Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

Washington Square Films has signed director Anson Fogel for U.S. commercial representation. His credits include projects for such brands as Apple, Volkswagen, Burger King, GE, Microsoft, The North Face, Red Bull, National Geographic, Jeep and Marriott. With a diverse skillset as a director,...

Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

The Writers Guild of America filed claims Monday in federal court alleging the entertainment industry's biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws, the latest move in a long and heated battle between those who write scripts and the agents who represent them....

Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

Bicoastal production partner m ss ng p eces has added director TJ O’Grady-Peyton to its live action roster for commercial representation across North America. O’Grady-Peyton is known for his evocative and naturalistic storytelling across commercials and short films. He was previously handled in...

Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

TASTE--a directing and creative collective with bases of operation in NYC, L.A. and Vienna--has added director Stuart Parr to its roster for commercial representation in the U.S. 

Parr,...

Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019

The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure.

"Good Boys" surpassed expectations to debut with $21 million,...

Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019

Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969.

What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn't have though was closure until a trip back there last year.

Bleier's visit to Vietnam — the first time he had been back since...

Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019

Richard Williams, a Canadian-British animator whose work on the bouncing cartoon bunny in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" helped blur the boundaries between the animated world and our own, has died. He was 86 years old.

The Oscar-winning artist died from cancer at his home in Bristol, England,...

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died. His family said in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79.

The...

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American female comedians, but only a few were getting hired on popular TV comedy shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV."

So, Thede decided to create her own show featuring some of the industry's funniest black women. The comic-writer-...

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

The Visual Effects Society will induct three luminaries into the VES Hall of Fame--Walt Disney, Stanley Kubrick and Stan Lee.  Also named were this year’s recipient of the VES Founders Award, and the newest Lifetime and Honorary members. The honorees and Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized...

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