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Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
Tom Hanks Credits Director Marielle Heller With His Becoming Mr. Rogers
Tom Hanks has never played a superhero. But when the actor recently donned a very simple cardigan sweater, and the slacks to go with it, he felt like one. "I felt like Batman. It felt like I was wearing the cape and the cowl of the Dark Knight detective," Hanks says. "There's only one person you...
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
Director Drew Kirsch Looks To Tomorrow For Spots, Branded Content
Drew Kirsch, a 2019 MTV VMA-winning director, has joined Tomorrow for commercials and branded content in the U.S. This marks his first production company roost for representation in the American ad market. He is repped for commercials in Germany by Bears Calling and in France by Superette. His...
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
Sibling Rivalry Adds Directors Elena Parasco, Emily Elizabeth Thomas To U.S. Spot Roster
Directors Elena Parasco and Emily Elizabeth Thomas have joined New York-based Sibling Rivalry for commercial representation in the U.S. Born and raised in New York, and a graduate of Wesleyan University, Parasco is known for her engaging, docu-grounded style, Through a carefully considered lens,...
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
CBS Tops Nielsens Behind "60 Minutes"; ESPN Scores With Monday NFL Game
CBS won the television ratings crown last week despite being without the most valuable ratings commodity in this era, a primetime football game. Two relatively lackluster games on NBC and Fox last week enabled CBS’ strong entertainment schedule to rule the week, the Nielsen company said. The long-...
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
"American Factory," "Apollo 11," "One Child Nation" Among Producers Guild Awards’ Documentary Nominees
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) unveiled its 2020 Documentary Motion Picture nominees that will advance to the final voting process for the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards. The Producers Guild Awards honor excellence in motion picture and television productions, as well as the most notable...
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
Directors of Color, Women Advance Significantly In Episodic TV, According to DGA
For the first time, half of all TV episodes were helmed by women or directors of color, the Directors Guild of America revealed in its latest Episodic Television Director Inclusion Report covering the 2018-19 season. That number was up from last year’s prior high of 42.5%, and from 21% just five...
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
AFI Fest Discusses "Erasure" Of Latinx Community In Film
In the past dozen years, one out of some 1,200 studio films was directed by a Latina, according to the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. Slated to double that tally is actress/producer/director Eva Longoria who is set to helm 24/7 for Universal and Flaming Hot for Fox Searchlight. Longoria was a...
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
Nexus Studios Signs Director Robertino Zambrano
Director Robertino Zambrano has signed with Nexus Studios for commercials and branded content worldwide except for Australia. Zambrano gained international recognition with Love in the Time of March Madness which won honors at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014 and was Oscar shortlisted (Best...
Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
Directorial Duo Mad Ruffian Joins Tool For First Foray Into U.S. Market
Tool of North America has added Mad Ruffian, a directing duo consisting of Christopher Watson-Wood and Amanda Jones, to its content roster. Mad Ruffian is known for highly visual storytelling, in-house VFX, clever transitions, and tongue-in-cheek attitude. The duo has directed spots for Reese’s,...
Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
Station Film Signs Director Declan Whitebloom For Spots In U.S.
Bicoastal Station Film has signed director Declan Whitebloom for commercials in the U.S. His work spans noted spots and music videos. On the former score he has directed for brands such as Pinterest, Target, Fiat and Lipton. His music video fare has featured such artists as Taylor Swift, Demi...

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