Instagram has set a three-day program dubbed Creator Week — the social-media platform’s first professional development event series designed to help creators grow their followings and make more money. The first-ever Instagram Creator Week will run June 8-10, with a series of virtual streaming sessions. Those will be accessible by […]

Chinese streaming firm iQIYI published first quarter results that were better than its previous guidance and a lengthy letter to shareholders asserting that it has the best content model and technology in the sector. In a regulatory filing, the company said that revenues in the January to March first quarter […]

Los Angeles-based company 1844 Entertainment has acquired U.S. distribution and international sales rights to Argentine Betania Cappato’s feature debut “Una escuela en Cerro Hueso” (“A School in Cerro Hueso”). The autism-themed film, inspired in Cappato’s direct family events, earned a special mention at March’s Berlinale Generation Kplus sidebar. 1844 Entertainment […]

Bush continued her music momentum with a slew of ’80s albums like her 1985 record Hounds Of Love which had the break-out dance single “Running Up That Hill” and “Cloudbusting.“ To date, KB has released ten studio albums and her music still finds its way to new generations of listeners, […]

Indian actor Huma Qureshi has forayed into Hollywood with a featured role in Netflix’s “Army of the Dead.” In Zack Snyder’s zombie epic, described by Variety critic Owen Gleiberman as “packed-to-the-gills video-game-meets-21st-century-Western-meets-day-of-the-living-dead fun” in his review, Qureshi plays single mom Geeta, resident of a quarantine camp outside a post-zombie-war Las […]

The Chinese government’s increasing regulation of the tech sector is a current concern for China’s major internet and online entertainment companies. But the latest quarterly results announcement for China’s biggest digital music company, Tencent Music Entertainment pointed to business as usual, at least for the moment. First quarter revenues, spanning […]

Rapper Clifford “T.I.” Harris is under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department for allegations of sexual assault, Variety has confirmed. The LAPD would not disclose further details about the probe, including whether T.I’s wife, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, is also under investigation. Representatives for T.I. and Tiny did not immediately respond […]