Author: tipstor

Top 5 Shows to Watch If You Like “Sweet Magnolias”

Sweet Magnolias, Netflix’s new romantic soap starring?Joanna Garcia Swisher?as a soon-to-be-divorced mother of three who finds a chance to start over with a hunky former Major Leaguer in South Carolina, is a swoon-worthy story...

Top 5 Shows to Watch If You Like “Last Dance”

The Last Dance, ESPN’s sensational docuseries following?Michael Jordan?and the Chicago Bulls’ final championship season, gave us our sports fix when we needed it most. Our Top 5 list of recommendations features other documentaries that...

Top 5 ’90s Romantic Movies You Can Stream Now

From?Titanic?to?She’s Got Mail and everything in between, the 1990s delivered iconic romantic movies. This is a list of our Top 5 really great movies that were made in the 1990s and where you can...

Top 5 Shows to Watch If You Like “Outer Banks”

Outer Banks, Netflix’s sun-soaked teen drama that pits the haves against the have-nots on the picturesque coast of North Carolina, is a soapy melodrama about John B (Chase Stokes) and his friends’ search for...

Immortal Hulk (Comic)

The Return of Bruce Banner in the Immortal Hulk! When night falls something other than the man gets up again. Comic: Immortal Hulk Writer: Al Ewing Artist: Joe Bennett Publisher: Marvel Comics Summary: The Immortal Hulk. You...

Top 5 ’90s Comedies You Can Stream Now

From?Wayne’s World?to?Groundhog Day and everything in between, the 1990s delivered iconic comedies. This is a list of our Top 5 really great movies that were made in the 1990s and where you can stream...

Tron: Legacy (Lego)

Summary: Tron: Legacy is a great movie that came out in 2010. If you enjoyed the racing and the scenes that this movie offered, then you are going to really love this Lego set....

Top 5 Shows to Watch If You Like “Extraction”

Extraction, Netflix’s latest action extravaganza, stars?Chris Hemsworth?as a mercenary who goes to a foreign country on a mission and shoots his way out after being double-crossed. Our Top 5 list of recommendations features movies...

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #1 (Comic): Tipstor? Pick

Kirby debuted his larger-than-life epic in the pages of DC’s beloved sidekick showcase, Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen–and the Man of Steel’s world would never be the same!  Comic: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #1 Writer: Matt Fraction Artist: Steve...

Top 5 ’90s Action Movies You Can Stream Now

From?Robin Hood?to?The Matrix and everything in between, the 1990s delivered iconic action movies. This is a list of our Top 5 really great movies that were made in the 1990s and where you can...

Top 5 Shows to Watch If You Like “Justified”

Justified, based on a short story by crime author Elmore Leonard, is a modern Western starring Timothy Olyphant as U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens and Walton Goggins as his quick-witted foe Boyd Crowder. Our Top 5 list of recommendations...

Suicide Squad (Comic): Tipstor? Pick

For Suicide Squad, the acclaimed Injustice creative team of writer Tom Taylor and artist Bruno Redondo reunite for the wildest incarnation of the Squad ever seen! Comic: Suicide Squad Writer: Tom Taylor Artist: Bruno...

Top 5 ’90s Thrillers You Can Stream

From?Pulp Fiction?to?Scream?and everything in between, the 1990s delivered iconic thrillers. This is a list of our Top 5 really great movies that were made in the 1990s and where you can stream them if...

Top 5 Shows to Watch If You Like “Bosch”

Bosch, Amazon’s adaptation of Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch novels, is an authentic crime drama detailing the life of LA homicide detective and private investigator Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver). Our Top 5 list of recommendations...

#CureStigma (PSA)

#CureStigma, a new series of nationwide public service announcements (PSA) featuring?NAMI?Celebrity Ambassadors from film, television, music, and sports including Utkarsh Ambudkar, Andrea Barber, Maurice Bernard, Corinne Foxx, Clark Gregg, Jamie Gray Hyder, AJ Mendez,...

X-Force #5 (Comic): Tipstor? Pick

In X-Force #5, deadly choices carry dark consequences! First, Domino and Forge have to pick up the pieces as the team faces a major setback! Comic: X-Force #5 Writer: Ben Percy Artist: Joshua Cassara Publisher: Marvel Comics...

Top 5 ’90s Family Movies You Can Stream Now

From?The Mighty Ducks?to?The Addams Family?and everything in between, the 1990s arguably delivered more iconic all-family movies than any other decade. This is a list of our Top 5 really great movies that were made...

Top 5 Movies in the iTunes Store

Listed below are the Top 5 movies on the iTunes store so far in 2020. Studio Films 1. Bloodshot 2. Ford v Ferrari 3. Bad Boys for Life 4. Sonic The Hedgehog 5. Arkansas...

Top 5 Funniest Shows On Netflix Right Now (December)

Craving a traditional laugh-tracked sitcom? A more serious, single-cam series? A mockumentary? Done, done, and done. So here are the Tipstor? Top 5 funniest shows on Netflix streaming right now. 1.?Shameless The long-running Showtime...

Treat All Animals With Kindness (PSA)

Natalie Portman, who won an Oscar for her role in Black Swan, stars in a new PETA video spotlighting the legacy of maverick animal advocate Isaac Bashevis Singer, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature...

Lost On Planet Earth #1 (Comic): Tipstor? Pick

In the Lost On Planet Earth #1, it’s 2381, and Basil Miranda, on the verge of graduation, knows exactly what she’s doing with the rest of her life and always has: a primo assignment...

Top 5 Free Streaming Services

Below you will find a list of the most popular “free” streaming services and channels that focus on TV shows, movies and more. So check them out below and get to streaming. Crackle Crackle...

Cloud Atlas (Book): Tipstor? Pick

Cloud Atlas (Book): Tipstor? Pick

Adapted into a Hollywood feature film. As wild as a videogame, as mysterious as a Zen koan, Cloud Atlas is an unforgettable tour de force that, like its incomparable author, has transcended its cult classic status...

