Film and Motion Picture Find all the latest film and motion picture news, with information regarding debuts, premiers, and special openings as well as related film festivals, competitions, and awards. Learn about new projects in development, alongside movie tie-ins and licensing deals. This section also contains stories about box-office results, and other financial and corporate information, including mergers, new partnerships, and rights management issues.

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Aug 21, 2020, 11:00 ET Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Microsoft Azure announce partnership to accelerate live-action and animation productions

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Microsoft Corp. on Friday announced a strategic partnership to cloud-optimize live-action and animation...


Aug 20, 2020, 17:30 ET DBM Films Presents Hope's Legacy Maryland Screening At Timberbrook Farm

Hope's Legacy, a feature film about an engaged couple navigating their relationship through the world of competitive horse eventing, is the first...


Aug 20, 2020, 16:01 ET Rebecca & Josh Tickell's KISS THE GROUND Available On Netflix September 22, 2020

VIEW TRAILER HERE. KISS THE GROUND, a powerful documentary exploring soil regeneration and its place as a compelling and effective solution to our...


Aug 20, 2020, 15:00 ET Kansas Farmers Union President, Donn Teske, Appearing in the New Film 'The Disrupted'

Launching a series of nationwide showings for their new film, the filmmakers behind The Disrupted have organized a free public screening on September ...


Aug 20, 2020, 12:00 ET Academy Software Foundation's OpenVDB Adds GPU Support with NanoVDB; OpenVDB Version 7.1 Now Available

The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a collaborative effort to advance open source software development in the motion picture and media...


Aug 20, 2020, 09:00 ET As Theaters Reopen, Confidence in Moviegoing Grows and Safety Measures Are a Must According to New Atom Tickets Survey

Atom Tickets announced the results of a new "Return to Moviegoing" survey as a follow-up to the company's May 2020 survey of the same name that tells ...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:48 ET The FREE Virtual Chesapeake Film Festival Announces a Sneak Preview of Its 2020 Line-up

The pandemic can't stop the Chesapeake Film Festival from giving their valued film enthusiasts another fabulous cinema experience in 2020. At NO COST ...


Aug 19, 2020, 12:55 ET Learn "How Brands Are Using VOICE To Talk To Customers" In VOICE Talks Presented By Google Assistant

As consumers start to expect voice-enabled mobile apps from all of their favorite brands, will brands be ready? The fifth episode of VOICE Talks...


Aug 19, 2020, 12:09 ET Film Independent Selects Seven Participants For 2020 Episodic Lab

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, announced today the seven writers and six...


Aug 19, 2020, 12:00 ET Academy Software Foundation's OpenColorIO Debuts New Version with Major Updates for Color Scientists and Artists

The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a collaborative effort to advance open source software development in the motion picture and media...


Aug 19, 2020, 09:24 ET Showcase Cinemas Set To Re-Open Nine Massachusetts Locations On 8/28 Timed For Warner Bros.' 'Tenet' And With 'Be Showcase Safe' Health & Safety Program

Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced today that it will re-open nine Massachusetts theaters on...


Aug 19, 2020, 08:05 ET It's Showtime, Folks! Preview the New Cinema Experience for Audiences and Brands

What will the new cinema experience be like for audiences and brands as movie theaters open to the public? What does the future of the movie industry ...


Aug 18, 2020, 19:07 ET AARP's First Original Movie CARE TO LAUGH Now Available on Video on Demand

AARP announced today that its first feature length film, CARE TO LAUGH, is available across all major VOD platforms for rental or purchase. The...


Aug 18, 2020, 07:00 ET LiveXLive To Livestream "Feelin' A-Live", A Star-Studded Virtual Live Table Read Of "Fast Times At Ridgemont High" In Partnership With Dane Cook And Ivan Dudynsky

LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) ("LiveXLive"), a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, ...


Aug 17, 2020, 12:00 ET Annual March On Washington Film Festival Announces Line-Up For First-Ever All-Virtual Festival Experience

Today, the March on Washington Film Festival (MOWFF), an annual civil rights and social change legacy project, announced the line-up of films,...


Aug 17, 2020, 12:00 ET First Ever Virtual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Announces Movie Lineup

The virtual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival (SVJFF) opens August 23 and tickets to an impressive slate of SVJFF films are now available at...


Aug 17, 2020, 09:00 ET MOVIES ANYWHERE Welcomes DIRECTV As Newest Digital Retailer with A Digital Movie Offer

MOVIES ANYWHERE today announces that DIRECTV will be joining its robust digital retailer family*, providing another way for users to bring their...


Aug 17, 2020, 08:15 ET Comscore Achieving Greater Employee Engagement & Satisfaction

In the modern workplace, employees value culture as much as the work itself, and the unique uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the...


Aug 17, 2020, 05:18 ET Maoyan Entertainment Announces Interim Results for the First Half Year of 2020

Maoyan Entertainment ("Maoyan" or the "Company", 1896.HK), a leading platform providing innovative Internet empowered entertainment services in...


Aug 14, 2020, 19:25 ET 'The Ed Sullivan Show' YouTube Channel Celebrates Elvis Presley

On August 16, The Ed Sullivan Show's official YouTube channel begins a tribute to one of rock 'n' roll music's most iconic talents with a special...


Aug 14, 2020, 12:00 ET The United Nations & FanForce TV Launch Anti-racism Film Festival

The UNITED NATIONS together with FANFORCE TV, the community-based streaming platform, present the first Virtual 'R.I.S.E.' [Racial Injustice. Social...


Aug 14, 2020, 01:49 ET Maoyan: 84% of China Movie Lovers Agree That Returning to Cinemas in July is Appropriate

Maoyan Entertainment ("Maoyan" or "the Company") (Hong Kong: 1896), a leading platform providing innovative Internet-empowered entertainment services ...


Aug 13, 2020, 11:56 ET Canela.TV Launches Canelitas, A New Short-Form Content Offering For Mobile Viewers

Canela.TV, a free streaming service offering U.S. Hispanic audiences culturally relevant, bilingual programming, proudly announces the launch of...


Aug 13, 2020, 09:30 ET NYCEDC Announces Selection of Steiner Studios to Develop and Operate Made in New York Film and TV Soundstage Facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) today announced Steiner Studios, a...


Aug 13, 2020, 08:48 ET CRAIMARK Studios Announces Major 2020 Expansion

Jacksonville-based video production agency CRAIMARK Studios, Inc. has announced a multifaceted expansion beginning fall of 2020. The move signals the ...