Saturday, May 27, 2017

News

Friday, May. 26, 2017

TBWA Worldwide has promoted Chris Garbutt to the role of global chief creative officer. In his new role, Garbutt will spearhead creative direction and development for the TBWA collective at large, overseeing the creative product across TBWA’s roster of global clients that includes adidas,...

Friday, May. 26, 2017

It's a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Academy Awards campaigns.

The Oscars aren't much on the minds of the filmmakers or attendees in Cannes; the festival is its own achievement, with nearly as much...

Friday, May. 26, 2017

The Cannes Film Festival, with its late-night soirees and throngs of paparazzi, isn't an ideal place for children. Few of its movies are PG-rated, nor is much of the nightlife.

Yet at this year's Cannes, kid actors have delivered many of the festival's most memorable performances, often...

Friday, May. 26, 2017

SHOOT premiered its 15th Annual New Directors Showcase reel at the DGA Theatre in New York City on Thursday (5/25), followed by a panel discussion moderated by SHOOT publisher and editorial director Roberta Griefer featuring five of the up-and-coming filmmakers as well as...

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

The members of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have ratified a new three-year deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
 
The WGA membership overwhelmingly voted in favor of ratification. Of the 3,647...

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

The imagery was stark, if inevitable: 12 Palme d'Or winners, one of them female.

When the Cannes Film Festival celebrated its 70th anniversary on Tuesday, it assembled luminaries from across cinema as well as many of the recent winners of its top prize. Jane Campion was the only woman...

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.

The internet company said Tuesday that a new tool will track how much money people spend in merchants' brick-and-mortar stores after clicking on their digital...

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

Human, the New York and L.A.-based music and sound studio, took home the Best in Show at the 5th Annual AMP Awards for Music and Sound last night in New York. The winning entry was an Adidas ad titled “Original is Never Finished,” created by the agency Johannes Leonardo. It features an adapted...

Tuesday, May. 23, 2017

A night highly anticipated by Ariana Grande fans ended in blood and terror after police said a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the Manchester Arena.
At least 22 concertgoers were killed and about 60 others were wounded in the Monday night bombing, with six area hospitals treating the...

Tuesday, May. 23, 2017

For editor Pia Di Ciaula, the prospects of working on The Crown (Netflix) were alluring on several fronts, including the story itself and the chance to collaborate with series creator/showrunner/writer Peter Morgan and director/EP Stephen Daldry. Morgan is a two-time Academy Award...