Meghan McCain hosts tastemaker blog Refinery 29 at her LA home to talk about style, politics, and her new show on Pivot.

Tour of Meghan McCain’s L.A. Digs

By Ali Hoffman

Refinery 29 – July 23, 2014

 

If there’s such a thing as a “typical” politician’s kid (see Katie Holmes in First Daughter), Meghan McCain is not it. But, that’s exactly why we find her so compelling. She’s an uncensored tweeter, blasting out photos of herself with the caption “The bad news is I locked myself out in…

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‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet’ at the Toronto International Film Festival

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…

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Variety reports on Pivot’s announcements from TCA.

By Laura Prudom

Variety  - July 11, 2014 –

 

Pivot has renewed comedy “Please Like Me” for season three, the network announced Friday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour.

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…

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The Square Receives Four Emmy Nominations

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…

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Participant Index Seeks to Determine Why One Film Spurs Activism, While Others Falter

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…

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Peter Knegt names ‘Please Like Me’ #1 Comedy he’d like to see nominated

Indiewire Senior Editor Peter Knegt names “Please Like Me” No. One comedy series he’d like to see nominated.

Emmys: 12 of the Best Comedy Series We’d Like to See Nominated (But Probably Won’t Be)

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…

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The Hollywood Reporter premiered an exclusive video from Pivot’s “Human Resources.”

By Aaron Couch

The Hollywood Reporter  - June 26, 2014

 

The docuseries centers on the socially conscious company TerraCycle and its quirky employees. Get ready to step inside a very different type of office when Pivot’s comedic docuseries Human Resources launches. The show centers on TerraCycle, and looks at both the company’s social mission – to eliminate trash – as well as the humorous interactions among its staff.

“We have an incredibly…

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“IVORY TOWER” Director Andrew Rossi on CBS THIS MORNING.

Filmmaker Andrew Rossi joined the “CBS This Morning” co-hosts to discuss the documentary and the problems in higher education.

Video: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/ivory-tower-documentary-highlights-cost-of-higher-education/

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Participant’s Cesar Chavez is nominated for four Imagen awards, including Best Picture.

At the 29th Annual Imagen Awards, honoring portrayals of Latinos and Latino cultures in television and film, Cesar Chavez is up for four awards:

  • Best Picture
  • Best Actor (Michael Pena)
  • Best Actress (America Ferrera)
  • Best Actress (Rosario Dawson)

The awards will be presented at a gala black-tie dinner on Friday evening, August 1st, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, airing as a one hour special on PBS SoCal…

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“The Hundred-Foot Journey”, was integrated into “The Bachelorette” on ABC

DreamWorks & Participant Media’s THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY, arriving in theaters this August, was integrated into last night’s episode of THE BACHELORETTE on ABC.

The Bachelorette
Mon, Jun 16, 2014 06:17 PM – Network Owned – ABC
Film Mentions [00:02:46]
The Hundred Foot Journey is featured during the show

Click here to watch.

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