The Blog

We write about the makers and the shakers, and about everything else that’s of interest in the world of documentary film making

Future of Texas Film is in Animation

Texas film industry is already huge and filled with a great pool of talents. It’s going to expand even more in the years to come, since the economy is good, there are a lot of projects in the works and streaming services are becoming a much bigger part of the industry. It seems like a […]

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Creative England and Creative Industries Federation to Merge

It seems like the two nonprofit bodies working on film and the creative arts in England will merge and create one large organization that wasn’t yet named. Creative England and Creative Industry Federation will combine their force to work on future projects. The organizations have said that they will start working as one organization since […]

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Netflix teams with new UK theatrical partners

Netflix is looking for ways to change their distribution plans and to combine them with traditional distribution venues such as the partnering up with theaters. This is especially true now when Netflix is trying to release its high end movies in time for the award season. At this point, Netflix is making such a deal […]

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Jordan Peel Signs a Deal with Universal

Jordan Peel is one of the most popular and most talented comedians working today. He’s started his impressive career with short skits and Comedy Central audience but then he moved on to bigger things and now he’s an Oscar winner. All of this explains why Universal made a long term deal with Peel and the […]

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New Spiderman Deal between Sony and Disney

Latest news out of Sony and Disney say that the studios have made a new deal, regarding the future of the Spiderman franchise. Just a few weeks ago both studios have said that there will no longer be cooperating on Spiderman and that Sony will return the IP to its fold. Now, the new deal […]

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Sheffield DocFest programme director leaves the Festival

There are exciting news coming out of the Sheffield DocFest and the news coming from these kinds of organizations are often interesting but rarely exciting. Their program director Luke Moody has left the festival. This sort of things happen in the industry but what makes this different is the fact that Moody has made the […]

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10 Biggest Box Office Hits so Far

There are many ways to measure how good a movie is and how many people have seen isn’t always the best one. However, it’s the quickest, most accurate and it gives you an instant glimpse at what’s popular in the industry. This is why the industry is so concerned about these numbers. It’s also a […]

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Books on the Movie Industry Everyone Should Read

Filmmaking is a career like no other. It’s important to be educated for it formally but it’s not something that everyone does, and there are those who have a great career in the industry without being formally educated for it. These books offer a glimpse in the industry for those who want to take a […]

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The Story of Movie Pass

Everyone will tell you that the film industry is a strange place. It gets even stranger now when it’s rallying on technology that dominates so much of our lives. However, there are few movie industry stories as strange as the one of Movie Pass. Movie pass was a company that tried to be “Netflix for […]

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6 Best Film Schools in London

There are many ways to start a career in filmmaking and a lot of the times it doesn’t go with a traditional route of going to school to prepare for a career. However, London does offer some of the best film schools in the country and even in the world. If you know that this […]

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6 Documentaries about Comic Books

There has been a great change as to how comic books are seen in the popular culture. When they first appear they were seen as a lower form of entertainment and mostly for kids and young adults. Next they have started having cult followings but mostly on the fringes of the popular culture. Now, comic […]

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Warner Media Signs a Deal with JJ Abrams

Warner Media has made a long term deal with J.J. Abrams and his company. The news was announced formally by the company itself setting all rumors aside. Media has been reporting on the scope of the deal as well as its worth overall. The goal of the deal was for the company run by Abrams, […]

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Independent Cinema Office launches an online platform

There’s always a need for more resources for those who want to learn about the movie business. It’s a rather closed off industry, that very much depends on the connections within the world of cinema.  That’s why projects such as the one started by Independent Cinema Office (ICO) are so important. They are starting an […]

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