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Upfronts More Of a Sketchy Proposition; Calendar, Plans ChangeOld rules don't mean much to broadcasters
By David Bauder, Television Writer
May 19, 2013 -- The most striking thing about the broadcast TV networks announcing their new fall schedules this past week was how little that actually meant. Television schedules seem more like sketches these days. Even the networks admit their prime-time plans for September will be different by January, even more so a few months later.
The Coen Brothers Return To CannesFolk revival "Inside Llewyn Davis" serenades Festival
By Jake Coyle, Entertainment Writer
May 19, 2013 -- The Coen brothers' resurrection of the pre-Dylan folk scene in Greenwich Village serenaded Cannes with its period music and melancholy tale of a self-destructive, feline-toting musician. "Inside Llewyn Davis" was met rapturously at the Cannes Film Festival, where it premiered Sunday night.
Oscar & Emmy-Winning Directors, Next Generation of Filmmakers Front and Center at Upcoming SHOOT Directors/Producers Forum, New Directors ShowcaseForum features directors Joe Berlinger, Henry-Alex Rubin, Bryan Buckley, Cynthia Wade; Showcase roster consists of 35 up-and-coming directors
May 17, 2013 -- SHOOT
's New Directors Showcase celebrates its 11th year on the evening of Thursday, May 23, at the DGA Theatre in New York City, highlighted by the introduction of a 2013 roster consisting of 35 up-and-coming directors--27 individual helmers and four duos.
Several accomplished, lauded directors will be front and center at SHOOT
's daytime Directors/Producers Forum, including: Joe Berlinger, a Best Feature Documentary Oscar nominee (Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
) and two-time Emmy winner (with a total of seven career Emmy nominations); Henry-Alex Rubin, also Academy Award-nominated for a feature documentary (Murderball
); Cynthia Wade, a Short Subject Documentary Oscar winner (for Freeheld
) and again nominated in that same category this year (for Mondays at Racine
); Matthew O'Neill, who teamed with Jon Alpert to direct Redemption
, nominated for a 2013 Short Subject documentary Academy Award; and Bryan Buckley whose Asad
was also a Best Live-Action Short Oscar nominee in 2013.
Chat Room: Director Allen CoulterReflections on House of Cards, Fincher, spots
By Robert Goldrich
May 17, 2013 -- Perhaps most telling about Allen Coulter's directorial range are his five DGA Award nominations--three for dramatic series (twice for The Sopranos
and most recently in 2011 for Boardwalk Empire
) and two for his sitcom fare (both for Sex and the City
). Also figuring to be among the DGA contenders this coming awards season is Netflix's House of Cards
for which Coulter directed a pair of episodes, including the year one finale. SHOOT
recently caught up with Coulter who reflected on House of Cards
, what drew him to the series and the challenges it posed to him as a director.
AICE Awards: Ashwell, Murphy Top Field
By A SHOOT
May 17, 2013 -- Two editors--Eve Ashwell of Cut+Run, London, and Chris Murphy of Relish, London--each scored a pair of AICE Awards, leading the pack at the gala ceremony held last night (5/16) at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago. Additionally, Jack Tohtz--a founding father of the venerable Szabo Tohtz and a pioneering force in the AICE--was inducted into the AICE Hall of Fame.
A Series Of Firsts In Store For The 2013 AICP Show, Next AwardsDirectors Lecture Series set to return after hiatus
By A SHOOT
May 17, 2013 -- New varied wrinkles abound for this year's AICP Show and Next Awards. For one, they are part of an overall more encompassing first-time event dubbed AICP Week, June 4-6, in New York. The three anchor attractions for AICP Week will be the AICP Show, the Next Awards, and the AICP Directors Lecture Series--the latter will make its return after a lengthy hiatus.
Producer Perspective: Beau Willimon Breaks New Ground With House of CardsShowrunner/EP/writer-creator shares backstory on Netflix's hit show as season two looms
By Robert Goldrich
May 17, 2013 -- The opportunity was too great to pass up as presented by filmmaker David Fincher to producer/writer Beau Willimon some three-and-a-half years ago--the chance to adapt the BBC miniseries House of Cards
into a show for American audiences. What resulted is a breakthrough show which has garnered critical acclaim, put Netflix on the original program development map, and given viewers the power to watch the series on their own terms.
Cinematographers & Cameras: Fiction Feature; Festival FindsLensing Disconnect, Connecting With Sundance; Profiles of Ken Seng, Bradford Young and Marc Silver
By Robert Goldrich
May 17, 2013 -- In this latest installment of SHOOT's
Cinematographers & Cameras Series, DPs make their mark on a couple of fronts. First, a cinematographer spanning multiple disciplines reflects on lensing the fiction feature film debut of a director known for his commercialmaking and documentary acumen; and then on the film festival circuit, we focus on a pair of DPs who gained high-profile recognition by winning Cinematography Awards at Sundance 2013.
Facebook Looks To Become An Ad ColossusAssessments from Coke, P&G, American Apparel
By Barbara Ortutay, Technology Writer
May 17, 2013 -- Facebook is looking to convince big brand-name consumer companies that ads on a social network are as important — and as effective — as television spots. The company has rolled out tools to help advertisers target their messages more precisely than they can in print or on TV. Companies can single out 18- to 24-year-old male Facebook users who are likely to buy a car in the next six months. They can target 30-year-old women who are researching Caribbean getaways.