Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

Furlined, a Los Angeles and London based production company, has added directors Jon + Torey to its roster for U.S. commercial representation. 

Jon and Torey met in 2004 during their first year at college, and so began their partnership as filmmakers. After graduation, the young directing...

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt thought long and hard about whether to do a reboot of "Mad About You," the NBC sitcom staple of the '90s set solidly inside the Buchman family bubble.

"We had 20 years of lunches where we said, 'Absolutely never, ever.' It was the worst idea," recalled Hunt, who...

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

Tom Hanks has never played a superhero. But when the actor recently donned a very simple cardigan sweater, and the slacks to go with it, he felt like one.

"I felt like Batman. It felt like I was wearing the cape and the cowl of the Dark Knight detective," Hanks says. "There's only one...

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

Drew Kirsch, a 2019 MTV VMA-winning director, has joined Tomorrow for commercials and branded content in the U.S. This marks his first production company roost for representation in the American ad market. He is repped for commercials in Germany by Bears Calling and in France by Superette. His...

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

Directors Elena Parasco and Emily Elizabeth Thomas have joined New York-based Sibling Rivalry for commercial representation in the U.S. 

Born and raised in New York, and a graduate of Wesleyan University, Parasco is known for her engaging, docu-grounded style, Through a carefully...

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

CBS won the television ratings crown last week despite being without the most valuable ratings commodity in this era, a primetime football game.

Two relatively lackluster games on NBC and Fox last week enabled CBS’ strong entertainment schedule to rule the week, the Nielsen company said....

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) unveiled its 2020 Documentary Motion Picture nominees that will advance to the final voting process for the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards. The Producers Guild Awards honor excellence in motion picture and television productions, as well as the most...

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

For the first time, half of all TV episodes were helmed by women or directors of color, the Directors Guild of America revealed in its latest Episodic Television Director Inclusion Report covering the 2018-19 season. That number was up from last year’s prior high of 42.5%, and from 21% just five...

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

In the past dozen years, one out of some 1,200 studio films was directed by a Latina, according to the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. Slated to double that tally is actress/producer/director Eva Longoria who is set to helm 24/7 for Universal and Flaming Hot for Fox...

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

Director Robertino Zambrano has signed with Nexus Studios for commercials and branded content worldwide except for Australia.

Zambrano gained international recognition with Love in the Time of March Madness which won honors at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014 and was Oscar...

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