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‘Shang-Chi’ Star Simu Liu Talks Fallout From ‘Kim’s Convenience’ Remarks

Simu Liu, the titular star of Marvel’s first Asian superhero offering, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, addressed the fallout from his recent Instagram post about the cancellation of…

Banff Festival Adapts to Lockdown Limbo for a Second Year

A year ago, when the Banff World Media Festival went all-virtual because of COVID-19, organizers figured the event, nestled high in the Canadian Rockies, would be back to normal by…

Maverick Carter to Keynote Banff World Media Festival (Exclusive)

The longtime business manager of NBA star LeBron James is CEO of SpringHill Entertainment.

Channing Dungey, Greg Berlanti, Kaley Cuoco to Keynote Virtual Banff Festival

The trio will fly the flag for WarnerMedia at the upcoming media festival as they discuss the genre-bending series 'The Flight Attendant.'

Marvel’s Kevin Feige, ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Director Kari Skogland to Keynote Virtual Banff Fest (Exclusive)

The creative duo will talk about the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s continuing foray into television after 'Wandavision' by way of Disney+.

Ted Sarandos to Keynote Virtual Banff World Media Festival

The Netflix co-CEO was to have done a fireside conversation during the 41st edition of the festival in the Canadian Rockies in 2020, before the pandemic delayed his appearance by a year.

Banff World Media Festival Details Plans for Virtual 2021 Event

The TV fest's 42nd edition includes a first-time Marketplace Week for industry dealmaking as part of an overall June 14 to July 16 run.

Banff: Jennifer Connelly Talks Return to TV in ‘Snowpiercer’ Adaptation

Jennifer Connelly said it took playing a female lead on TNT's adaptation of the feature film 'Snowpiercer' to get her back to TV screens.

Banff World Media Festival Details Plans for Virtual 2020 Event

The Banff World Media Festival on Tuesday unveiled details of its plans for a virtual event due to COVID-19.

Banff World Media Festival Cancels 2020 Edition Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The 2020 Banff World Media Festival, set to run June 14-17 in the Canadian Rockies, has been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Ted Sarandos to Keynote Banff World Media Festival

Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, is set to offer a keynote speech at the Banff World Media Festival, organizers said Tuesday.

HBO Max Exec Sandra Dewey Named to Banff Board of Directors (Exclusive)

With streaming-era competition transforming traditional TV channel surfing, the Banff World Media Festival has named Sandra Dewey, president of business operations and productions at HBO Max, to its…