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Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 | SPW
NEW YORK --
SHOOT ® announced today that the 2020 SHOOT New Directors Search will officially open on January 2, 2020. This will be SHOOT's 18th... read more
Friday, Jun. 7, 2019 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
SHOOT ’s New Directors Showcase Event provided varied industry perspectives during two afternoon sessions, and then an evening display of up-and-coming filmmaking talent with the debut screening of... read more
Friday, May. 31, 2019 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
SHOOT premiered its 17th annual New Directors Showcase reel at the DGA Theatre in New York City on Thursday (5/30), followed by a panel discussion moderated by SHOOT publisher and editorial director... read more
Friday, May. 31, 2019
SHOOT ’s 17th annual New Directors Showcase --which was celebrated with an evening screening and panel discussion at the DGA Theatre in NYC,... read more
Friday, May. 31, 2019
Sounding out SHOOT New Directors Showcase alumni to give advice to the next generation of up-and-coming talent has been a mini-tradition of sorts. But this year, a new dimension takes hold as not... read more
Friday, May. 31, 2019
Getting your foot in the door, then opening the door and crossing the threshold are figuratively speaking the first steps to embarking on a career. As for how to best accomplish this--or at least... read more
Thursday, May. 9, 2019 | SPW
NEW YORK --
SHOOT® Magazine, the leading publication for Film, TV & Commercial Production and Post, today announced the names of the 32 individual directors and 2 directing duos who made the final cut to be... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES & Westport, CT --
SHOOT ® announced today that the 2019 SHOOT New Directors Search is officially open now through March 31, 2019. This is SHOOT's 17th... read more
Friday, Jun. 1, 2018 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
SHOOT ’s New Directors Showcase Event provided varied industry perspectives during two afternoon sessions, and substantive exposure that same evening for up-and-coming directors via a screening... read more
Friday, May. 25, 2018 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
SHOOT premiered its 16th Annual New Directors Showcase reel at the DGA Theatre in New York City on Thursday (5/24), followed by a panel discussion moderated by SHOOT publisher and editorial director... read more
Monday, May. 7, 2018 | SPW
NEW YORK --
SHOOT® Magazine, the leading publication for commercial and entertainment production & post, today announced the names of the 33 directors / directing teams who made the final cut to be included... read more
Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
SHOOT ’s afternoon Directors/Producers Forum and evening New Directors Showcase, both held at the DGA Theatre in NYC on Thursday, May 25, offered a wide range of insights and observations, as well as... read more
Friday, May. 26, 2017 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
SHOOT premiered its 15th Annual New Directors Showcase reel at the DGA Theatre in New York City on Thursday (5/25), followed by a panel discussion moderated by SHOOT publisher and editorial director... read more
Wednesday, May. 17, 2017 | SPW
NEW YORK --
SHOOT Magazine, the leading publication for commercial and entertainment motion picture production, today announced the panels and speakers for the... read more
Thursday, May. 11, 2017 | SPW
NEW YORK --
SHOOT ® Magazine, the leading publication for commercial and entertainment motion picture production, today announced the names of the 32 directors / directing teams who made the final cut to be... read more

SHOOT and SPW News Stories

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) --
A searing documentary about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi made its anticipated debut at the Sundance Film Festival, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi Arabia... read more
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) --
Without Oprah or Apple, the Russell Simmons documentary "On the Record" went ahead with its premiere Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, where the women who came forward with sexual assault... read more
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) --
In documentaries, anonymous sources have often been reduced to a shadowy, voice-distorted figure — or worse, a pixelated blur. But a new documentary premiering Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival... read more
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) --
"Boys" trumped "Gentlemen" in movie theaters over the weekend as Will Smith and Martin Lawrence's "Bad Boys for Life" easily remained the top ticket seller over newcomer "The Gentlemen." The third "... read more
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
If history is any indicator, Sam Mendes has to be considered the clear frontrunner to win the Best Director Oscar after last night (1/25) taking the coveted DGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in... read more
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
For the second consecutive year, Spike Jonze of MJZ has won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials--this time on the strength of two entries: Med Men’s “The New Normal”... read more
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The best cinematography in a theatrical motion picture honor went to Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for “1917” at Saturday (1/25) night’s 34th American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding... read more
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture--Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team from the James Mangold-directed Ford v Ferrari : Steven A. Morrow CAS,... read more
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Netflix was the big winner at the 47th Annual Annie Awards™ Saturday evening (1/25), garnering top honors in 18 categories, including Best Feature for Klaus , and Best Independent Feature for I Lost... read more
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 | SHOOTonline
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) --
Ron Howard knew Paradise, the northern California town devastated by the most destructive wildfire in California history. His mother-in-law had lived there and he had visited the town. He had some... read more
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 | SHOOTonline
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) --
During the thunderous reception for the celebratory disability-rights documentary "Crip Camp" at the Sundance Film Festival, the loudest response came when disability advocate Judith Heumann, one of... read more
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
For writer-director Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (Neon), editor Jinmo Yang has already earned assorted accolades including his first Oscar nomination as well as an ACE Eddie Award win for best edited... read more
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Director Braden King’s first narrative feature, HERE starring Ben Foster, debuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. Fast forward to today and King is back at... read more
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
In this significantly truncated awards season, feature film dominates seemingly even more than in the past as the public’s prime focus goes to the likes of the high-profile totem poles of the Golden... read more
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The answers to two questions--why? and when?--underscore the value of advertising on this year’s Super Bowl. The “why?” has been a constant in recent years as we dive more deeply into an era of media... read more
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 | SHOOTonline
PARK CITY, Utah --
The inaugural Clio Storytelling for Good Award was bestowed upon BBDO New York for its “Back to School Essentials” film for Sandy Hook Promise. The presentation of the award was made by Clio and the... read more
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Todd Phillips, speaking after a screening of Joker (Warner Bros.) last week in Hollywood, noted that he didn’t view its 11 Oscar nominations as somehow vindicating in light of the earlier criticism... read more
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
The ousted head of the Grammy Awards says that music's biggest awards are tainted because of conflicts of interest that infect how certain songs and artists are nominated. Nevertheless, Deborah Dugan... read more
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 | SHOOTonline
BURBANK, Calif. --
Pia Chaozon Barlow has been named sr. VP of program marketing for HBO Max. She will report to Chris Spadaccini, chief marketing officer of WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer. It is a... read more
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 | SPW
NEW YORK --
Is there anyone out there who’s as obsessed with craft as the AICP Awards? Director Matt Piedmont of PRETTYBIRD found her. In a short film just released by AICP to promote entries to the AICP Awards... read more
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
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... read more
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
PRETTYBIRD has added multidisciplinary filmmaker Jared Knecht to its roster of creatives for representation in the U.S. spanning branded, music and entertainment content. Knecht has directed... read more
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
It’s fitting that in a year when the Visual Effects Society presents Martin Scorsese with its Lifetime Achievement Award, the director’s latest release, The Irishman (Netflix), is breaking new ground... read more
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Do you want your Olympics coverage and other exclusive entertainment fare with ads or not? If the latter, pay a bit more per month for NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service which rolls out wide in... read more
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
Natasha Braier, ASC, ADF is the only Latina woman nominated this year for an American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Award in the features competition. She’s a first time nominee in the Spotlight... read more