“Bumblebee”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie ?Bumblebee.? On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee the Autobot seeks refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. Charlie, on the brink...

Top 5 Shows to Watch If You Like “The OA”

The OA?created a one-of-a-kind fantasy/sci-fi experience, and without its extension, there’s a major void in our viewing options. However, we put together a Top 5 list of a few shows that do offer a...

Top 5 Two-Player Board Games (2020)

If you’re looking to move beyond the deck of cards or chess board collecting dust in your closet, here are some of the best 2 player board games. 1. Kingdomino / The Castles of...

Top 5 Holiday Travel Tips For Women

1. Bring scarves with you when you travel because they serve multiple purposes. Really comfortable scarves help you to get cozy on the plane since they can get so cold. Scarves are a great...

“Transformers”: Storyboards (Video)

I quickly notice thoughtful sketches of the production design. See how the artists visualize destruction? Blocking of the confused soldiers is very interesting, along with being a really pretty story board example. Scene: Blackout?s...

Top 5 Most Popular Niche Streaming Services

Below you will find a list of the most popular streaming services and channels that focus on “Niche” TV shows and movies. You can find out how much each service costs per month or...

John Constantine, Hellblazer (Comic): Tipstor? Pick

The original John Constantine Hellblazer is back in this series from Si Spurrier (The Dreaming) and Aaron Campbell (Infidel), with nothing to his name but decades of bad memories and an unearned second chance. ...

Top 5 Funniest Shows On Netflix Right Now (November)

Craving a traditional laugh-tracked sitcom? A more serious, single-cam series? A mockumentary? Done, done, and done. So here are the Tipstor? Top 5 funniest shows on Netflix streaming right now. 1.?Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt This...

Stop Making Us Sick (PSA)

Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo has spoken to Congress about toxic ?forever chemicals? that are contaminating the water, food and personal care products of people across the United States. During his speech to congress he stressed...

Top 5 Essential Books on the Film Business

The following five books offer a window into Hollywood?s history. Not only do they delve into the stories behind many of the greatest pictures ever made, but they also allow a deeper understanding of...

Big Little Lies (Book): Tipstor? Pick

Adapted into a HBO television series. Funny and thrilling, page-turning but with emotional depth, Big Little Lies is a terrific follow-up to The Husband?s Secret. Book: Big Little Lies Author: Liane Moriarty Publisher: Berkley; 1st edition Genre(s): Novel, Mystery,...

Top 5 Upcoming Games (Holiday Season, 2020)

Here are all the most exciting new games for the 2020 Holiday season on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. 1. Halo Infinite Platform(s): PC, Xbox One, Xbox Project ScarlettRelease date: Holiday 2020...

Top 5 Mystery TV Series To Stream

If you like honing your detective skills while staying home, we suggest checking out our Top 5 great murder mystery TV series listed below. There are a number of exciting options on several different...

Top Animated Shows for Adults on Netflix

Netflix has also become a solid provider of adult-friendly cartoons. Here are our Tipstor? Picks of the streaming service’s best options for grown-up fans of animation. Beastars If the anthropomorphic world of?BoJack Horseman?was seen...

“Gone with the Wind”: Storyboards (Video)

Did the colors in the storyboard help for the lighting schemes later? Shot notes help us understand the action. Lots of depth in slide three. Scene: Fleeing Atlanta Storyboards by William Cameron Menzies for...

Top 5 Hidden Gems on Peacock’s Streaming Service

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, is stepping into the streaming wars soon, and when it does, we’ll have a lot of content to feast our eyes on. In addition to beloved shows like?The Office,?30 Rock,?Friday...

Top 5 Hollywood Inspired Inventions Come to Life

From James Bond?s gadgets to the self-driving cars in ?Total Recall?, we look at how the movie industry has influenced the technology of today. 1. Virtual Reality ?The Matrix? (1999), ?Total Recall? (1990) and...

Top 5 Funniest Shows On Netflix Right Now (October)

Craving a traditional laugh-tracked sitcom? A more serious, single-cam series? A mockumentary? Done, done, and done. So here are the Tipstor? Top 5 funniest shows on Netflix streaming right now. 1.?Schitt?s Creek Eugene Levy...

The Lion’s Share (PSA)

Sir David Attenborough introduces The Lion?s Share, a simple way to make a powerful difference. Images of animals appear in about 20 percent of all ads. Yet 90 percent of the most popular animals featured in...

Top Reality Competition Shows on Netflix

If you’re looking for a new reality competition show on Netflix to watch, we’ve got you covered with our Tipstor? Picks of the best of them streaming right now. Too Hot to Handle The...

Top 5 Most Popular Streaming Services

Below you will find a list of the most popular streaming services and channels that focus on TV and movies, documentaries and more. You can find out how much each service costs per month...

Top 5 “Must Read” Hollywood Insider Books

The following five books offer a window into Hollywood?s history. Not only do they delve into the stories behind many of the greatest pictures ever made, but they also allow a deeper understanding of...

Anna Karenina (Book): Tipstor? Pick

Adapted into a Hollywood feature film. Anna Karenina is described by William Faulkner as the best novel ever written and by Fyodor Dostoevsky as ?flawless.” Book: Anna Karenina Author: Leo Tolstoy Publisher: The Russian...

Top Horror TV Shows to Watch on Netflix

Not every scary shows on Netflix are of equal quality, and it can be difficult to sort through them all to find the perfect choice for your next binge. That’s why we have selected...

“Game Of Thrones”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie ?Game of Thrones.? George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” is brought to the screen as HBO sinks its considerable storytelling...

Top 5 Shows To Watch If You Like “Suits”

We’ve curated the perfect post-Suits?viewing list, featuring other memorable USA shows, excellent legal dramas and shows with central bromances. If you like?Suits, these are the shows you should watch next. White Collar Another show...

