Friday, Sep. 17, 2021

Nisha Ganatra of Chelsea Pictures topped the directorial rankings in the global Lions Creativity Report, which benchmarks creative success across the industry. The rankings are compiled using data from Cannes Lion-winning and shortlisted work across the 2020 and 2021 Cannes Lions Festival of...

Thursday, Jul. 29, 2021

Winners of the 2021 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial were presented tonight (7/29) at a virtual presentation. Together with the AICP Next Awards, which were presented virtually on July 28, and the AICP Post Awards, presented virtually on July 27, they comprise the AICP Awards...

Monday, Jun. 14, 2021

On the strength of Bodyform/Libresse’s “#wombstories,” AMV BBDO London was the top creative agency globally with Nisha Ganatra topping the directorial tally and Chelsea Pictures taking the number one production company slot in The One Show 2021 Creative Rankings.

The ripple effect also...

Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021

The third time proved to be the charm--and historic--for director Melina Matsoukas who won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials on Saturday evening (4/10) during a virtual ceremony. On the strength of her stirring “You Love Life” for Apple’s Beats by Dr. Dre from...

Friday, Apr. 2, 2021

While a major spotlight has been cast, and deservedly so, on the showing of female feature directors--Chloe Zhao for Nomadland (Searchlight Pictures) and Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman (Focus Features)--in both Oscar and DGA Award nominations this season, hovering a...

Friday, Apr. 2, 2021

‘Tis the season for awards show previews. This issue contains a TV Awards Season feature on four DGA Award and two ASC Award nominees who could figure in the Emmy conversation. And our Road To Oscar Series continues with insights into nominees, their work and collaborators.

But...

Monday, Mar. 8, 2021

Nisha Ganatra of Chelsea Pictures and Melina Matsoukas of PRETTYBIRD are among the nominees for the DGA Award recognizing Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2020. This marks the first time that two solo female directors broke through with nominations in the spotmaking...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

Essity, global hygiene and health company and owner of Bodyform, Libresse, Nana, Nuvenia, Saba and Nosotras, is committed to breaking the taboos that hold women back. With the award-winning #BloodNormal campaign in 2017, Bodyform and Libresse tackled the stigma around periods, turning blue...

Friday, May. 29, 2020

There may have been a point — say, oh, a few months ago? — when we'd have demanded a lot more edge from a movie like "The High Note," and been less forgiving of its more implausible moments.

But hey, times have changed, and the pleasing chemistry of two very likable leads — Tracee Ellis...

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

Director Nisha Ganatra made a major mark at this year’s Sundance Film Festival with Late Night, which earned a standing ovation, rave reviews and $13 million from Amazon, the highest price ever paid at the fest for a film by a female director. Written by Mindy Kaling and co-starring...

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