Sunday, August 20, 2017

News

    • Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:00am
    In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center arts awards to "allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction," the...
    • Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 1:00am
    Dale Spina, formerly Warner Bros. VP, Creative Advertising and an award-winning copywriter for the studio, died on August 4 after a brief illness. He was 66 and lived in Newhall, Calif. As co-head of The Idea Place, Warner’s in-house ad agency,...
    • Friday, August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
    British Columbia's workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a "Deadpool 2" stuntwoman's death. The initial report by WorkSafeBC on Friday confirms witness accounts to Monday's accident during filming of the sequel to actor...
  • Industry Mourns Editor Eric Zumbrunnen, Co-Founder of EXILE

    • Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

    Editor Eric Zumbrunnen, co-founder of bicoastal postproduction company EXILE, passed away on August 1 following a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was 52.

    Appreciated for his intelligence...

  • Movie Leaks Just Scratch The Surface Of Hollywood's Hacking Problem

    • Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

    Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now...

    • Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:15am
    The CEO of 21st Century Fox denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the deadly violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. James Murdoch also told friends in...
  • Director Eva Michon Joins BRF For Spots, Branded Content Worldwide

    • Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

    BRF (B-Reel Films) has signed director Eva Michon for commercials and branded content worldwide.

    Born in Johannesburg, Michon grew up in Toronto, where she studied film at Ryerson...

    • Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 1:15pm
    The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced acclaimed visual futurist and VES Visionary Award honoree Syd Mead as a keynote speaker at its 9th annual Summit, “Inspiring Change: Building on 20 Years of VES Innovation.” Featured speakers will include...
    • Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
    HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on Wednesday night took over several of HBO's Twitter accounts, including ones for "Game of...
  • Rep Report for August 18, 2017

    • Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

    New York/San Francisco-based content creation/production studio BODEGA has expanded its national business development team, bringing on board Janice Wagdy for...