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Show Me the Fund Identifies 50 Funds for Latin American producers

Show Me the Fund, a new resource aimed at helping Latin American producers navigate a myriad of little known funding opportunities, was the focus of Wednesday’s Ventana Sur session on international funding.

The initiative – a partnership between film export bodies Brazilian Content and Cinema do Brasil and the AV support organization Projeto Paradiso – wants to support an industry dealing with the corrosive effects of politics and the coronavirus pandemic on cultural funds by seeking out alternative sources of finance.

Last month these three entities, along with cinema information portal LatAm Cinema, unveiled their mapping of international resources available for different stages of a film project – from development through to post and distribution.

The initiative’s researcher Gerardo Michelin, director of LatAm Cinema, explored 250 funds in total and selected 50 viable funding opportunities that – to paraphrase the immortal words of Jerry Maguire – show producers the money.

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Our Blackpink Wishlist: 5 Things We Want From ‘The Show’

Here are five things we hope to see during The Show.

1. Interactive Experiences

Zoom audience members, a virtual meet-and-greet, a lively comments section — we’ll take anything to feel, even just for a minute, that we’re enjoying The Show in person or interacting with fellow Blinks. YG Entertainment is known for delivering creative digital experiences, and The Show shouldn’t be any different.

2. Special Guests

Selena Gomez performing the “Ice Cream” choreography alongside her K-pop collaborators? Lady Gaga showing up for a “Sour Candy” moment? Cardi B delivering her dynamic “Be You Wanna” verse? While it might be difficult to do so virtually, it would be amazing to see the Blackpink collaborations of 2020 get their live moment.

3. Killer Outfits

Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa never disappoint with their onstage style, rocking different outfits that suit each girl’s personality, yet remaining cohesive. They’ll surely step it up a

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Obama, Clinton and Bush pledge to take Covid vaccine on TV to show its safety | Barack Obama

Former US presidents Barack Obama, George W Bush and Bill Clinton have pledged to get vaccinated for coronavirus on television to promote the safety of the vaccine.

The trio’s effort comes as the Food and Drug Administration prepares to meet next week to decide whether to authorize a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer and BioNTech.

More than 3,100 people died from the coronavirus in America on Wednesday, a record single-day high and more than the number of people killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Obama, Bush and Clinton’s willingness to address the seriousness of the pandemic is markedly different from the attitude of Donald Trump, who remained silent as the US passed 250,000 coronavirus deaths in November.

In an interview with SiriusXM host Joe Madison, Obama said that he would trust Anthony Fauci if the infectious disease expert declares a coronavirus vaccine to be safe.

“People like Anthony Fauci, who

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Jennifer Lopez warns The Weeknd headlining the Super Bowl Halftime show is ‘intense’

Jennifer Lopez has warned The Weeknd that performing at the Super Bowl Halftime show is “intense”.



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The ‘Blinding Lights’ hitmaker is set to headline the coveted spot midway through the Super Bowl LV game on February 7, 2021 in Tampa Bay, Florida.

And Jennifer, who co-headlined the Halftime slot with Shakira this year, has offered up some words of advice to the Canadian star.

She told ‘Entertainment Tonight’: “Good luck, it was intense! It was intense for me and it was all worth it in the end. But the ride itself is intense.

“It’s funny, I spoke to a friend of ours, [my manager] Benny [Medina] and I, who manages another big artist who did the Super Bowl at one time a few years back and was like, ‘It was the most stressful time.’ He was like, ‘We almost quit on

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Blackpink Announces ‘The Show’ Livestream Event With YouTube

Blackpink has been at the forefront of music for most of the year as the group’s 2020 return left fans beyond excited for a full-length project from them. Supporters of teh group got just what they wanted in early October as they shared their official debut release, The Album. It arrived with them fully solidifying their presence on American soil with appearances on The Tonight Show, Good Morning America, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Now, Blackpink aims to bring their fans from all over the world together for a livestream YouTube event set to occur at the end of the month.

