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Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 | SPW
Westport, CT --
SHOOT ® Magazine, the leading publication for Film, TV & Commercial Production and Post, today announced the names of the 34 individual directors and the directing duo who made the final cut to... read more
Monday, Mar. 23, 2020 | SPW
Westport, CT --
SHOOT ® announced today that the 2020 SHOOT New Directors Search entry deadline has been extended 90 days from March 31 to June 30 due... read more
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

Monday, Apr. 19, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
BBH New York has set its leadership team, officially welcoming Amani Duncan as its president and promoting Tom Callard to chief strategy officer--both of whom join chief creative officer Rafael... read more
Monday, Apr. 19, 2021
Leo Carax's "Annette," starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver, will open the 74th Cannes Film Festival on July 6, festival organizers said Monday. "Annette" is Carax's first English-language film... read more
Monday, Apr. 19, 2021 | SHOOTonline
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. --
Two more TV series will relocate to the California thanks to its film and TV tax credit program. The TBS sitcom Chad (from Vancouver, British Columbia) and the HBO Max comedy-drama The Flight... read more
Monday, Apr. 19, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Bicoastal Union Editorial has made a high-profile addition to its roster with the arrival of editor Rick Lawley. Best known as the co-founder of Whitehouse Post, which opened in London in 1990,... read more
Sunday, Apr. 18, 2021 | SHOOTonline
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. --
The best cinematography in a theatrical motion picture honor went to Erik Messerschmidt, ASC for Mank , capping Sunday afternoon’s 35th American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding... read more
Sunday, Apr. 18, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ALTOS, Calif. (AP) --
Charles "Chuck" Geschke — the co-founder of the major software company Adobe Inc. who helped develop Portable Document Format technology, or PDFs — died at age 81. Geschke, who lived in the San... read more
Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021
The sound mixing team behind Sound of Metal topped the Motion Pictures-Live Action category at the 57th Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards during a virtual ceremony on Saturday evening (4/17). The... read more
Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
The 71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards presented by American Cinema Editors (ACE) today announced winners LIVE during a virtual awards ceremony recognizing outstanding editing in 14 categories of film,... read more
Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021
For his work on The Trial of the Chicago 7 , Alan Baumgarten, ACE won the marquee Best Edited Dramatic Feature honor from the America Cinema Editors 71st annual Eddie Awards during a virtual ceremony... read more
Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Amid mounting anger over allegations of bullying, Broadway and Hollywood producer Scott Rudin broke his silence Saturday, saying he is "profoundly sorry" and will step back from his theater work. "... read more
Friday, Apr. 16, 2021 | SPW
HOLLYWOOD --
The Motion Picture Sound Editors tonight presented the 68 th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a fully-virtual, international ceremony. Golden Reel Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in sound... read more
Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021
The Trial of the Chicago 7, Greyhound, Soul and Tenet were among the feature winners at the 68th annual Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards virtual ceremony held on Friday evening... read more
Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Soul (Disney-Pixar) came up the big winner at the 48th Annie Awards honoring the best in animation, followed closely in the feature tally by Wolfwalkers (Cartoon Saloon/Melusine Productions for Apple... read more
Friday, Apr. 16, 2021
The Oscar isn't the only one celebrating its 93rd trip around the sun at the Academy Awards ceremony this year. The shorts category features two documentaries, " A Concerto is a Conversation " and "... read more
Friday, Apr. 16, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Issa Rae remembers what life was like when she was starting out in Hollywood: no money, and just hoping for a chance to be discovered. "It was about 'I just want the exposure. I need the right person... read more
Friday, Apr. 16, 2021 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
SMPTE Hollywood will offer a glimpse into moviemaking in a post-Covid world as it hosts the production team behind The Ripple Effect at its virtual meeting scheduled for April 22 nd at 6:00 p.m. PDT... read more
Friday, Apr. 16, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Alejandro Lopez, former McCann Worldgroup Japan chief creative officer, will serve as U.S. head of Interpublic’s newest creative practice, Mediabrands Content Studio (MBCS), effective immediately... read more
Friday, Apr. 16, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Ninety seconds. That's how quickly Steven Soderbergh believes the Academy Awards will convince viewers that this year's telecast is different. The concept for the show, which Soderbergh is producing... read more
Friday, Apr. 16, 2021
As declarations of “Fake News” seemingly run rampant worldwide, Collective (Magnolia Pictures/Participant) underscores the true value of an independent press during partisan times. The documentary--... read more
Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Casting Society of America honored excellence in casting across feature films, television and theatre on Thursday evening (4/15) at the 36th Annual Artios Awards. This marked the competition’s first... read more
Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021
Autodesk has unveiled more than 40 user-driven improvements to Flame that simplify the artist’s day-to-day and boost creative collaboration. Building on machine learning (ML) capabilities that... read more
Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021 | SHOOTonline
WASHINGTON (AP) --
Despite women making history in the top categories at the Oscars, the number of female nominees in the 18 non-acting categories increased by only two percentage points this year, according to a Women... read more
Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Nancy Reyes is being promoted to CEO of TBWA\Chiat\Day New York. Reyes takes over full leadership of the agency from Rob Schwartz, who has been CEO since 2015. It’s the latest step in a steady rise... read more
Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021 | SPW
NEW YORK --
From the most granular interpersonal exchanges at home to interplanetary communications during a mission in space, this anthemic spot for Cisco - created via The Hatch, Cisco’s internal agency, and... read more
Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
For a dozen and more reasons, Diane Warren would be overjoyed to win a best original song Oscar for her work in "The Life Ahead" starring Sophia Loren. A trophy for the Italian-language film's song... read more