Monday, January 22, 2018

News

  • Agency of the Year: Statue of No Limitations

    • Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

    Though not unprecedented—with Wieden+Kennedy turning the trick many moons ago—it’s rare for SHOOT to select the same shop as Agency of the Year twice in a row. But we felt compelled to do...

    • Monday, January 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is calling for the removal of Xerox CEO Jeffrey Jacobson as the copier company reportedly seeks a deal with camera company Fujifilm. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the two companies are in talks for a...
    • Monday, January 22, 2018 - 1:45pm
    "The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson is going from Middle Earth to the Western Front, transforming grainy black-and-white footage of World War I into 3-D color for a new documentary film. Jackson's movie, announced Monday, is among dozens...
  • Nick Law To Become Publicis Groupe CCO Starting In May

    • Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

    Nick Law--a veteran of R/GA, currently serving as its VP and global chief creative officer--has been hired to move over to the newly created dual role of Publicis Groupe CCO and president of...

  • Amazon Enters Into Content Deals With Sharon Horgan, Production Company Merman

    • Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

    Amazon Studios has entered into an exclusive two-year overall deal with Emmy-nominated writer and creator Sharon Horgan. In addition to her personal deal, Horgan’s production company Merman has...

  • Director Aaron Beckum Joins Strike Anywhere

    • Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

    Strike Anywhere, the L.A. and San Francisco-based production company, has brought comedic director Aaron Beckum aboard its roster. This marks his first formal representation for commercials and...

  • Rodeo Show Adds Director Alec Sutherland To U.S. Spot Roster

    • Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

    Production company Rodeo Show has signed director Alec Sutherland for U.S. commercial representation. He has helmed spots for such brands as AT&T, Budweiser, Visa, General Electric, USAID and...

  • "Three Billboards" Posts Major Wins At SAG Awards; Women At Forefront of Show

    • Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

    The Western-inspired revenge tale “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” swept the female-focused and led Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday with wins for best ensemble, best actress for...

  • "Jumanji" Scores Box Office Hat Trick

    • Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

    "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" outdid another weekend's worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing...

  • "The Shape of Water" Wins Producers Guild Award

    • Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

    Guillermo del Toro’s fantastical romance The Shape of Water (Fox Searchlight) won the Producers Guild’s coveted Darryl F. Zanuck Award, topping 10 other nominated features at a gala...