the very fact that he was brought into the unforgiving… Read
Berlin Panorama Lineup: Tilda Swinton, Jonah Hill, Jamie Bell, PJ Harvey & Pauline Kael
The Berlin Film Festival has revealed a large selection of movies for its Panorama strand. Section head Paz Lázaro and co-curator and programme manager Michael Stütz have revealed 22 titles, 14 of which will be world premieres.
Among highlights are Jonah Hill’s directorial debut Mid90s; Jamie Bell starrer Skin, about the USA’s neo-Nazi scene; Tilda Swinton drama The Souvenir; and What She Said: The Art Of Pauline Kael, about the legendary film critic.
37 Se… Read
The Guardian Newspaper Eyes Long-Form Feature Doc Drive As Silicon Valley Story Becomes Latest Online Film
The Guardian newspaper is eyeing its first move into long-form feature docs following its success in short-to-medium length online films.
This comes as it rolls out its latest online doc – Crisanto Street – a film about gentrification in Silicon Valley.
Charlie Phillips, Head of Documentaries at the Guardian, told Deadline that it is in the early stages of plotting a move to become a funder and partner for longer form films and documentaries.
"That's definitely something… Read
‘Fleabag’ & ‘Clique’ Broadcaster BBC Three Names Doc Producer Fiona Campbell As Controller
Fleabag and Clique broadcaster BBC Three has named documentary producer Fiona Campbell as its new boss.
The youth skewing online network has appointed Campbell, who is currently Head of BBC Studios' Documentary Unit, as its new Controller, to start in the new year.
This follows the departure of Damian Kavanagh to become Managing Director of Peaky Blinders co-producer Tiger Aspect.
Campbell has held a variety of roles at the British public broadcaster including Digital… Read
Rebel Wilson To Star In Sonar Entertainment-Backed Australian Period Drama ‘Les Norton’
Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson is to star in an Australian period drama funded by Sonar Entertainment.
Wilson is to front Les Norton, a ten-part series based on Robert G. Barrett's novels, for Australian public broadcaster ABC. The series is produced by Romper Stomper producer Roadshow Rough Diamond in association with Screen Australia with Taboo distributor Sonar Entertainment selling globally.
Set in 1985, the series will follow the exploits of Les Norton, a man from… Read