Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Wednesday, May. 23, 2018
CBS Tops Nielsens For 10th Straight Year
CBS is finishing another television season atop the television ratings, but the network had to sweat a little this time. The traditional TV season that started in September ends on Wednesday, and CBS will win bragging rights for the 10th year in a row, the Nielsen company said. CBS has won for 15...
Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
Community Films Adds Directing Trio JEAN To U.S. Roster
Directorial trio JEAN has joined L.A.-based Community Films for U.S. representation. JEAN, pronounced like the pants that are made of denim, is comprised of Eric Eckelman, Armand Prisco and Natalie Prisco. Known for their comedy chops, and pulling believably odd performances out of their actors,...
Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
GLAAD Study: LGBTQ Representation In Major Studio Films Declined In 2017
Despite high-profile Oscar wins for art house films like "Call Me By Your Name" and "A Fantastic Woman," LGBTQ representation in films from the seven biggest Hollywood studios fell significantly in 2017 according to a study released Tuesday by the advocacy organization GLAAD. GLAAD said in its...
Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
Cannes Lions Teams With Amazon, Huge, Global Citizen On 1st “Change for Good” Hackathon
Cannes Lions will host a two-day “Change for Good” Hackathon, to be held live on June 19-20 at the 65th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Together with Amazon, Huge and international advocacy platform Global Citizen, Cannes Lions will invite teams from across the globe to join...
Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
#MeToo, Time's Up Made Mark At Cannes Film Festival
Fifty years after filmmakers shut down the Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious Cote d'Azur extravaganza was again shook by upheaval. From the start to the finish, the 71st Cannes was dominated by protest and petition for gender equality, culminating in the extraordinary sight at the festival's...
Monday, May. 21, 2018
Director Lisa Gunning Joins Imperial Woodpecker
Lisa Gunning has signed with production company Imperial Woodpecker for her first official commercial representation as a staff director in the U.S. Gunning started her career and found success for many years as a film and commercial editor with The Whitehouse Post in London. Inspired by decades of...
Monday, May. 21, 2018
Jury Lineups Set For 2018 Cannes Lions
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the 413 jury members chosen to award and celebrate the best creative work from around the world. This year’s juries are composed of individuals from 50 countries, including for the first time representatives from Georgia, Nigeria,...
Monday, May. 21, 2018
Mass Appeal Integrates Production Arm Decon Under Its Brand
Mass Appeal, an urban culture-focused media and entertainment company, has announced the combination of its production arm, Decon, into a fully integrated operation under the flagship Mass Appeal brand. Effective immediately, Mass Appeal will operate as a single entity media, content and production...
Monday, May. 21, 2018
The Duplass Brothers Reflect On Their Careers, Share Life Lessons
When the filmmaking Duplass brothers sat down to list their top 10 movies of all time, one cinematic masterpiece didn't make the cut. Jay and Mark Duplass made room for "Dumb and Dumber," ''Tootsie" and "Raising Arizona." But "The Godfather," often topping lists of all-time great films, was left...
Monday, May. 21, 2018
Billboard Awards Pay Tribute To School Victims; Janet Jackson, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift Honored
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group BTS. A tearful and emotional Kelly Clarkson, who hosted the...