Thursday, April 19, 2018

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Saturday, Apr. 7, 2018
Success of "Roseanne" Fuels Hollywood's Copycat Impulse
The instant-hit status of "Roseanne" is triggering the enduring Hollywood impulse to copycat success. Even with series pilots nearing completion for the 2018-19 TV season, producers are eagerly pitching revivals of sitcoms that, like "Roseanne," had their day 20 or 30 years ago, according to an...
Friday, Apr. 6, 2018
Facebook COO Sandberg Says Company Should Have Audited Cambridge Analytica
Facebook's No. 2 executive says the company should have conducted an audit after learning that a political consultancy improperly accessed user data nearly three years ago. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg told NBC's "Today" show that at the time, Facebook received legal assurances that...
Friday, Apr. 6, 2018
"Miracle Season" Delivers Female Empowerment Message At Opportune Time
Cast members of "The Miracle Season" say the film's female-empowerment message couldn't have come at a better time. The movie follows the true story of Iowa City's West High volleyball team, which reached the state championships after the death of teammate Caroline "Line" Found. Erin Moriarty, one...
Friday, Apr. 6, 2018
Official Selections Unveiled For Bentonville Film Festival  
The Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) unveiled the lineup of official feature film selections for the festival’s fourth edition, May 1-6, 2018. The inclusive lineup includes an impressive slate of films--more than half from underrepresented creators--including 42 competition films, 13 episodic...
Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018
Sue Kroll Launches Kroll & Co. Entertainment At Warner Bros.
Having made her mark as one of the industry’s top studio executives for more than two decades, Sue Kroll is now hanging her own production shingle, Kroll & Co. Entertainment, based on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank. Under her new banner, Kroll is already involved in the production and...
Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018
Maged Nassar Joins Moxie Pictures For His 1st Representation In US & UK
Director Maged Nassar, a Cannes Gold Lion winner, has landed his first career representation in the U.S. and U.K., joining Moxie Pictures. Having started his career as a top agency creative at JWT Cairo, FP7 Dubai, and DDB Berlin, Nassar recently transitioned to directing full-time, helming spots...
Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018
Scott Weintrob Rides "Fastest Car" For Netflix, Joins a WHITELABEL product For Spots
Director Scott Weintrob’s filmmaking ride back and forth between short and longer-form destinations continues as Fastest Car is slated to debut Friday (4/6) on Netflix. Weintrob serves as an executive producer on the show and has helmed three of its eight episodes, including the first installment...
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2018
China Spurs Growth In Global Moviegoing
Even as trade tensions are mounting between the United States and China, the importance of Chinese moviegoers to Hollywood has never been more apparent. Global moviegoing reached a record high of $40.6 billion in 2017 despite a downturn in audiences at U.S. and Canada theaters, the Motion Picture...
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2018
On Heels Of Scandal, Facebook Unveils New Privacy Policy
Facebook's new privacy policy aims to explain the data it gathers on users more clearly — but doesn't actually change what it collects and shares. The company unveiled the revisions Wednesday as it faces one of its worst privacy scandals in history. Although Facebook says the changes aren't...
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2018
Filmmaker Arthur Jafa Joins Stink For Worldwide Representation
Filmmaker and artist Arthur Jafa has come aboard the directorial roster of Stink for global representation in spots, branded content and music videos. As reflected in assorted publications, exhibitions and a place on Art Reviews’ top 100 Power list, Jafa is acknowledged as a leading influential...