Monday, Oct. 7, 2019

There were two notable firsts as the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) presented 10 aspiring DPs with 2019 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA) during a ceremony and screening held on Sunday (10/6) in the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood....

Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019

The filmmakers and studio behind "Joker" have reason to put on a happy face. Despite concerns over its violent themes and ramped up theater security, audiences flocked to the multiplex to check out the R-rated film this weekend resulting in a record October opening.

Warner Bros. said...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Pedro Almodóvar is a master of cinema who has found international acclaim with 21 films he's shot in his native Spain. Now he's setting his sights on making his first film in North America.

Almodóvar said the film is set in Texas and would be mostly in English, with some bilingual scenes...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died. She was 84.

Carroll's daughter, Susan Kay, told The Associated Press her mother died Friday in Los Angeles of cancer...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Cross-cultural agency the community has tapped Roger Baran, one of Goodby Silverstein & Partners’ most awarded and longstanding creatives, as executive creative director of its San Francisco office, which opened its doors last fall. 

In this newly created role, Baran will oversee all...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

After two decades in the U.S., Alejandra Juarez thought she had it made.

She came to the country illegally after fleeing violence in Mexico but had built a middle-class life in Davenport, Florida, with her husband, Temo, a retired U.S. Marine who voted for Donald Trump.

After Trump...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Apple’s feature The Banker will make its world premiere as the closing night film for the AFI Fest 2019.

The festival’s closing night gala is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 21, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre. The Banker opens in theaters on December 6, 2019, before it...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Director Daniel Iglesias Jr. has signed with Good Company for exclusive representation in the U.S. spanning commercials, branded content and music videos. He is no stranger to his new roost. Prior to officially joining the production house, he directed via Good Company an IKEA commercial, “Kåma...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Production house tinygiant has added Nicolò Bravetta and Iacopo Carapelli to its directorial roster for commercials in the U.S. This marks the first representation in the ad arena for each director.

Perhaps a great omen for any automotive director, Bravetta hails from the city where Fiat...

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

Independent creative agency Zambezi has made five key hires across its creative and strategy departments: Creative director Matt Sherman, sr. art director Goran Krstic, sr. copywriter Diego Sarmiento, sr. designer Ting Teng, and strategy director Dalit Zagorin.
 
Sherman brings over 15...

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