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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

Saturday, Jul. 4, 2020 | SHOOTonline
VENICE, Italy (AP) --
Catherine Deneuve plays an icon of French cinema in "The Truth." She even chose her own middle name, Fabienne, for her character who says things like, "I'd rather have been a bad friend and a bad... read more
Friday, Jul. 3, 2020
In a 2019 installment of SHOOT ’s The Road To Emmy series, Ozark showrunner Chris Mundy talked about the integral contributions of cinematographers Ben Kutchins and Armando Salas, ASC. Kutchins very... read more
Thursday, Jul. 2, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LONDON (AP) --
An accident requiring two screws in his ankle nearly prevented Scott Eastwood from portraying a real life soldier in Afghanistan in "The Outpost" — a role that required a level of athleticism... read more
Thursday, Jul. 2, 2020
Verizon's decision to join the growing boycott against Facebook and Twitter risks hurting the social media giants where it hurts most: their advertising revenue. Advertising accounts for nearly all... read more
Thursday, Jul. 2, 2020
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) prohibits any person from calling or text messaging someone on a wireless phone using an automatic telephone dialing system (an “autodialer”) or an... read more
Thursday, Jul. 2, 2020 | SHOOTonline
BURBANK, Calif. --
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA), the trade organization serving the professional community that provides expertise, support, tools and infrastructure for the creation and finishing of... read more
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020
On Wednesday, more than 500 companies officially kicked off an advertising boycott intended to pressure Facebook into taking a stronger stand against hate speech. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to... read more
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions, has issued an update regarding regional filming activity after the reopening of areas in L.A. County... read more
Friday, Jul. 3, 2020
Costume designer Jaclyn Banner has signed with Dattner Dispoto and Associates for narrative representation by Dan Burnside and Sam Goss . Banner has designed on a variety of features including Alieu... read more
Friday, Jul. 3, 2020
Nexus Studios has brought Shona Collins aboard its Original Content team, in the role of sr. development producer. Collins is working alongside Christopher O’Reilly and Charlotte Bavasso, co-founders... read more
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
International creative audio network Squeak E. Clean Studios has expanded its Los Angeles team, bringing on Max Taylor as sr. producer and promoting Amanda Patterson to executive producer. Taylor... read more
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Pulse Films has added director Haley Elizabeth Anderson to its roster for commercials and branded content worldwide. This marks her first production house representation in the ad arena. The NYC-... read more
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
ALIBI Music has promoted Julia Trainor to head of sync A&R, a move that recognizes the expanded role she has successfully assumed over the past several months. Trainor, who will also retain her... read more
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LONDON --
Sam Hawkey has been appointed as the new CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi London. Hawkey takes on his new role today (7/1) as the agency opens the doors of its Chancery Lane headquarters. The office re-... read more
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Mention primetime television stars in other ages, and you'd think of Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Harmon or Jennifer Aniston. Now it's Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson. Fox News Channel was the most-watched... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Lin-Manuel Miranda likes to picture the millionaire, Mr. Howell, from "Gilligan's Island," saying the brag. You know the one. "Well, I saw it with the original cast." On Friday, Miranda will steal... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 819 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Johnny Mandel, the Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer, arranger and musician who worked on albums by Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole and many others and whose songwriting credits included "The Shadow of... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020 | SHOOTonline
MINNEAPOLIS --
Cari Bucci-Hulings will join Minneapolis-based integrated marketing agency Periscope as president, effective July 6. Bucci-Hulings--who most recently served as president of MARC USA, one of the... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020 | SPW
Asheville, NC --
Among all the ways the world is changing before our eyes, the new approaches to presenting events online represent massive learning opportunities, where access is at an all-time high. Simply by... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a "second banana" to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy's front ranks as creator of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020
For years, social media platforms have fueled political polarization and hosted an explosion of hate speech. Now, with four months until the U.S. presidential election and the country's divisions... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020
The revolution is finally being televised, thank goodness. The long-awaited live-capture of Lin-Manuel Miranda's shake-the-rafters musical "Hamilton" comes out Friday on Disney+, a chance to... read more
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) National Board of Directors met on Monday (6/29) in a one-day videoconference plenary and approved the... read more
Monday, Jun. 29, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES --
Conor Byrne has joined the directorial roster of bicoastal m ss ng p eces. Byrne has directed international campaigns and branded films for clients like Skittles, Kit Kat, Microsoft, Ikea, Pepsi,... read more