Thursday, April 19, 2018

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Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018
Cannes Lions, ANA Launch CMO Growth Council Chaired By P&G's Marc Pritchard
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) have launched the CMO Growth Council in partnership with the ANA’s CMO Masters Circle. The CMO Growth Council will initially be comprised of 20 CMOs from some of the world’s biggest global brands...
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018
Director Krista Liney Signs With The Collective @ LAIR For Spots, Branded Content
Integrated production studio The Collective @ LAIR has signed NYC-based director Krista Liney for commercials, branded content and direct-to-client fare worldwide. She continues to serve as SVP of brand creative at A&E Networks while spreading her directorial wings via The Collective @ LAIR...
Monday, Apr. 16, 2018
Josh Charles, Dan Cogan, Amy Kaufman Among Tribeca Film Festival Jurors
The Tribeca Film Festival has set the members of 10 juries, reflecting the tone and texture of the annual cultural showcase, which celebrates storytelling in film, television, virtual reality, music and games. The jurors will be tasked with honoring the new works of emerging and established members...
Sunday, Apr. 15, 2018
"Rampage" Edges Out "A Quiet Place" In Weekend Box Office
After a wobbly start, Dwayne Johnson muscled his way to a No. 1 opening for "Rampage" — but just barely. Close on its heels was the word-of-mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" in its second week in theaters, and not too far behind that was the Blumhouse horror "Truth or Dare" in a competitive weekend...
Sunday, Apr. 15, 2018
Martin Sorrell Steps Down As CEO Of WPP 
Martin Sorrell is stepping down as chief executive of WPP, the world's largest advertising agency company, following allegations of personal misconduct. Sorrell, who built WPP into a global brand during his 33 years at the helm, had been accused of misusing company assets. He has denied any...
Saturday, Apr. 14, 2018
Oscar-Winning Director Milos Forman Dies At 86
Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday. He was 86. Forman died about 2 a.m. Saturday at Danbury Hospital, near his home in Warren, Connecticut, according to a...
Friday, Apr. 13, 2018
Infosys Reaches Agreement To Acquire WONGDOODY
Infosys (NYSE: INFY), known for its global consulting, technology and next-generation services, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WONGDOODY, a US-based, full-service creative and consumer insights agency. The move strengthens Infosys’ creative, branding and customer experience...
Friday, Apr. 13, 2018
A Look At How Facebook Ads Target Consumers
If you want to tailor a Facebook ad to a single user out of its universe of 2.2 billion, you could. Trying to pitch your boutique bed and breakfast to a 44-year-old "trendy mom" who lives in Seattle, leans conservative and is currently traveling in the Toronto area but hasn't booked a hotel for the...
Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018
Nightmarish Horror: A Box Office Dream Come True For Hollywood
Finding dependable, bankable box-office hits for anything without a superhero has been a downright scary proposition for Hollywood. The solution, it turns out, is a nightmare, too. Horror has emerged as one of the most lucrative and in-demand genres in Hollywood, a box-office success story as well...
Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018
Documentary Director Jennifer Peedom Joins Saville For U.S. Spots
Saville Productions has signed BAFTA Award-nominated documentary film director Jennifer Peedom for U.S. commercial representation. Peedom is a visually-driven filmmaker with over a decade of experience directing gripping, intimate portraits of individuals in raw and sometimes extreme circumstances...