Friday, June 23, 2017

News

    • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
    Sony is revising its plan to make sanitized versions of R and PG-13 rated movies available for home viewing after directors like Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen publicly expressed their disapproval. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment President Man Jit...
    • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Bruce MacCallum, veteran camera operator and longtime union activist, died in Los Angeles on Monday, June 12. He was 70. MacCallum started his entertainment industry career in 1973 as a personal assistant for Dustin Hoffman. From there he moved into...
  • Rep Report for June 16, 2017

    • Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017

    O Positive has garnered U.K. representation via production house Rogue in London. Rogue will rep all the O Positive directors, including Jim Jenkins and David...

  • Street Talk for June 16, 2017

    • Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017

    Moritz Merkel will join Stink Berlin as executive producer in July, working with Martina Lulsdorf and Lutz Muller to jointly manage the production company’s...

  • Director Luc Janin Joins SKUNK For US/UK Representation

    • Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017

    Director Luc Janin has come aboard the roster of SKUNK for transatlantic representation. He was previously handled in the U.S. and U.K. by Pulse Films.

    Janin becomes SKUNK London’s third U....

  • Per Pedersen Becomes Grey's Global Creative Chairman

    • Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017

    Per Pedersen has been appointed global creative chairman of Grey. He served most recently as chairman of the Grey Global Creative Council, a role he will continue to perform.
     
    James R....

  • Tracee Ellis Ross, Mira Nair, Zoey Deutch, Dan Rather Among Winners At Women in Film Awards

    • Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017

    Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama and Sen. Kamala Harris made surprise appearances at Women in Film's awards ceremony with special videos, while veteran newsman Dan Rather called the group's work...

  • The Famous Group Signs The Queen For Spots, Branded Content

    • Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017

    Directing duo The Queen--consisting of Dan Lumb and Crinan Campbell--has joined bicoastal The Famous Group for spots and branded content in the U.S. The Queen just wrapped its first job for the...

    • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 2:45am
    Verizon has taken over Yahoo, completing a $4.5 billion deal that will usher in a new management team to attempt to wring more advertising revenue from one of the internet's best-known brands. Tuesday's closure of the sale ends Yahoo's 21-year...
  • "Okja" Boycott Looms As Netflix Theater Debate Emerges In South Korea

    • Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017

    South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has an answer to where the controversy over the theatrical releases of Netflix movies started: his cinematic ambition.

    Bong said Wednesday that Netflix...