californiafilmfoundation (43)


Scott Free Productions has come aboard to produce an film adaptation of the bestselling book The Infinite Machine, from cryptocurrency journalist Camila Russo. 

Written with the verve of such works as The Big Short, The History of the Future and The S

Read more…


Utkarsh Ambudkar is on a hot streak.

The actor is the star of CBS’ breakout comedy Ghosts, which wraps up its first season tonight, and appeared in Hulu’s Theranos drama series The Dropout.

He has now set a feature film that he conceived, co-wrote, pro

Read more…


Vin Diesel took to Instagram today to share that Fast & Furious 10 will officially be titled Fast X, also announcing the launch of production.

“Day one… 🙏🏽” the action star wrote.

While details with regard to the plot of Fast X have thus far been kept

Read more…


Alejandro Loayza Grisi and Santiago Loayza Grisi, the brother filmmakers behind Sundance prize winner Utama, have signed with Cinetic Media for management.

The title of the Bolivian filmmakers’ most recent work, which won the Grand Jury Prize in World

Read more…


Disney’s focus on genre fans and programming makes Disney+ 30% more valuable than average streaming services, according to Fandom’s “State of Streaming” report.

Fandom, which was founded in 2004 by Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley Starling,

Read more…


Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s Group Effort Initiative has partnered with Netflix on a new initiative that will expand underrepresented communities’ access to below-the-line career opportunities. Participants will secure access to on-set production

Read more…

‘Thor: Love And Thunder’ Teaser Drops


Disney has just dropped a trailer for their July 8 Marvel spectacle Thor: Love And Thunder, the fourth film in the superhero series.

“These hands were once used for battle, now they’re used as tools for peace,” says Chris Hemsworth as Thor.

“I need to

Read more…



Pixar Animation Studios is promoting “Turning Red” producer Lindsey Collins and director Domee Shi into leadership roles at the company.  

Collins has been named into a new position, as senior vice president of development. She will lead the developm

Read more…





EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a hot one. Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) and  Chris Evans (Captain America) are set to star in buzzy new movie package Project Artemis, we can reveal, with Ozark star, director, and exec-producer Jason Bateman aboard to direct

Read more…

Chloé Zhao on Making Oscars History











 On Monday morning, the day after making history with her two Oscar wins, Chloé Zhao is beaming. Her happiness is detectable even over Zoom. “It was just so, so beautiful to be in the room with people, and to be able to actually ta

Read more…

Women of Color Animation Mentorship



The Women in Animation (WIA) 2021 spring mentorship program will be taking applications starting March 31, with a special focus on mentoring women of color through its Mentor Circles series. In a new development, the WIA mentorship program is coll

Read more…

As productions gear up again with more cameras starting to roll, it’s likely that sets won’t look the same as before the pandemic. COVID protocols have emphasized working with smaller crews and experimenting with virtual and remote filming.

Location m

Read more…