Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Daily News Highlights: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016


New York’s L Train Closure: How Will It Affect the City’s Live Music Industry? SXSW Announces Keynotes, First Speakers APPLE MUSIC BUYS RIGHTS TO CARPOOL KARAOKE SPIN-OFF EXCLUSIVE Matt Damon Reveals Why Indie Films Get Shut Out of Movie Theaters What Is the Musical.ly App? Meet Jacob Sartorius, Loren Gray and More Musical.ly Tween Stars

Daily News Highlights: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016


Vevo Reportedly Close To Deal With Warner Music Ahead Of Paid Subscription Service Launch Virtual Reality Waits for the Music Industry to Catch Up – The New York Times TIFF 2016: Watch The Toronto International Film Festival Lineup Announcement Livestream Apple App Store Generating 4 Times Revenue as Google Play, Study Finds

The Orchard Marches to the Beat of Udi Aloni’s “Junction 48”


Drop the beat: The Orchard is hyped to announce the acquisition of Udi Aloni‘s multi-film fest favorite, Junction 48, starring Tamer Nafar and Oren Moverman. Junction 48 follows the tumultuous rise of young hip-hopper Kareem, a character inspired by famous Palestinian rapper and the film’s cowriter/star, Tamer Nafar. The flick describes life growing up in the Israeli ghetto of Lyd,… Read more »