Barry Jenkins Made ‘Medicine for Melancholy’ for an Astoundingly Low $13K. He Talks About How He Did It & More in ‘Masterclass’


On the heels of the 8 Oscar nominations for his much-loved sophomore feature film “Moonlight,” also hailed by critics as the best film of 2016 and lavishly praised with over 140 awards, including the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture… Continue Reading

‘Moonlight’ Star Trevante Rhodes Adds Another High Profile Project to his Slate: 20th Century Fox’s ‘The Predator’

Trevante Rhodes

“Moonlight” star Trevante Rhodes continues to add to his to-do list thanks to the success of the Barry Jenkins drama that’s become an Oscar front-runner in multiple categories this year. The actor previously joined the cast of super producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s Afghanistan… Continue Reading

2017 Writers Guild Awards: Screenplay Nominations Announced (‘Moonlight,’ ‘Fences’ & ‘Hidden Figures’ Made the Cut)


The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2016. Winners will be honored at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2017,… Continue Reading

Selection of Major Works of Queer, Black & International Cinema Handpicked by ‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins in NYC This Week

"Medicine for Melancholy"

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces “Illuminating Moonlight,” a selection of major works of queer, black, and international art cinema handpicked by “Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins, January 4-9. This series brings together Jenkins’ two features (including his ripe-for-rediscovery debut,… Continue Reading

Specialty Box Office: Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’ Rides Wave of Strong Positive Buzz to Stellar Opening!


A noteworthy addendum to Sergio’s box office post published just below this one… Barry Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed sophomore feature film, “Moonlight,” saw an incredible opening for distributor A24, who released the film on just 4 screens nationwide, to an estimated $414,000… Continue Reading