Tuesday, March 28, 2017

News

    • Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:45am
    CBS says it's bringing back 18 of its current series for the 2017-2018 season. Announced Thursday, those pickups include six comedies, nine dramas, the reality series "Survivor," and newsmagazines "60 Minutes" and "48 Hours." Returning scripted...
  • Spring 2017 Director's Profile: Cole Webley

    • Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

    The greatest comeback in Super Bowl history came with this year’s tale of two games within one—the first dominated at the outset by the Atlanta Falcons, the second taken over by the eventual...

  • Spring 2017 Director's Profile: Reed Morano

    • Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

    As a director, Reed Morano made a major initial splash in indie filmmaking and then commercials—both in poignant vehicles starring Olivia Wilde, starting with Meadowland (2015) which...

  • Spring 2017 Director's Profile: James Mangold

    • Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

    James Mangold is not a fan of superhero movies and it’s that deep-rooted feeling coupled with contrarian sensibilities that resulted in his directing the groundbreaking Logan (20th...

  • Spring 2017 Director's Profile: Jim Jenkins

    • Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

    A live commercial gone awry on the Super Bowl is the latest Big Game chapter for Snickers’ advertising out of BBDO New York. Starring Adam Driver, the cowboy western-themed spot is fraught with...

  • VR Director Pierre Friquet Joins LAIR

    • Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

    The Collective @ LAIR has signed VR director Pierre Friquet for representation in North America spanning all projects, including ad assignments. 

    Brought up in the first generation of VR...

  • Committee LA Signs Directors Phang, Alicajic

    • Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

    Committee LA--a creative content production studio led by directors Frank Samuel and Jeff Reed along with EP Lauren Bayer--has added two indie filmmakers to its spotmaking/branded content roster:...

  • Major Advertisers Suspend Their Campaigns On Google's YouTube

    • Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

    AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos...

    • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 10:45pm
    The Motion Picture Association of America said Wednesday that the worldwide box office reached a record $38.6 billion in 2016, though international revenues were essentially stagnant. The MPAA's annual report showed a global increase of .5 percent...
  • Spring 2017 Director's Profile: Marc Forster

    • Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

    Marc Forster is no stranger to the Academy Awards, having directed Halle Berry’s Best Leading Actress Oscar-winning performance in Monster’s Ball (2001). Fast forward to last month and...