However, upon further reflection, she decided to accept the offer. Soualem explains, “I was observing (the Doha Film Institute’s Qumra event) online, and it was a good experience. I spoke to many programmers and professionals, and little by little, I understood we are all in the same situation and times are so uncertain that if I decided to say ‘no,’ I wouldn’t know what would happen next with the film.” … [Read more...] about Should Filmmakers Accept Online Festival Premieres?
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“It’s a temporary fix,” said David Matamoros, who co-produced “The Platform” with lead producer Carlos Juárez. “But this industry’s about physical contact, chemistry. Nobody commits to a project from an online catalog alone.” … [Read more...] about Malaga Festival, Filmarket Hub Launch Online Co-Production Forum
“I think the people who have been following me all of these years, they know that I want to try to help them elevate their experiences,” she explained. “I just want to help people connect with one another… For someone to feel that I’m trying to create separation… that kills me they would feel that way. I would not want them to feel that way at all. That would be sad for me." … [Read more...] about ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ sidekick Renee O’Connor talks starring in a faith-based film
Duplass was a week into shooting the second season of “The Morning Show,” the Apple TV Plus series starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, when production shut down amid the pandemic. “It was just in that weird point where we didn’t know what was right [to do] or not,” says Duplass, who appears on the show as the producer of a “Today”-like news program. “Then that night, I was supposed to come back the next day, and they started texting me being like, ‘Leave your phone on because it may not be happening.’” … [Read more...] about Mark Duplass on Fighting Anxiety and Helping Other Filmmakers During Quarantine
A publicist for model Annabel Vartanian claims that the model fainted at a La Perla party because “she wore herself out,” not because she has an eating disorder. Kim Cattrall is donating all the furs she wore in the Sex and the City movie to PETA, which in turn will give them to charity. Cindy Adams is taking credit for breaking Enquirer’s John Edwards–is–having–an–affair story. East Village landmark dive bars Sophie’s and Mona’s are both going up for sale after the holidays. Police commish Ray Kelly says he won’t make a decision about running for mayor until after the presidential scrum plays out. Donald Trump will be David Letterman’s first guest back when he goes live on January 2. Model Selita Ebanks, who may have been dating James Blake, was at a Knicks game with Giants lineman Osi Umenyira. … [Read more...] about Underwear Model Hits the Floor