Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
On-Location Lensing Continues To Grow In L.A.
On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles rose 5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, a strong finish for a year in which local film production came close to record highs. According to a FilmLA report, area filmmakers logged 10,359 shoot days (SD) in the fourth quarter, and 38,795 SD for all of...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
Razor Cuts Both Ways As Gillette Ad Spurs Strong Reaction
A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations that it talks down to men and groups calling for a boycott. But Gillette says it doesn't mind sparking a discussion. Since it debuted Monday, the Internet-only ad has garnered nearly 19 million...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
SXSW Lineup Includes Beto O’Rourke Documentary, Wilde's Directing Debut
Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum,” Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O’Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival. The Austin, Texas-based festival announced the lineup to its 26th edition Wednesday after...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
TV, Features Explore, Underscore Shades Of Prejudice In Hollywood
The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin, but the shade. "Colorism," the idea that light-skinned minorities are given more privilege than their darker-...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
Directing Duo Launches Design/Animation Studio Bullpen
Longtime creative partners Elliot Lim and Aaron Kemnitzer have teamed to launch Bullpen, a design and animation studio with bases of operation in Brooklyn, NY, and the Northern California community of Menlo Park. Lim and Kemnitzer open their new venture with over 25 years of combined experience in...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
Director Favourite Colour: Black Joins Grand Large For U.S. Representation
Commercial, music video, and film director Chris Turner, whose directing moniker is Favourite Colour: Black (FC:B), has signed with Grand Large for U.S. representation. Known for his in-camera blend of technical genius and visual artistry, FC:B has amassed a body of work spanning such clients as...
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Joe Burke Promoted To Chief Creative Officer At MARC USA
Joe Burke has been promoted to EVP/chief creative officer at MARC USA, overseeing the ad agency’s three offices in Chicago, Pittsburgh and Boston. Burke joined MARC USA in 2011 and was formerly executive creative director in the Chicago office. Burke’s experience includes creative leadership roles...
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
"Avengers: Infinity War," "Incredibles 2" Top VES Award Nominations
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has unveiled the nominees for the 17th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games, and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and...
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Legendary Broadway Star Carol Channing Dies At 97
Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly" on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said Channing died of natural causes at 12:31 a.m. Tuesday in...
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Shay Fu To Head Global Operations At McCann Worldgroup's Craft
Shay Fu has been promoted to head of global operations for Craft, McCann Worldgroup’s global content production and adaptation unit. Craft offers integrated print, video and digital design production as well as translation and adaptation services in more than 65 markets worldwide. Fu will lead...

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