Obamas’ production company lands Oscar nod for documentary #AmericanFactory

LOS ANGELES — Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company scored an Oscar nomination on Monday for “American Factory,” a documentary that chronicled what happened to workers when a Chinese billionaire purchased a manufacturing plant in the U.S. Midwest. Read more below:

via Obamas’ production company lands Oscar nod for documentary ‘American Factory’ — National Post

NYC #MoMA using Material Design icons in the real world to guide visitors

While you might have only encountered Material Design in apps and the web, Google’s open-source design system has one major real-world application. Since last year, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City has been using Material Design icons to help guide visitors. more…

via NYC MoMA using Material Design icons in the real world to guide visitors — 9to5Google

#RichardLinklater Animal Rescue Docuseries Ordered to Series at CBS All Access — Variety

Streaming service CBS All Access has ordered to series an original 10-episode animal rescue docuseries executive produced by filmmaker Richard Linklater and Bill Guttentag. “The Untitled Richard Linklater Project” will explore the “colorful and diverse world of animal rescue through moving, humorous and powerful stories of animals and the humans who love them.” read more…

via Richard Linklater Animal Rescue Docuseries Ordered to Series at CBS All Access — Variety

Entertainment Companies Spend $121 Billion on Original Content in 2019 — Variety

U.S. media and entertainment companies spent over $120 billion on original content, including movies and TV shows, in 2019, per an analysis conducted by Variety Intelligence Platform. It’s a whopping sum fueled by the increasing investment of players including AT&T’s HBO, which expanded its production of original content by 50%, to 150 hours…

via Entertainment Companies Spend $121 Billion on Original Content in 2019 — Variety