- Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
August 11, 2011
Director/writer/producer Nora Ephron, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT), IATSE International President Matthew Loeb and HBO Documentary Films President Sheila Nevins will be honored at the 2011 DGA Honors, to be held at the DGA Theater in NYC on October 13. DGA Honors will also feature a special posthumous tribute to pioneering female filmmaker Alice Guy Blaché....Ridley and Tony Scott’s family of companies has had a banner Emmy season as reflected in nominations for Best Drama Series (CBS’ The Good Wife produced by Scott Free Productions, CBS Productions), Outstanding Miniseries or Movie (Starz’s The Pillars Of The Earth--Tandem Communications and Muse Entertainment in association with Scott Free Films), Outstanding TV Commercial (Subaru’s “Baby Driver” produced by RSA Films and directed by Jake Scott), and Outstanding Nonfiction Special (History channel’s Gettysburg produced by Scott Free Productions in association with Herzog & Company, and directed by Adrian Moat).....Rhythm + Hues Commercial Studios has signed director Steve Chase whose credentials include a commercials nomination for the DGA Award, AICP Show-honored AT&T work which is in the permanent collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) film archives, and Cannes Lions....
August 17, 2006
Loyalkaspar, the design/production collective founded by directors Beat Baudenbacher and David Herbruck, has signed an exclusive representation deal with @radical.media for commercials. Plans call for @radical to rep Loyalkaspar not only for domestic and international spot work, but to also seek out opportunities for the collective to collaborate with other @radical talent. Loyalkaspar recently teamed with agency The Brooklyn Brothers on a campaign for travel Web site kayak.com, and is currently directing and designing a series of Web ads for Adobe....Director David Preizler, formerly of Epoch Films, has joined Serial Dreamer, the shop founded by director Erick Ifergan....Therese Hunsberger, EP of Optimus, Santa Monica, has been elected to the presidency of the Association of Independent Creative Editors’ (AICE) L.A. chapter. She succeeds Yvette Cobarrubias of Cosmo Street, Santa Monica. Cobarrubias becomes the chapter’s national AICE delegate, a role which Hunsberger had filled for the past five years....