Top 5 Supernatural Shows to Watch Right Now (September)

If you’re looking for a Supernatural escape, these Top 5 shows streaming on Netflix,?Hulu and?Amazon Prime?are a good place to start. 1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer?and?Angel If you’ve yet to watch?Buffy the Vampire Slayer?and...

Top Historical Dramas to Watch on Netflix

If you’re among those who can’t get enough of racy period pieces, grab a cup of tea and settle in for some quality entertainment. We’ve got you covered with our Tipstor? Picks of the...

“Inception”: Storyboards (Video)

How would you draw a rotating room?  The ceiling fan helps you stay oriented. See how the room is drawn the same across multiple slides? Scene: Rotating Hallway Storyboards by Gabriel Hardman for Christopher...

“Pokemon Go” Is Getting Mega Evolution

Mega Evolution is coming to?Pokemon Go, with a new mechanic based on the mainline games’ popular system.Announced as part of Pokemon Presents, no mega evolved Pokemon were shown, but Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of The...

Top 5 Funniest Shows On Netflix Right Now (September)

Craving a traditional laugh-tracked sitcom? A more serious, single-cam series? A mockumentary? Done, done, and done. So here are the Tipstor? Top 5 funniest shows on Netflix streaming right now. 1.?The Office?(U.S.) While this?The...

How Hollywood Is Going Green & Sustainable

Pierce Brosnan, the former James Bond, was inducted into the Environmental Hall of Fame for campaigning against illegal whale hunting and wetland protection. He was also named Best-Dressed Environmentalist by the Sustainable Style Foundation. Nice...

Dogs Belong Indoors (PSA)

Raising a toast to his dog, Tuba, Club de Cuervos star Luis Gerardo M?ndez stars in a new ad for PETA Latino that proclaims, ?Here?s to Family.? The ad goes on to say, ?Dogs Are Members of the Family. Please...

ABC?s Fall TV Schedule is set

ABC?s Fall TV Schedule is set

ABC?s fall schedule includes a new thriller from the creator of ?Big Little Lies.? But there?s a key element missing ? the debut dates made uncertain by the coronavirus pandemic. The broadcast season typically...

Top 5 Coolest Star Trek Gadgets That Exist In Real Life

Star Trek has been instrumental in inspiring many modern technological wonders. Here are some of the most impressive predictions the show made. 1. Teleporters Scientists have been working to create viable teleportation for decades...

12 Years A Slave (Book): Tipstor? Pick

Adapted into a Hollywood feature film. Solomon Northup (1808 – c. 1864-1875) was an African American carpenter who was born free in Minerva, Essex County, New York, but was bound into slavery later in...

“Aladdin”: Behind The Scenes (Videos)

A look behind the scenes of the movie ?Aladdin.? Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles...

Playstation (September 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Iron Harvest?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??September 1 WRC 9?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??September 3 Doraemon: Story of Seasons?(PlayStation 4) ??September 4 Marvel’s Avengers?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia,...

XBox (September 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Iron Harvest (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ? September 1 WRC 9 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ? September 3 Marvel’s Avengers (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC) ? September 4 Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater...

Mac & PC (September 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Crusader Kings III?(PC) ??September 1 Iron Harvest?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??September 1 WRC 9?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??September 3 Marvel’s Avengers?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC) ??September...

CBS Announces Fall 2020 Lineup

CBS said it plans a fall schedule that?s a close match to last season, but the network is keeping a watchful eye on when the industry will emerge from its virus-caused production shutdown. The...

“Spartacus”: Storyboards (Video)

How many battle scenes took cues from Spartacus? Slide dedicated to arrows mid-flight. Lots of color in these is storyboard samples. Scene: Battle Plans Storyboards by Saul Bass for Stanley Kubrick?s Spartacus. Synopsis: The rebellious...

CW Pushes New Season & New Shows To January

The CW network is pushing the traditional fall start of its new season to January 2021, a response to the industry-wide production shutdown caused by the coronavirus. Instead of debuting new and returning CW...

Top 5 Hollywood Themed Board Games of 2020

The hottest thing in gaming right now is classic low-tech tabletop experiences. Here’s our line-up of the Top 5 Hollywood themed board games for this year. 1. Hellboy: The Board Game The cult classic...

A Chip Made Just for Running “Doom”

A developer named Sylvain Lefebvre has taken?Doom?to the next level and programmed a computer chip to have only one exclusive task?it runs?Doom. It will run E1M1 till the end of times (or till power...

Walmart+ May Not Rattle Amazon Prime After All

As we see it, there are three big soft spots that could keep Walmart+ from being the threat some have suggested it could be. 1. Not the same customers The disparity superficially seems to...

HBO Max’s Tech Team Is Building on HBO Now Success

HBO Max will mark the first time that WarnerMedia?s historically siloed brands are available under one roof. Wonder Woman will commune with Jon Snow and Rachel Green. The multibillion effort will allow HBO, CNN,...

Be An Ocean Hero (PSA)

Everyone can be an #OceanHero. Patrick Wilson, who stars as Orm/Ocean Master in Aquaman, is calling on YOU to join Oceana in protecting the world?s oceans. Oceana has won more than 200 important victories across the globe and protected...

Hollywood Themed Toys Hit Stores Despite Film Delays

Hollywood pressed pause on releasing most major films in theaters to combat the coronavirus outbreak, but that hasn?t necessarily been the case for toys and merchandise related to those movies. Despite film delays, toy...

Thor #1 (Comic): Tipstor? Pick

A brand-new, superstar creative team takes the King of Asgard to new realms of glory. THOR #1 Marvel Comics (W) Donny Cates (A) Nic Klein (CA) Olivier Coipel. Comic: Thor #1 Writer: Donny Cates...

