Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020

This year's New York Film Festival will be held largely virtually and in outdoor screenings, organizers said Thursday while unveiling a lineup featuring new films from Chloe Zhao, Steve McQueen and Azazel Jacobs.

The major fall film festivals, which often jockey for the chance to premiere...

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020

Moxie Pictures has signed comedy filmmaker Ben Fogg for global representation spanning commercials and branded content. He had not previously been signed in the U.S. The director’s recent exploits includes campaigns for Vauxhall, Kelloggs, BBC and UNICEF.

Fogg describes himself as “part...

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020

Even mock elections require wall-to-wall coverage, so when Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine set out to document Texas' Boys State, the week-long summer camp of civics simulation run by the American Legion since 1935, they hired seven cinematographers to stay close to a handful of the 1,100...

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020

Blue Table Post, the studio founded by Emmy-winning editor Oliver Lief, has recently expanded its talent roster with editors and colorists experienced in both entertainment and advertising. Blue Table has also developed a semi-remote collaboration process where clients can work from the shop’s...

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020

Advertising agency Camp + King has promoted Rikesh Lal and Jesse Dillow to executive creative directors.

As co-creative directors, Lal and Dillow have been responsible for the agency’s creative output over the years. Lal, an art director, and Dillow, a writer, first worked with agency...

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. 

ViacomCBS Inc., which he led for decades, remembered Redstone for his "unparalleled passion to win, his endless intellectual curiosity, and his complete dedication to the company."...

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020

"America's Got Talent" topped the ratings last week, but it faces the absence of Simon Cowell, seriously injured in an electric bicycle accident.

Cowell, the NBC talent contest's creator and linchpin of its judging panel, underwent surgery for a broken back last Saturday, just before the...

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020

Veteran business and media executive Sarah Chase has been named COO and executive producer at Wild Bill, a creative content production company and commercial agency jointly run by co-founders Samantha Hart and James Lipetzky. Chase spent much of her career working under the close mentorship of...

Monday, Aug. 10, 2020

A politically charged episode of "black-ish" from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu, a corporate sibling of the Disney-owned broadcast network.

"I cannot wait for everyone to finally see the episode for themselves," series creator Kenya Barris posted Monday on social...

Monday, Aug. 10, 2020

Award-winning creative agency Eleven has hired Andre Gray as executive creative director. Operating out of the San Francisco office, Grey will lead creative development with chief creative officer Mike McKay for Eleven’s diverse portfolio of clients including Samsung, Pella, JSX, Electrify...

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