Sunday, November 19, 2017

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Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
Tim Roth Takes On New Roles For Shows On Amazon, AMC's Sundance Now
Tim Roth can't stay out of trouble. Since his first screen appearance in 1982's "Made in Britain" as a skinhead with a swastika tattoo on his forehead, or in 1994's "Pulp Fiction" as a petty crook holding up a coffee shop with his girlfriend, Roth has made an art of playing villains, whack jobs and...
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
"Florida Project": A "Little Rascals 2017" Look At Spirit, Imagination and The Hidden Homeless
Sean Baker's "The Florida Project" takes place in a blindingly purple low-budget motel named the Magic Castle, just down Route 192 from Disney's Magic Kingdom. For the children of single parents who live there, the Kissimmee, Florida, motel is a playground — even if they're living in poverty. "The...
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
Carmichael Lynch Hires Creative Director Allison Hayes
Allison Hayes has joined Carmichael Lynch as its newest creative director. Hayes comes over from Venables Bell & Partners in San Francisco, where she was the creative lead on clients including 23&Me, Audi, Massage Envy, 76 and Phillips 66. She’s also spent time at 72andSunny, where she...
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
NFL Ratings Decline; Nielsen Week In Review
The National Football League is continuing a steady decline in audience, with its fourth week of games having the smallest audience on a weekend when some conservatives called for a boycott because some of its players used the national anthem to protest against police treatment of minorities. The...
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
Empress Studios Opens With All-Female Directorial Roster
Executive producer Micki Poklar has launched Empress Studios, a production company that exclusively represents female directors. The new venture opens with a roster consisting of directors Alissa Torvinen, Charlotte Rabate, Montana Mann and Tabitha Denholm. “I feel passionately about being able to...
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Doris Chung Joins Deutsch As SVP, Creative Director
Deutsch has hired Doris Chung, SVP, creative director, to spearhead the agency’s creative work for Mott’s and Canada Dry. Chung reports directly to Pete Favat, chief creative officer of North America. “Doris is truly a jack of all trades,” said Favat. “She has created powerful work for world-...
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Free The Bid Marks Year Anniversary, Reports Progress For Female Directors
Free The Bid, the brainchild of filmmaker Alma Har’el, has grown during its first year, helping to give women directors a voice in advertising. The non-profit initiative advocates on behalf of women directors for equal opportunities by asking agencies to include a woman director on every triple-bid...
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Facebook Estimates 10 Million Saw Russia-linked Ads Carrying Divisive Political Messages
Facebook says ads that ran on the company's social media platform and have been linked to a Russian internet agency were seen by an estimated 10 million people before and after the 2016 election. The company turned 3,000 ads over to three congressional committees Monday as part of their...
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Director Philippe Tempelman Lands First U.S. Representation, Joins Epoch Films
Swedish director Philippe Tempelman has signed with production company Epoch Films for his first career representation in the U.S. A talented graphic designer, Tempelman began the first iteration of his commercial career on the agency side as an art director. It is not until he went back to study...
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017
The Daunting Challenge Of Bringing "Blade Runner" Sequel To Life
It was dawn on the set of "Blade Runner 2049" and Harrison Ford and director Denis Villeneuve were swimming back to the shore together after an all-night shoot in a million-gallon water tank. It was cold in the water. It was cold outside. And it was just one night out of a dozen that they'd be...