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Hollywood Reflects on Labor Pains, Reality Gains
A Divided Hollywood • How the war in the Middle East is splintering the entertainment industry
I Know What You Watched Last Summer • Budding film buffs — oh, and Martin Scorsese — are flocking to social media platform Letterboxd to revel in movie history
Resurrecting ‘Scott Pilgrim’ • The creators of Netflix’s ‘alternate-reality sequel’ explain why they kept the show’s premise secret
‘Colin From Accounts’ Has Its Day • The Australian romantic comedy is an international hit — now it eyes the U.S.
Anatomy of a Scene-Stealer • The Emmys honor outstanding guest performance. Why shouldn’t the Oscars do the same?
Five Acting Contenders to Consider • From early releases to smaller films, the Oscars shouldn’t overlook these worthy performances
WHAT DID WE LEARN? • HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD AS IT GETS BACK TO WORK! NOW IT’S TIME TO GRAPPLE WITH THE RIPPLE EFFECTS OF TWO LONG, BITTER STRIKES
A SILVER LINING FOR AN INDUSTRY IN DESPERATE NEED OF A REBOOT • Hollywood skirts disaster with short-term strike savings, steep cuts and austerity measures
FEWER BLOCKBUSTERS, SHORTER SEASONS • Moviegoers and TV lovers will feel the post-strike content slowdown
ONWARD & UPWARD
HIPSTER WHODUNIT • HOW BRIT MARLING AND ZAL BATMANGLIJ CREATED ‘A MURDER AT THE END OF THE WORLD’ AFTER THE CRUSHING DISAPPOINTMENT OF ‘THE OA’ CANCELLATION
REAL WOMEN RULE • VARIETY ANOINTS THE 40 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN REALITY TELEVISION IN 2023
AWARDS CIRCUIT • After a slew of changes, the Golden Globes still search for a home
Adding Light to the Darkness • John Mulaney dives into his lowest points for a successful comedy stunt
Off to the Races • The SAG Awards celebrate 30 years of actors honoring actors
FOCUS • Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch making their mark on screen
The King of Colored Town • A novel by Darryl Wimberley which has earned a place on Coverfly’s “Red List”
Productions Proceed With Caution • After strikes and COVID, uptick is expected but biz expects return to more seasonal cycle
Production Train Moves Full Steam Ahead • U.K. looks to increase crew strength while U.S. ups efforts to lure shoots
London’s Focus Shines a Light on AI • Event examines tech’s impact and other advances
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FILMING IN AlUla • Film AlUla is the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU)’s film agency, established to promote and support international film and TV production in the County of AlUla, located in northwest Saudi Arabia. Its aim is to position AlUla as an international filming destination and develop the services, facilities, and infrastructure in the region to create a film-friendly ecosystem.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FILMING WITH Cinelease • Cinelease Studios – Three Ring is widely regarded as a leading television and film production campus in Georgia, and its 14 state-of-the-art stages make the Property one of the largest creation campuses in the state and one of the newest purpose-built studio properties nationwide.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FILMING AT Canary Islands • Consolidated as a top destination in Europe for international film and TV shoots, offering among its very best tax advantages, Spain’s Canary Islands are bidding now to attract some of the biggest projects on earth for far longer shoots.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FILMING WITH Fresco Film • Filming in Spain with Fresco: secure incentives, diverse locations, experienced crews.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FILMING AT Sky Studios...