Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

SHOOT first caught up with documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman in 2012 when Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare debuted at the Sundance Film Festival where it earned a nomination for the Documentary Grand Jury Prize. Heineman and Susan Froemke directed and...

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

Jeff Baron is a production veteran who broke into commercialmaking as a freelancer, became a bidder at Johns+Gorman Films and then joined Propaganda Films as a staff bidder. He moved onto HSI in the same role for several years followed by what was to be a 12-year tenure at Anonymous Content,...

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Dody Dorn, ACE has a feature film track record with director David Ayer that started with End of Watch, went on to Sabotage and now has made a major impact with Fury (Sony Pictures...

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

British-born director Sam Cadman began his career directing the popular renegade TV series Trigger Happy TV, with comedian (and co-director) Dom Joly. Typical of the show’s irreverent spirit is a skit featuring a man screaming obnoxiously into a cell...

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Exodus: Gods And Kings is the second collaboration between director Ridley Scott and visual effects artisan Peter Chiang, a co-founder of VFX studio Double Negative (which earlier this year merged with Prime Focus World).

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Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Director Morten Tyldum told SHOOT that director J.A. Bayona’s The Impossible (2012) was what drew him to cinematographer Oscar Faura. The Impossible focused on a family that survived, was separated and then somehow miraculously reunited after a tsunami ravaged the...

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

John Fusco is the creator and an executive producer of the epic Netflix original series, Marco Polo. Alongside Dan Minahan, Fusco serves as co-showrunner for the series, which consists of 10 episodes that will be made available exclusively via Netflix...

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

A couple of months ago, ad agency creative Mark Taylor and production house/agency vet Sylvia Kahn Versace teamed to launch Awesomesauce, a strategic and creative content studio. The new L.A.-based venture deals...

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

It’s been an eventful recent stretch for director Cynthia Wade. Late last month the MacArthur Foundation announced 15 grants totaling in excess of $2 million for documentary film projects. Among the recipients was Mudflow, about the social and political...

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Evolution Bureau (EVB), a full-service advertising firm specializing in digital and social media, has hired Scott Potter as VP and director of production. He will be responsible for shaping EVB’s interactive capabilities and will...

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