Partner News 8/20/20

Posted by on August 20, 2020

Check out our Partner News for August 20, 2020!

DC FanDome Offers Sneak Peek At Virtual Experience, Splits Global Confab Into Two Separate Events

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DC superfans are prepping their cosplay as we are days away from DC FanDome — but the virtual confab is just too big to contain in 24 hours.

Sony Pictures Television’s Gemstone Studios Launches Rising Storytellers Search Seeking Emerging Voices And Female-Centric Stories

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The Gemstone Studios' Rising Storytellers Search, is a program championing emerging voices and female-led narratives. The program seeks to uplift unrepresented creative communities and elevate diverse creators with authentic, bold, and undeniable voices.

Enter now at Rising Storytellers Search

From the Heart Production: Roy W. Dean Grant

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From the Heart Productions seeks to help indie filmmakers, creatives artists, musicians, authors and more start or finish their creative work with different workshops and grants. The Roy W. Dean Film Grant specifically helps fund films that make a contribution to our society. Applications are now open 

Apply here!

CAA Launches Scholarships, Mentoring Program for Diversity

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The CAA Scholars initiative will offer multi-year scholarships, fellowships and mentorship to support a diverse group of promising students.

Creative Artists Agency is strengthening its diversity and inclusion efforts by launching CAA Scholars to support a diverse group of worthy students eyeing college, university or trade educations.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter 

Sony Debuts Sold-Out Drive-In Experience With Masks and Memorabilia

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After announcing a new 12-film drive-in series on its Culver City lot on Wednesday, Sony Pictures kicked off the experience on Friday night with a showing of 2010's Grown Ups among colorful lights, masked staffers and classic movie props.

The screenings, which mark the first time a major studio lot has ever been turned into a drive-in, sold out within 24 hours of being announced after scheduling films for every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Aug. 14 to Sept. 9. The socially distanced outdoor theater can hold about 75 cars and tickets were sold to the public via Atom Tickets for $30 per car.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter 

Emmy-Nominated ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Creators Talk Themes Of Race, Class, Motherhood & Privilege – Disney Drive-In Series

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Nominated for five Emmys including Outstanding Limited Series, Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere got the Disney Drive-In Series experience over the weekend, when industry voters packed the Rose Bowl in Pasadena to watch the series finale on the big screen and three of the major creative forces behind the show joined me – virtually, of course, though some even showed for the pre-show in person — for a conversation following.

Read more at Deadline