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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
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
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
Friday, Jul. 21, 2017 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Actor/Filmmaker/Casting Director Robert B. Martin Jr officially announces his candidacy today for SAG-AFTRA National President in the upcoming election. He will be running as an independent candidate... read more
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Mobius Awards, an international advertising and package design competition, has opened its 2017 competition with a variety of new opportunities for entrants. Expanded entry options include categories... read more

SHOOT and SPW News Stories

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | SHOOTonline
BROOKLYN, NY --
Production company 1stAveMachine, which has won multiple Cannes Lions and Clio Awards, has launched a talent management division while expanding its content production business, The new 1stAveMachine... read more
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Independent creative agency Mistress has hired the creative team of Alfredo Adán Rosés and Alberto Portas. Hailing from Spain, Alfredo and Alberto are an internationally awarded team who have won... read more
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | SHOOTonline
ALBANY, NY (AP) --
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood... read more
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Stink Films has signed director Will Mayer for global representation. He joins a company directorial roster which includes Eliot Rausch, Nicolas Winding Refn, Nacho Gayan, and Lauren Caris Cohan... read more
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | SHOOTonline
SANTA MONICA, Calif. --
On the heels of opening its doors this fall, Santa Monica-based creative editing and VFX boutique Cabin Editing Company has brought on Sam Ostrove as partner/editor. He has won such honors as Cannes... read more
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
"Mama’s Got Bump," the new #loveyourbodyday video from Moms You'd Like to Friend (MYLF), hit the ground running, amassing 3.9 million views on... read more
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | SHOOTonline
ATLANTA --
Independent agency Chemistry has added two executive creative directors, Carl Corbitt and Anja Duering. The shop has offices in Atlanta and Pittsburgh, with a roster which includes YouTube, Red Bull... read more
Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing "Bugsy," has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times. In the... read more
Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
It was a spooky weekend at the box office for nearly everyone but Tyler Perry. Perry's comedy sequel "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" scared up a healthy $21.7 million in its first weekend in theaters, but... read more
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
"The Visit" won the U.S. Short Film Award Of Excellence at the Catalina Film Festival last month. The award ceremony took place at the historic Avalon Theatre in Catalina Island, featuring honorees... read more
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the three Centerpiece Galas and Tribute that will take place at AFI Fest 2017. The Centerpiece Galas are: Call Me By Your Name (director Luca Guadagnino)... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SPW
NEW YORK --
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the nominees for the 27 th Annual IFP Gotham Awards. For 2017, ten... read more
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 | SPW
PHILADELPHIA --
To introduce their newest offering, Zing, maker of StikBot brand stop motion animation toys, tapped Something’s Awry Productions, a production company focused on branded content, to create two new... read more
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
The Television Academy has voted to begin disciplinary proceedings against disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein. The academy, which bestows the Emmy awards, said a hearing has been set for November... read more
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 | SHOOTonline
MONTREAL --
From October 23-26 at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Calif., SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition attendees and exhibitors can explore the newest developments in... read more
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Superman and Batman were born, like brothers, in 1938 and 1939, respectively. But psychology professor William Moulton Marston had grander and more progressive aspirations for his comic creation. "... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SHOOTonline
DETROIT --
Cutters Studios Detroit has promoted Justin Grosjean to editor. The announcement was made by executive producer Mary Connolly and managing director Kurt Kulas. While Grosjean first joined the company... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SHOOTonline
MIAMI --
Punctuating a long, successful relationship that began in a freelance capacity, 2C Originals, the original content division of 2C Media, Inc., has appointed Mark S. Clark as its new head of... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, announced three major gifts toward the creation of this institution, bringing fundraising to more than $300M, nearly 80 percent of... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that Academy Award®-nominated director and producer Ridley Scott will be honored by AFI Fest 2017 with a tribute and world premiere closing night gala... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The AICP has announced an expansion of its Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP) with new wrinkles that include intensive industry training, mentoring and the awarding of grants to fund spec... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES --
SAG-AFTRA and the Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations (JPC) have issued a joint statement regarding commercial low-budget digital productions. It reads: “After listening to the... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
For his first major studio feature, The Mountain Between Us (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.), director Hany Abu-Assad assembled a team of artisans he was to collaborate with for the first time--... read more
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | SPW
DETROIT --
Cutters Studios Detroit ( http://www.cuttersstudios.com ) is very proud to announce the promotion of Justin Grosjean to editor. The announcement was made... read more