Monday, June 26, 2017

News

  • A Common Thread Adds "LUV" Director Sheldon Candis For Spots, Branded Content

    • Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017

    Director Sheldon Candis, best known for the 2012 Sundance feature LUV, has joined A Common Thread for advertising projects. Candis’ work encompasses features, episodic television,...

  • Director Filip Tellander Joins Believe Media

    • Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017

    Believe Media has signed Stockholm-based director Filip Tellander for representation in the U.S. and U.K.  Perhaps best known for his extensive automotive work, Tellander also has demonstrated his...

  • Director/EP Shawn Levy Drawn To "Stranger Things"

    • Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017

    Filmmaker Shawn Levy is no stranger professionally to stranger things. In fact, he’s shown an affinity for them and most anything that’s atypical, spanning the horror, sci-fi, dramatic and comedy...

    • Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:30am
    "The Most Interesting Man in the World" is giving up beer for tequila. Actor Jonathan Goldsmith appeared as the sophisticated, eccentric and worldly pitchman for Dos Equis beer for nearly a decade. He's now promoting Astral Tequila. In a new ad, the...
    • Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:15am
    The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced its newest board members--Alison Taylor, Matt Chamberlin, Mac Gordon and Dan Taylor. These location professionals join returning leadership Kokayi Ampah, Melissa DeMonaco, Mike Fantasia...
    • 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....