Fox’s Prime-time TV Schedule for Fall 2020

Fox?s prime-time schedule for fall 2020: Monday 8 p.m. – ?L.A.?s Finest? 9 p.m. – ?neXt? Tuesday 8 p.m. – ?Cosmos: Possible Worlds? 9 p.m. – ?Filthy Rich? Wednesday 8 p.m. – ?The Masked...

Xbox (August 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Skully?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??August 4 Fast & Furious Crossroads?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??August 7 Inertial Drift?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??August 7 Kingdoms Of...

Stadia (August 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: PGA Tour 2K21?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia, PC) ??August 21 Madden NFL 21?(PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC) ??August 28 Mafia: Definitive Edition?(PlayStation...

Switch (August 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Skully?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??August 4 Inertial Drift?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??August 7 Deliver Us The Moon?(Switch) ??August 14 Aokana – Four Rhythms Across the...

Playstation (August 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Skully?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??August 4 Fast & Furious Crossroads?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??August 7 Inertial Drift?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??August 7 Kingdoms Of...

Mac & PC (August 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Skully?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??August 4 Fast & Furious Crossroads?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??August 7 Inertial Drift?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??August 7 Total War...

Top 5 Shows To Watch If You Like “The Office”

We’ve compiled our Top 5 list of shows that will help you ween yourself off?The Office?by expanding your TV watching just beyond Scranton. Some share the mockumentary format, some are great workplace comedies, and...

Why You May Not Want or Get a Foreign Sales Rep

These are reps/agents that are relatively established in the split rights world and specialize in the sales of foreign rights. Generally they take a higher percentage (25 percent) than producer’s reps for domestic deals,...

Top 5 Shows Fans of “Homeland” Should Watch

 We’ve put together a list of shows that will satisfy any “Homeland” fan. 1. Prisoners of War Where to watch: Hulu There would be no Homeland without the award-winning 2010 Israeli drama series Prisoners of War, a two-season series that...

Top 5 Addictive Couch Co-op Games

These are some of the best cooperative multiplayer games, all playable on a single TV. 1. Team Sonic Racing If you’ve played a Mario Kart game, you’ll instantly get this cooperative kart racing game....

“Salt”: Storyboards (Video)

This storyboard shows a scene where Salt is hanging from a rope and eventually lets go. Notice how the storyboard artist understand composition and how to create background imagery.  Scene: Rooftop Salt storyboard example...

Top 5 Hollywood Dating Tips For Men

1. Honeymoon phases end. They just do. So here?s a challenge: How do you keep redefining your relationship? I think you have to find new elements that turn you on, and not only sexually....

Severity of Food Allergy (PSA)

In a Matter of Minutes ? The Severity of Food Allergy with Steve Carell, is a FARE PSA that encourages Americans to learn more about food allergies and anaphylaxis.

Batman #84 (Comic): Tipstor? Pick

City of Bane chapter eleven! In Batman #84, the end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. The penultimate issue of Tom King’s Batman goes deep on one of Bruce Wayne’s most formidable foes....

XBox (July 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Skater XL (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ? July 7 F1 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC) ? July 10 NASCAR Heat 5 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ? July 10 Radical Rabbit...

Breaking Bad (TV Show): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher Walter White thinks his life can’t get much worse. His salary barely makes ends meet, a situation not likely to improve once his pregnant wife gives birth, and...

Playstation (May 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Marvel’s Iron Man VR?(PlayStation VR) ??July 3 Skater XL?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??July 7 F1 2020?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC) ??July 10 NASCAR Heat 5?(PlayStation 4,...

Switch (July 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Infliction: Extended Cut?(Switch) ??July 2 Catherine: Full Body?(Switch) ??July 7 Skater XL?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ??July 7 Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise?(Switch) ??July 10 Radical...

Stadia (July 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: F1 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC) ? July 10 Rock Of Ages 3: Make & Break (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia, PC) ? July 21 Destroy All Humans (PlayStation 4, Xbox...

Amazon (July 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: July 1 Under the Silver Lake (2019) July 2 Phoenix (2014) July 3 Peterloo July 5 Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny S1B — Amazon Original series July...

Netflix (July 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: JULY 1 Alice Doesn?t Live Here AnymoreAstro BoyCaddyshackCaddyshack 2Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?(2005)Cheech & Chong?s Up in Smoke Cloverfield Designated Survivor: 60 Days? Disney?s Race to Witch MountainFrozen RiverInkheart...

Mac & PC (July 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Trackmania (PC) ? July 1 Skater XL (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ? July 7 F1 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC) ? July 10 NASCAR Heat 5 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ? July...

Hulu (July 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: July 1 1000-lb Sisters: Complete Season 1  90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days: Complete Season 3  90 Day Fiance: The Other Way: Complete Season 1  BBQ Rig Race:...

New Release Dates for 2020 & 2021 Hollywood Blockbusters

Delays have hit big movies including ?Wonder Woman 1984,?Marvel’s?Black Widow, James Bond thriller?No Time to Die,?Mulan,?F9?and?A Quiet Place Part 2. But many of the major movies have now named premiere dates, so we’ve laid...

Apple Adds AFI Movie Club Picks to Apple TV App

The American Film Institute?s AFI Movie Club, daily selections of favorite films new and old to watch during quarantine, is now available directly on the Apple TV app ? thereby making it easier to stream the titles from the...

“No Country for Old Men”: Storyboards (Video)

The Coen Brothers are known to storyboard their entire film before they ever begin principal photography.  Scene: Street Shootout No Country for Old Men storyboard example. Synopsis: While out hunting, Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin)...

Hulu Begins Testing Watch Party Experience

Hulu has begun testing a new co-viewing feature that will help facilitate the type of virtual movie nights that have become popular as Americans isolate at home.  Hulu Watch Party, the streamer’s first social...

Justice League #37 (Comic): Tipstor? Pick

In the Justice League #37, the opening battle is filled with characters and the fights are brutal and well done. I’ve gone back through this issue multiple times and continue to be awed by...

