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.
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.
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.
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.
In light of increasing concerns over the Coronavirus outbreak, AFI is postponing the Julie Andrews Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute.
Diana Serra Cary, the child star of the silent film era known as Baby Peggy and subject of 2012 documentary died on Monday in California. She was 101.
Katherine Johnson, one of a group of black women mathematicians at NASA depicted in the movie Hidden Figures died today, Monday in Newport News, Virginia.
Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and 7 others died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Oprah Winfrey has stepped away and will no longer be an executive producer of the upcoming untitled documentary about Russell Simmons.
Former president Barack Obama shared his favorite movies of 2019 which included critically acclaimed indies such as American Factory, Parasite, Apollo 11.
Film at Lincoln Center will present The Bong Show, a retrospective of internationally beloved South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho, director of Parasite.
Georgian film director Zaza Urushadze known internationally for his film Tangerines passed away on December 7th, reportedly of heart attack, according to local news sites.
Four Seattle film organizations (SIFF, Northwest Film Forum [NWFF], Grand Illusion Cinema, and The Beacon) will host a joint retrospective of Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.
Sundance Institute, will present The Farewell director Lulu Wang, an alumna of Institute’s 2017 FilmTwo Initiative, with its Vanguard Award.
The European Film Academy will present Werner Herzog with the Life Achievement Award for his outstanding body of work at the 32nd European Film Awards.
Film, television and music video artist Melina Matsoukas will receive the 2019 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal at the AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Denzel Washington.