Monday, December 11, 2017

News

  • "The Shape of Water" Makes Major Splash With 14 Critics’ Choice Nominations

    • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

    Director/co-writer Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water leads the way with 14 nominations for the Critics Choice Movie Awards. Broadcast Film Critics Association voters have the movie...

  • Rep Report for December 8, 2017

    • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

    Seed Media Arts, a Chicago-based commercial and content production shop, has retained senior business development consultant Deirdre Rymer, owner of Blush...

  • Street Talk For December 8, 2017

    • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

    The Gotham Group, one of Hollywood’s leading management and film and television production firms, has formed a strategic partnership with 1stAveMachine, the...

  • Jenny Gadd Named Global Head of Production For Airbnb

    • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

    Airbnb has appointed Jenny Gadd to serve as its global head of production. After spending more than 20 years working for ad agencies and production companies, Gadd finally switches to the client...

  • Review: Director Craig Gillespie's "I, Tonya"

    • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

    "I, Tonya" is the Tonya Harding film you never knew you wanted: an outrageously entertaining reappraisal of the Olympic figure skater who, in 1994, was involved in a scheme to injure her main...

  • Swirl Becomes Part of mcgarrybowen After Dentsu Aegis Deal

    • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

    Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Swirl, an independent digital-first, full-spectrum ideas agency in San Francisco. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Swirl will become part of global...

  • EPs Lisa Masseur, Reid Brody Team To Launch Tessa Films

    • Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

    Veteran executive producers Lisa Masseur and Reid Brody have partnered to launch Tessa Films, a production company with bases of operation in Chicago and Los Angeles.
     
    Masseur has been...

  • Nielsen Week In Review; Lauer's Firing Boosts Ratings For "Today"

    • Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

    While surely a week NBC wouldn’t want to repeat, Matt Lauer’s firing lured viewers to the “Today” show.

    The NBC morning show beat ABC “Good Morning America” last week for the first week in...

  • Oscars' Documentary "Shorts" List Has 10 Entries

    • Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 90th Academy Awards® has been narrowed to 10 films, of which 5 will...

    • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 1:30pm
    On the week host Matt Lauer was fired because of sexual misconduct charges, NBC's "Today" show beat its rivals at ABC for the first time in three months. The Nielsen company said "Today" had more viewers than "Good Morning America" all five days...