NFT news: Visa to support digital artists with non-fungible token program

The owner of CryptoPunk 7610, known to some as financial services giant Visa, is launching a non-fungible token (NFT) support program to help artists get involved in the digital art space. The payments provider is partnering with Micah Johnson – a former Major League Baseball player, turned NFT artist and the creator of “Aku” – … Read more

Where can UK sales agents and distributors turn for support following Brexit? | Features

It was overshadowed by the immediate challenges of the pandemic but the fallout from Brexit for the UK’s sales companies and distributors is now pulling into sharp focus. Put simply, it is much harder for UK sales companies to represent European films, and for UK distributors to show them due to the end of support … Read more

MiNA Therapeutics Expands Senior Leadership Team With Four New Hires to Support Next Phase of Growth

Including Troels Koch who brings over 20 years of RNA industry experience LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MiNA Therapeutics Limited (“MiNA” or the “Company”), the pioneer in small activating RNA (saRNA) therapeutics, announces that it has significantly expanded its senior leadership team with four new appointments to support the Company’s next phase of growth. These appointments include: Troels Koch, … Read more

Hollywood A-Listers Support Indigenous People’s Day, Tie Native Rights To Climate Stewardship, Oil Pipeline

A host of big names tweeted their support for Indigenous People’s Day, a longstanding counterpoint to Columbus Day that President Biden made official with a declaration on Friday. Leonardo DiCaprio was among the A-listers who made the connection between the day of remembrance and Indigenous Peoples’ stewardship of the land. More from Deadline “Let’s stand … Read more

“I don’t know if I will have a career after this.” John Boyega receives support from Hollywood after his visceral anti-racist speech

George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minesotta police officer Derek Chauvin, currently charged with murder in the second degree, has marked a new turning point in the struggle of the American black community for their rights and against police brutality, spearheaded by the Black Lives Matter movement. Massive demonstrations, which have already transcended US … Read more

The SAG-AFTRA Election Commission will dismiss all post-election protests.Tom Hanks is off the hook to support Fran Drescher – deadline

Exclusive: SAG-AFTRA’s National Election Commission has rejected a number of post-election protests filed by defeated candidates and their supporters. Union recent elections inside that Fran DrescherJoely Fisher, who runs on the ruling Unite for Strength (UFS) slate but is elected president and runs on the opposition Membership First slate, is voted Secretary of State and … Read more

Scorned Disney, ‘Star Wars’ Writers Throw Support Behind Scarlett Johansson

Since Marvel Studios’ first Phase 4 movie, Scarlett Johnasson-led Black Widow, released on July 9, 2021, it has garnered more than a little bit of controversy. Credit: Marvel Studios Related: ‘Black Widow’ Nose Dives With Most “Stunning Crash” in MCU History First, some Marvel fans were unhappy with the “low stakes” film that explored the origin … Read more

Actor Justice Smith came out of the closet and supported trans and queer blacks

There were several artists who joined the protests for the murder of the African American George Floyd, on May 25, at the hands of the Police in Minneapolis: Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, John Boyega … And now, the one who took advantage of the situation to reveal that he belongs “to the queer community” … Read more

a competent cast and great visual display support a series that fails to do justice to the ideas of Isaac Asimov

Gentileza Apple TV+ Foundation (Foundation, USA, 2021). Created by: David S Goyer y Josh Friedman. List: Jared Harris, Lou Llobell, Lee Pace y Laura Birn. Available in: Apple TV+. Our opinion: good. Originally, Foundation took the form of four stories published by Isaac Asimov between 1942 and 1944 in the magazine Astounding Science Fiction. With … Read more

Is Eurimages support more important than ever? | Features

“Eurimages fulfils an important role to back those cultur­ally important, risk-taking films that the market doesn’t necessarily support,” said Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi at an event to celebrate Euri­mages’ 30th anniversary. Held during the European Film Awards weekend on December 7 in Berlin, she spoke of the need for more “brave and daring” filmmaking in Europe … Read more