Embankment Films

04 Feb 2021 SAG Nominations: The Father

The 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Thursday morning by Lily Collins (“Mank,” “Emily in Paris”) and Daveed Diggs (“Hamilton,” “Snowpiercer”) on the SAG Awards’ Instagram page, after a few technical hiccups. The films leading the way in the outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture...

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10 Nov Carson & Melton To Star In YA Romance ‘Purple Hearts’

Fast-risers Sofia Carson (Songbird) and Charles Melton (Riverdale) have boarded director Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum’s (Sneakerella) YA romance Purple Hearts about two star-crossed lovers. Adapted from Tess Wakefield’s novel by Tony Award-nominee Kyle Jarrow (Valor) and Liz Garcia (The Lifeguard), Rosenbaum will direct the story of aspiring...

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10 Sep U.K.’s Embankment Launches Katharine Hepburn Feature Documentary

The U.K.’s Embankment Films has launched worldwide sales ahead of the Toronto Film Festival on “Call Me Kate,” a feature documentary on Katharine ‘Kate’ Hepburn, the actor from Hollywood’s Golden Age. The feature documentary is from director Lorna Tucker (“Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist”) and produced by Salon Pictures, the producers...

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08 Sep Golden age of docs

Clive Whittingham examines what’s trending in documentaries, whether Covid-themed projects are in or out and what the big concerns are for distributors heading into 2021. The streamers have had a transformative affect on all corners of the content business and docs are no exception. London-based feature...

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