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Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2016
Brady, Strahan, Chopra Team On "Religion of Sports" Docu Series
Call it the unholy alliance: one-time Super Bowl rivals Tom Brady and Michael Strahan are teaming up to produce a six-part documentary TV series called the "Religion of Sports." Each hour-long episode looks at different examples of the cultural and spiritual impact of sports in religions around the...
Monday, Sep. 5, 2016
Samsung's Tom Harding Discusses VR, Increased Competition
Samsung just released its third virtual-reality headset for its Galaxy phones, while Facebook's Oculus business and HTC have been shipping more powerful systems connected to high-end personal computers. Sony also has an upcoming system for its PlayStation game console. Yet many people still haven't...
Monday, Aug. 29, 2016
Panera CEO Critical Of McDonald's Marketing, Discusses Image Building
Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich considers himself the "discoverer-in-chief," meaning he's in charge of ensuring the bakery chain's image doesn't grow stale. The company's recent efforts include ridding its menu of ingredients with long, chemical-sounding names people might find unappetizing. It's...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
Chat Room: Television Academy's John Leverence
Our annual tradition continues with SHOOT sounding out John Leverence, sr. VP of awards at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, to get an entertainment industry perspective on the field of commercials nominated for the primetime Emmy which this year consists of: Ad Council’s “Love Has No...
Friday, Aug. 5, 2016
New York Festivals TV & Film Awards Introduces New Category “Best Use of Technology”
The annual New York Festivals TV & Film Awards honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Dedicated to both the Television and Film industries, categories mirror today's global trends and encourage the next generation of story-tellers and talent: Animation, Comedy,...
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016
Makeup Artist Bill Corso Goes "All the Way" With Two Emmy Nominations
Among the eight Emmy nominations earned this season by All the Way --the HBO telefilm in which Bryan Cranston portrays President Lyndon Baines Johnson, reprising his role from the Tony Award-winning play--two belong to Bill Corso and his team of artists who are recognized in the Outstanding Makeup...
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016
Netmarble Founder Discusses Prospects In U.S. Mobile Gaming Market
Jun Hyuk Bang founded Netmarble Games in 2000 and has grown it into a powerhouse mobile gaming company with nearly $1 billion in annual revenue. Its game, "Seven Knights," has broken into Japan's list of top 10 mobile games. Now, the South Korean company has designs on the U.S. Last year, it...
Friday, Jul. 29, 2016
Director Baz Luhrmann Reflects On His 1st TV Series, Netflix's "The Get Down"
As Baz Luhrmann walks on set for the press day of his first television series, "The Get Down," he can't separate his professional self from his personal self and settles in by directing his own interview. Ever so apologetically, he makes suggestions to the crew and even asks for a monitor to see...
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2016
Director J.J. Sedelmaier Reflects On The Art and Business of Animation
J.J. Sedelmaier was born into the worlds of funny and art, infused into his DNA by his parents: mom Maria Svolos, a noted artist/designer, and dad Joe Sedelmaier, the legendary director known for his brilliant brand of humor that graced ads for then startup FedEx (“Fast Talker”) as well as Alaska...
Thursday, Jul. 7, 2016
Oscar Winning Documentarian Alex Gibney Reflects On Cyberwarfare in "Zero Days"
Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney believes the first atomic bomb of the cyberwarfare age has already been dropped. That bomb was Stuxnet, a computer virus that's the subject of Gibney's latest movie, "Zero Days." Stuxnet disrupted an Iranian uranium-enrichment facility beginning in...