Stylist Virgil Abloh, artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s collections, is dead

Stylist Virgil Abloh artistic director of Louis Vuittons mens collections

Virgil Abloh, June 20, 2019 in Paris. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP The American Virgil Abloh, stylist and artistic director of the Louis Vuitton men’s collections, died Sunday, November 28, of cancer at the age of 41, announced the LVMH group, Vuitton’s parent company. “The LVMH group, the Maison Louis Vuitton and Off-White have the immense … Read more

Star Wars boss confirms Logan director was never developing a Boba Fett movie

Star Wars boss confirms Logan director was never developing a

If you wonder why the spinoff of Star Wars from the director of LoganJames Mangold starring Boba Fett never saw the light of day, it’s because he never really existed to begin with. Before the premiere of the original Disney + series Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett, the president of Lucasfilm and producer … Read more

‘Happy Valley’ director Neasa Hardiman receives Irish Film Board Funding

Happy Valley director Neasa Hardiman receives Irish Film Board Funding

A forthcoming film from BAFTA winner Neasa Hardiman and upcoming projects from Oscar nominees Lenny Abrahamson, Tomm Moore and Jim Sheridan are among those being supported by the Irish Film Board in its latest round of funding decisions. Levels of production funding have significantly increased this quarter, indicating that the Irish film industry is gearing … Read more

Q&A: Heike Hempel, Deputy director of programmes, ZDF

QA Heike Hempel Deputy director of programmes ZDF

What kinds of dramas are working well for ZDF? High-quality fiction has always been of great importance for ZDF, especially in the crime drama and melodrama genres, and series such as Wilsberg and The mountain doctor regularly achieve a market share above 20%. Historical miniseries successes include Ku’damm 56 and Ku’damm 59, with the theme … Read more

Robbie Amell, Stephen Amell And Director Jeff Chan Return For Sci-Fi Sequel CODE 8: PART II Produced By XYZ Films And Collective Pictures

Robbie Amell Stephen Amell And Director Jeff Chan Return For

Collective Pictures producing with XYZ Films exec producing and selling worldwide rights Robbie Amell and Stephen Amell are set to star in the highly anticipated sci-fi sequel CODE 8: PART II directed by Jeff Chan (CODE 8). The film is written by Chris Paré & Chan, and Sherren Lee & Jesse LaVercombe. Producers include Chan, … Read more

Sherrilyn Ifill to Retire as Director of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Next Year – EzAnime.net

Sherrilyn Ifill to Retire as Director of the NAACP Legal

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund announced Wednesday that its president and director-counsel Sherrilyn Ifill She will step down next year after serving as head of the prominent civil rights and legal organization for nearly a decade. Ifill recently told the Washington Post that his departure is neither a retreat nor a “leisure time.” His office … Read more

Voltage Pictures Blasts Mel Gibson and ‘Madman’ Director

Voltage Pictures Blasts Mel Gibson and ‘Madman Director

Voltage Pictures has been fairly quiet about the messy conflict over “The Professor and the Madman,” its unreleased film about the Oxford English Dictionary. But now that the company is being sued by both the film’s star, Mel Gibson, and director Farhad Safinia, Voltage has taken off the gloves and come out swinging. Gibson alleges … Read more

​Sue Bruce-Smith, Film4 deputy director and UK indie champion, dies aged 62

Sue Bruce Smith Film4 deputy director and UK indie champion dies

Sue Bruce-Smith, Film4’s deputy director and longtime stalwart of the UK’s independent film scene, passed away yesterday morning (May 2) following a long illness. Film4 director Daniel Battsek sent out the following note today to the industry confirming the news. Dear friends, It is with the greatest sadness that I’m writing to let you know … Read more

Sue Bruce-Smith, Film4 Deputy Director, Dies at 62

Sue Bruce Smith Film4 Deputy Director Dies at 62

Sue Bruce-Smith, Film4’s deputy director and a much-loved and highly respected figure in the British film industry, has died. She was 62. Bruce-Smith, who had been diagnosed with cancer in 2018, died Saturday in Dublin, where she had been receiving treatment supported by her family. In a tribute, Film4 director Daniel Battsek said that his … Read more

‘Happening’ Director Audrey Diwan and IFC Films’ President Arianna Bocco Discuss the Shot to Represent France at the Oscars

Happening Director Audrey Diwan and IFC Films President Arianna Bocco

Since winning the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival just over a month ago, French-Lebanese filmmaker Audrey Diwan has emerged as one of the most exciting and relevant new voices of contemporary world cinema with her sophomore outing, “Happening.” Working with a tight budget, a fairly unknown lead actress (Anamaria Vartolomei) and a … Read more