Thursday, July 20, 2017

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Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017

TBWA\London has appointed Saatchi executive creative director Andy Jex and MullenLowe planning chief Anna Vogt as its new chief creative officer and chief strategy officer team. The duo is slated to start together in October with the brief of re-energizing the creative agency in London.
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Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

Matt Blitz has been named senior VP, executive producer at DDB Chicago. He will report to Diane Jackson, DDB Chicago’s chief production officer.

With more than 20 years of production experience, Blitz has executed creative ideas, spanning platforms and disciplines, that have garnered...

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

The stranglehold that autumn prestige films have on Oscar season just might be wilting in the summer sun.

Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk" hits theaters Friday, but the overflowing reviews have already made it abundantly clear: It's a major Oscar contender and a best-...

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

Boutique commercial production company Native Content has added Stewart Hendler to its directorial roster. Among his credits are assorted commercials and wide-ranging digital content. On the latter score he directed Halo: Forward Unto Dawn, a five-part digital action series for...

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

Production and post company KYLE nyc has expanded its talent roster with the addition of directors Eden Tyler, Peter Moore Smith, Diane Paragas and Andrew Nisinson. 

Tyler’s body of work includes national and international campaigns for brands including Nike, Coke, Doritos and Clean...

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

Calling all superheroes, sci-fi fans and genre lovers of all kinds: Comic-Con is here.

The annual pop-culture celebration kicks off Wednesday night with a preview of the San Diego Convention Center's showroom floor: 460,000 square feet of TV, film and video game displays, along with toys...

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

Baseball’s breezier All-Star game scored a turn-around in viewership from last year’s record low.

The game drew 9.3 million viewers to rank as the last week’s No. 2 program, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. That compares to 8.7 million for 2016’s game.

HBO fielded the other big...

Tuesday, Jul. 18, 2017

For editor Tad Dennis, a prime lesson learned from his ongoing experience on Fear the Walking Dead (AMC) has simply been, “No matter what genre you’re working in, it’s all about the characters. Even in the horror genre, in the midst of heavy visual effects, what really has to be working...

Monday, Jul. 17, 2017

Keslow Camera, billed as being the largest privately held motion picture camera equipment rental house in North America, announced that it is acquiring Clairmont Camera and its Vancouver and Toronto operations. The move will more than quadruple Keslow Camera’s anamorphic and vintage lens...

Monday, Jul. 17, 2017

Director Gemma Lee, known for her performance/dialogue work as well as for her visual sensibilities, has signed with Believe Media for representation in the U.S. as well as in the U.K. This marks her first U.K. representation. Earlier she had been handled in the U.S. by production house Madheart...