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Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
Marvel Superhero Films Encounter Formidable Foes In Scorsese, Coppola
It's not exactly the stuff of "Stop the presses!" that some of the greatest filmmakers in the world have misgivings about the rise of the superhero film and its outsized place in our film culture. And yet recent critical comments by Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola have been greeted like...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
Governors Award Honoree Geena Davis Discusses Gender Inequality, Her Oscar History
When Geena Davis got a message on a Saturday morning that the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences needed to speak to her urgently, she thought "I hope I'm not in trouble." It was quite the opposite. The call was to inform Davis that she had been selected to receive the Jean...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
Deon Taylor Takes Extra Steps To Clear His Path To Filmmaking
Deon Taylor doesn't take no for an answer when it comes to filmmaking. And it's a word he hears all the time. When no one wanted to make his first film, he made it himself and even persuaded Rutger Hauer to be in it. When the studio said they couldn't afford Oscar-nominated cinematographer Dante...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
American Society of Cinematographers To Honor Elmes, Morgan, Delbonnel, McCuaig
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will celebrate the work of four trailblazing cinematographers at the 34th ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Frederick Elmes, ASC will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; Donald A. Morgan, ASC will be honored with the Career Achievement in...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
JohnXHannes Founders Close Up Shop, Form New Ventures
John McKelvey and Hannes Ciatti, co-founders/executive creative directors of JohnXHannes, are closing that New York shop to each form a new venture. McKelvey is launching Mirimar Creative Group, a Los Angeles-headquartered creative agency with a New York operation, while Ciatti will reportedly head...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
NFL, Chicago Dramas Pace NBC's Ratings Victory; Nielsen Week In Review
Football and mayhem in Chicago, unrelated to the NFL’s Bears, dominated the top of the television rankings last week. While NBC’s Sunday night football game was the most-watched program of the week, producer Dick Wolf’s trio of Windy City-set dramas all finished among the Nielsen company’s list of...
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
The Director Brothers Join Bullitt For Spots, Branded Content
Bullitt has added The Director Brothers to its roster for commercial and branded content representation in the U.S. Otherwise known as Ryan McNeely and Josh Martin, The Director Brothers are Funny or Die veterans who have worked with high-profile comedy figures creating narratives that seamlessly...
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
VFX Supervisor Sheena Duggal To Receive VES Award For Creative Excellence
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named visual effects supervisor Sheena Duggal as the forthcoming recipient of the VES Award for Creative Excellence in recognition of her valuable contributions to filmed entertainment. The award will be presented at the 18th Annual VES Awards on January 29,...
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
Director Dan DiFelice Extends His Reach Via Biscuit To Both Sides Of The Atlantic
Director Dan DiFelice, who’s been repped by Biscuit Filmworks since 2016 for spots and branded content in the U.S., has now joined the company’s U.K. roster. DiFelice thus gains continuity in representation via Biscuit on both sides of the Atlantic. He had been previously handled in the U.K. by...
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
Clare Donald Named Chief Production Officer of Publicis Groupe UK
Publicis Groupe UK has hired Clare Donald as its chief production officer. With 25+ years’ experience in production and film, Donald will lead both Publicis Groupe UK and production partner Prodigious’ cross-discipline production offering. The heads of production at individual Publicis UK agencies...

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