Quibi Announces Its Launch Day Documentaries — Exclusive

The entertainment industry’s newest streaming service is nearly here: Quibi, the mobile-only short-form video platform launches April 6, and IndieWire is exclusively announcing the upcoming platform’s slate of launch day documentaries. “Run This City” is a newly-announced Quibi launch documentary that will follow Jasiel Correia II as he navigates his role as the youngest mayor

Apple TV+ Announces Mahershala Ali-Led Original Film ‘Swan Song’

Despite the streaming service’s name, Apple TV+ isn’t just television — it’s also in the original film game. (That would be the “+.”) Apple has just announced that the latest original film to join its upcoming slate is “Swan Song,” starring two-time Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight,” “Green Book”) and written and directed by

César Awards: Entire Board of Directors Announces Resignation Days Before 2020 Ceremony

UPDATE: Variety reports that while the board of directors has announced their collective resignation, the move will not take hold until after the February 28 ceremony. After weeks of unrest following the announcement of this year’s César nominees, including a dozen nods for embattled filmmaker Roman Polanski and his latest film, and a growing call to

SXSW 2020 Announces More Feature Film Additions, Including Robust Midnight Slate and Sundance Hits

After unveiling its first lineup of feature film offerings last month, the SXSW Film Festival is rolling out more additions to its 2020 program. The annual Texas festival has already announced its features and episodic premieres, and now those picks are joined by Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts, and Special Events, plus late-addition features and the

NBC Announces Dwayne Johnson Comedy and Jimmy Fallon-Led Musical Variety Series

NBC’s slate of upcoming television shows includes “Young Rock,” a comedy about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s childhood, and a Jimmy Fallon-led musical variety series titled “That’s My Jam.” NBC Entertainment Chairman Paul Telegdy discussed a variety of the network’s new and returning series during the network’s executive session at the Television Critics Association’s 2020 Winter

Fantastic Fest Announces Second Wave of Lineup, Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ to Close Festival

Two months after announcing its first wave, the Alamo Drafthouse-created Fantastic Fest is continuing to flesh out its genre-filled lineup. Their latest slate of films is dominated by old and new horror from around the world, but two high-profile inclusions will catch movie lovers’ eyes. Rian Johnson’s “The Last Jedi” followup, the murder mystery “Knives

Disney Announces the Opening Day for Their Highly Anticipated Streaming Service, Disney+

As we come to terms with Disney taking over movie theaters, we can now invite our Mouse overlords into our homes with Disney+, a streaming service that is going to be filled with all the Disney titles we know and love. The service, which has been hyped for a while now, released a video (and

Independent Lens Announces 2019 Fall Lineup of Historical Docs Showing ‘How We Got Here’

Independent Lens is approaching its 18th season offering documentary films to a wide viewing audience. Its upcoming collection, set to begin airing this fall on PBS. Series executive producer Lois Vossen spoke with IndieWire about the ongoing relevance of these stories, whether they’re primarily focused on illuminating a part of the past or putting current