Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

Brandon LaGanke and John Carlucci, aka the directorial duo Ghost + Cow, have roots at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas, as well as in the advertising industry. On the latter score, both have ad agency backgrounds, first meeting at TBWA\Chiat\Day New York where they...

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Director Tamir Moscovici has joined talent agency The Directors Network for commercials and branded content in the U.S.  His credits as of late span such brands as: McDonald’s McCafe for agency Cossette; a real-people campaign for Ford Canada; Dove and Hellmann’s out of Ogilvy Canada; a seven-...

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Outernet Global, a high-capacity network of immersive media spaces in global city centers with the first due to open in London in December 2020, is entering into a major partnership with the Ridley Scott Creative Group. Called “Tomorrow Now,” it will provide an early stage script and storyboard...

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

Two long-running television competitions, "American Idol" and "Survivor," debuted new seasons this past week but it was another old reliable that beat them both.

"NCIS," where star Mark Harmon has been solving crimes since the series began on CBS in September 2003, was easily the most-...

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

Oscar-winning "Parasite" director Bong Joon Ho said Wednesday the film's "biggest pleasure and the most significant meaning" to him is that it succeeded even though the audiences might feel uncomfortable with his explicit description of bitter wealth disparity in modern society. 

Bong's...

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

This year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will feature sessions from some of the world’s fastest-growing brands, including Netflix, Amazon, Burger King and Microsoft. Along with creative legends that include David Droga and Rob Reilly, they will share how they have used...

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

Even before "Fresh Off the Boat" hit the airwaves on ABC in February 2015, the show was facing pressure that other new shows weren't. 

It was set to be the first network TV comedy with an all-Asian cast since Margaret Cho's "All-American Girl" premiered 20 years earlier. ABC canceled that...

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

Director Brandon Nicholas has landed his first official commercial representation, coming aboard the roster of L.A.-based multimedia production company More Media for spots and branded content in the U.S. market. He brings to his new roost experience as a feature filmmaker as well as an in-house...

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

Global production house LANDIA--headquartered in Buenos Aires, with offices in L.A., São Paulo, Madrid, Barcelona and Mexico--has signed directing duo Supernova for commercials in the U.S. This marks the first stateside spot representation for Supernova which consists of Matias G. Petric and...

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

Jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial started deliberating on Tuesday, weighing charges in the landmark #MeToo case that could put the once-powerful Hollywood mogul behind bars for the rest of his life.

The panel of seven men and five women heard instructions in the law from the judge...

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