Wednesday, August 23, 2017

News

  • Director Mark Pellington Joins Washington Square Films For Spots, Branded Content

    • Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

    Washington Square Films has signed director Mark Pellington for commercials and branded content in the U.S. Winning acclaim for his signature authenticity and story-driven, personal approach,...

  • Creative Duo Crosby & Cottam Joins McCann London

    • Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

    McCann London has hired Will Cottam and James Crosby, the creative team behind lauded work for Freedom Brewery and The Prince’s Trust. Cottam and Crosby come over from CHI & Partners where...

  • "The Hitman's Bodyguard" Tops Weekend Box Office

    • Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017

    Critics loved "Logan Lucky" and gave a big collective shrug to "The Hitman's Bodyguard," but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way.

    The two action flicks...

  • Comedy Icon Jerry Lewis Dies At 91

    • Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017

    Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even...

    • Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:00am
    In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center arts awards to "allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction," the...
    • Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 1:00am
    Dale Spina, formerly Warner Bros. VP, Creative Advertising and an award-winning copywriter for the studio, died on August 4 after a brief illness. He was 66 and lived in Newhall, Calif. As co-head of The Idea Place, Warner’s in-house ad agency,...
    • Friday, August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
    British Columbia's workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a "Deadpool 2" stuntwoman's death. The initial report by WorkSafeBC on Friday confirms witness accounts to Monday's accident during filming of the sequel to actor...
  • Industry Mourns Editor Eric Zumbrunnen, Co-Founder of EXILE

    • Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

    Editor Eric Zumbrunnen, co-founder of bicoastal postproduction company EXILE, passed away on August 1 following a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was 52.

    Appreciated for his intelligence...

  • Movie Leaks Just Scratch The Surface Of Hollywood's Hacking Problem

    • Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

    Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now...

    • Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:15am
    The CEO of 21st Century Fox denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the deadly violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. James Murdoch also told friends in...