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Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
The Mill's Robin Shenfield To Chair 2018 AICP Show  
Matt Miller, president and CEO of AICP announced that Robin Shenfield, co-founder and CEO of The Mill, will serve as chairperson of the 2018 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial. The AICP Show is one of the tent-pole events of AICP Week, which also includes the debut of the...
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
"Darkest Hour," "Dunkirk," "Three Billboards," "Wonder Woman" Among Excellence in Production Design Award Nomineees 
The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and, for the first time, animation features. Winners will be honored at the Awards Gala on...
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
Composers Shed Light On "The Shape of Water," "Three Billboards," "Wonderstruck"
Composer Alexandre Desplat is an eight-time Academy Award nominee, winning in 2015 for Best Original Score on the strength of director Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel . Now in the new year, Desplat is once again in the Oscar conversation, this time for The Shape of Water (Fox Searchlight),...
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
Cate Blanchett Named President Of Cannes Film Festival Jury
Australian actress and campaigner against sexual harassment Cate Blanchett will head this year's Cannes film festival jury, organizers said Thursday. In a statement, top Cannes officials Pierre Lescure and Thierry Fremaux expressed their delight in welcoming "such a rare and unique artist whose...
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Nielsen Numbers Cause For New Year’s Eve Celebration
The cold weather proved a boon for television celebrations of the New Year. More than 25 million people tuned in to see Ryan Seacrest ring in 2018 from a frigid Times Square, the biggest audience for ABC’s venerable “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” since at least 1991, the Nielsen company said. CNN and Fox...
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
RSA Signs Director Zach Merck For Commercial Representation In U.S.
Director Zach Merck has joined RSA Films for commercial representation in the U.S. He is often sought for his expertise in real people/hidden camera fare such as Chevrolet’s “Real People. Not Actors” campaign. A versatile filmmaker, Merck also directed Volkswagen’s Racing Under Green doc-style TV...
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Showtime To Maintain "The Circus" Minus Mark Halperin
Showtime says it is keeping its political television series "The Circus" alive despite the loss of co-host Mark Halperin on sexual misconduct charges. The network announced Wednesday that the show will return on April 15, with Alex Wagner of CBS News and the Atlantic magazine joining holdover hosts...
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Black Dress Protest At Golden Globes Gains Momentum
Gal Gadot, Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige and Allison Janney will be dressed in black at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards as part of a planned anti-harassment protest, and all four voiced their support for a new initiative, Time's Up, that's aimed at supporting women who bring complaints. "I am one of...
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
ACE Eddie Award Nominations Include "Dunkirk," "Molly’s Game," "Shape of Water," "Get Out," "Lady Bird"
American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced nominations for the 68th Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in 10 categories of film, television and documentaries. Winners will be revealed during ACE’s annual black-tie awards ceremony on Friday, January 26, 2018 in the International...
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Jessica Chastain Addresses Palm Springs Film Fest, Predicts "Major Change" For Hollywood
Hollywood's first awards show of the new year included a visit from Wonder Woman Gal Gadot and a promise from Jessica Chastain that "major change is coming" to how women are treated in the industry. Actors Gary Oldman, Holly Hunter, Sam Rockwell and others journeyed out to the desert Tuesday night...