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Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
BMW's "The Escape" Wins Best of Show at One Screen Film Fest
Geisel Productions and Anonymous Content’s branded BMW Films short The Escape --directed by Neill Blomkamp--took home Best of Show at the One Screen Film Festival awards ceremony on Tuesday night (10/17) at the Sunshine Cinema in New York. One Screen is part of The One Club for Creativity, the...
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
On-Location Lensing In L.A. Declines In Q3
On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles decreased 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2017 vs. the third quarter of 2016, according to a FilmL.A. report. In all, 9,455 Shoot Days (SD) were logged during the period, including all categories tracked by the nonprofit. Among all filming categories,...
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
Director Dawn Porter Lands 1st Spot Representation, Joins Saville
Saville Productions has signed Emmy-nominated documentary director Dawn Porter for commercials and branded entertainment in the U.S. This marks her first representation in the ad arena. She is repped for all other content, including feature-length fare, by ICM. Porter selects cultural stories that...
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
Nielsen To Report Viewership of Streamed Shows
The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread details about how many people watch programming produced by streaming services like Netflix and Amazon. Nielsen announced its new service on Wednesday and said that...
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
Will Ouster of Weinstein Lead To Others Being Banned From Film Academy, PGA?
Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now questions are being raised about what to do with others accused of wrongdoing who remain card-carrying members of the entertainment industry's most...
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
House Calls After Broadcast Make "Good Doctor" A Hit; Nielsen Week In Review
ABC’s new drama about a surgeon on the autism scale, “The Good Doctor,” is a bona fide hit, and it takes a little time to recognize the magnitude. Last week’s episode was the most popular show on the network, the Nielsen company said. A look at newly released Nielsen data for “The Good Doctor” and...
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Amazon Studios Chief Roy Price Resigns After Harassment Charge
Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series "Man in the High Castle." Price was put on leave last week and had not been expected to return. An Amazon spokesman confirmed the...
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Director Evan Silver Joins Ruffian For Spot Representation
Cannes Lion-winning writer and director Evan Silver has signed with Ruffian for commercial representation. Silver entered advertising as an agency creative before leaving to write and direct with top celebrity talent in film, comedy, and music. He refined his skills at MTV’s famed NY on-air promos...
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
"Icarus," "LA 92" Among IDA Documentary Award Nominees
The International Documentary Association (IDA) has unveiled its first round of nominations for the 33rd annual IDA Documentary Awards. In the running for the ABC News VideoSource Award--given each year for the best use of news footage as an integral component in a documentary--are Blood On The...
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Facebook, Google, Apple May Find Their Future Shaped By Europe
Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life. But the likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are increasingly facing an uncomfortable truth: it is Europe's culture of tougher...