film industry


Why Good Actors End Up in Terrible Films

We spoke to people working in the industry to answer the most important question of modern cinema.


We tried making it in "Nollywood," Nigeria's booming film business

Nollywood produces thousands of movies a year, eclipsing Hollywood and rivaling Bollywood in sheer output


'The Night Of' Was a Win, Just Not for Brown People

I couldn’t be happier for Riz Ahmed’s Emmy win, but it comes with a caveat.


The Woman Teaching the World How to Erase Film-Industry Sexism

As CEO of the Swedish Film Institute, Anna Serner implemented the groundbreaking and controversial 50/50 gender mandate for all Swedish productions. As other developed nations look to follow her lead, she tells us how she did it.


Meet the Women Composers Fighting for Equality in Hollywood

When it comes to scoring blockbusters, the film industry is anything but fair to women.


How to Film a Rape Scene

Following outcry over a nonconsensually filmed rape scene in "Last Tango in Paris," directors and actors discuss the film industry's failures when it comes to depicting sexual assault—and what women can do to change that.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump renews promise to deport millions of immigrants, Michigan cop suspended for driving truck with confederate flag to Trump protest, Leon Russell dies at age 74, and more.


Ava DuVernay Is the First Woman of Color to Direct a $100 Million Film

With her much-anticipated adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time," Ava DuVernay is making history.


A Film Expert Explains Why Gillian Anderson Won't Be the First Female Bond

Actresses such as Gillian Anderson and Priyanka Chopra are vying to be the first female James Bond. We find out why the next Bond will almost certainly still have a dick.


Actress Tessa Thompson Talks Race in Hollywood on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Then we meet a guy who's becoming an authority on Mexican baseball without watching any of the games.


Popcorn Time — the 'Netflix for Pirates' — Gives Easy Access to Illegal Films, but Hollywood is Pissed

Popcorn Time offers free downloads of a videoplayer and complimentary search engine, which make pirated films accessible to people who normally would be daunted by the complicated process of streaming illegal films.


DIY Filmmaking and the End of Hollywood - The Business of Life (Episode 10)

With streaming services, video games, and advances in consumer video, the movie business is changing. With a myriad of new threats to the Hollywood hegemony, will the film industry survive, or morph into something unrecognizable?