Ja Rule’s artistic vision was “hijacked” by his business partner in the failed Fyre Festival, the rapper’s lawyer said Tuesday.
Korea’s recently-elected President Moon Jae-in took a stance on Sunday in favor of the editorial independence of the Busan Film Festival. He is not the first president to visit the festival, but is the first to have made an official speech in the event’s 22-year history. “Festival director, Kang Soo-youn and chairman Kim Dong-ho have […]
A one-day conference about virtual reality is the highlight among new events being added to the fourth edition of the Singapore Media Festival. The series of events run from Nov. 23 to Dec 3, with the VR conference on Nov. 29. The VR conference will span subjects including the use of VR in entertainment and […]
Navigating success after years as a working actor was a difficult part of the “Mad Men” experience for star Jon Hamm. The actor reflected on the landmark 2007-2015 series and his performance as Don Draper in a wide-ranging Q&A Saturday night held as part of the New Yorker Festival. Hamm told New Yorker articles editor […]
ROME – The Antalya Film Festival will open its 54th edition with the world premiere of Turkish-Bosnian co-production “Never Leave Me,” based on a true story about Syrian orphans living in a refugee camp in Turkey. The country now hosts more than 3 million refugees, mostly from war-torn Syria. Directed by prize-winning Bosnian writer-helmer Aida […]
Many film festivals, when they have been around for ten years, need a change of direction. The Bali International Film Festival, which concludes its 11th edition today, is all the better for the changes it has rung in. The end of the first decade need not be an existential crisis. But a festival that does […]
The Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival, a new event pioneered by Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke and renown festival programmer Marco Mueller, has shifted the dates of its inaugural edition. The festival will now be held from 28 Oct to 4 November in the historic Chinese town of Pingyao, where a 1,500 seat… […]
Don’t call it a comeback.
MADRID — In a move which reflects the burgeoning reinvention of film festivals worldwide, major and minor, Spain’s San Sebastián Festival, the highest-profile movie event in the Spanish-speaking world, is co-launching a training facility, the Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (Elías Querejeta Film School). Financed by the Basque Country’s Gipuzkoa Diputación Foral, the government of one of… […]
The Meadows Music and Arts Festival brought a hip hop heavy lineup to Citi Field — with lots of rappers representing NYC performing.
JAY-Z may be a product of Brooklyn, but he made Queens his home on Friday night.
A clutch of festival favorites and premieres express collective anxieties, and a few even manage to soothe them.
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare.
Damon debuted his film “Downsizing” at the Venice Film Festival.
The rapper will be performing at HennyPalooza on Saturday at Coney Art Walls on Coney Island.
We finally get a behind-the-scenes peek at Amal Clooney’s glam process! Amal’s makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury shared an Instagram video and photos, a special treat considering how private Amal and George usually are!
The annual three-day gathering offers fans of the magazine a chance to hear their favorite authors, actors, directors, artists and politicians interviewed.
The biggest stars of the silver screen brought plenty of the Hollywood glamour to the red carpet on the shores of Italy at Venice Film Festival.
Tsai Ming Lang, the Taiwan-based auteur director of “The Deserted,” one of the most buzzed about virtual reality experiments which competed at this year’s Venice Film Festival, was celebrated during a cocktail organized by Variety in association with pioneering cell phone and tech company HTC. The event, which took place on Sept. 3 at the… […]