Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017
Francis Ford Coppola, "Godfather" Cast Reunite and Reminisce At Tribeca
Debilitating studio battles. One miraculously still cat. Mooning contests between James Caan and Marlon Brando. These were the memories shared, 45 years later, on the making of “The Godfather” in a rare reunion of the film’s cast and director Francis Ford Coppola at Radio City Music Hall. With the...
Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017
Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen Pay Tribute To Jonathan Demme At Tribeca Talk 
Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night (4/28) to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which won each of them Oscars. "God bless Jonathan Demme, we just lost him," Hanks told the crowd attending an event that was part of...
Friday, Apr. 28, 2017
Coming Attractions: VRTL Summit Gives Glimpse Of Next Big Titles On The VR/AR Marquee
Look for two-time Oscar-winning director Alejandro G. Iñárritu ( The Revenant, Birdman ) to make a major splash at next month’s Cannes Film Festival with his first foray into virtual reality, a short film titled Carne y Arena ( Meat and Sand ), reported to be about migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico...
Friday, Apr. 28, 2017
Top Juried Award Winners At Tribeca: "Keep the Change," "Son of Sofia," "Bobbi Jene" 
The 16th Tribeca Film Festival announced the winners of its competition categories at the awards ceremony last night (4/27) at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. Top awards went to Keep the Change for Best U.S. Narrative, Son of Sofia for Best International Narrative, and Bobbi Jene for Best...
Friday, Apr. 28, 2017
D&AD Awards Bestow 5 Black Pencils--2 Upon “We’re the Superhumans”
Five Black Pencils were given out at the D&AD Awards this evening (4/27) in London. Two of those high honors were bestowed upon U.K. Channel 4/Paralympics’ “We’re the Superhumans”--one going to 4 Creative for Film Advertising; the other to Blink for Film Advertising Craft. The three other Black...
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017
YouTube Ad Boycott Will Be Reflected In Q2--And Likely Beyond For Google
YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child. It's not yet clear whether a recent ad boycott of YouTube will be short-lived or the start of a long-term shift away from the video service - one...
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017
Filmmakers Drawn To Empathy-Nurturing Potential of Virtual Reality
On a plain, overcast day in Poland, Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter walks toward the Nazi concentration camp Majdanek. He stands in the railway car that delivered him and his family to the camp. He walks to the gas chamber and the showers. Some rooms he can't bear to go in. He shares his...
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017
Patty Jenkins Reflects On "Wonder Woman," Getting The Opportunity To Direct A Tentpole Movie
Director Patty Jenkins first expressed interest in making a "Wonder Woman" movie over 10 years ago. She'd just made "Monster," which won Charlize Theron an Oscar, and was doing the rounds at various studios talking about what she'd like to do next. Richard Donner's "Superman" was a film that...
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017
Oscar-Nominated DP Phedon Papamichael Joins Untitled's Spot Directing Roster
Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC, an Oscar-nominated cinematographer who’s diversified successfully into directing, has signed with Untitled Inc., the Santa Monica-based commercial production company headed by founders/executive producers Jim and Kristin Evans. Papamichael comes aboard Untitled’s...
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017
Cutwater Hires Its 1st ECD, Ronny Northrop
Ronny Northrop has come aboard independent agency Cutwater as executive creative director. His hire marks the first time that the San Francisco-based shop has held an ECD role. Northrop will partner with chief creative officer Chuck McBride to continue driving growth for the agency and its clients...