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Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
Chat Room: Television Academy's John Leverence
Our annual tradition continues with SHOOT sounding out John Leverence, sr. VP of awards at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, to get an entertainment industry perspective on the field of commercials nominated for the primetime Emmy which this year consists of: Ad Council’s “Love Has No...
Friday, Aug. 5, 2016
New York Festivals TV & Film Awards Introduces New Category “Best Use of Technology”
The annual New York Festivals TV & Film Awards honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Dedicated to both the Television and Film industries, categories mirror today's global trends and encourage the next generation of story-tellers and talent: Animation, Comedy,...
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016
Makeup Artist Bill Corso Goes "All the Way" With Two Emmy Nominations
Among the eight Emmy nominations earned this season by All the Way --the HBO telefilm in which Bryan Cranston portrays President Lyndon Baines Johnson, reprising his role from the Tony Award-winning play--two belong to Bill Corso and his team of artists who are recognized in the Outstanding Makeup...
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016
Netmarble Founder Discusses Prospects In U.S. Mobile Gaming Market
Jun Hyuk Bang founded Netmarble Games in 2000 and has grown it into a powerhouse mobile gaming company with nearly $1 billion in annual revenue. Its game, "Seven Knights," has broken into Japan's list of top 10 mobile games. Now, the South Korean company has designs on the U.S. Last year, it...
Friday, Jul. 29, 2016
Director Baz Luhrmann Reflects On His 1st TV Series, Netflix's "The Get Down"
As Baz Luhrmann walks on set for the press day of his first television series, "The Get Down," he can't separate his professional self from his personal self and settles in by directing his own interview. Ever so apologetically, he makes suggestions to the crew and even asks for a monitor to see...
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2016
Director J.J. Sedelmaier Reflects On The Art and Business of Animation
J.J. Sedelmaier was born into the worlds of funny and art, infused into his DNA by his parents: mom Maria Svolos, a noted artist/designer, and dad Joe Sedelmaier, the legendary director known for his brilliant brand of humor that graced ads for then startup FedEx (“Fast Talker”) as well as Alaska...
Thursday, Jul. 7, 2016
Oscar Winning Documentarian Alex Gibney Reflects On Cyberwarfare in "Zero Days"
Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney believes the first atomic bomb of the cyberwarfare age has already been dropped. That bomb was Stuxnet, a computer virus that's the subject of Gibney's latest movie, "Zero Days." Stuxnet disrupted an Iranian uranium-enrichment facility beginning in...
Monday, Jun. 6, 2016
Michael Grandage's "Genius" Marks His Feature Directorial Debut
Michael Grandage, the noted theater director, has made his first movie. And it's about another world of the arts entirely — books. "Genius" is a biopic about literary editor Max Perkins and his client Thomas Wolfe, who wrote "Look Homeward, Angel" and "Of Time and the River." The screenwriter is...
Tuesday, May. 31, 2016
Brands Beware: Social Media Hacking A Growing Problem
The rise of social media has given brands a quick and efficient way to communicate with consumers. But hackers are using those same channels — such as popular public Facebook pages and Twitter accounts — to dupe their followers into clicking on links that spread viruses or steal login information...
Friday, May. 20, 2016
Wesley ter Haar To Break New Ground At Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
Wesley ter Haar is the founder of global creative production company MediaMonks. His role as head of operations has been integral in the shop’s growth (450 Monks), expansion (10 offices) and assorted pieces of high-caliber work (67 Lions). He now heads up MediaMonks’ U.S. offices in New York and...