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Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
Barry Jenkins Discusses Adapting James Baldwin's "If Beale Street Could Talk"
On one fateful European trip in 2013, director/writer Barry Jenkins wrote two scripts: "Moonlight," from Tarell Alvin McCraney's play, and "If Beale Street Could Talk," from James Baldwin's novel. "Moonlight" came together over just 10 days in Brussels. "If Beale Street Could Talk" was written over...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
DGA Study Finds TV Series Are Hiring More Diverse 1st-Time Directors
A new study says that the TV industry’s hiring of first-time female directors and directors of color hit record highs for the second year in a row. According to a Directors Guild of America study out Thursday, women represented 41 percent of first-time TV episode directors in the 2017-18 season...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
"First Man, "Destroyer," "Roma" Among Films Selected For Telluride Fest Lineup
The official program selections for the 45th edition of the Telluride Film Festival--which runs from Aug. 31-Sept. 3--has been unveiled. Presented by the National Film Preserve, TFF’s celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
More Than One-Third Of Films In London Fest Lineup Directed By Women
More than a third of films at this year's London Film Festival were directed by women, organizers said Thursday as they revealed the schedule for the October movie extravaganza. The festival said 38 percent of all films and 30 percent of the 225 features in the lineup have female directors, an...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
Tide Rolls In With An Emmy Nomination
Procter & Gamble scored two primetime commercial Emmy nominations this year--one for “The Talk” out of BBDO New York, the other for Tide detergent’s “It’s A Tide Ad” from Saatchi & Saatchi NY. Earlier, SHOOT caught up with the creative team on “The Talk” ( SHOOT online, 7/31/18). Now we...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
John Krasinski Spreads Wings As "Quiet" Director, Amazon Dramatic Actor
John Krasinski comes across in conversation as a disarming match to his screen image, the sort of easy-going, decent guy he played on TV's "The Office" and in the romantic comedy "Away We Go." Make that his former image. In a burst of creative versatility, he's fashioned himself into an acclaimed...
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
Toronto Film Fest Sets Special Events Lineup: Astronauts, Monsters, Dragons, Reitman
Capping off this year’s recently unveiled film lineup, The Toronto International Film Festival announces four Special Events. Reflecting the variety of TIFF’s audiences and the breadth of their interests, this year’s lineup focuses on a wide range of topics, from animation and music to politics and...
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
Venice Jury President Guillermo del Toro Pushes For Gender Equality
Guillermo del Toro says a push for gender equality in Hollywood "is beyond a gesture, it's a need." The Mexican director behind the Oscar-winning "The Shape of Water" was speaking Wednesday at the Venice International Film Festival, where he is head of this year's jury. In a passionate speech...
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
ASC Breaks Ground on ARRI Educational Center 
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) broke ground on the construction of the new ASC ARRI Educational Center on Tuesday (8/28). The contemporary building, located behind the historic ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood, will serve as a hub for the organization’s ongoing efforts to educate the next...
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018
Rachel Maddow Tops Cable Ratings; Nielsen Week In Review
If it’s a lousy week for President Donald Trump, it’s usually a good week for Rachel Maddow. MSNBC’s marquee personality took advantage of a busy week of bad news for the president, led by former lawyer Michael Cohen’s plea deal and former campaign manager Paul Manafort’s conviction on corruption...

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