Friday, Aug. 14, 2020

Alkemy X has expanded its national sales representation, bringing on Los Angeles-based Veronica Lombardo of Veronica Lombardo Management to handle the West Coast and Sharon & Perry (Sharon Swanson and...

Friday, Aug. 14, 2020

Pulse Films has added director Winston Hacking to its music video roster for representation in the U.S. and U.K. An award-winning filmmaker and designer, Hacking is best known for his collaborations with influential artists like Flying Lotus, Run the Jewels and...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

I have lots of funny stories about being a Black executive producer and production company owner. There was the time on set when I was given the coffee order by an agency creative because he thought I was a PA. Sadly, there are not too many Black people in my position in our business. I try not...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

During last month’s annual PROMAX conference, held virtually due to the pandemic, Vernā Myers, VP of inclusion strategy at Netflix, affirmed that in the quest for social justice, being a good person and condemning racism aren’t enough--rather, you have to be anti-racist in your beliefs, actions...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

Location Managers Make Academy Cut
Location professionals Markus Bensch (A Hidden Life, V for Vendetta), Todd Christensen (Sicario, Moneyball), Robert Foulkes (Ford v Ferrari, La La Land), Harriett Lawrence (Overlord, Suffragette), Janice...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

L.A.-based creative studio Whitelist has changed its name to Florence. The company rebrand is an extension of its ongoing mission to foster an inclusive culture where diverse perspectives are valued. Company founder/EP Jerad Anderson explained...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

Five cinematographers represented by Dattner Dispoto and Associates (DDA) recently earned Emmy nominations: Kira Kelly for Insecure (HBO), Erik Messerschmidt, ASC for Mindhunter (Netflix), Jeff...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

DAVID MIAMI GOES FOR THE GUT IN ACTIVIA SPOT
This  “A-Z” campaign from agency DAVID Miami for Danone’s Activia probiotic yogurt illustrates the importance of your gut, and highlights all the ways it can affect how we feel, physically and emotionally. 

The campaign...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

Weta Digital Launches Weta Animated
Wellington, NZ-based Visual effects house Weta Digital has named Prem Akkaraju as CEO and will begin producing original content for the first time in its 25-year history. The appointment of Akkaraju reflects the continued growth of the...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

August 7, 2015     Cheryl Boone Isaacs was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors. Jeffrey Kurland was elected first VP; John Bailey, Kathleen Kennedy and Bill Kroyer were...

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