The 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 15-24, 2024. According to the city’s Office of Tourism, the festival is the most popular event worldwide after the Olympics. As usual, thousands of cinephiles, film professionals, and journalists will converge on a two-mile seaside boulevard, La... Read more

From his early days producing direct-to-video slasher films, to being a major figure in the independent cinema movement of the 1990s, Richard Gladstein has built a reputation as a champion of filmmakers. His credits span across budgets and genres. You may know his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino, dating all... Read more

Drop what you’re doing and prepare your eyes and ears for the return of everyone’s favorite copyright-adjacent podcast! OffScript w/ Ruth and Mitch is BACK for an all-new season. The podcast, co-hosted by our very own Ruth Vitale and Recording Industry Association of America Chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier, brings... Read more

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) began on March 8 and will continue until March 16. As usual, the program for the annual conference in Austin, Texas, appears comprehensive, omitting almost no topic of contemporary interest, especially in the areas of the arts and science or technology. In the Opening Session, U.S.... Read more

The 96th edition of the Academy Awards® will take place on March 10, 2024. The venue? The Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood Shopping Center on Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles. Access to the event is quite limited – even Oscar® nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph is pleading for additional tickets!... Read more

Of all the U.S. capitals, Santa Fe is the oldest … but that is far from the most exciting feature of the city. We’re drawn by the vitality of the arts, resulting from a distinctive convergence of cultures. In 1610, Santa Fe was founded as a Spanish missionary town. It... Read more

America’s creative communities are under siege from massive online piracy. This harms creatives and consumers, alike. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, piracy costs the U.S. economy as much as $71 billion and 560,000 American jobs every year.  Illegal offshore piracy websites entice users with “free” movies and television shows, then profit from questionable advertising, malware, credit... Read more

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will gather at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Sunday, February 18, 2024, for the 77th edition of the BAFTA Film Awards. The nominees were announced one month in advance, on January 18. In total, 38 films were nominated for... Read more

The Berlin International Film Festival, known as the Berlinale, will take place for the 74th time from February 15-25, 2024. One talented and lucky filmmaker will earn the festival’s top prize, the Golden Bear. Seven Silver Bears will be awarded for excellent directing, acting, screenwriting, or other crafts. A Golden... Read more