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Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
Cicely Tyson To Finally Receive Oscar, 45 Years After Her Nomination
Cicely Tyson received her first and only Oscar nomination in 1972. It was for best actress for her work in "Sounder," which she thinks of as her first major role. She wasn't called to the stage that year — Liza Minnelli was for "Cabaret" — but now 45 years later, Tyson is finally getting her Oscar...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
"A Quiet Place," "The Crown," VW's "Kid's Dreams" Among HPA Award Winners
Chris Tellefsen, ACE, won for his cutting of A Quiet Place , Asa Shoul took home the TV color grading honor for the “Paterfamilias” episode of The Crown , and colorist Adam Scott of The Mill got recognized for his work on Volkswagen’s “Kid’s Dreams” at the 13th annual Hollywood Professional...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
Director Keegan Wilcox Joins Durable Goods For U.S. Spot Representation
Durable Goods has signed director Keegan Wilcox for commercial representation in the U.S. He brings to the Venice-based production house a decade of experience as a director, editor and DP with a body of work spanning multiple styles and genres. His background as an editor enables him to approach...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
M&C Saatchi Buys Minority Stake In THAT
M&C Saatchi Worldwide has purchased a minority interest in Technology, Humans and Taste (THAT), a NY-based creative shop known for a nontraditional approach that’s attracted brands such as Nike, Michael Kors, IBM, Kayak, The Kraken Rum, DKNY, Casper Mattress and Grubhub. “As a network, we are...
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
Oscars Race Marked By Tales of Reinvention, Dramatic Makeovers
F. Scott Fitzgerald, who said there are no second acts in American lives, might have felt differently had he seen this year's Oscar race. In mid-November, there is much solidifying, scrapping and self-promotion to come (not to mention a few potential awards heavyweights). But most of the expected...
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
Wondros Signs Henry Littlechild For Spots, Branded Content
Director Henry Littlechild has joined production house Wondros for commercials and branded content in the U.S. Littlechild--who continues to be handled in the U.K. by production company Outsider--joins a Wondros directorial roster that includes Gerald McMorrow, Antoine Fuqua, Jesse Dylan, Dennie...
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
NBC, CBS Vie For Ratings Supremacy; Nielsen Week In Review
Score one week for NBC in what’s becoming an intriguing battle with CBS for dominance in the television ratings this season. NBC’s victory in the most recent measurements provided by the Nielsen company means it has won bragging rights for three weeks so far this fall, with CBS also winning three...
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
O Positive Adds Former BBDO CD Jess Coulter To Its Directorial Roster
O Positive, home to a filmmaking roster known for comedy, has brought director Jess Coulter on board for commercial representation. She has directed spots for FedEx, Twix, Verdesian and Geico, among others. Most recently an award-winning creative director at BBDO New York, Coulter also draws from...
Monday, Nov. 12, 2018
Marvel Superhero Creator Stan Lee Dies At 95
Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95. Lee was declared dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in...
Monday, Nov. 12, 2018
Tessa Films Signs Director Amanda Speva
Tessa Films has added director Amanda Speva to its directorial roster. She had formerly been with ONE at Optimus where back in 2013 she was included in SHOOT ’s New Directors Showcase (as part of the team Mark & Amanda with Mark Pallman). A native of Chicago, Speva brings a talent for capturing...

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