Theater Camp, Magazine Dreams, Mutt, The Stroll, Bad Press, Fantastic Machine, Against the Tide, Animalia, Mami Wata, and When It Melts Win Coveted Sundance Special Jury Awards

Park City, Utah – The Sundance Film Festival concluded with Special Jury Awards recognizing outstanding contributions in various categories. One of the notable awards was the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award: Ensemble, which was presented to the cast of “Theater Camp.” The jury praised the cast for creating a film that celebrates the collaborative nature of creativity and invites new communities into the worlds they have built. It was an acknowledgment of the film’s ability to make the audience feel welcomed and at home. Another film that received recognition was “Magazine Dreams,” which won the … Read more

Federal Judge Vacates NLRB’s Joint Employer Rule in Major Win for American Businesses

Dodgertown, USA – In a significant legal victory for American businesses, a federal judge on Friday evening overturned the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “joint employer” rule that was set to take effect that day. The rule would have modified the standard used to determine joint-employer status and revoked a previous 2020 version of the rule that was perceived to be more favorable for employers. US District Judge J. Campbell Barker from the Eastern District of Texas declared in his final judgment that the new rule “would be contrary to law” and that rescinding the … Read more

Filmstiftung-supported Productions Win Big at 74th Berlin International Film Festival

Berlin, Germany – Three Filmstiftung-backed productions received accolades at the 74th Berlin International Film Festival, which concluded on Saturday evening. Presided over by jury president Lupita Nyong’o, the awards ceremony celebrated the outstanding talents in the film industry. Matthias Glasner was awarded the prestigious Silver Bear for Best Screenplay for his film “Dying”, while Martin Gschlacht received the Silver Bear for an Outstanding Artistic Contribution for his work as the director of photography on “The Devil’s Bath”. Juliana Rojas also received recognition as Best Director in the Encounters competition for her film “Cidade; Campo”.

Transcendent Films Win Big: Highlights from the 39th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The winners of the 39th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) have been announced, featuring acclaimed films such as “TransMexico,” “Edge of Everything,” and “Andragogy.” Recognized for their excellence in independent and international cinema, these films were selected by a panel of esteemed jury members. The SBIFF has become a prominent film festival in the United States, drawing in approximately 100,000 attendees over its packed week of screenings, with more than 200 films showcased. The festival’s mission is to discover and showcase the best in independent and international cinema. The … Read more