Friday, January 19, 2018

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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
Ava DuVernay, "black-ish," "Power" Among NAACP Image Award Winners
A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community’s power to create change. DuVernay lauded other black artists from the stage as she accepted her award Monday night, naming writers and directors such as Shonda Rhimes,...
Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
Marketing On The Ground Floor Yields Insights Into Consumer Behavior
The next phase in data collection is right under your feet. Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It's a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore with floor sensors that track people's...
Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018
"Jumanji" Tops MLK Weekend Box Office; "The Post" Debuts In 2nd Place
Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Taraji P. Henson and Paddington Bear and all rushed into movie theaters over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, but "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" still roared the loudest with an estimated $27 million in ticket sales, Friday to Sunday. "Jumanji" easily remained the no. 1...
Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018
Eliza Dushku Alleges She Was Abused At Age 12 During Production Of '94 Film "True Lies"
Actress Eliza Dushku says she was sexually molested at age 12 by a stunt coordinator during production of the 1994 film "True Lies." In a post on her Facebook account Saturday, Dushku also alleged that Joel Kramer, then 36, caused her to be injured on the set as payback for disclosing the alleged...
Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018
Models Level Accusations of Sexual Misconduct Against Photographers Weber, Testino
In a sweeping new sexual misconduct investigation, The New York Times reported Saturday that several male models have accused famed photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino of unwanted advances and coercion. Fifteen current and former models told the Times that Weber's demands often occurred...
Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018
Outcry Over Gender Pay Disparity Prompts Wahlberg To Donate $1.5 Million Reshoot Fee To Time's Up
Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for "All the Money in the World" to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Time's Up. Wahlberg said he'll donate the money in the name of his...
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Getting Ready For The Big Game: Tips For Producing A Super Bowl Ad
Producing a Super Bowl spot is one of advertising’s more high pressure experiences; throw the holidays into the mix and you have a recipe for major stress. So it’s the right time for this list of five ways to keep your production on track through the final weeks before the big game. The advice...
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Big Night For "The Shape of Water," Women At Critics' Choice Awards
It was a good night for women at the Critics' Choice Awards. "Big Little Lies" was the biggest TV winner, with four awards, and "The Handmaid's Tale" won three. "Wonder Woman" was named best action movie and its star Gal Gadot accepted a special award for challenging gender stereotypes. "Big Little...
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
Rob Lambrechts Named Chief Creative Officer At Pereira & O’Dell
Pereira & O’Dell has elevated co-executive creative director Rob Lambrechts to the role of chief creative officer at the agency. As a founding employee, Lambrechts has been instrumental in the success of the shop’s growth and creative service offerings. As CCO, Lambrechts will oversee the...
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
NBC Close To Selling Out Super Bowl Ads--At $5M+ Per :30 Slot
NBC has less than 10 ad spots left to sell a little less than a month ahead of Super Bowl 52, the network says. Ads are going for slightly more than $5 million per 30-second spot. The big game, which is as much an advertising showcase as it is a football showdown airs Feb. 4. NBC is airing the...