“Star Wars” Is Getting a Concept Art Makeover

Disney Plus?kicked off the?Star Wars?Day (May 4) celebrations by refreshing the streaming service’s look with concept art from the entire Skywalker Saga and its spinoffs.? You’ve probably seen Ralph McQuarrie’s iconic 1975 painting of...

Amazon (June 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: June 1 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)2 Days in the Valley (1996)Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1987)As Good As Dead (2010)August Rush (2007)Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)Beer for My...

Disney Plus (June 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: Movies  June 12 Artemis Fowl Walt & El Grupo  June 19 Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy  June 26 Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief TarzanTarzan II  TV  June...

Mac & PC (June 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Valorant?(PC) ??June 2 Pro Cycling Manager 2020?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??June 4 The Dark Eye: Book Of Heroes?(PC) ??June 9 Warborn?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac) ??June...

XBox (June 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Awesome Pea 2?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch) ??June 3 Pro Cycling Manager 2020?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) ??June 4 Tour De France 2020?(PlayStation 4, Xbox One) ??June 4 The...

A Labyrinth Movie Sequel is Coming

The beloved ’80s movie starring David Bowie and Jim Henson puppets is getting a sequel. Seeing the original?Labyrinth, we were spellbound when?David Bowie?sang along with?Jim Henson’s Muppets about a fantasy world full of bizarre...

Hulu (June 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list:  June 1 Celebrity Family Feud: Season 6 Premiere (ABC)Press Your Luck: Season 2 Premiere (ABC)Match Game: Season 5 Premiere (ABC)Children?s Hospital: Complete Series (Adult Swim)Mike Tyson Mysteries: Complete Seasons...

Money Management Tips from Showbiz Superstars

We’re taking a look at some celebrities who make ‘money management living‘ part of their everyday lives. Major stars, with their frequently eccentric taste, don?t always play the real estate game to their best advantage. A clear...

Netflix (June 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: June 1 Act of ValorAll Dogs Go to HeavenBad News BearsThe BoyCape FearThe Car CasperCardcaptor Sakura: Clow CardCardcaptor Sakura: Sakura CardCluelessCocomelon, Season 1The Disaster ArtistE.T. the Extra-TerrestrialThe Healer The HelpInside ManThe...

Top 5 Hollywood Dating Tips For Women

1. Find out who you are and be that person. That?s what your soul was put on this earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come. 2. You’re...

A Chance To Join A Virtual “Smallville” Reunion

Actors Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum and Tom Welling, stars of the hit television show ?Smallville?, are partnering with Trueheart, a full-service creative agency that specializes in producing global social impact campaigns, and Omaze, the...

Beauty Hacks To Steal From Hollywood

From DIY techniques that belong in your routine to “don’t try this at home”, here are the super-sneaky beauty secrets of Hollywood. Collagen is undoubtedly one of the best supplements for the skin as it really helps...

Hollywood Negotiation Tips

10 tips to get the salary of your dreams, according to some of the world’s most successful women. According to “Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo, women need to demand more of a stake in...

Cancellations and Delays: Tech Industry

For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the?WHO website. Several prominent industry events were canceled or revamped because of concerns over the coronavirus. They include: IFA The annual electronics trade...

Actors & Musicians Making A Big Difference

What do Elton John, George Lucas, Bono and George Clooney all have in common? They are all celebrities that use their wealth to help others who are less fortunate in need. Bono: ONE Campaign...

Ad Astra (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover...

Movies That Have Halted Or Delayed Production

The pandemic has hit the movie industry hard, with dozens of films around the world halting production or seeing their starts delayed as the outbreak continues to spread. Have a look at our list of impacted...

HBO Max Will Be on Apple TV

HBO Max?will get an assist from?Apple?for the WarnerMedia streaming service?s?May 27 debut, in a continuation of their ?coopetition? arrangement. At launch, HBO Max will be available on Apple devices and fully integrated with the?Apple...

UNICEF Takes Audiences Around The World In Virtual Special

UNICEF USA will host their first ever streaming event on Saturday, May 9th at 8pm ET. ?UNICEF Won?t Stop? will highlight UNICEF?s COVID-19 response, frontline workers and experts and the children UNICEF serves. The hour long special will be free...

1917: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie ?1917.? Sam Mendes, the Oscar?-winning director brings his singular vision to this World War I epic. At the height of the First World War, two young...

Cancellations and Delays: Sporting Events

For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Here’s how the outbreak is impacting our lives with postponements, cancellations and closures. Sporting Events Tour de France Thecycling race won’t start...

Mac & PC (May 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Population Zero (PC) ? May 5 Someday You’ll Return (PC) ? May 5 Wavey The Rocket (PC) ? May 7 Deep Rock Galactic (Xbox One, PC) ? May 13 Super Mega Baseball 3 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch,...

Cancellations and Delays: Cultural Happenings

For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Here’s how the outbreak is impacting our lives with postponements, cancellations and closures. Cultural Happenings and Institutions Pebble Beach Concours...

Switch (May 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Arcade Spirits (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch) ? May 1 Lonely Mountains: Downhill (Switch) ? May 7 Void Bastards (PlayStation 4, Switch) ? May 7 Star Wars Episode I: Racer (PlayStation 4, Switch) ? May 12 Super...

Playstation (May 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Arcade Spirits (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch) ? May 1 John Wick Hex (PlayStation 4) ? May 5  Void Bastards (PlayStation 4, Switch) ? May 7 Star Wars Episode I: Racer (PlayStation 4, Switch) ? May 12...

XBox (May 2020): Every New Game

Check out the full list: Arcade Spirits (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch) ? May 1 Deep Rock Galactic (Xbox One, PC) ? May 13 Super Mega Baseball 3 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) ? May 13 Ion Fury (PlayStation 4,...

