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Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
Honorary Oscar Winner Jackie Chan Reflects On His Career
As an action star, Jackie Chan never expected to get an Oscar. So he considers receiving an honorary Academy Award from the film academy's Board of Governors his proudest professional achievement. Chan will accept his Oscar statuette Saturday at the eighth annual Governors Awards. Film editor Anne...
Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
Director Clay Tweel Reflects On Lauded Documentary "Gleason"
Having been nominated for the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it made its world premiere, and then going on to win a Festival Favorite Audience Award at SXSW, Gleason continues to collect accolades, the latest of which include five nominations for the...
Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
Chat Room: Margaret Johnson Breaks New Ground At Goodby Silverstein & Partners
Just a couple of months ago, Margaret Johnson was promoted from partner/executive creative director to chief creative officer of Goodby Silverstein & Partners. She became the agency’s first woman CCO. The shop’s founders and co-chairmen Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein remain involved in the...
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016
A "Chance" Return For Hugh Laurie As A TV Doctor In Hulu Series
Hugh Laurie warmly recalls "House" and the flawed physician he played as artful combinations of tragedy and comedy. Laurie is returning to TV as a medical man, this time a disillusioned forensic psychiatrist, in "Chance," Hulu's 10-episode series based on Kem Nunn's critically acclaimed novel. With...
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016
HOBO's Chris Stangroom Sounds Off On "Amanda Knox" Documentary
For Chris Stangroom, VP, sr. sound designer/engineer of New York-based HOBO and the supervising sound editor on the new Netflix documentary feature Amanda Knox , his work on the new film features what he calls “musical” sound design. “The sound design plays off of pitches and timbre to help build...
Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
Sling TV's CEO Roger Lynch Discusses Streaming Marketplace, Mobile Viewing
As more people watch TV over the internet, the entertainment industry has "to get on board with it," said Roger Lynch, the CEO of Sling TV. Sling, which is owned by satellite TV company Dish Network, was one of the first services to offer packages of popular cable channels over the internet,...
Thursday, Sep. 22, 2016
Sharon Horgan Discusses "Catastrophe," "Divorce" And Branded Content
The Amazon series Catastrophe has received its share of critical acclaim, among the most notable honors being “Episode 1” earning show creators, co-writers and co-stars Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. Horgan portrays a London...
Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2016
Filmmaker/Fashion Designer Tom Ford Discusses "Nocturnal Animals"
In between premieres of his latest film, "Nocturnal Animals," in Venice and Toronto, fashion designer and filmmaker Tom Ford has launched a fall collection at New York's fashion week and picked up the prestigious Golden Lion award for his film in Venice. But for Ford, the two realms are kept...
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...