Papers, Please the movie is out. Watch it for free.
The short film adaptation of Papers, Please is out now, and it's free to watch. See it on YouTube or Steam, either way, it's free.
Feb 24 6:20PM Polygon

Film Finance & How to Raise Money for Your Indie Film w/ Franco Sama
Film Finance is a mystery to most filmmakers. How many of you need money for your next film or series? I'll waityeah me too.
Feb 24 2:13PM Indie Film Hustle

Black Panther on course to be the most successful superhero movie of all time
Black Panther outperformed The Avengers to become the highest-grossing MCU film in its first week. The film took $292 million at the North American box office, $22 million more than The Avengers grossed in its first week in 2012.
Feb 24 11:30AM The Independent

Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine
Available to viewers for the first time ever, the awards feature appearances by Helen Mirren, Gary Oldman, Annette Bening, Alfre Woodard, Blythe Danner, Saoirse Ronan, Greta Gerwig, Laurie Metcalf, Willem Dafoe, Alan Cumming, Mark Hamill, Guillermo Del Toro, Aaron Sorkin, Richard Jenkins, Kelly Marie Tran and more Broadcast and streamed for the first time, AARP The Magazine's 17th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards celebrates 2017's standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. Co-produced by THIRTEEN's Great Performances series, Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine premieres nationwide Friday, February 23 at 9 p.
Feb 24 2:02AM Great Performances

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking
Posted by Greg Scoblete on Friday February 23, 2018 | Media A capacity, and taste, for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. It is the key, or one of the keys, to the already solved problems.
Feb 24 1:19AM PDNPulse

Rat Film
BY Theo Anthony | IN Health & Environment Premieres February 26, 2018 There ain't never been a rat problem in Baltimore, it's always been a people problem. In his critically-acclaimed directorial debut, Theo Anthony uses the rat to burrow into the dark, complicated history of Baltimore.
Feb 23 11:36PM Independent Lens

Black Panther's Ryan Coogler: From Doctor To Hollywood Director
He's Marvel Studios' youngest filmmaker and with the success of Black Panther, his third film, which brought in a record-breaking $235 million during its opening weekend, writer and director Ryan Coogler is well on his way to becoming a fixture in Hollywood. In 2013, he gained attention and acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival with the release of his debut film Fruitvale Station.
Feb 23 11:19PM BlackDoctor

5 filmmaking monopod tips and tricks
I mentioned in a post earlier today how valuable I've been finding monopods in my video work more often lately. They're such a valuable, but often underrated tool on set.
Feb 23 8:45PM DIY Photography

New Making A Murderer Series To Tell Other Side Of The Story
Making a Murderer is getting a makeover. Much like the way E.
Feb 23 6:25PM Fast Company

Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero debut trailer for new film 'Best F(r)iends:' Exclusive
It has been 20 years since Greg Sestero first met Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, and 15 years since he helped Wiseau make The Room, the cult film widely regarded as the worst movie of all time. In 2013, Sestero wrote a memoir about the experience, The Disaster Artist, which last year was adapted by James Franco into an Oscar-nominated film.
Feb 23 5:34PM Newsweek

The 11 best true-crime documentaries on Netflix delve into real-life murders and cold cases
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Feb 23 2:02PM Business Insider

'POV' Joins the Academy in Solidarity with Visa-Denied 'Last Men in Aleppo' Producer
The PBS documentary series POV is the latest organization to publicly support the team behind Oscar-nominated Last Men in Aleppo, which recently learned that producer Kareem Abeed will not receive a visa to travel from Syria to the U.S.
Feb 22 10:25PM IndieWire

Review: Darlingside sometimes soars on inconsistent album
Darlingside, "Extralife" (Thirty Tigers/More Doug Records)
Feb 22 6:38PM AP

Vision Esports Raises $38 Million Led by CAA-Backed Evolution Media
Vision Esports, a holding company set up to invest in Evolution Media, the investment firm backed by CAA and private-equity fund TPG Growth. Other investors who join the New York Yankees in backing the venture include NFL star Odell Beckham Jr.
Feb 22 2:00PM Variety

Review: 'Annihilation' is a trippy and frightful fantasia
The Shimmer" is the name given to the mysterious phenomenon that, after a meteor strike, settles along a swampy coastline in Alex Garland's "Annihilation." It's an area enclosed by a fluid, translucent wall bathed in an eerie rainbow glimmer. The Shimmer's steady expansion threatens to swallow surrounding towns, cities and, eventually, everything.
Feb 21 10:53PM AP

Review: Bateman, McAdams anchor lively and fun 'Game Night
A murder mystery party goes sideways when violent kidnappers arrive before the fake ones in "Game Night ," which seems on the page to be like all the other disappointing action-comedies of late.
Feb 21 6:02AM AP

Review: Troubadour Vance Joy delivers on 'Nation of Two
Vance Joy, "Nation of Two" (Atlantic)
Feb 20 9:26PM AP

2018 Music Week Awards: And the nominees are...
The wait is finally over for the biz - the shortlists are now in for the only music industry awards that matter. Today we reveal the nominees for the Music Week Awards 2018.
Feb 19 2:13PM

Google on Collision Course With Movie Biz Over Piracy & Safe Harbor
Wherever Google has a presence, rightsholders are around to accuse the search giant of not doing enough to deal with piracy. Over the past several years, the company has been attacked by both the music and movie industries but despite overtures from Google, criticism still floods in.
Feb 19 8:43AM TorrentFreak

Discover the Creators: Ed Boon's Favorite PS4 Games
Discover The Creators is a PlayStation Store curation program in which we've asked some of the biggest names in the biz to pick their favorite PS4 games in order to help your find your next game to play. One of the most amazing things about games on the PS4 is the variety of experiences available.
Feb 13 4:02PM PlayStation.Blog