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Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Cronin, Durazzo Promoted To Co-Directors Of Interactive Production At Droga5
Tasha Cronin and Justin Durazzo have been promoted to co-directors of interactive at Droga5 New York. The two join the ranks of the production department leadership, headed by chief creation officer Sally-Ann Dale. Previously, Cronin and Durazzo served as executive producer, interactive, and...
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
GLAAD Study Finds More LGBTQ Characters, Fewer Women On TV Series
TV series are including more LGBTQ characters and adding gender-nonconforming ones, but there's a need for richer, more complex stories about them, according to the media advocacy group GLAAD. LGBTQ depictions increased in the current season across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms, the...
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Ex-Modernista! and SapientNitro Creative Gary Koepke Joins TheBridge.Co
Gary Koepke has joined TheBridge.Co--the NY-based production and content company that specializes in connecting artists with brands--as a director/art director/producer. This marks the first time he has been affiliated with a production house. Koepke is best known for his ad agency pedigree. An...
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
Apple Scores TV Coup With Show Starring Aniston, Witherspoon
"Friends" star Jennifer Aniston is coming back to television and she's partnering with Reese Witherspoon. The Apple streaming service said Wednesday the actresses will star in and produce a behind-the-scenes drama series about a TV morning show. Aniston came to fame as Rachel on the hit NBC comedy...
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
Donald Sutherland Finally Wins An Oscar
For every era of film in the last half-century, there's a memorable Donald Sutherland role. Whether it's his breakthrough performance in "The Dirty Dozen," his portrayal of demented arsonist in "Backdraft" or playing a ruthless president in "The Hunger Games" films, Sutherland's career spans...
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
4 Is The Loneliest Oscar Number--But That Could Change For Female Directors This Year
Four. It's one of the most glaring numbers in Academy Awards history. That's how many women have been nominated for best director in the awards' 89 years of existence. Kathryn Bigelow, for "The Hurt Locker" in 2010, is the only woman to win. "I have to say it really bums me out," says Greta Gerwig...
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
AFI Fest Sets Tech Showcase Lineup Featuring VR, AR, Immersive Shorts
The American Film Institute (AFI) has unviled the Tech Showcase lineup for AFI Fest 2017. The Tech Showcase will include a selection of 360-degree, virtual reality, augmented reality and immersive short film experiences representing a cross-section of what’s currently possible in this new cinematic...
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
Disney Ends LA Times Ban After Backlash From Film Critics, Awards Shows
The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday lifted its ban of Los Angeles Times reporters and critics from its press screenings after a widespread backlash prompted several media outlets to announce their own boycotts of Disney movies. In a statement Tuesday, Disney said it was restoring access to the newspaper...
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
DGA, AICP Reach Tentative Agreement on New Commercial Contract
The Directors Guild of America has announced that the National Board of Directors has approved a tentative new national commercial contract to be sent to the membership for ratification. The agreement was negotiated with the Association of Independent Commercial Producers, Inc. (AICP) and covers a...
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
Legendary DP Owen Roizman, ASC, Discovers Digital, A Coveted Oscar In Retirement
Academy Awards and digital cameras eluded cinematographer Owen Roizman during his Hollywood career. But in retirement, he's found both. Roizman is among four recipients of honorary Oscar statuettes being celebrated Saturday at the film academy's ninth annual Governors Awards ceremony. "I never...