Sunday, February 19, 2017

News

  • Marketing, Politics, High-Profile Endorser Collide At Under Armour

    • Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

    Whether the dust-up between NBA superstar Stephen Curry and Under Armour keeps mushrooming or fizzles out, this much is true: In an era of contentious politics, the dynamic between high-profile...

  • Renato Fernandez Promoted to CCO of TBWA\Chiat\Day LA

    • Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

    Executive creative director Renato Fernandez has been elevated to chief creative officer of TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles. A six-year veteran of the agency, Fernandez steps into the role last held by...

  • Composer Hurwitz Discusses The Evolving Score for "La La Land"

    • Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

    For "La La Land" composer and songwriter Justin Hurwitz, it's been a long, laborious ride from dreaming up the musical with his old college roommate Damien Chazelle over six years ago to becoming...

  • Director Jeannette Godoy Returns To Superlounge

    • Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

    Director Jeannette Godoy has joined Superlounge for exclusive U.S. spot representation. The move marks a return to the company for Godoy, a former choreographer whose documentary, Free 2 Be Me...

  • Hey Baby Adds Director Josh Soskin

    • Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

    Josh Soskin has joined the directorial roster of L.A.-based production studio Hey Baby. He had previously been repped by Station Film. 

    Soskin’s two most recent works premiered during Super...

  • Trump Wins Ratings For "SNL"; A Rundown of Last Week's Nielsens

    • Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

    NBC’s comedy institution “Saturday Night Live” reached its largest audience since 2011 with last weekend’s episode hosted by President Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin and featuring the return of...

    • Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 9:30pm
    NBC News is buying a minority stake in the overseas television news outlet Euronews, appointing NBC News President Deborah Turness to run the new partnership, and having "Today" show chief executive Noah Oppenheim replace her as NBC News president...
  • Scott Vitrone Named Chief Creative Officer At Figliulo&Partners 

    • Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

    Figliulo&Partners (F&P) has hired Scott Vitrone as partner and chief creative officer. Becoming F&P’s sixth partner, Vitrone will lead the agency’s creative vision and report directly...

  • "Hidden Figures" Screenwriter Schroeder Has NASA In Her DNA

    • Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

    NASA has been part of "Hidden Figures" screenwriter Allison Schroeder's life for as long as she can remember. Not only did a childhood near Cape Canaveral mean that the space program was an ever-...

  • Director Samir Mallal Joins m ss ng p eces

    • Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

    Bicoastal production company m ss ng p eces (mp) has added filmmaker Samir Mallal to its U.S. roster for both live action and VR/experiential/digital. Mallal is a multidisciplinary talent, making...