Hollywood Stars Say “You Are What You Eat”

Chris Pratt slimmed down for Guardians of the Galaxy with a lot of exercise, but he made sure to ditch one beverage and replace it with water. ?Six months no beer,? Pratt captioned this Instagram post. Instead,...

HBO (May 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: May 27 HBO Max OriginalsCraftopiaLegendaryLooney Tunes CartoonsLove LifeThe Not-Too-Late Show With ElmoOn the Record SeriesAnthony Bourdain: Parts UnknownBatwomanThe Big Bang TheoryThe BoondocksDoctor WhoDC’s Doom Patrol Season 1The Fresh Prince of...

Disney Plus (May 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: May 1 Awesome Animals Season 1Birth of Europe Season 1Bride of BoogedyBuried Secrets of the Bible with Albert Lin Season 1CAR SOS Seasons 1-7Disney Kirby Buckets Seasons 1-3George of the JungleHomeward Bound: The Incredible...

Amazon (May 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: May 1 10 Fingers of Steel (1973)A Cadaver Christmas (2011)Assassination Tango (2003)Best of Shaolin Kung Fu (1977)Who Saw Her Die? (1980)Crooked Hearts (1991)Escape From Alcatraz (1979)Eurocrime! The Italian Cop And Gangster Films That Ruled The ’70s (2014)Fearless...

Hulu (May 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list: May 1 Bloom: Complete Season 2 (Stan)A Life Less Ordinary (1997)Aeon Flux (2005)Assassination Tango (2003)Batman Begins (2005)Billy the Kid (2013)Brick Mansions (2014)Crooked Hearts (1991)Demolition Man (1993)Escape from Alcatraz (1979)Friday the 13th – Part III (1982)Friday the 13th Part IV: The...

Netflix (May 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list:  May 1 All Day and a Night (Netflix Film)Almost Happy (Netflix Original)Get In (Netflix Film)Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy (Netflix Family)The Half of It (Netflix Film)Hollywood (Netflix Original)Into the Night (Netflix Original)Medici: The Magnificent Part 2...

“Deadpool”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of ?Deadpool.? Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when evil scientist Ajax (Ed Skrein)...

Ford v Ferrari (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car...

HBO Max Launching May 27

The streaming service HBO Max will launch May 27. HBO Max will be among the most expensive streaming services, at a price of $14.99 a month. WarnerMedia is hoping a deep library of HBO...

Check Out All The Free Entertainment Content Online

Companies like Pure Barre and Peloton are offering free access to fitness classes. Amazon is giving away book classics like ?The Call of the Wild? and ?Emma,? and MasterClass has experts offering their wisdom...

10 Anchor Tools To Help You Make a Great Podcast

Podcasting has never been as simple?or accessible?as it is with Anchor. Whether you?re recording your fourth podcast or your first, check out 10 Anchor tools below that can ease you through the entire process....

Disney Plus: More Originals Coming

The release timing of some Disney Plus originals is hazy. In some cases, the company has announced plans for originals without any indication of when they’ll come out:  She-Hulk series, a Marvel original about...

Disney Plus: Year One & Two Original Movies

Generally speaking, you can count on Disney Plus to be the exclusive streaming home for all of Disney’s theatrical releases in 2019 and beyond. It also has original shows and films, and a big library of...

Now Is The Time To Launch A Hollywood Career

Last November, 400,000 writers from around the world agreed to spend a month with their friends writing novels. They met in libraries and caf?s, cheered on by 1,000 volunteers. One writer, a 20-year-old college...

Disney Plus: Original Shows to Come in First Year

Within its first year, Disney will have more than 25 original episodic series and more than 10 original movies, documentaries and specials. The Mandalorian’s second season will premiere on the service within the first...

Hulu (April 2020): Every New Movie & Show

Check out the full list:  April 1 Kabukicho Sherlock: Complete Season 1 (DUBBED) (Funimation) 60 Days In: Narcoland: Complete Season 1 (A&E) 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?: Complete Season 4 (TLC) Alone: Complete...

Disney Plus: Year One Library Highlights

Marvel will add at least another two movies to the catalog: Avengers: Infinity War?- June 25 Ant-man and the Wasp?- July 29 Star Wars will complete its full motion-picture library by adding: Solo?- July...

Late-night Talk Show Hosts Going Low Tech

Jimmy Fallon is doing mini-episodes from his house too, with cameos from his kids and video chat appearances from the likes of Lin-Manuel Miranda on Thursday’s show.  Similarly,?Trevor Noah will be doing shortened versions of The...

“Pokemon Go”‘s Battle League Gears Up (Video)

Pokemon Go’s competitive player vs. player (PvP) scene is entering its first official season. Different leagues limiting the type of Pokemon that can enter, specifically the amount of CP (combat points, a monster?s strength)...

Movies Getting Early Digital Releases

Several film studios are taking proactive measures to ensure their newest movie releases are still seen by as many people as possible. Here’s a rundown of movies that are hitting on-demand services ahead of...

Onward: Behind the Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of ?Onward” with Tom Holland and Chris Pratt. Two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, go on an journey to discover if there is still a little magic...

Apple Arcade Keeps Chugging Along

Although the number of games added to Apple’s subscription-based service has certainly died down, the weekly releases continue to go strong. Last month four new games were added. They include the food-based survival game Butter...

The Way Back (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Jack Cunningham (Ben Affleck) once had a life filled with promise. In high school, he was a basketball phenom with a full university scholarship, when suddenly, for reasons unknown, he walked away from the...

Make Room for Scrabble Go on Mobile

A team-up between Hasbro, Mattel and Scopely is bringing the Classic Scrabble board game to mobile. As a free-to-play game,?Scrabble GO?offers a classic mode that brings the traditional word assembling strategies to phones, while...

GWENT Arrives to Android

After a year since the initial mobile announcement, CD Projekt Red finally announced a released date of March 24 for?Gwent: The Witcher Card Game?on Android. The card-based game set in the world of?The Witcher?was...

