Thursday, March 30, 2017

News

  • 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...

  • Spring 2017 Director's Profile: Henrik Hansen

    • Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

    Quipping that he could shoot cars until he’s "ready for the coffin," director Henrik Hansen of RSA Films is known for his far reaching visual sensibilities, marked by innovative use of light to...

  • Spring 2017 Director's Profile: Derek Cianfrance

    • Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

    What started out as a livelihood has become a lively art for Derek Cianfrance as underscored by his recent DGA Award win for Outstanding Achievement in Commercials.

    Cianfrance, who’s with...

  • Spring 2017 Director's Profile: Niki Caro

    • Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

    From the horrifically inhumane can sometimes spring the best that humanity has to offer. Such decency and heroism are captured in director Niki Caro’s The Zookeeper’s Wife which tells the...

  • Welcome to the Special Spring 2017 Directors Series SHOOT>e.dition

    • Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

    Welcome to the Special Spring 2017 Edition of SHOOT’s Directors Series. Our mix of profiles includes: James Mangold who made a superhero film, Logan, that has broken all the...