VIEW 2021: The Can’t Miss Animation, VFX, and Storytelling Event is Here

Back this year with both an in-person and virtual conference program filled to the brim with more than 250 speakers and 160 panels, workshops, masterclasses and inspiring keynote speeches, VIEW Conference 2021 is bigger, bolder, and more inclusive than ever. Were you expecting anything less from tireless – and fearless – conference director Dr. Maria … Read more

Mash and murder are on the menu for San Antonio Botanical Garden’s screening of Sweeney Todd | Things to Do | San Antonio

click to enlarge Warner Home Video Don’t worry — the Botanical Garden’s screening of Sweeney Todd doesn’t come with a haircut. Nothing says a great night out like dinner and a movie. To that end, the San Antonio Botanical Garden is pairing director Tim Burton’s 2007 Academy Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of … Read more

Free VIEW Conference 2021 Registration Now Open

VIEW Conference 2021 has announced an expansive free program of events featuring master filmmakers and leaders in animation, VFX, virtual production and games. The conference and accompanying VIEWFest film festival take place from October 17 to 22, in the city of Torino, Italy, with online access opening up the entire week of events to a … Read more

Mike Berkowitz & Allysa Mahler To Lead WME’s Restructured Comedy Crossover Group

Tori D’AngeloMike BerkowitzWME WME has announced that partners Mike Berkowitz and Allysa Mahler will lead the agency’s restructured comedy crossover group, with the goal of bringing increasing opportunities for comedy talent across touring, TV, film, publishing, digital and endorsements. Additionally, WME has also hired Kathleen Lewis from Anonymous Content and promoted Katie Marshall to agent. … Read more

Animation Is Film Reveals Jurors and Special Events

Animation Is Film (AIF) has announced the festival’s jury and special events lineup for its fourth edition, which takes place in-person October 22-24, returning to its home at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood.  The festival kicks off Opening Night with the North American premiere of the highly anticipated Netflix feature, The Summit of … Read more

‘The Tender Bar,’ Women in Film Honors and This Week’s Best Events – The Hollywood Reporter

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including The Tender Bar, Dopesick, Women in Film Honors and the New York Film Festival. The Tender Bar Ben Affleck and George Clooney reunited at Sunday’s L.A. … Read more

San Antonio native Marcella Ochoa penned the screenplay for Madres, which streams October 8 | Movies | San Antonio

click to enlarge Amazon prime Mothers premieres on Amazon Prime October 8 as part of Welcome to the Blumhouse. A horror movie fan since the age of 4, screenwriter and San Antonio native Marcella Ochoa long wanted to write a fright flick featuring Latinos. Ochoa’s grandparents, aunts and uncles were migrant farmworkers, and she felt … Read more

Thirteen Family-Friendly Halloween Events in Denver in 2021

Halloween is coming, and if your kids aren’t already talking about it, these spooky events are sure to get them excited — especially after last fall’s lull in activities because of the pandemic. While not all favorites are back (no Trick-or-Treat Street at the Children’s Museum or Butterfly Pavilion bash this year, for example), some … Read more

Events / Recent Event/ Committee Events

On September 22, the DGA Independent Directors Committee (IDC) hosted the panel discussion, The Future of Independent Film, Finding the Right Distributor. During a virtual conversation moderated by Independent Directors Committee Chair Kyle Patrick Alvarez (Crater), Directors Patrick Brice (There’s Someone Inside Your House), David Lowery (The Green Knight), Geeta Malik (India Sweets and Spices); … Read more