Friday, December 2, 2016

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Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016
New Frontier Lineup Set For Sundance Film Festival
Now in its second decade of breaking new ground at the forefront of art and technology, Sundance Institute has curated an in-depth vision of storytelling’s future for the 2017 edition of New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival, January 19-29 in Park City. The full slate — including storyworlds...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016
"La La Land" Tops Critics’ Choice Awards With A Dozen Nominations
The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the film nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. “La La Land” leads all films this year with 12 nominations including Best Picture, Ryan Gosling for Best Actor, Emma Stone for Best Actress, Damien Chazelle for Best Director...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016
New York Film Critics' Best Picture: "La La Land"
Damien Chazelle’s Los Angeles musical “La La Land” was named best film of the year by the New York Film Critics Circle. The group announced their picks Thursday on Twitter, spreading around their awards to a variety of Oscar contenders. The top award came as something of a twist after the critics’...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016
Director Catherine Orchard Joins Derby
Production company Derby has added director Catherine Orchard to its roster, marking her first formal commercialmaking representation. Prior to this, she was freelancing. Orchard developed an eye for strong imagery in combination with wit and lyrical storytelling by beginning her career in the...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016
1st Slate of 2017 Sundance Fest Films Unveiled
Jenny Slate reunites with her “Obvious Child” director in the ‘90s-set “Landline,” Sam Elliott plays a stoner Western film icon in “The Hero,” Aubrey Plaza gets serious in “Ingrid Goes West,” and Jennifer Aniston teams up with the future Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich, in the Gulf War drama “The Yellow...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016
NBC Scores Nielsen TD With NFL Thursday and Sunday Night Football
Football helped loft NBC to a ratings win last week, according to the Nielsen company. Its Thursday night clash between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Indianapolis Colts was the week’s most-watched show, scoring nearly 21 million viewers. The runner-up was NBC’s Sunday sportscast of the Kansas...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016
Lucas Spaulding Lands His 1st Spot Representation As A Solo Director, Joins Honor Society
Bicoastal production company Honor Society has signed comedy director Lucas Spaulding for his first U.S. commercial representation as a solo director. As an industry veteran with over two decades of experience in both production and post, he has lent his directorial talents to projects for brands...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016
Myra Nussbaum Named SVP, Group Creative Director at DDB Chicago
DDB Chicago has brought Myra Nussbaum on board as sr. VP, group creative director. She will oversee creative for the brands under the Mars Wrigley Confectionery portfolio, reporting to John Maxham, DDB Chicago’s chief creative officer. Nussbaum has more than 15 years of industry experience, with an...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016
NY Governor Cuomo Makes "Pitch" For Diversity
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo rolled out Pitch NY, a workshop to provide aspiring filmmakers, producers and writers from across New York with resources and advice and connect with industry leaders to advance their careers. The event, hosted by the Governor’s Office of Motion Picture & Television...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016
Grant Tinker, NBC Boss and MTM Founder, Dies At 90
Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows including "Hill Street Blues" to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90. Tinker died Monday at his Los Angeles home, according to his son, producer Mark Tinker. Though he had three tours of duty...