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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

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
In February of 2019, people from all over the world met in Cúcuta, Colombia in an attempt to deliver humanitarian aid into Venezuela. Juliana Peñaranda-Loftus, director of the short documentary The... read more
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021
A tale of two directors who are coming to Sundance, each with a milestone career debut. One already has a history at the festival with a short film--her first directorial effort--that was well... read more
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Feature film and television editor Colin Patton has signed with Arcade for commercial representation in the U.S. Based in Los Angeles, Patton is best known for his work on the films Pitch Perfect 3,... read more
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 | SPW
SAN FRANCISCO --
Camp + King is powering up its junior partners to partner status, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Jamie King announced today. The seven from various... read more
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 | SPW
Asheville, NC --
The phenomenon known as SXSW was launched in Austin, Texas, USA, back in 1987. Starting on 16 March, the unified 2021 SXSW Conference will introduce what's next in the worlds of film, culture, music... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Topping the New York Film Critics Online Awards with three wins apiece were Minari and Promising Young Woman . Minari took the marquee best picture honor, supporting actress (Young Yuh-jung who tied... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021
Three years ago, filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West got a dream Sundance debut. They premiered their film "RBG" to a sold-out crowd with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg not only in attendance but... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Director Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr.--whose feature film debut Wild Indian is slated to premiere in the U.S, Dramatic Competition at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival (1/28-2/3)--has secured his... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Sibling Rivalry, an independent creative agency combining a boutique studio with production, has signed two directors--Cameron Busby and Daisy Zhou (now known as DZ)--for sister company Sibling Films... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021
The National Board of Review (NBR) has named Da 5 Bloods the Best Film of 2020. Furthermore, based on his work on the Netflix feature, Spike Lee earned Best Director distinction. Da 5 Bloods ’ cast... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
What do Mark Ruffalo, Huron, Calif., Mayor Rey Leon, Watts, Calif., leader Mama Linda Cleveland, former California Air Resources Board chair Mary Nichols and California Energy Commission Chair David... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 | SPW
NEW YORK CITY --
Everyone in the post-production industry has had to adapt to the “new normal” of Covid…and the Post New York Alliance has evolved right along with them. Over the past year, the organization has... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 | SPW
DALLAS --
Photographer/Director Dick Patrick announces the completion of a new collection of work that focuses on New Orleans, his hometown. The piece is a 36-page, wire-bound book that combines recent... read more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Film Independent unveiled nominations for the 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Up for Best Feature are First Cow, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Minari, Never Rarely Sometimes Always and Nomadland ... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Felix De N’Yeurt has joined Adolescent as head talent manager. De N’Yeurt comes to Adolescent from WME Lens/IMG division. She has a background growing and repping leading photographers and directors... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Production company Arts & Sciences (A&S) has added director and photographer Michael Lawrence to its roster in the U.S. and U.K. He was previously handled in the ad arena by Superprime and... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Siblings Sophie and Walker Cole, aka directorial duo The Coles, have joined Sanctuary Content for commercials and branded content in the U.S. Previously handled in the U.S. market by production house... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The American Film Institute (AFI) has unveiled the recipients of AFI Awards 2020. Celebrating film and television arts’ collaborative nature, AFI Awards is the only national program that honors... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Production company Ruffian has signed French director David Bertram for representation in the U.S. spanning commercials, branded content and music videos. This marks Bertram’s introduction to the... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
The One Club for Creativity has launched The One Show Fusion Pencil and ADC Fusion Cube, billed as being the advertising and design industry’s first global initiatives to recognize great work that... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
TOKYO (AP) --
IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled. Now set to open July 23, the Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Community Films has added multidisciplinary directing duo Mad Ruffian (aka Amanda Jones and Christopher Watson-Wood) to its roster for U.S. representation. Hailing from London, the recently... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn't advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl... read more
Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Producer Heather Heller and director Francis Lawrence, the award-winning duo behind some of the most arresting commercials and music videos of the past two decades, have launched... read more
Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021
Just outside of Bucharest, a family with nine children once called the lands around an abandoned water reservoir and landfill home. For decades, the Enaches lived in nature and slept in a crowded but... read more