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Thursday, Jul. 30, 2020
Toronto Film Fest Sets Lineup, Including Regina King's Directorial Debut, Docs. From Federick Wiseman, Werner Herzog
The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a lineup bearing little in common with its normal barrage of awards contenders and premier fall films, but features the directorial debut of Regina King and the latest documentaries from Frederick Wiseman and Werner Herzog. Toronto, which...
Thursday, Jul. 30, 2020
Wave Studios Wins AMP Awards Best in Show For 2nd Straight Year
It’s back-to-back wins for the New York, London and Amsterdam based audio house Wave Studios, as the company won the Ryan Barkan Award for Best in Show at the 2020 AMP Awards with its work on Smirnoff’s “Infamous Since 1864” spot. The winner was revealed during a virtual presentation that took...
Thursday, Jul. 30, 2020
Pandemic Takes Toll On Comcast's Q2; Peacock Streaming Service Draws 10M Users
The coronavirus pandemic took a toll on Comcast in the second quarter as movie theaters closed, theme parks shut down and advertisers cut back. The company reported Thursday that its NBCUniversal TV, film and theme park divisions, as well as its Sky unit in Europe, all suffered steep drops in...
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google CEOS Take Congressional Heat Over Business Practices
Fending off accusations of stifling competition, four Big Tech CEOs — Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple — are answering for their companies' practices before Congress as a House panel caps its yearlong investigation of market dominance in...
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020
Federal Appeals Court Rules Judd Can Sue Weinstein For Sexual Harassment
A federal appeals court on Wednesday restored a major part of Ashley Judd's lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, finding that the producer had power over the actor which should make her able to sue under a California sexual harassment law. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020
Doomsday Adds Michael Parks Randa, LAMAR+INK Duo To Its Directorial Roster
Production company Doomsday Entertainment has added the LAMAR+NIK duo and Michael Parks Randa to its directorial roster. This marks Randa’s first U.S. commercial and music video representation while LAMAR+NIK had earlier been handled by sixtwentysix. Randa recently collaborated with 30 cross-...
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020
REVERSE Signs Swedish Director Daniel Börjesson for U.S. Representation
Commercial production company REVERSE has added Swedish director Daniel Börjesson to its roster for U.S. representation. Börjesson’s commercialmaking exploits include campaigns for BMW, Volvo, Porsche, Mazda, and SAS. His body of work also includes documentaries and music videos, collaborating with...
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020
Hey Baby Adds Directors Poppy Gordon, Duncan Wolfe
Directors Poppy Gordon and Duncan Wolfe have joined the roster of L.A.-based commercial production house Hey Baby. This marks Gordon’s first commercial representation. She studied at the European Graduate School in Switzerland under image-makers such as Chris Kraus, Claire Denis, and Catherine...
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020
Sweetshop Signs Director Tom Gould For Global Representation
Sweetshop has signed director Tom Gould for global representation focused on commercials and branded content. His work has been screened and exhibited globally in MoMA, the Institute of Contemporary Arts and the British Film Institute, while shooting campaigns for brands such as NBA, Ralph Lauren,...
Tuesday, Jul. 28, 2020
David Rubin Re-elected Motion Picture Academy President
Casting director David Rubin has been re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors. Also elected to officer positions by the Board are: --Lois Burwell, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee) --Larry Karaszewski,...

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