Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

Feature film winners at the 67th Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards included 1917 (Universal Pictures), Jojo Rabbit (Fox Searchlight), Rocketman (Paramount Pictures) Parasite (Neon) and Ford v Ferrari (Twentieth Century Fox). Held...

Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020

“Parasite” has officially infected this year’s award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean class satire became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, setting itself up as a legitimate best picture contender to the front-runner “1917” at next month’s...

Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020

Two "Bad Boys" were too good for one "Dolittle" at the box office.

"Bad Boys for Life" starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $59 million in the U.S. and Canada to score a No. 1 debut entering the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. The action-packed, buddy comedy returned...

Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020

Less than two weeks after winning the Golden Globe Award for best drama picture, 1917 took the marquee honor at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night (1/18). The World War I drama from director/producer/co-writer Sam Mendes won the Producers Guild of America’s marquee Darryl F....

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020

Parasite (edited by Jinmo Yang) and Jojo Rabbit (editor Tom Eagles) won Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy), respectively, at the 70th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday evening (1/17) where trophies were handed out recognizing the best...

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020

A seasonal lift across several film production categories arrived too late to satisfy high expectations for 2019, according to new data published by FilmLA. In several key categories--including feature films, TV dramas, TV comedies and web-based TV, on-location production was more robust from...

Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

Oprah Winfrey said Friday that Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse allegations against the rap mogul, but his efforts were not what prompted her to leave the project.

"He did reach out multiple times...

Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

Full-service creative agency Observatory is hiring former Phenomenon chief creative officer Linda Knight as its CCO, effective February 10. 

Knight will replace co-CCOs Todd Hunter and Tony Fur, the team who spent their entire decade-plus careers at Observatory, previously known as CAA...

Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

Director Shane Valdez has partnered with long-time producer Norm Reiss to launch commercial production company Realm Films. In collaboration with visual effects and postproduction partner Jake Maymudes at Rebellion VFX. Realm has also unveiled Studio 8558, a new store-front, production,...

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

This year’s field of nominees for the DGA Award recognizing Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials, unveiled earlier this month (SHOOT, 1/6), is marked by career firsts--even for a pair of veteran directors, Sir Ridley Scott and Spike Jonze, who are no stranger to Guild...

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