Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018
JohnXHannes Wins Cannes Health & Wellness Grand Prix For Hillcoat-Directed "Corazon"
Feature, commercial and branded content director John Hillcoat ( The Road, Proposition ), who’s handled in the ad arena by Serial Pictures, has seen Corazón , his 48-minute film about organ donation for Montefiore hospital out of agency JohnXHannes, NY, win the Cannes Lions Health & Wellness...
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018
Calif. Film Tax Credit Could Require Diversity Stats, Harassment Policy Disclosure Starting In 2020
California lawmakers passed legislation Monday that puts more conditions on state film tax credits to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring amid revelations of misconduct and discrimination in the movie industry. The legislation would require feature film and television...
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018
Director Ken Duncan Joins BODEGA Animation
Content creation studio BODEGA--with bases of operation in NY and San Francisco--has added L.A.-based animation director Ken Duncan to its animation roster for advertising and content representation in the U.S. He has animated for classic feature films including The Lion King, 9, Tarzan , and...
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018
"Black Panther" Wins 4 MTV Awards; Real-Life Hero Honored
The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman. Boseman quickly handed off his best hero award to James Shaw Jr., who wrestled an assault-style rifle away from...
Monday, Jun. 18, 2018
AFI Pays Tribute To George Clooney
George Clooney's Hollywood career spans more than three decades, with memorable roles including fighting vampires, playing Batman and drifting through space in "Gravity." But Clooney's other accomplishments, including directing, screenwriting and activism, led to him becoming the latest recipient...
Monday, Jun. 18, 2018
Superlounge Signs Director Greg Popp For U.S. Spot Representation
Director Greg Popp has joined the roster of Superlounge for exclusive U.S. spot representation. Popp, who specializes in comedy-dialogue fare, recently helmed “Gasoline,” among the new digital projects created via MullenLowe/Boston for Burger King. The spot has racked up nearly 7 million views, and...
Monday, Jun. 18, 2018
Hulu Acquires Director Bing Liu's "Minding The Gap"
Hulu has acquired the rights to Minding the Gap , director Bing Liu’s moving documentary which earlier this year earned him the Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking. The poignant film marked a stirring feature directorial debut for Liu--one which also landed him...
Sunday, Jun. 17, 2018
"Incredibles 2" Breaks Animation Box Office Record With $180M Opening Weekend
The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall. Disney estimated Sunday that the film earned $180 million in its...
Saturday, Jun. 16, 2018
Director Gilles de Maistre Takes A Flavorful Tour In "The Quest of Alain Ducasse"
In the new documentary "The Quest of Alain Ducasse," the esteemed French chef steps off a small plane in the middle of the Gobi desert in Mongolia. As he stands pondering the vast emptiness, a motorcycle suddenly appears, as if out of nowhere, carrying two men. The bemused chef chuckles: "There are...
Friday, Jun. 15, 2018
AT&T Completes $81 Billion Deal For Time Warner
AT&T has completed its $81 billion takeover of Time Warner, one of the biggest media deals ever. A federal judge approved the combination just two days earlier over objections by the Trump Justice Department that it would hurt consumers. The merger could shape the way consumers stream TV and...