The U.K.’s film and television bodies celebrated their compatriots’ winning streak at the Emmy Awards on Sunday evening, with British talent taking home dozens of gongs, including Michaela Coel’s win for best writing in a limited/anthology/TV movie for “I May Destroy You” and Josh O’Connor’s Emmy for lead drama actor […]

Broadway is back — and it’s looking to make some changes to how it used to operate. Listen to this week’s “Stagecraft” podcast below: With producers, creators, advocates and executives across the industry working to make the business more equitable, the Broadway League, the trade association of theater producers and presenters, recently […]

Republic Records today formally launched Imperial Music, a new independent music company led by former Astralwerks executive Glenn Mendlinger that soft-launched last year. According to the announcement, the New York-based label is a new division of Republic and signs, develops and markets emerging independent artists and creators, and partners with Ingrooves Music Group for distribution services. Mendlinger reports to Republic co-founders Monte and Avery Lipman […]

Taiwanese cinema has much to celebrate. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the island produced an impressive 71 films last year, making it the third most productive country globally. This year, the island has gone even further, bringing immersive projects to the virtual reality programs of prestigious film festivals around the globe. At present, […]

A statement issued on Wednesday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, revealed that the steering committee will be headed by the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva. President Muhamamdu Buhari has commenced implementation of the newly signed Petroleum Industry Act by approving […]

CAA has signed singer, songwriter, rapper and producer Belly in all areas worldwide. Raised in Canada, the native Palestinian has credits on hits by BeyoncĂ©, Ariana Grande and The Weeknd, with whom he collaborated on half the tracks from the album “After Hours,” including the eight-times-platinum “Blinding Lights.” Belly’s current single, […]

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a major shakeup in anticipation of the implenmetation of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). The Corporation, in a statement, said: “Other Chief Operating Officer positions in the Corporation have now been redesignated as Group Executive Directors (GEDs) in alignment with the rules of […]