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The UK arts sector will receive $2 billion in government relief after being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The UK announced over the weekend that emergency grants and loans would protect the country’s museums, galleries, theaters, independent cinemas, heritage sites, and music venues.
Earl Cameron, one of Britain’s first breakthrough Black actors, has passed away peacefully in his Kenilworth home on Friday, July 3rd.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 819 to join, including Awkwafina, Natasha Lyonne and Lakeith Stanfield.
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced temporary changes.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has moved the 93rd Oscars ceremony April 2021, as a result of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19.
Documentary films Apollo 11, For Sama, Hale County, This Morning This Evening and The Edge of Democracy, are among 30 programs winning 2020 Peabody Awards.
Sundance Institute selected 22 independent nonfiction filmmakers and their projects for the latest Grantees of the Institute’s Documentary Fund totaling $520,000.
Actor Fred Willard, known for his roles in This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, and For Your Consideration, died on Friday. He was 86.
Indie film director Lynn Shelton of many critically acclaimed films including Humpday, Sword of Trust died on Friday. She was 54.
Actor Jerry Stiller known for playing Frank Costanza on Seinfeld and Arthur Spooner on The King of Queens has died. He was 92.
Producer Jessica Sanders is the winner of the Sun Valley Film Festival $25,000 Ford Producers Grant prize for her project titled Picking Cotton.
John Lafia co-writer of the screenplay for the horror film Child’s Play and director of Child’s Play 2 died on April 29. He was 63.
Chinese state media released an animated video on YouTube using Lego pieces to mock Trump Administration’s claims of a Chinese COVID-19 coverup.
Indian actor Rishi Kapoor, known for playing romantic leading roles in Bollywood movies died on Thursday after a two-year battle with leukemia. He was 67.
Irrfan Khan, the cross-over Bollywood actor know for his roles in Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi, The Lunchbox, died on Wednesday. He was 53.
Gene Deitch, American-born Czech illustrator, animator, comics artist, and film director died in his apartment in Prague. He was 95.
Brian Dennehy, known for his award winning performances on film, stage, and television died on Wednesday in New Haven, Conn. He was 81.
German actor Dieter Laser know internationally for starring in the horror film, The Human Centipede, has died aged 78.
The Mexican production “50 o Dos Ballenas se Encuentran en la Playa” was awarded the Films in Progress Award at the 2020 Films in Progress Toulouse.
American Documentary Re-opens Artist Emergency Fund for Indie Documentary Community Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic
American Documentary, the organization behind the PBS series POV, is launching a COVID-19 Artist Emergency Fund to support the independent documentary community.
Documentary filmmaker Gordon Quinn, executive producer of the Oscar-nominated basketball documentary “Hoop Dreams,” has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
Maggie Griffin, the mother of comedian Kathy Griffin who was featured in the documentary Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story, has died at age 99.
Major international film organizations released statements expressing concern about “the imminent incarceration” of Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof.