Friday, Jun. 19, 2020

DP Jonathan Furmanski--who’s repped for features, TV and commercials by Zero Gravity Management--returns behind the camera for season 3 of Search Party, on HBO Max June 25. The cult hit show created by Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers...

Friday, Jun. 12, 2020

Here’s what I learned directing a spot for German e-commerce company Zalando during COVID-19. Just like the pandemic showed us the importance of family and friends, it was the same when picking crew and cast. It made you appreciate having people you trust around you, knowing they will work super...

Friday, Jun. 12, 2020

Last week in The New York Times, critic-at-large Wesley Morris wrote that “THE MOST URGENT FILMMAKING anybody’s doing in this country right now is by black people with camera phones.” These citizens chronicle utter tragedy and social injustice--including the death of George Floyd, 46,...

Thursday, Jun. 11, 2020

Framestore Serves as VFX Master Builder For LEGO Ad
The LEGO Agency, director David Mellor and production company HighlyUnlikely partnered with Framestore to provide a host of full-throttle VFX for a commercial titled “Drive What You Love.”  Framestore delivered a range of...

Thursday, Jun. 11, 2020

Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law Bill A5580, which expands New Jersey’s Film & Digital Media Tax Credit Program. The program has been extended for an additional five years, allowing incentives to remain in place until July 2028. Simultaneously, the annual cap has been raised to $100...

Thursday, Jun. 11, 2020

ENERGY BBDO SERVES UP WEGGSDAY 
Much like Taco Tuesday, WEGGSDAY embraces the popularity of marrying a day of the week with a popular food. A two-minute original music video--titled “Wednesday Is Officially WEGGSDAY!”--has been created to hilariously introduce the concept....

Friday, Jun. 12, 2020

Minerva X Mr. Bartlett, the biz development firm run by partners James Bartlett, Shauna Seresin, and Mary Knox, has signed Atlanta boutique MEPTIK for commercial representation on the East Coast. A long-time player in the live event and experiential space,...

Friday, Jun. 12, 2020

Production company Birth, launched six years ago in Paris and Algiers, has signed directorial duo Zhang + Knight whose body of work includes music videos for such artists as Ghostpost, Nao, Sigred and EDEN. Zhang + Knight won Best New Director at the UKMVAs as...

Friday, Jun. 12, 2020

June 12, 2015 The Board of Governors of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has re-elected its slate of officers for another term. Continuing to serve in their roles will be Richard Crudo as president; Owen...

Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2020

While the big picture of how production will ultimately look is currently rendered in impressionistic blobs of probabilities, there are many workarounds available to make great commercials and content. Unless you’re Tom Cruise (who is allegedly being launched into space to film a movie) then you...

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