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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Sheila Nevins (HBO Documentary Films)

One of the most influential forces in the history of doc filmmaking reflects on how a gig that was to last 13 weeks has gone on for more than 30 years, how the arrival of Vice at HBO and the rise of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon have impacted her division and what she thinks the future holds — for her, her division and doc filmmaking in general.

HBO Producer Outlines What an Orlando Shooting Doc Could Look Like

HBO's Sheila Nevins said it was still "so sad and so close" to have any real thoughts of making a film, but her interest would lie in the motivations of the killer.

‘Bright Lights: Starring Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher’: Cannes Review

A tender tribute to two iconic women whose Hollywood history spans from 'Singin' in the Rain' through 'Star Wars' and whose intimate connection is no less singular.

Ken Loach, Chantal Akerman Retrospectives Set for Sheffield Doc/Fest

Michael Moore will open the U.K.'s biggest documentary event with 'Where to Invade Next,' while HBO's Sheila Nevins will give a talk.

HBO Prepping Campaign Finance Reform Film From Alexandra Pelosi (Exclusive)

The 'Journeys With George' helmer is directing, producing and lensing the untitled film, which the network will debut in the fall.

HBO’s Sheila Nevins on a ‘Jinx’ Follow-Up, Netflix and Plans for a Black Lives Matter Film

The president of HBO Documentary Films, who has seven titles at Sundance, reveals the reason behind the current doc obsession and opens up about 'Going Clear's' Oscar snub.

Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes and 16 Other Hollywood Leaders on How to Negotiate

Women from THR's Power 100 offer their top dealmaking tips (hint: Don't undersell yourself — and don't be an asshole).

‘San Francisco 2.0’ Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi: “Trump Is Uber”

The Republican frontrunner is a disrupter but "at some point it's all going to crash and burn," says the political junkie and Emmy-winning director of 'Journeys With George,' whose new HBO film looks at the dark side of progress.

Robert Durst and ‘The Jinx’ Trial: Will HBO Testify?

"I believe he'll be convicted," says Fox News' Jeanine Pirro of the stunning arrest of subject Robert Durst, but evidence gathered for the series may not be admissible.

Athena Film Festival Honorees Reveal Women Who Inspired Them

'Beyond the Lights' director Gina Prince-Bythewood and Mandalay Pictures president Cathy Schulman also talked about the danger of not giving more attention to stories told from a female point of view.

Star-Studded Athena Film Festival Hopes to Highlight Diverse Forms of Female Leadership

"When they close their eyes and they think leadership, they're going to see a multiple array of people, over half of which are women, in strong and courageous roles," Kolbert says of her goal for the festival's audience.

Bombshell Scientology Film Revealed: Alex Gibney on Cruise, Travolta and ‘the Prison of Belief’

He's tackled Enron, Eliot Spitzer and Lance Armstrong. Now, the Oscar winner is taking aim at the controversial church (and its lawyers) as he reveals that a private investigator has been asking questions about him: "This Scientology thing — that just takes a huge set to take them on," says Armstrong. "But he has the courage to do it."