Friday, Aug. 18, 2023

Production company Rakish has promoted Chiara Useche to head of sales/creative producer, and secured Hereo Mgmt. and Nikki Weiss & Co. to handle West Coast and Midwest representation, respectively. Rakish continues to be repped on the East Coast by Barrie...

Friday, Aug. 18, 2023

Director Kellen Keene has joined production house Assembly Films for U.S. representation spanning commercials and branded content....

Ashley Goodwin has joined Glassworks as head of production in Amsterdam. She had most...

Friday, Aug. 11, 2023

In this week’s Chat Room interview, Davis Guggenheim reflects on Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie (Apple TV+), which last month picked up seven Emmy nominations. That tally included two for Guggenheim who served as director and producer--one for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction...

Friday, Aug. 11, 2023

Director and photographer India Sleem has joined the Somesuch roster for representation across music videos, commercials and branded content in the U.K. and Amsterdam. Her work spans global brands including Apple, Nike, McDonald’s, Fenty, Gap, Square, Converse,...

Friday, Aug. 11, 2023

Sarah Gitersonke of Chicago-based indie rep firm SG & Partners has signed The Garage to its roster for Midwest representation. Owned by first-generation Cuban American director Steve Giralt, The Garage, which recently signed director Matt...

Friday, Aug. 11, 2023

A+E Networks has unveiled a career training program that will further opportunity and BIPOC representation in the industry and underscores the media group’s commitment to DEI initiatives. The Career Accelerator from A+E Factual Studios, launched in collaboration with Reel Works and their...

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023

Tax Credit Generates Funding For WCNY Academy 
Empire State Development (ESD) announced that WCNY, located in Syracuse, Onondaga County, has been awarded $499,766 from the State’s Entertainment Workforce Diversity Grant Program for its new WCNY Entertainment Academy. The...

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023

VCCP, DIRECTOR SAM BROWN GO GOAT GLIDING
This Virgin Media spot out of VCCP London opens on a herd of goats stuck on a remote mountainside, each stumbling around on the precipice. As the ‘80s classic song, “St Elmo’s Fire” by John Parr, kicks in, the wheels of a hang glider...

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023

Spielberg Animation Collection Donated To Film Academy
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the newest acquisitions to its expansive collection--the largest film-related collection in the world–housed at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Margaret...

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023

August 8, 2018      John Bailey, ASC was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors. Bailey is beginning his second term as president and his 15th year as a governor...

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