Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020

Stink Films has expanded its representation of director Matilda Finn to now include the U.S. for commercials and music videos. She continues to be handled by Stink in the U.K.

Finn has received wide acclaim for her music videos, beginning with her win for Best New Director at the UK MVAs...

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

Durable Goods has signed director and producer Sam Ciaramitaro for U.S. commercial representation. 

Ciaramitaro has helmed spots for such brands as Coca-Cola, Delta, Ford Motor Company, Hyundai, Kellogg’s, McDonald’s, Morgan Stanley, Nationwide, Porsche, Toyota and U.S. Army. He has...

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

Before Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" made history as the first non-English best picture winner in Academy Awards history, he made a modest plea to American moviegoers: Don't be afraid of subtitles. 

Accepting the award for best foreign-language film at the Golden Globes last month, the South...

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

Production company Rodeo Show has added director Aaron Kodz to its roster for his first U.S. commercial representation. Kodz began his career on a cinematography trajectory and quickly found himself in the director’s chair after his debut piece, “Reach” for the Van Cliburn Foundation, earned...

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

In the strongest defense testimony yet, a Mexican model and actress denied a Harvey Weinstein accuser's claim that she stood by and did nothing while the once-powerful movie mogul groped her in a Beverly Hills hotel in 2013.

"Never happened," Claudia Salinas told jurors Monday at...

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

Rocket Film has signed director Chris Stanford for U.S. commercial representation. Prior to joining Rocket, Stanford was most recently repped by production house Hey Baby and prior to that, Rabbit.

Stanford first gained recognition as a photojournalist and portrait photographer. With a...

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

Film roles were more plentiful for women and people of color in 2018 and 2019, but underrepresentation remains for writers, directors and executives, according to UCLA’s latest Hollywood Diversity Report. 

UCLA research finds that the numbers of acting jobs for women and people of color...

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

Subtitle this: “Parasite” is the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards. 

Bong Joon Ho’s masterfully devious class satire took Hollywood’s top prize at the Oscars on Sunday night, along with awards for best director, best...

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

"Birds of Prey," the DC Comics' Harley Quinn spinoff, made a tepid debut in theaters over the weekend, opening in No. 1 but below expectations with $33.3 million domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday. 

"Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)," an...

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020

At a Film Independent Spirit Awards that often stood in stark contrast to Sunday’s Academy Awards, Lulu Wang’s family drama “The Farewell” took the top prize, while Adam Sandler and the Safdie brothers’ “Uncut Gems” also landed awards. 

The win Saturday for “The Farewell” was a surprise,...

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