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Thursday, Jul. 16, 2020
GLAAD Study Shows Diversity of LGBTQ Characters In Film Declines
Last year saw record representation of LGBTQ characters in the 118 films released by major studios, according to a new study by GLAAD. But for the third straight year, the racial diversity of LGBTQ characters has waned and transgender characters again went unseen. GLAAD called the decrease in non-...
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2020
Alexander Hammer Joins Good Company's Directorial Roster For Spots, Branded Content, Music Videos
Multitalented creative Alexander Hammer has joined bicoastal Good Company for commercials, branded content and music videos fresh off directing and editing the Amy Schumer docu-series Expecting Amy , which debuted July 9 on HBO Max. He’s been part of Good Company’s editing lineup for some time but...
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2020
Director Robert Schwentke Lands His 1st Branded Representation, Joins Sweetshop
Sweetshop has signed director Robert Schwentke for commercials and long-form branded projects globally. This marks the veteran feature filmmaker’s first career representation in the ad arena. Schwentke has a diverse body of work ranging from edge-of-your-seat thrillers to action comedies and...
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2020
CBS, NAACP Agree To Multi-Year Content Development Deal
CBS Television and the NAACP has reached an agreement to develop content to further tell stories of the African American experience. The television studio and civil rights organization announced the multi-year agreement in a joint statement Wednesday. The partnership will focus on creating and...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
Evening News Outperforms Primetime TV; Nielsen Week In Review
The broadcast networks might want to consider promoting David Muir, Lester Holt and Norah O'Donnell, at least in the summer months. ABC's Muir-hosted "World News Tonight" and NBC's "Nightly News" with Holt both averaged more viewers than any single program in primetime television last week, the...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
Pandemic Prompts Cancellation of Telluride Film Festival
The Telluride Film Festival, the annual film retreat held in the Colorado mountains and one of the fall movie season's top launching pads, has been canceled. Organizers said Tuesday that the festival's 47th edition, scheduled for Labor Day weekend, was scuttled entirely due to the coronavirus...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
U.S. District Court Rejects $19M Weinstein Settlement With Accusers
A $19 million settlement between Harvey Weinstein and some of his accusers and the state of New York was rejected Tuesday by a judge. U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in Manhattan said Weinstein's accusers in the proposed class-action settlement were too varied to be grouped together. Three...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
Michael B. Jordan's Drive-in Movies Look To Drive Up Voting, Bring Communities Together
For Michael B. Jordan, timing is everything. So when the SAG award winner marched in a Los Angeles Black Lives Matter protest last month demanding that Hollywood drastically increase its diversity in the executive ranks, it was a moment he felt prepared for. "I think it's always been brewing in me...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
Director Rick Darge Joins Stink For Spots, Branded Content, Music Videos
International production company Stink Films has added director Rick Darge to its U.S. roster for commercials, music videos, and branded content. Darge began his career as an editor, cutting everything from feature-length films to documentaries, commercials to television specials. From editing, he...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
Oscar Nominee Lawrence Sher Joins brother’s Directorial Roster For Spots, Branded Content
With the high-profile debut of a film promoting NASA’s mission to Mars, a recent flurry of awards show honors for an Apple shot-on-iPhone short, and the addition of an Oscar-nominated cinematographer to its commercialmaking/branded content directorial roster, production house brother--founded by...

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