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Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020
Sundance: Ron Howard Focuses On Community In Camp Fire Documentary "Rebuilding Paradise"
Ron Howard knew Paradise, the northern California town devastated by the most destructive wildfire in California history. His mother-in-law had lived there and he had visited the town. He had some understanding of its people. Ten days after what became known as the Camp Fire swept through Paradise...
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020
"Crip Camp" Documentary Puts Disability-Rights Movement In Sundance Spotlight
During the thunderous reception for the celebratory disability-rights documentary "Crip Camp" at the Sundance Film Festival, the loudest response came when disability advocate Judith Heumann, one of the film's chief personalities, wheeled on stage. "It was as loud as a jet airplane taking off," Jim...
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
TV Awards Season: ASC Nominees Discuss "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Gotham"
In this significantly truncated awards season, feature film dominates seemingly even more than in the past as the public’s prime focus goes to the likes of the high-profile totem poles of the Golden Globes and the upcoming Oscars with less time in-between those two events. But within the Globes and...
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Super Bowl Preview: The Why and When of Big Game Advertising
The answers to two questions--why? and when?--underscore the value of advertising on this year’s Super Bowl. The “why?” has been a constant in recent years as we dive more deeply into an era of media fragmentation which has increased the cost of entry for the Big Game, delivering a rare opportunity...
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Sandy Hook Promise's "Back to School Essentials" From BBDO NY Wins Clio's 1st Storytelling for Good Award
The inaugural Clio Storytelling for Good Award was bestowed upon BBDO New York for its “Back to School Essentials” film for Sandy Hook Promise. The presentation of the award was made by Clio and the Brand Storytelling organization during an event on Thursday (1/23) at the Sundance Film Festival in...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
DGA Awards Preview: Firsts, Two-Timers and A Unique Hat Trick
One, two, three. One--a number of firsts marked this year’s DGA Awards competition. Two--a couple of those firsts saw nominees make career imprints on both the feature and commercialmaking fronts. Three--and one director scored a rare trifecta, giving him career nods in the feature, TV and...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
Director Jared Knecht Joins PRETTYBIRD
PRETTYBIRD has added multidisciplinary filmmaker Jared Knecht to its roster of creatives for representation in the U.S. spanning branded, music and entertainment content. Knecht has directed integrated advertising campaigns and commercials for global brands such as Toyota, Adidas, Lincoln Motors,...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
VES Awards Preview: Delving Into "The Irishman," "The Lion King"
It’s fitting that in a year when the Visual Effects Society presents Martin Scorsese with its Lifetime Achievement Award, the director’s latest release, The Irishman (Netflix), is breaking new ground, arguably most notably in the effects arena. The Irishman is nominated for the VES Award for...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
ASC Awards Preview: Reflections From First-Time Nominees
Natasha Braier, ASC, ADF is the only Latina woman nominated this year for an American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Award in the features competition. She’s a first time nominee in the Spotlight category for her lensing of Honey Boy (Amazon), which marked the narrative feature directing debut...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
Jamie Foxx, Jordan Peele, Bong Joon Ho Among Honorees At African American Film Critics Awards
Jamie Foxx has won a plethora of major awards including an Oscar and Grammy. But after the African American Film Critics Association recognized him Wednesday night, the actor-singer called its honor just as special. Foxx along with Eddie Murphy and Jordan Peele were among some of the honorees at...

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