Zach Woods talks David, Improv, and More

Zach Woods spoke with Solzy at the Movies last week about his new short film, David, which was the only US short film selected for Cannes. David marks Zach Woods’s directorial debut and stars Will Ferrell, William Jackson Harper, and Fred Hechinger. The film recently screened during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. It was just announced to screen during the upcoming Chicago International Film Festival. Your directorial debut, David, started screening during Toronto after…

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Produced By Conference: Netflix’s Ted Sarandos on the Cannes Film Debate

During a panel with Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos at the Produced By Conference, presented by the Producers Guild of America, Sarandos opened up on the Cannes debate. The firestorm that happened recently during the Cannes Film Festival won’t go away but it’s led to publicity for the Netflix films that were screened: Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories. “I am not anti-theater,” Sarandos said during the panel, according to THR. “I’m very much against…

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wants Theatrical Windows to be A Thing of The Past

With Netflix starting to pursue original movies and documentaries, could theatrical windows soon be a thing of the past?  This was the big discussion that took place during the Cannes Film Festival in May given a few Netflix films being exhibited. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings made some interesting comments during Cannes about how there will come a time when the theatrical window won’t even be a thing any more.  Both Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories…

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