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‘Project Greenlight’ Returns as HBO Max Series With Issa Rae

Project Greenlight is turning on the cameras again. The filmmaking competition/docuseries is returning as an eight-episode HBO Max series, with Insecure co-creator and star Issa Rae taking over as a mentor to aspiring auteurs. The new season, which will feature a group of female filmmakers, will be the show’s fifth; it last aired in 2015 […]

Film Independent Forum: Effie Brown on How Shame and Money Can Bring About Diversity

“Our weapon is our voice and our bullets are our dollars," said the producer during her keynote at the confab.

‘Project Greenlight’ Breakout Effie Brown Joins Lee Daniels’ Company (Exclusive)

Daniels' company also grows with the addition of his producing partner Pam Williams, who produced 'The Butler.'

Matt Damon Shares Behind-the-Scenes Details of ‘Project Greenlight’ Diversity Comments

"By the time we arrived to do our judging, we knew we had blown it," said 'The Martian' star of selecting diverse filmmakers.

‘Project Greenlight’ Expands with Digital Studio

The producers behind the HBO reality series have launched Project Greenlight Digital Studios with a new competition called 'Get the Greenlight.'

Effie Brown Talks ‘Project Greenlight’ Diversity Snafus: “Black Twitter Is Real”

“There was a time long ago when you’d just want to ignore people’s ethnicity and [genders]," said 'How to Get Away With Murder' creator Pete Nowalk at Produced By: NY. "But Viola Davis said, ‘The world is not colorblind. People notice that every day.'"

HBO: ‘Project Greenlight’ Episode Was Titled “Hot Ghetto Mess” By Mistake

"It was a production mistake for which we take full responsibility," the production company said in a statement issued Monday.

‘Project Greenlight’ Winner Jason Mann Signs With WME (Exclusive)

The agency already reps the HBO docuseries’ executive producers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

‘Project Greenlight’: TV Review

After a decade off the air, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are back for a fourth season of 'Project Greenlight.'

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck Tout ‘Project Greenlight’ at L.A. Premiere

The duo, who executive produced the HBO reality show’s fourth season, stepped out Monday night to support Jason Mann and his film, 'The Leisure Class.'

‘Project Greenlight’ Now Accepting Submissions

The revived Ben Affleck- and Matt Damon-backed HBO reality series is now inviting first-time directors to submit their short films online.