Director Joslyn Rose Lyons on Capturing Former NBA Star Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s Truth in Showtime Documentary ‘Stand’

Former NBA star Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf tells his story — both on and off the court — in the Showtime documentary “Stand,” with the guidance of director Joslyn Rose Lyons. The documentary examines how Abdul-Rauf’s standout playing career was derailed by controversy over his decision not to stand during the playing Continue Reading

Luane Gauer Joins Black Bear International as SVP International Production And Acquisitions

Former Protagonist Pictures executive Luane Gauer has joined Black Bear International as SVP of international production and acquisitions. In her new role, Gauer will oversee production and lead creative on upcoming Black Bear International productions. Titles in their pipeline include Ed Berger’s “Conclave” and “Knox Goes Away,” directed by and starring Michael Keaton. She Continue Reading

Oscars Predictions: Cinematography – Could ‘Elvis’ Make Mandy Walker the First Female D.P. to Win?

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars, Emmys, Grammys and Tony awards ceremonies, curated by Variety senior awards editor Clayton Davis. The prediction pages are Davis’ assessment of the current Continue Reading