The group will take their talents to YouTube for “The Show,” a livestream event that the group has labeled as the “first of its kind.” “We wanted to end the year with something very special for our Blinks who have been waiting so patiently for us,”

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‘Call Me Kat’ Trailer Offers First Look At Mayim Bialik’s Fox Series; EPs Explain How Sitcom Will Differ From Miranda Hart’s BBC Show

Come 2021, Mayim Bialik will return to the sitcom scene in the titular role of Fox’s Call Me Kat. On Wednesday viewers got a first look at the actress’ take on the hopelessly single but joyfully eccentric character inspired by Miranda Hart’s Miranda.

Call Me Kat, written by Darlene Hunt, centers around Bialik’s Kat, a 39-year old Cat Café owner who struggles every day against society and her mother to prove that one can’t have everything, and still be happy. Set to make its premiere in 2021, Call Me Kat will introduce American viewers to a new kind of woman, Bialik said during the Fox Press Tour on Wednesday.

“We’re showing a very non-conventional female…we’re proud to be showing a woman who’s owning all of herself,” Bialik touted.

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Julianna Margulies joins ‘The Morning Show’ Season 2

Dec. 2 (UPI) — Julianna Margulies has joined the cast of The Morning Show.

Apple TV+ said in a press release Wednesday that Margulies, 54, will appear in Season 2 of the drama series.

The Morning Show is created by Jay Carson and stars Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. The show explores the world of morning news through The Morning Show, a fictional morning news program on UBA network.

Margulies will play Laura Peterson, an anchor at UBA News.

The Morning Show is inspired by the Brian Stelter book Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV. The series co-stars Steve Carell, Billy Crudup and Mark Duplass.

Former Patriot Act host Hasan Minhaj was previously announced as a Season 2 guest star. Minhaj will play Eric, a charismatic rising star who joins The Morning Show team.

In addition, Greta Lee and Ruairi O’Connor have

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Oscars Will Hold ‘In-Person Show’ in 2021

There will be no “virtual” Oscars.

“The Oscars in-person telecast will happen,” a rep from the Academy and ABC tells Variety exclusively.

This year, the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences moved their annual telecast back two months to April 25, 2021, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sources inside the Oscars say that by pushing the awards ceremony back, the Academy hoped that theaters would be open again in the spring, thus allowing for more movies to compete in the annual celebration of the year’s best films.

But even if movie theaters stay closed, by holding the Oscars later in spring, organizers are now focusing to make sure that the event continues as it always has live. That may still create some questions as to exactly how many people are allowed inside the 3,400-seat Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, where the ceremony traditionally takes place.

“The Academy has

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LaVar Arrington, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Plaxico Burress set to host new Fox Sports Radio show

Fox Sports Radio is set to launch a new weekend sports talk show with three former NFL stars – LaVar Arrington, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, and Plaxico Burress, the network confirmed in a Front Office Sports report. 

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The talk show, which will also be unveiled as a podcast, will be called “Up On Game” and feature no traditional host. It’s set to debut Dec. 5 with a broadcast time of 1-3 p.m. ET on Fox Sports Radio’s 400 stations. 

“LaVar, TJ, and Plaxico have such unique perspectives, which will make for a truly unique and entertaining listen. This is not going to sound like any other talk show,” Fox Sports Radio vice president of sports programming Scott Shapiro said in a statement provided to Front Office Sports.

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Tom Holland will be at The Game Awards, probably to show off the Uncharted movie

Geoff Keighley has revealed that Tom Holland will be a presenter at The Game Awards 2020, and that could mean we’re about to get the first trailer for the Uncharted movie.



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Tom Holland in the Uncharted movie

We’re just speculating here, but it’s hard to think of another reason for Holland to be involved with The Game Awards, especially since Keighley’s announcement includes a shot of Holland in his official Uncharted garb. Holland is currently filming the untitled Spider-Man: Far From Home sequel, but that probably won’t have a presence at The Game Awards. Indeed, it seems likely that Holland will have something to share about the Uncharted movie at The Game Awards 2020, and a trailer seems the most obvious candidate.

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