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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
Standouts At Sundance Include Female Directors of Color
In the ecosystem of who directs Hollywood's top-grossing films, women of color are the rarest kind. But the 2019 Sundance Film Festival is proving to be a referendum on the dismal industry statistics . And the positive reception to and pricey acquisitions of films like Gurinder Chadha's "Blinded by...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
Railroad Settles Civil Suit Over Death Of Film Crew Worker Sarah Jones
A railroad owner settled a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of a film worker killed in 2014 when a train slammed into a crew shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman, ending the company's appeal of a $3.9 million jury verdict. Chatham County State Court records show CSX Transportation reached...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
Mike Chambers Re-Elected As Board Chair Of Visual Effects Society
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has elected its 2019 Board of Directors officers. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, include Mike Chambers, who was re-elected as Board chair. The new leadership team includes the first elected Board officer from outside North America,...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
Tench Promoted To EVP, Director of Digital Production At Deutsch LA
Deutsch has promoted IV Tench to EVP, director of digital production for the agency’s Los Angeles office. Tench joined Deutsch in 2014 to work on key accounts and was tapped to run the department in 2017. Under his leadership, Deutsch continues to build much of its award-winning digital campaigns,...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
Celebs, Escapism Prominent In Super Bowl Ad Mix
Sarah Michelle Gellar makes a horror movie parody for Olay. Jeff Bridges and Sarah Jessica Parker tout Stella Artois . Steve Carrell hawks Pepsi. Star power abounds in this year's Super Bowl ads. Advertisers are hoping to provide some welcome distraction and entertainment as economic fears persist...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
Olivier Lefebvre Promoted To President and Partner at FF Paris
Olivier Lefebvre has been promoted from executive creative director to president and partner at FF Paris, the creative boutique agency founded by Fred & Farid. This brings the Paris office in line with FF’s bureaus in Shanghai, Los Angeles, and New York, putting an executive from the creative...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
Amazon Continues To Spend At Sundance, Buys "Brittany" For $14M
In its third major buy of the Sundance Film Festival, Amazon Studios has acquired the world rights for the inspirational comedy "Brittany Runs a Marathon " for $14 million. Deadline first reported the news of the acquisition Wednesday. The film stars Jillian Bell as an aimless 20-something who...
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019
Call For Entries Issued For Revamped AICP Post Awards
AICP has announced the call for entries for the AICP Post Awards, its revamped and rebranded competition for excellence in the postproduction arts. Formerly the AICE Awards, its categories have been re-imagined with a focus on recognizing standout examples of various crafts and technique in editing...
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019
Chris Cuomo's CNN Show On Ratings Ascent; Nielsen Week In Review
When CNN gave Chris Cuomo its 9 p.m. ET time slot last June, there was reason to fear it could be a television suicide mission. After all, that hour is where the big dogs roam. Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow are the top two personalities in cable television. They still...
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019
Lauren Greenfield Launches Girl Culture Films
Director Lauren Greenfield--nominated for DGA Awards on the strength of her documentary and commercialmaking (the groundbreaking #LikeAGirl campaign for P&G/Always)--has launched, along with her producing partner Frank Evers, Girl Culture Films, a production company that represents leading...

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