Escape Room’s award-winning director Bessy Adut

3+ Bessy Adut is, quite frankly, one of the most stubborn women one can ever meet. And it’s this “I will do it no matter what” attitude that has led the Turkish immigrant to become an award winning film director/writer/producer who lives in Los Angeles. She holds an MFA in Film Directing from CalArts as … Continue reading “Escape Room’s award-winning director Bessy Adut”

Queen Bee Film Hive launches talent division

1+ This week, Los Angeles-based film and TV production company, Queen Bee Film Hive, announced the launch of Queen B’s Agents, a talent agency division geared at above the line female talent for film and TV. This includes writers, directors and producers. According to a recent study by Celluloid Ceiling, women comprised 23% of all … Continue reading “Queen Bee Film Hive launches talent division”

AFI Fest Director of Programming, Sarah Harris

1+ Today, Reel 360’s favorite film festival – AFI Fest Sponsored by Audi. The complete program includes 125 titles (55 features, 3 episodic, 33 shorts, 19 Meet the Press Film Festival at AFI FEST shorts and 15 AFI Conservatory Showcase shorts) of which 53% are directed by women, 39% are directed by BIPOC and 17% … Continue reading “AFI Fest Director of Programming, Sarah Harris”

Beyonce’s ‘Black is King’ trailer is here

2+ Parkwood Entertainment and Disney+ have released a new trailer and poster for Black Is King, a film by 24-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, which will premiere globally on July 31, 2020, streaming on Disney+. The new film based on the music of The Lion King: The Gift, will premiere two weeks after the one-year anniversary of … Continue reading “Beyonce’s ‘Black is King’ trailer is here”