Monday, November 20, 2017

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Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Will Weinstein's Downfall Yield Real Change In Hollywood?
"That's how it works," actress and director Sarah Polley recalls Harvey Weinstein saying to her years ago in his office. If she agreed to a "very close relationship" with him she could go on to be a star and win awards, he said. He told her that a famous actress had once sat in her seat and that...
Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
"Happy Death Day" Continues Successful Horror Run At Box Office
The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well. This weekend the "Groundhog Day"-like horror pic "Happy Death Day" scored a first-place finish, surpassing expectations and blowing the much costlier and star-driven "Blade Runner 2049" out of the water. Studio...
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017
Zvyagintsev's "Loveless" Named Best Picture At London Film Fest
Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Loveless," a piercing drama about a divorcing couple whose son disappears, won the best picture prize at the London Film Festival on Saturday. The award was Zvyagintsev's second top trophy from the London festival. He received the best picture award in 2014...
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
Boseman, Hudlin Do Justice To A Young Thurgood Marshall
Chadwick Boseman knows a little about portraying icons: his acting resume includes Jackie Robinson, James Brown and comic book's first black superhero, the Black Panther. But even Boseman was wary after director Reginald Hudlin approached him about portraying the younger days of the future Supreme...
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
Director Nick Spooner Joins PRISM
Director Nick Spooner has come aboard the roster of PRISM, a Brooklyn-based production company and content studio founded by executive producer Tom Rossano and director Elliot Kealoha Blanchard. Spooner’s directing credits span such brands as AT&T, Ford, Ikea, Tide, Budweiser, Volkswagen,...
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
Berlin Cameron Launches In-House Experiential Arm BCXP
Creative agency Berlin Cameron, part of the WPP network, has launched BCXP, an in-house experiential arm, which will create one of a kind, interactive and tangible experiences for brands to break through to consumers. The practice will work with clients, including Capital One and ABC, to deliver...
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
Pulse Films Adds LuckyMe To Its Directorial Roster
Pulse Films has signed directors LuckyMe--the creative partnership of Peter Marsden and Dominic Flannigan--for commercialmaking, branded content and music video representation in the U.S. and U.K. LuckyMe has received acclaim for its creative direction on record label releases: TNGHT, Hudson...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
Amazon Studios' Chief Roy Price Placed On Leave After Harassment Claims
The head of Amazon Studios was put on leave Thursday following sexual harassment allegations from a producer on the Amazon series "Man in the High Castle," adding to Hollywood's crisis over its mistreatment of women. Studio executive Roy Price is on a leave of absence effective immediately, Amazon...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
Weta Digital's Joe Letteri To Receive VES Georges Melies Award
The Visual Effects Society (VES) named Academy Award®-winning visual effects master Joe Letteri, VES as the next recipient of the VES Georges Méliès Award. The award will be presented at the 16th Annual VES Awards on February 13, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The VES Georges Méliès Award,...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
Facebook COO Supports Release Of Russia-linked Ads, Related Info
A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting. Previously, Facebook declined to make the ads public. While Facebook's chief operating officer...