Sonic At The Olympic Games

A Sonic-only version of Nintendo Switch title Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is headed to mobile. With the removal of the Mario-themed elements and characters, Sonic at the Olympic Games features 16 Sonic-based playable...

“Mario Kart Tour” Multiplayer (Video)

After two trial runs, multiplayer is officially launching in Mario Kart Tour on Sunday. Three main modes will be included at launch. The first allows you to partner with friends online or with those nearby, while...

“Angry Birds” Hits the Tennis Court

A very different spinoff of the?Angry Birds?series sees the colorful avians grab their tennis rackets and hit the court.?Angry Birds Tennis?quietly released on iOS this past week as a free-to-play game, but only in...

Distribution Tip: Don?t Just Bank on a Global Deal

These days, you will very rarely come across a film distribution company which has acquired global rights for a film. When they have options to select territories, countries and formats, why should you limit...

Walmart Confirms Launch of Rival to Amazon’s Prime

Walmart confirmed it’s developing a competitor to Amazon’s juggernaut Prime membership program. The company declined on Thursday to offer details, but a spokeswoman said it will be called Walmart+. The initiative comes as Walmart...

The Invisible Man (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer), their childhood...

Smithsonian Unleashes 3 Million Images into the Public Domain

The Smithsonian Institution is making 2.8 million high-resolution and 3D images available to all, the organization said Tuesday.    The images come from across the?Smithsonian’s libraries, archives, museums, research centers and more, and are...

AT&T Launches Online TV Service

AT&T is launching a new internet-delivered TV service Monday as it struggles with a shrinking DirecTV satellite business. The new service, AT&T TV, will have most of the same channels offered on DirecTV, but...

“Tomb Raider” (2018): Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie ?Tomb Raider.? Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished years earlier. Hoping to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance,...

Spotify Launches Playlists For Pets

Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners? absence, after finding that nearly 74% of pet-owners play music for their animals. The Swedish audio-streaming business company said...

“Mulan”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of ?Mulan?. To save her ailing father from serving in the Imperial Army, a fearless young woman disguises herself as a man to battle northern invaders in China.

The Photograph (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: When famed photographer Christina Eames unexpectedly dies, she leaves her estranged daughter Mae Morton (Issa Rae) hurt, angry and full of questions. When a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box is found, Mae...

Greta Thunberg Book Details Her Autism Struggles

Greta Thunberg Book Details Her Autism Struggles

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was ?slowly disappearing into some kind of darkness? as she struggled with autism in her pre-teen years, according to a new book written by her mother. Malena Ernman details her...

HBO on YouTube

Live TV streaming service YouTube TV has announced that premium channels HBO and Cinemax will be is coming to its service this spring.  AT&T and YouTube TV announced this morning that its newly expanded carriage agreement will also...

What is Byte?

Byte was developed by Vine co-founder Dom Hoffman. Since the app is still new, it’s currently only available on Android and iOS. Even though Byte had a run-in with bots shortly after launch, it still reported a promising first week...

“Tomorrow Never Dies”: Storyboards (Video)

You should always storyboard stunts for extra safety. It will help your coordinators too. Wardrobe decided to change both costumes. Scene: Banner Escape Storyboards by Martin Asbury for Roger Spottiswoode’s?Tomorrow Never Dies. Synopsis: Media...

What is TikTok?

TikTok was developed by Chinese company ByteDance, and launched in the US in 2017. You can download TikTok for free on iOS, Android or from the Amazon app store. Videos will automatically start playing on the app and you...

Amazon is Ramping Up on Sci-Fi TV Shows (Video)

Amazon has recently found success with sci-fi programming like “The Boys” and “The Expanse,” and it’s part of the company’s larger TV strategy for its streaming component, Prime Video. Amazon appears to be ramping up its efforts in...

Birds of Prey (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: You ever hear the one about the cop, the songbird, the psycho and the mafia princess? Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a twisted tale told by Harley...

Film / TV Distribution Agreement Tip

In order to sell the right to distribute a film, a production company must enter into one or more acquisition and distribution agreements with a distributor. There are a number of different forms such...

Film Pre-Sales: Star Sizzle Plus Quality

As far as getting pre-sale, it is the strength of the production company?s reputation, and the package of director, actors and story that will determine whether or not the distributor is willing to take...

NBC Unveils Peacock

Comcast-owned NBCUniversal presented Thursday the details of its long-anticipated streaming play. It?ll roll out first to Comcast cable and internet subscribers (on April 15) and then go national around the time of the Olympics...

“Bad Boys For Life”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

Sony has released a brief behind-the-scenes video of franchise stars Will Smith (Mike) and Martin Lawrence (Marcus) sharing their memories of working on the films and their excitement about returning after so many years to do a new...

Gretel & Hansel (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: A long time ago in a distant fairytale countryside, a young girl (Sophia Lillis) leads her little brother (Sammy Leakey) into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble...

Pitching for Entertainment Funds With A PPM

A Private Placement Memorandum, or PPM, is one way to make sure you are giving investors accurate information about the film you are producing. ?It is a legal document (that you can prepare with...

What is Quibi?

The new mobile-centric short-form streamer Quibi was making a lot of noise at CES. Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman delivered a keynote presentation, offering the following information about Quibi: ? The service rolls out April...

What is Dolby Atmos? (Video)

Dolby isn?t just a frontrunner in picture quality, in fact, it?s primary advantage is its sound capabilities. This sound system is referred to as Dolby Atmos and takes surround sound to a different level. All theaters...

The Gentlemen (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The Gentlemen follows American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers...

Pre-sale Financing

Before or during production, a producer may go to various distributors for commitments to distribute the film after it is made. To work effectively, such commitments must include advances or minimum guarantees which may...

New Media, VOD & Streaming Distribution Tip

New media (such as Internet, mobile and over-the-top (OTT) devices), cable and satellite generate significant revenues. Due to the increasing penetration of smart phone subscriptions, availability of high-speed data connectivity, and the rise of...

