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Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2020
British Soap Resumes Production, May Serve As Model For Showrunners
After weeks of shutdown, British soap opera "Emmerdale" is back in production, leading the way when it comes to resuming regular filming during the coronavirus era. New health and safety methods were tested during a series of special lockdown episodes that showed the fictional family dramas of the...
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2020
Ava DuVernay Among Those Joining Motion Picture Academy's Board of Governors 
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has been elected to the film academy’s Board of Governors for the first time. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its new members Wednesday, which include the “Selma” filmmaker, “A Star is Born” producer Lynette Howell Taylor and casting director Debra...
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2020
"Ramy," "Succession," "Stranger Things," "Unbelievable" Among Peabody Award Winners
The Peabody Awards has named 30 programs as the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2019. The organization also announced “FRONTLINE” and “The Simpsons” as recipients of Institutional Awards. This distinctive honor goes to programs that have made...
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2020
Seed Adds Director/Photographer Sam Ciurdar
Sam Ciurdar has joined the directorial roster of Seed, continuing a tradition not only for the company but its owner/EP Roy Skillicorn who over the years is known for marketing and helping photographers successfully settle into the director’s chair. As a photographers’ representative in the 1980s,...
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Stephen Lighthill Elected to Lead American Society of Cinematographers
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Board of Governors has elected a new slate of officers, elevating Stephen Lighthill to president of the organization. The Board also voted in VPs Amy Vincent, Bill Bennett, and John Simmons; treasurer Levie Isaacks; secretary Gregg Heschong; and...
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Movie Theaters Moving Towards Reopening In July
After three months of near total blackout of cinemas nationwide, movie theaters are preparing to reopen — even if it means only a few titles on the marquee and showings limited to as little as 25% capacity. AMC Theaters, the world's largest theater operator, said Tuesday that it expects to have 97-...
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Protest Coverage After Floyd Death Boosts News Ratings; Nielsen Week In Review
Public interest in demonstrations following the death of George Floyd boosted news programming — none more so than CNN. Since Floyd's death on Memorial Day in the custody of Minneapolis police, CNN's primetime audience is up 238 percent over last year, the Nielsen company said. Fox News Channel is...
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Black Advertising Collective Demands Diversity Data, Calls For Tangible Reform Amid Racism Crisis
A collective of over 600 Black advertising professionals has come together to demand meaningful action from industry leadership through the release of diversity data and the adoption of policy reform. For decades, Black advertising professionals have not only fought to have a voice among agency...
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Spike Lee Reflects On "Da 5 Bloods," American Patriotism
Spike Lee was just 10 when Muhammad Ali, in 1967, refused to be drafted into the Vietnam. It wasn't his fight, Ali said then. The Vietnamese "never lynched me." Ali's stand, and the subsequent vitriol that came his way, made an enormous impression on Lee. His latest film, "Da 5 Bloods," opens with...
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020
Marcel/Publicis Conseil, Scholz & Friends, Goodby Make Impact With D&AD White Pencils
D&AD unveiled the first round of Pencil winners spanning the Impact, Side Hustle, Next and Craft categories. Topping the honorees were three White Pencil recipients in the 2020 D&AD Awards’ Impact competition: Marcel/Publicis Conseil Paris for its “Act for Food” initiative on behalf of...

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