Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021

The great-grandchildren of Guccio Gucci, who founded the luxury fashion house that bears his name nearly a century ago in Florence, are appealing to filmmaker Ridley Scott to respect their family's legacy in a new film that focuses on a sensational murder. 

"The House of Gucci," starring...

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021

January 15, 2016    The Revenant landed a leading 12 nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards. The strong showing for The Revenant sets director Alejandro Inarritu for a possible back-to-back win following his sweep for...

Monday, Jul. 13, 2020

From a godfather of cinema to Kermit the Frog, the U.S. government's small-business lending program sent money into unexpected corners of the entertainment industry. 

While legendary names like Francis Ford Coppola and Jim Henson hardly evoke the image of "small" business, the leaders of...

Saturday, Mar. 14, 2020

The Walt Disney Co. will release “Frozen 2” on Disney Plus several months early to give families cooped up by the coronavirus a welcome distraction — and give its streaming service a boost. 

Disney announced Friday that “Frozen 2” will begin streaming on Disney Plus Sunday, three months...

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020

One, two, three.

One--a number of firsts marked this year’s DGA Awards competition.

Two--a couple of those firsts saw nominees make career imprints on both the feature and commercialmaking fronts.

Three--and one director scored a rare trifecta, giving him career nods in the...

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...

Monday, Jan. 6, 2020

MJZ leads the way with two of its directors--Fredrik Bond and Spike Jonze--scoring nominations for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2019. This marks Bond’s ninth career nomination, and Jonze’s fourth.

Jonze won the DGA Award last year for Apple’s “...

Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019

The second season of an AMC-TV drama series follows the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and a number of bizarre deaths haunting a community.

"The Terror: Infamy" is set to premiere Monday and stars Derek Mio and original "Star Trek" cast member George Takei as they...

Monday, Apr. 1, 2019

A high-profile return to commercialmaking and a first foray into directing U.S. series television reflect a perennial creative thirst for storytelling on the part of an artist who’s already proven he can tell any story imaginable.

Yet Sir Ridley Scott persists, recently helming via RSA...

Friday, Mar. 29, 2019

SHOOT will publish a Special Directors>e.dition on Monday, April 1, that will contain the entire Directors Series section from SHOOT’s March/April print issue (including extended versions of some stories).

The mix of profiles spans world class talent along the lines...

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