“Alien”: Storyboards (Video)

Ridley Scott did not draw stick figures here, and while he probably picked up some pretty slick storyboarding skills when he attended the Royal College of Art, it doesn?t mean you should throw in...

Distribution Tip: Hit The Festivals

First of all, you need to make a film that has a universal appeal if you want to venture out into the global market. After completely understanding the type and genre of film that...

Bad Boys for Life (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride. Starring: Alexander Ludwig, Anthony Molinari, Athena Akers, Carlos Guerrero, Charles Melton, D.J. Khaled, David Moretti, Derrick Gilbert, Emily Towles, Happy Anderson, Ivo Nandi, Jacob Scipio, Jaies Baptiste, Jennifer Badger, Joe...

Film Production Loans

Since most distribution agreements do not immediately result in up-front cash to the filmmaker to pay for the costs of principal photography and post-production, the production company must use the distribution agreement as collateral...

Television Syndication Pre-sale

Television syndication also provides a production company with pre-sale financing. If the distributor is a financially sound company, the production company can obtain a production loan using the syndication agreement as collateral. The amount...

What is Standard Dolby Vision? (Video)

When you see that the movie is playing in Standard or Digital, this is your typical experience. If you pay the minimum rate at the theatre, and just ask for the regular ticket, this...

Just Mercy (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced...

First-Look Film Deals

In a ?first-look? deal, a movie studio, network, TV studio or production company may contract with an independent producer to get first dibs on the producer?s next projects. The first-look agreement gives the studio...

The Risk of Film Distribution Pre-sales

Pre-sale as a strategy to finance movies is risky business – to the producer on the one hand, and the distributor on the other (in particular, for independent foreign distributors who are worried about...

7 Hollywood Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

You probably already know this, but it bears repeating: buying your flights early can save you lots of money According to CheapAir.com?s annual airfare study, if you book between seven and 13 days ahead of...

“Jurassic Park”: Storyboards (Video)

The notes help lead you into each new shot. Multiple slides (or cells) for can be used for a single shot, especially if you plan to linger a bit. Scene: Raptor Attack Storyboards by...

Uncut Gems (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler, is always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall...

What is a Production-Financing-Distribution Agreement?

The Production-Financing-Distribution Agreement is used by a studio or mini-major to finance production of a film. In return for the financing, the studio acquires the distribution rights and substantial equity in the project. The...

Funding Tip: Form a Project LLC

We can?t stress enough that you are going to need real legal representation to help you through the process of garnering investors for your entertainment project.  This post will offer an overview, but the...

The Hollywood Diet Includes A Big Pot Of Veggie Soup

Stay away from over-processed meats. Inexpensive and unprocessed foods like beans, rice, nuts and grains are far healthier than modern convenience foods, like soda and processed breads and cheeses. We also suggests preparing for the...

Distribution Tip: Try The Unconventional

Do not stick to tried and tested methods when it comes to Film Distribution. Reach out to an unknown territory or a new online channel. Who knows you could get lucky! There are thousands...

Undone (TV Show): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The rotoscope animation from Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg follows 28-year-old Alma (Rosa Salazar) as she seeks answers to her father’s death after an accident nearly kills her and discovers an ability to travel...

1917 (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy...

TV Commercials: Make Sure To Rehearse Blocking

When you move from scene to scene, you should consider running a rehearsal on-set for blocking (an actor’s movement through the scene). While full rehearsals can drain an actor emotionally before the camera rolls,...

Low-Budget Filmmaker’s Ideal Equipment List

If you opened a low-budget director’s travel bag, you?d find the following:  Canon T2i DSLR Camera The whole film can be shot with this camera at 1080p, 24fps. While it?s not a high-end camera...

8 Websites to Find a Storyboard Artists

Looking to storyboard your project? A great storyboard not only excites talent, crew, and clients, but also aligns your production departments behind the vision. We?ve compiled our top 8 websites to help you find...

The 12 Slides you Need in Your Film Investment Pitch

There?s a certain formula for creating a successful slideshow for investors. These presentations (Generally referred to as ?Decks? in Silicon Valley) have been honed to tell the story of your company. Investors are used...

Hosting A Stress-Free Hollywood Wrap Party

The hardest thing about dinner is getting everything to the table hot at the same time. I plan a menu that has one thing roasted in the oven (like rack of lamb), one thing...

“Star Wars, A New Hope”: Storyboards (Video)

Scene: A Galaxy Far, Far Away George Lucas did a storyboard for the title sequence. C3PO looks really different in these. Tougher. Lucas knew how he wanted that final shot. Storyboards by George Lucas...

Challenges of Movie Distribution Pre-sales

Many independent films nowadays are already pre-sold by the time they have the actual festival premiere. Distributors are becoming more inclined to acquire movies at the script stage, because the competition for independent films...

Harley Quinn (TV Show)

Summary: The animated comedy series follows Harley Quinn (voiced by Kaley Cuoco) after her break up with the Joker as she looks to become the “Queenpin” of Gotham and join the Legion of Doom with...

How to Create a Teaser Trailer on a Budget

Low Budget Teaser Trailers Think about the type of teaser trailer you want to create. For low budget projects, videos can be used to?build awareness,?foster engagement?(motivation to buy/rent, get involved, etc.) and?educate. There are...

Knives Out (Movie): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From...

8 Best Practices for Hollywood Event Fundraising

Some might think a celebrity charity event is a one-size-fits-all type of thing. But, in reality, celebrities and charities have many reasons for hosting an event. 1. Start with a clear goal Maybe you’re...

“Get Out”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie “Behind The Scenes.” Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a...

6 Legal Documents for Every New Film Company

A common mistake startup founders make is failing to put the proper business structure in place. While time is a precious resource for any startup, founders should prioritize putting these agreements into place to...