Thursday, August 16, 2018

News

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced that director Ang Lee, Fox Searchlight chairman Nancy Utley, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), SAG-AFTRA sr. advisor John McGuire, and costume designer Ann Roth will be honored at the 2018 DGA Honors, to be held at the DGA Theater in New York City...

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to try to open up access to the entertainment business for people from underrepresented communities and give some a foot in the door at the most critical moment — when college graduation...

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named the 2018 inductees into the VES Hall of Fame, the newest Lifetime and Honorary members and this year’s recipient of the VES Founders Award. The names of this year’s VES Fellows will be announced later. The honorees and Hall of Fame inductees will be...

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

Ole Peters, a German director who’s managing partner and executive creative director at Hamburg-based hybrid production studio Sehsucht, has joined Interrogate--the shop with bases of operation in L.A., NY and Sydney--for his first career spot and branded content representation in the U.S. as...

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

Elle Muliarchyk, a model turned photographer and director, has joined Grand Large for U.S. representation, marking her first commercial signing. Their first work together, a series of more than 30 GIFS for Estee Lauder’s Skincare and Makeup Collection, began a rollout in July. 

Elle, who...

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

Integrated production shop The Collective @ LAIR has added comedy director Matty Fisher to its roster. Fisher recently earned inclusion into SHOOT’s 2018 New Directors Showcase largely on the strength of his Kit Kat comedy spec spot “Kinvisible” meshing live action and effects.

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Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

There’s nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament.

CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis, a whopping 73 percent increase from the 4.9 million people who watched the same...

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

Creative content company Alkemy X has ramped up through two major moves. First, Alkemy X has entered into a joint venture with multidisciplinary studio Quietman. In addition, Alkemy X has brought on director and creative director Megan Oepen.

The Quietman deal will see founder and...

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

The Toronto International Film Festival has unveiled its second batch of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programs in September. Four Gala Presentations and 22 Special Presentations have been added to the selection of titles already announced. Outlaw King and...

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

Trailer Park--Engine’s full-service creative agency specializing in content creation, entertainment marketing and 360-degree campaigns--has brought William Gelner on board as chief creative officer. 

Before joining Trailer Park, Gelner helped build 180LA where he was chief creative...

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