Friday, April 20, 2018

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Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
"Fearless Girl" To Relocate To NY Stock Exchange
New York's "Fearless Girl" statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Street's bronze "Charging Bull" to a new home facing the New York Stock Exchange. And the bull, a longtime fixture and tourist attraction at the foot of...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Cameron Bailey Named Artistic Director, Co-Head Of Toronto Film Festival
Cameron Bailey has been named to the newly created position of artistic director and co-head of the Toronto International Film Festival. He will assume this role and report directly to TIFF’s board of directors effective October 1, 2018. Bailey’s new role is a promotion and expansion of his current...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Peabody Award Entertainment Winners Include "The Handmaid’s Tale," "SNL," "Insecure"
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed nine Entertainment winners, including Children’s & Youth, for programs released in 2017. Honorees include a dystopian look at the United States, a 1950s female comedian who runs afoul of decency laws, innovative reflections on diversity from up-and-...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Cannes Film Fest Welcomes Back Lars von Trier After Banning Him 7 Years Ago
Seven years after being banned by the Cannes Film Festival for jokingly calling himself a Nazi, Danish director Lars von Trier has been invited back to the French festival. Von Trier was declared "persona non grata" by Cannes after expressing sympathy for Adolf Hitler in a 2011 press conference for...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
"A Quiet Place" Speaks Volumes About Sound's Storytelling Power
If you turn down the noise, you can hear yourself think and perhaps even better, listen to what’s around you. That’s a prime dynamic which has come into play for A Quiet Place (Paramount Pictures) starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski who also serves as the film’s director, co-writer and an...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Furlined Adds Director Niall O'Brien To Its Roster
Director Niall O’Brien has joined Furlined for U.S. commercial representation. His ad credits span such brands as Nike, Adidas and Canon, as well as agencies including Droga5 and AMV BBDO. Dublin-born, L.A.-based director and photographer O’Brien studied fine art photography at Dun Laoghaire...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
"Love, Gilda," Feisty De Niro Open Tribeca Film Festival
The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival opened Wednesday with pugnacious political words from Robert De Niro and the tender opening-night premiere, "Love, Gilda," an intimate celebration of the beloved comedian and former "Saturday Night Live" star Gilda Radner. Lisa D'Apolito's documentary opened...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Editor Shane Patrick Ford Launches Hiatus
Creative editorial and post boutique Hiatus has been launched in Detroit by founder/sr. editor Shane Patrick Ford. The new venture is headed by a leadership team of executive producer/partner Catherine Pink and EP Joshua Magee. Other key talent at Hiatus includes editor Josh Beebe, composer/editor...
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018
Comedy Director Kiran Joins The Cavalry Productions
The Cavalry Productions has signed Kiran (a.k.a. Kiran Koshy) who last year earned inclusion into SHOOT ’s New Directors Showcase on the strength of his humorous Organic Doggie Treats’ “Unsullied” commercial which he helmed while a creative director at Innocean Worldwide in Huntington Beach, Calif...
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018
“Roseanne” Continues Ratings Dominance; Nielsen Week In Review
As the rebooted “Roseanne” continues to dominate the television landscape, research indicates that enthusiasm expressed for the show’s initial success by President Donald Trump and Fox News Channel had an impact on its audience. Both Trump and Fox commentators said the show’s initial stunning...