Windsor-Essex restaurants asks patrons to respect staff as vaccine passport mandate kicks in

Across Ontario, people now need to show proof of vaccination if they want to go out to restaurants, night clubs or gyms but it does present challenges for the businesses that are being left to implement the policy. “It’s not going to be easy, I understand both sides,” said Giovanni Cassano, an owner of Cafe Ortona on … Read more

Venice Market Kicks Off With Strong Interest in Co-Prod Projects, Including ‘The Year I Started Masturbating’

More than 1,500 film professionals are already accredited for the Venice Production Bridge, which will run Sept. 2-10, and interest in new projects being unveiled is running high. Pascal Diot, chief of the informal Venice market, said roughly 800 meetings have already been booked between producers and sales agents pertaining to the 30 projects — … Read more

Louisville’s Ultimate Halloween Fest kicks off this weekend at Pope Lick Park

Louisville’s Ultimate Halloween Fest kicks off this weekend at Pope Lick Park Updated: 6:05 PM EDT Sep 20, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript clean during Louisville’s Ultimate Halloween fast, formerly known as Louisville. Halloween Festival organizers have revamped and extended the event just to cater to more people. W LK Weiss Alex um shares more … Read more

Curtains rise again on big screens across B.C.’s Interior as restart plan kicks in

On Tuesday afternoon, Jacquie McKay gleefully reopened her South Cariboo Theatre in 100 Mile House, B.C., nine months after closing its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, cinemas across B.C.’s Interior are welcoming back viewers to enjoy the movies indoors after the province announced the beginning of its restart plan’s Step 2 on Monday. … Read more

Protecting pre-sales model all important for sellers as Pre-Cannes Screenings kicks off | News

The latest round of bidding between independent distributors, streamers and studios for the plum film packages gets underway this week at the Pre-Cannes Screenings (June 21-25), albeit under drastically different circumstances from a year ago. Sixteen months after lockdowns began in the west, there is hope. Yes, differing government responses and vaccination rollouts have highlighted … Read more

BBC Studios Germany Kicks Off With ‘Miranda’ Adaptation for ZDF Neo

PRODUCTION BBC Studios Germany has secured its first commission since launching in the territory this year — a local adaptation of British sitcom “Miranda” — and is co-producing the eight-part series for ZDF Neo with Studio central. “Miranda,” a BBC production written by and starring Miranda Hart, will be adapted for a German audience with … Read more

The 44th Asian American International Film Festival Kicks Off in NYC

The 44th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF44) kicked off on Aug. 11 with the New York City premiere of its Opening Night film SNAKEHEAD by Evan Jackson Leong (LINSANITY). The evening featuring an exclusive in-person screening at Regal Essex Crossing & RPX (115 Delancey St), a Q & A with cast and crew, and … Read more