Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
Park Pictures Signs Director Georgia Hudson
Park Pictures has signed director Georgia Hudson for commercials, branded content and music videos in the U.S., U.K. and the Netherlands. This marks her first career representation in the U.S. Hudson had previously been repped in the U.K. by Agile Films. Hudson grew up in London and attended...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
BUNKER Signs Albert Kodagolian For Spots, Branded Content In U.S.
International film and creative studio BUNKER has added director Albert Kodagolian to its roster for commercials and branded content in the U.S. His credits include the notable Budweiser Super Bowl spot “Journey” as well as storytelling for brands such as Sony Bravia, Nissan, MasterCard, PNC Bank...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
Director Nima Nourizadeh Joins Smuggler For Spots Worldwide
Smuggler has signed director Nima Nourizadeh for worldwide commercial representation. Nourizadeh is the filmmaker behind award-winning music videos for artists such as Hot Chip, Lily Allen, Santigold, Chromeo, and Mark Ronson, as well as the international hit feature film Project X , which was...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
Hungary Looks To Continue Oscar Momentum With "On Body And Soul"
With two Oscars in the past two years, Hungary's film industry has been on a winning streak. Now the creators behind the movie "On Body And Soul," a surreal love story, are hoping to score a third Academy Award. Ildiko Enyedi's first film in nearly two decades comes on the heels of "Son of Saul,"...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
RESET Signs Director Yann Demange For Spots, Branded Content In U.S.
Director Yann Demange, whose work spans commercials, films and TV, has joined RESET for spots and branded content in the U.S. He had formerly been repped in the American ad market by Stink. Born in Paris and raised in London, Demange began his career filming live concerts and assisting on...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
"I, Tonya," "The Shape of Water," "Wonder Woman" Take Top Feature Honors At Costume Designers Guild Awards
I, Tonya, The Shape of Water and Wonder Woman topped the feature film categories at the 20th Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA) ceremony held on Tuesday evening (2/20) in Beverly Hills. Costume designer Jennifer Johnson won the CDGA honor for Excellence in Contemporary Film on the basis of I,...
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Resh Sidhu Returns To AKQA As Creative Director
Resh Sidhu has returned to AKQA as creative director, joining the leadership team at its NY office. She spent the past two years at digital and visual effects company Framestore. Sidhu was creative director at AKQA London before jumping over to Framestore to become creative director of its virtual...
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
"Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood" Grows With TV Special, Feature Documentary, Biopic Starring Tom Hanks
It's been 50 years since Fred Rogers first appeared on TV screens, a gentle and avuncular man who warbled "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" as he changed into a cardigan and sneakers. The low-key, low-tech "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" presented Rogers as one adult in a busy world who always had time to...
Monday, Feb. 19, 2018
"Black Panther," "Wonder Woman," "Get Out" Demonstrate Power Of Inclusion At The Box Office
A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film. The phenomenon of "Black Panther" had the look and feel of a classic, bona fide blockbuster in route to its...
Monday, Feb. 19, 2018
BRF Signs Director Christopher Gruse For Representation In U.S.
Production house BRF (B-Reel Films) has taken on director Christopher Gruse--co-founder and former director for the Detroit-based collective The Work--for U.S. representation. Prior to joining BRF, Gruse was handled by Washington Square Films for spots and branded content. Gruse’s credits include...