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Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020
Kai-Lu Hsiung Named Global Managing Director of RSA Films; David Mitchell To Exit For New Venture
Kai-Lu Hsiung is to assume the role of RSA Films global managing director, with Martin Roker being promoted to global head of sister shop Black Dog Films. Veteran producer David Mitchell will leave RSA at the end of September for a new venture he is developing, to be announced later this year. Both...
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020
VMLY&R Hires Sherman Winfield, James Beikmohamadi As ECDs
VMLY&R has hired Sherman Winfield and James Beikmohamadi as executive creative directors based in the Atlanta office. They will report to Noel Cottrell, chief creative officer, Kansas City. Winfield and Beikmohamadi will play a key role in the agency, inspiring and invigorating creative teams...
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020
"Fleabag" Director Harry Bradbeer Detours Into A 19th Century Family Adventure Feature
Best known for his work on Fleabag --which won him Best Comedy Series and Best Directing for a Comedy Series Emmys in 2019--and Killing Eve for which he earned a BAFTA TV Award directorial nomination that same year, Harry Bradbeer took what on the surface appeared to be a surprising detour with his...
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020
Let The Games Begin? Tokyo Looks To Convince Sponsors That Olympics Will Happen
The only thing more difficult than staging next year's Tokyo Olympics in a pandemic might be convincing sponsors to keep their billions of dollars on board in the midst of economic turbulence and skepticism. To make the point this week, IOC President Thomas Bach will join a number of Japanese...
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020
Ratings Don't Go According To Script; Nielsen Week In Review
There's something missing in the Nielsen company's listing of last week's 20 most popular primetime programs, something that once would have seemed inconceivable. Not a single scripted program is included — no drama or no comedy. The most-watched scripted show of the week, NBC's drama "Transplant...
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020
Director Meena Ayittey Joins Great Guns For Global Representation
International production company Great Guns has added director Meena Ayittey to its roster for global representation. Born in London to Ghanaian immigrants, Ayittey has a passion for creativity and filmmaking that was evident from an early age. Alongside a love of drawing and painting, Ayittey...
Monday, Sep. 21, 2020
Unions, AMPTP Reach Agreement On COVID-19 Protocols To Help Safely Resume Production
The unions representing casts and crews have reached an agreement with the major studios on protocols to allow the industry to safely re-open. The protocols pave the way for creative workers, who have been hard hit by the pandemic, to resume their crafts and livelihoods in workplaces redesigned...
Monday, Sep. 21, 2020
Bullitt Brings Director Sean Thonson Aboard Its Roster For Commercials, Branded Content
Director Sean Thonson has joined the filmmaking collective Bullitt for U.S. representation spanning commercials and branded content. Thonson has brought his storytelling and visual acumen to a wide variety of advertisers, helming ambitious narratives for high-profile automakers, taking us on...
Monday, Sep. 21, 2020
Director Emma Debany Signs With Tomorrow
Production house Tomorrow has signed director Emma Debany. She was previously represented by Lord Danger in the U.S. Debany is a director, writer, and designer with a keen sense of art direction and impeccable comedic timing. Her work has a humor at its center that celebrates the absurd and...
Monday, Sep. 21, 2020
Errol Morris' "My Psychedelic Love Story" Named Closing Film At AFI Fest
The 34th edition of AFI Fest will close with the world premiere of Showtime® Documentary Films’ My Psychedelic Love Story . Directed by Academy Award®-winning director Errol Morris, the film explores the dark side of the Timothy Leary saga, and how his doomed relationship with Joanna Harcourt-Smith...

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