Monday, April 23, 2018

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Friday, Mar. 2, 2018

Director Oskar Bård has joined Hungry Man for representation in the U.S. and U.K. Bård is a respected artist in the Swedish creative industry. He began his career as an art director, then built his own Cannes award-winning agency Blond Swedish Amateurs, and now...

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

Belinda Blacklock--recently named L.A.-based executive producer of Friends Electric, a production company and creative consultancy which also maintains an office in London--has been instrumental in setting up a U.S. sales team consisting of three independent rep...

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

Director Thomas Bryant has joined Blink for commercials and music videos in the U.K. He continues to be handled by production house Ruffian in the U.S. Prior to joining Blink, Bryant was repped in the U.K. by Agile. Bryant started out making...

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

I’m not a hater.  Ok, sure, I won’t be lining up for tickets to Sir Elton’s final final tour.  All right, yea, James Corden, so charming-super-enthusiastic blah blah, but enough.  Hmm…that does sound a bit like "hating."  Never mind.

Ratings for the 60th annual Grammy Awards on CBS...

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Cinematographers Daniel Bombell, Matt Egan, Michael Lockridge, Peter Mosiman and Topher Osborn, and production designer Melisa Myers have joined the commercial and feature rosters at ...

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, won his third career ASC Award for Feature Film Excellence, this time for Skyfall. Deakins topped a field of ASC Award feature nominees which also consisted of Danny Cohen, BSC, for Les Miserables, Janusz Kaminski for Lincoln, Claudia Miranda,...

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Zoic Studios teamed with BODEGA to demonstrate how Under Armour has helped prepare U.S. speedskating athletes as they head into the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The film, produced direct-to-client, brings to life the silhouette of a methodical speedskater crystallizing into icy form as...

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

I was teaching VR in San Francisco when I received an unforgettable call. It was Maria Bello, trying to produce a documentary on the Sun Ladies; women fighting against ISIS. She asked me if I could be in Iraq next week to shoot and direct. I said yes, hung up and cried.

Days later in...

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Groucho Marx famously played havoc with the old adage “time heals all wounds,” concluding instead that “time wounds all heels.” While I’m not convinced as to the absolute truth of either statement, it would seem that today we have plenty of heels in prominent places whose currency is...

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

After graduating from film school, I began my career in acquisitions and development for an independent film distributor. I spent a good portion of my time traveling to festivals around the world, scouting new talent and screening films to buy for distribution. Now, having made the transition to...