David Oyelowo Calls for U.K. Film Industry to Broaden Diversity of Decision-Makers

British actor-producer David Oyelowo, whose latest movie “A United Kingdom” opened the BFI London Film Festival Wednesday, told an audience of filmmakers, producers and industry executives Thursday they need to open up the British industry to include decision-makers from a far more diverse array of backgrounds. Oyelowo, who picked up a Golden Globe nomination for… […]

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Lyn and Norman Lear to be Honored by International Documentary Association

The International Documentary Association has selected Lyn and Norman Lear, Stanley Nelson, Ally Derks and Nanfu Wang as honorees for its 32nd Annual Documentary Awards. The ceremony will be held on Dec. 9 at the Paramount Studios Backlot with awards given for best feature documentary, best short documentary, David L. Wolper student documentary award and… […]

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Scott Pelley to Anchor ‘CBS Evening News’ from Florida for Hurricane Coverage

CBS News said its evening-news anchor, Scott Pelley, would lead the broadcast from Florida in order to provide on-the-ground perspective on the effects of  Hurricane Matthew, a signal that the storm and potential damage resulting from it are likely to take more command of an already busy news cycle. Pelley will anchor his Thursday-night broadcast… […]

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