Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Slate of Titles: New Noah Baumbach and Jason Reitman Films Make Cut
By Toronto International Film Festival
Indiewire - July 22, 2014
With the New York Film Festival having already announced its opening night (David Fincher’s “Gone Girl”), centerpiece (Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice”) and closing night (Alejando Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman”) films, the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival today…
PARTICIPANT MEDIA’S GRASS ROOTS ‘CESAR CHAVEZ’ FILM CAMPAIGN GROWS SUPPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE FOOD
Equitable Food Initiative Unveils Trustmark Supporting Safe and Sustainable Farms After Over 30,000 Consumers Sign Petition
30K fans of #CesarChavezMovie help @EquitableFood launch responsible produce campaign. Responsibly Grown. Farmworker Assured.
Los Angeles, CA - July 21,2014…
By Laura Prudom
Variety - July 11, 2014 –
The series is created by and stars Australian comedian Josh Thomas, and centers around Thomas’ character, Josh, and his life, relationships and misadventures after he comes out to his family. Season two premieres Fri…
PIVOT’S NEW SERIES ‘WELCOME TO FAIRFAX’ AND ‘FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME’
SET TO PREMIERE OCTOBER 17
LOS ANGELES—July 11, 2014—On Friday, October 17, Pivot will debut two new half hour series during the 10 p.m. hour, Freestyle Love Supreme, a new comedic improv series inspired by the acclaimed stage show from Tony and Grammy award-winners, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail. And Welcome to Fairfax,a series that…
PIVOT GREENLIGHTS ‘THE OPERATIVES,’ AN ORIGINAL SERIES SPOTLIGHTING AN ELITE TEAM OF CONSERVATIONISTS THAT TAKES ON THE WORLD’S WORST ECO OFFENDERS
During Pivot’s 2014 TCA press tour panel, the network announced a new, original series The Operatives, chronicling the life of adventurer, author, and eco warrior Pete Bethune and his team of extreme conservationists that travels the globe to take on and expose the offenders who…
PIVOT ANNOUNCES JANUARY 2015 PREMIERE FOR ‘FORTITUDE,’ AN ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES STARRING GOLDEN GLOBE® AWARD WINNER STANLEY TUCCI
Pivot announced today at the summer 2014 TCA press tour, a January 2015 premiere for Fortitude, the network’s first original scripted drama. Airing in 12 one-hour episodes, the series tells the story of the small, Arctic town of Fortitude whose peaceful existence is shattered after a brutal and…
PIVOT GREENLIGHTS SEASON THREE OF ‘PLEASE LIKE ME’
Pivot announced a third season of the highly praised comedy Please Like Me, just prior to the second season premiere on August 8. The coming-of-age comedy created, written and executive produced by 27-year-old comedian Josh Thomas, is inspired in part by the painfully awkward events of his own life.
“I’m thrilled to announce that Please Like Me…
The Square receives four Primetime Emmy nominations in today’s announcement.
The Square documentary was nominated in four categories for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards announced today by The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Winners will be presented during the live broadcast ceremony on August.
OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION…
The New York Times reports on Participant Media’s efforts to study and measure the social impact of entertainment with “The Participant Index,” and its mission to inspire social activism through its films, documentaries and television shows.
Participant Index Seeks to Determine Why One Film Spurs Activism, While Others Falter
By Michael Cieply
The New York Times – July 6, 2014
LOS ANGELES — You watched…
Indiewire Senior Editor Peter Knegt names “Please Like Me” No. One comedy series he’d like to see nominated.
BY PETER KNEGT AND BEN TRAVERS
JULY 3, 2014 1:01 PM
“Please Like Me”
PK: I think I’ve vouched for this show in every single one of these…