• How to Pitch to Netflix, According to Christopher Mack, Streamer's Creative Talent Director

    1 month ago - By Variety

    At Netflix, character is often more important than plot, said the company's creative talent director Christopher Mack at CineGouna Bridge, the industry section of Egypt's El Gouna Film Festival, on Monday during his “Pitch Realization Masterclass by Netflix.” But it's not about making him or her likeable, as their transformation is key to the storytelling...
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  • You Could Star in Disney's Giannis Antetokounmpo Biopic

    You Could Star in Disney's Giannis Antetokounmpo Biopic

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    The story of Giannis Antetokounmpo 's rise to NBA stardom will make its way to the silver screen, courtesy of a new biopic from Walt Disney Studios. The film will follow the true story of the Antetokounmpo family, including Giannis's brother Kostas, from immigrants living in Greece with undocumented status to finding runaway success in basketball. On Wednesday, the studio announced that the live action film is currently in development for its streaming platform Disney+, and Antetokounmpo took to Twitter to confirm his involvement in the film. He also shared information about two open...
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  • Sophia Loren Calls Her New Film ‘The Life Ahead' a ‘Message of Tolerance, Forgiveness, Love'

    1 month ago - By Variety

    Sophia Loren on Thursday during an online press conference to promote her new film “The Life Ahead” - in which she plays a Holocaust survivor who forges a bond with a 12-year-old Senegalese immigrant boy - called the drama “a message of tolerance, forgiveness, and love.” “We all have a right to be seen and...
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  • New Arab Women's Film Collective, Rawiyat - Sisters in Film, Launched at El Gouna Film Festival

    1 month ago - By Variety

    Filmmaker and journalist Dorothée-Myriam Kellou has announced the creation of a new collective, Rawiyat - Sisters in Film, at the El Gouna Film Festival. Speaking on the “Women's Empowerment Through Film” panel at the festival, Kellou said: “The English name is Sisters in Film, and the Arabic name, Rawiyat, is the feminine term for storytellers....
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