Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Diversity Progress At CBS Inspires Latino Coalition To Push For Advances At Other Networks
Latino leaders meeting with top CBS executives last week were braced for a confrontation over a protracted scarcity of Latino actors and stories on the network's primetime shows. "We said, 'That's it, no more'" in preparing for the encounter, said Alex Nogales of the National Latino Media Coalition...
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
"America's Got Talent," "Game of Thrones" Continue Nielsen Run
Viewers continued to play peek-a-boo with “Big Brother” last week. CBS’ voyeuristic reality show landed four editions among the top 16 slots, according to Nielsen. But NBC had the week’s most-watched shows: two nights of “America’s Got Talent,” with 13.4 million and 10.9 million viewers. Right...
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
BBH LA Promotes Frances Great To CEO
Frances Great has been promoted from managing director to CEO of BBH LA. She will continue to work alongside Pelle Sjoenell, BBH’s worldwide chief creative officer. In her new post as CEO, Great will focus on growing BBH LA’s core business as well as its entertainment IP. Great joined BBH in 1999...
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Yumi Prentice Named President/Managing Partner of David&Goliath
Yumi Prentice has been appointed president and managing partner of independent creative ad agency David&Goliath (D&G), reporting directly to founder and chairman David Angelo. Prentice officially starts her new role on September 5, replacing D&G president Brian Dunbar who left the shop...
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Furlined Adds Director Zak Razvi To Spot Rosters In U.S., U.K. 
Director Zak Razvi has joined Furlined for commercial representation in the U.S. and U.K. He had formerly been handled in both those markets by Knucklehead, which was his roost when he earned inclusion into SHOOT ’s 2016 New Directors Showcase on the strength of “Twelve Days,” a PSA for the Sara...
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Morgan Freeman To Receive SAG Life Achievement Award
Morgan Freeman--Academy Award® winning actor, producer, voice actor and activist--has been named the 54th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Freeman will be presented the performers union’s top accolade at...
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Toronto Film Fest Sets Discovery Lineup With 45 Titles From Up-and-Coming Directors
The Toronto International Film Festival® debuted the 2017 Discovery program lineup with 45 first and second feature films by up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world. This is the biggest Discovery program to date, with 25% more titles than the 2016 roster and two-thirds of the selection world...
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
215 McCann Adds EP Mandi Holdorf, Creative Technologist Aaron McGuire
215 McCann has hired Aaron McGuire as creative technologist and Mandi Holdorf as executive producer. McGuire becomes the shops first creative technologist, a role which 215 McCann’s chief creative officer Scott Duchon describes as “sitting between the creative and production departments to bring...
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Director Ben Giroux Lands His 1st Career Spot Roost, Joins Superlounge
Having helmed the recently debuted, much watched, buzz-generating comedy-meets-hip-hop video “Back to the 90s” featuring himself and Jensen Reed, director and social media influencer Ben Giroux has joined Superlounge for exclusive commercial representation in the U.S. Superlounge is director Giroux...
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
Director Mark Pellington Joins Washington Square Films For Spots, Branded Content
Washington Square Films has signed director Mark Pellington for commercials and branded content in the U.S. Winning acclaim for his signature authenticity and story-driven, personal approach, Pellington first made a name for himself as a music video director and then extended his filmmaking reach...