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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...
Monday, May. 9, 2016
Gloria Steinem Discusses Her New Viceland Network Series
For her latest project in pursuit of equality, Gloria Steinem is turning to television. The feminist activist and author makes her debut Tuesday as producer and host of "Woman ," a documentary series on the Viceland network about gender-based violence and injustice around the world. The series came...
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2016
Q&A: Francis Ford Coppola Reflects On His Life In Cinema
Francis Ford Coppola will press his hands and feet into the cement outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday, but his imprint on Hollywood, the movies and American culture has long been set in stone, even if the chameleonic writer-director remains perpetually in flux. The ceremony...
Friday, Apr. 1, 2016
Chat Room: Rob Griffin Addresses Technology and Data Needs For Brands
Boston-based digital agency Almighty has launched Almighty(X), a division dedicated to advising advertisers on media buying and planning in the wake of what it contends is a lack of transparency relative to certain services and technology consultation that agencies provide to brands. Named to head...