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Participant promotes Laura Kim to EVP marketing

Executive joined in 2014.Participant has promoted marketing and publicity veteran Laura Kim to EVP of marketing, effective immediately.Kim will assume broadened executive responsibilities with a focus on independent and international films and series combining with impact work. She continues to report to Participant’s president of worldwide marketing Christina Kounelias.She joined Participant as SVP of film […]

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Magnolia “Influential Women” Giveaway: Win Digital Download Codes for ‘Rbg,’ Iris,’ ‘Kusama: Infinity,’ and More

Just as Saoirse Ronan so emphatically says in Little Women, “Women!” And in honor of women and the best female-centric documentaries in their library, Magnolia Pictures is hosting a giveaway of digital download codes with /Film. If you would like a free digital download code to films like Rbg, the ultra-cool deep dive into Supreme […]

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Theatrical Documentary Market in ‘Robust Shape,’ Dogwoof’s Oli Harbottle Says

The theatrical market for documentary films is in “robust shape,” with 2019 proving to be a strong year for the genre after an exceptional 2018, reports Oli Harbottle, head of distribution and acquisitions at leading U.K. documentary outfit Dogwoof.Harbottle says 2019 was always going to struggle to match 2018’s “blockbuster” year, which saw the release […]

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Doc NYC Turns 10: How the Festival Benefited From the Rising Popularity of Documentaries

When Doc NYC started a decade ago, documentary film was still seen as something of a novelty. In the ensuing years, non-fiction movies have exploded in popularity with hits such as “Rbg,” “Free Solo,” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and “Apollo 11” helping to fuel more interest in the genre.“We never could have anticipated the […]

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Documentarians Dan Cogan and Liz Garbus Launch New Production Company — Exclusive

With documentaries on the rise and multiple backers and outlets for non-fiction films, two veteran filmmakers — married producer-financier Dan Cogan and producer-director Liz Garbus — have decided to launch their own production company, Story Syndicate. Clearly, it’s a propitious time: The public’s appetite for non-fiction stories has never been greater, as movies ranging from […]

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Oscars: Kendrick Lamar and Sza Will Not Perform ‘Black Panther’ Song (Exclusive)

Despite the Academy’s efforts to secure Kendrick Lamar and Sza for a performance of the Oscar-nominated song “All the Stars” from “Black Panther” on the upcoming Oscars telecast, the duo will not be a part of the show, Variety has learned. The reason, according to a source close to the situation, is logistics and timing. […]

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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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