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Documentary Filmmaker Andrew Berends, Cameraman on ‘Free Solo,’ Dies

Andrew Berends, the director of five documentary films and most recently a cameraman on the Oscar-winning “Free Solo,” has died.Berends spent his career making films that illuminated underreported aspects of various international conflicts, particularly in Africa. His 2012 film “Delta Boys” covered an evolving battle over the oil-rich regions of Nigeria. In 2015, his film […]

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Bing Liu, Morgan Neville, Rashida Jones & More Discuss Political Documentaries And Ethical Responsibilities

As we continue to collectively grumble about “Green Book” and, simultaneously, thank the Academy Gods for giving us Spike Lee, unfiltered after six champagnes, The Hollywood Reporter has released their final award season roundtable, this week focusing on the documentary filmmakers including Academy Award winner Chai Vasarhelyi (“Free Solo”), in addition to Morgan Neville (“Won’t […]

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Oscar Shorts Hit Records as Specialty Box Office Waits for Academy Award Winners

While possible winners “Roma,” “Vice,” “Free Solo,” “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “Green Book” could get a box-office boost from Sunday’s Oscar finale, the specialized world’s primary reliance on awards contenders is drawing to a close. That leaves room for other players to take center stage. Specialized mainstay Roadside Attractions is releasing “Run the […]

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Among Cinema Audio Society Winners

Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” won the Cinema Audio Society’s top prize for sound mixing at Saturday night’s 55th annual CAS Awards. The film is Oscar-nominated for sound mixing this year along with “Black Panther,” “First Man,” “Roma” and “A Star Is Born.”In a surprise over heavy-hitters “Incredibles 2” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” Wes Anderson’s […]

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PGA Documentary Feature Nominations: Box Office Hits Score Top Nominations

In any crowded awards field, getting seen is the first order of business. Not surprisingly, a strong roster of 2018 box office hits landed on the Producers Guild of America’s nominated documentary features.Three summer hits include CNN’s “Rbg” (Magnolia) and “Three Identical Strangers” (Neon) as well as Focus Features’ “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” which […]

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‘RBG,’ ‘Free Solo,’ ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Land Producers Guild Awards Documentary Nominations

The Dawn Wall, Free Solo, Hal, Into the Okavango, RBG, Three Identical Strangers and Won’t You Be My Neighbor? have been nominated as the best produced documentaries of 2018 by the Producers Guild of America, the PGA announced on Tuesday.The winner will be announced on Jan. 19 at the 2019 Producers Guild Awards at the […]

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Us box office hits ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’, ‘Rbg’, ‘Three Identical Strangers’, ‘Free Solo’ on Oscar docs longlist

Shortlist of 15 films to be announced on December 17.Us box office hits Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Rbg, Three Identical Strangers and Free Solo have made it on to the 166-strong longlist of documentary feature Oscar hopefuls.The shortlist of 15 films will be announced on December 17. Thursday’s (8) longlist includes Fahrenheit 11/9, Crime […]

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‘The Hate U Give’ Launches Strong; ‘Free Solo’ Continues its Box Office Climb

This weekend, new Oscar-contender “A Star Is Born” offered stiff competition for the older urban moviegoers who are drawn to specialized films. The strong limited-city opening of “The Hate U Give” (20th Century Fox) — designed to build word of mouth — and the expansion of the rock climbing documentary “Free Solo” (Greenwich) stood out […]

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‘Night School’ rules North America as ‘Free Solo’ scores sensational limited bow

Documentary Free Solo delivers sensational limited bow.Universal comedy Night School starring Tiffany Haddish and Kevin Hart stormed to the top of the North American charts on an estimated $28m while Warner Animation Group’s Smallfoot debuted well in second place on $23m.In limited release, the acclaimed documentary Free Solo delivered a sensational debut through National Geographic […]

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