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Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2019
Review: Aretha Franklin Concert Film "Amazing Grace"
After many dangers, toils and snares, the long-lost Aretha Franklin concert film "Amazing Grace" has finally seen the light, and good Lord is it good. Filmed over two sessions in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in the Watts section of Los Angeles, it captures Franklin at...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Up-and-Coming Directors: Spring Collection Hits The Runway
SHOOT ’s spring ensemble of up-and-coming directors includes a former agency creative director with comedy improv experience who’s landed her first production company roost and already some noteworthy helming gigs. Also in the mix is a filmmaker who’s made an auspicious debut in the U.S. market...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Cinematographers & Cameras: Lensing "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Blinded by the Light," "Maniac," "Giant Beast"
One DP recently garnered his first career Best Cinematography BAFTA Film Award nomination. Another lensed a film which made a major splash at Sundance, was acquired by Warner Bros. and is scheduled to premiere at theaters in August. A third cinematographer recently wrapped his second Netflix series...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Ridley Scott
A high-profile return to commercialmaking and a first foray into directing U.S. series television reflect a perennial creative thirst for storytelling on the part of an artist who’s already proven he can tell any story imaginable. Yet Sir Ridley Scott persists, recently helming via RSA Films his...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Floyd Russ
A recently released Havas Group study found that 77 percent of consumers prefer to buy from companies with whom they share values and that want to make the world a better place. Brand activism, thus, has become a crucial part of marketing/communications strategy. This increasingly prominent...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Ramaa Mosley
A director who’s spent much of her career mentoring others--particularly through the Gen Z company that’s her brainchild, Adolescent Content, which has given a filmmaking/creative career path to young people, including women and members of the LGBTQ community--Ramaa Mosley finally had the tables...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Adam McKay
While a DGA Award is a high honor, Adam McKay was in even more rarefied air this year when he scored two Guild nominations for different projects--for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Vice , and in the Dramatic TV Series category for the HBO series Succession . While Alfonso...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Spike Jonze
A couple of months ago, Spike Jonze of production house MJZ won his first career DGA Award. He topped the field of commercialmakers on the strength of Apple Homepod’s “Welcome Home” out of TBWA\Media Arts Lab. The piece stars musician and dancer FKA twigs who is situated in her rather modest,...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Matthew Heineman
While A Private War recently earned him a DGA Award nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director, Matthew Heineman is no stranger to Guild honors. He is actually a two-time DGA Award winner as a documentarian--for Cartel Land (also nominated for a Best...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Lauren Greenfield
Just a couple of months ago, director Lauren Greenfield, along with her partner Frank Evers, launched Girl Culture Films. The new venture is designed to amplify female and diverse directorial voices in the advertising world. Greenfield is creative director of the shop while continuing to direct...

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