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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

Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Hecho Studios has named Adam Milano as its head of development, a new title at the company. He makes the move from Live Nation where he served as SVP of production, most recently producing the GLAAD-... read more
Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Private Island--a London-based animation and live-action studio founded in 2015 by director Chris Boyle and executive producer Helen Power as a home for unconventional multi-disciplinary work--has... read more
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
The hedgehog edged the sled dog by a nose at the box office. "Sonic: The Hedgehog" zoomed to the top of the box office with a take of $26.3 million in its second weekend while audiences ignored... read more
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 | SHOOTonline
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) --
Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” won best motion picture, best actor and best supporting actor Saturday (2/22) at the NAACP Image Awards, as the show that recognizes... read more
Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
To separate filmmaker and TV producer Ava DuVernay's trenchant, history-driven projects, including "Selma" and "When They See Us," from her new romantic drama series is to sell short the determined... read more
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
The jury in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial indicated Friday that it is deadlocked on the most serious charges, but the judge told the panel it must keep working. In a note to the judge late in the... read more
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Alkemy X has hired Rupert Cresswell as creative director. He will work closely with executive producer Eve Ehrich to continue to build the company’s design and animation team, working across branded... read more
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
Editor's Note: This article reposted by Jeff Greenbaum from GALA The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), which has yet to peak, has already had a significant impact in China on a... read more
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 | SHOOTonline
CHICAGO --
Framestore’s Chicago office continues to grow in its third year with the addition of four artists to the team. Coming aboard are sr. Nuke/Flame artist Ruairi Twohig, Nuke compositor Jon Rogala, jr... read more
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 | SPW
Ronkonkoma, NY --
Sigma Corporation of America , a leading camera, photography lens, cine lens, flash and accessories manufacturer, today announced that its... read more
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Brandon LaGanke and John Carlucci, aka the directorial duo Ghost + Cow, have roots at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas, as well as in the advertising industry. On the... read more
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Los York Films, a creative production company focused on cross-disciplined talent, has added Leticia Gurjão as its new executive producer and head of the film division. Before joining Los York Films... read more
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Director Tamir Moscovici has joined talent agency The Directors Network for commercials and branded content in the U.S. His credits as of late span such brands as: McDonald’s McCafe for agency... read more
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LONDON --
Outernet Global, a high-capacity network of immersive media spaces in global city centers with the first due to open in London in December 2020, is entering into a major partnership with the Ridley... read more
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 | SPW
CHICAGO --
Leading production and post house Optimus today announced that it has promoted both Emily Hayes and... read more
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
Does the dog movie have any new tricks? Do we want it to? For the most part, we want our dog movies like our pooches: comforting, obedient and slightly slobbery. "The Call of the Wild," the latest... read more
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Two long-running television competitions, "American Idol" and "Survivor," debuted new seasons this past week but it was another old reliable that beat them both. "NCIS," where star Mark Harmon has... read more
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
There's beauty to spare in the new screen adaptation of Jane Austen's "Emma," from its palatial country estates with their art-filled galleries and manicured lawns, to the exquisitely detailed... read more
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Following its win in the prestigious HBO short film competition at the 2019 American Black Film Festival , Cap is now... read more
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
Creative advertising and digital experience company Stink Studios has promoted Jacinte Faria to managing director in its Los Angeles office. Faria was brought aboard in 2015 to help open the L.A... read more
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
Below-the-line rep Martijn Hostetler has joined the production department at Innovative Artists . He previously spent 14 years repping DPs and production designers at Partos Company.... Studio 100... read more
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 | SPW
Cincinnati, OH --
In a new report, Claritas and Market Enginuity illustrate how marketers can solve one of the key challenges of podcast advertising: The difficulty of accurately measuring its effectiveness in... read more
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
An up-and-coming rapper known as Pop Smoke was fatally shot during a break-in early Wednesday at a Hollywood Hills home, his label said. "We are devastated by the unexpected and tragic loss of Pop... read more
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Creative studio Nice Shoes has signed editor JK Carrington for representation as part of its recently launched editorial division. With a diverse portfolio of editing and sound design work for brands... read more
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 | SHOOTonline
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) --
Oscar-winning "Parasite" director Bong Joon Ho said Wednesday the film's "biggest pleasure and the most significant meaning" to him is that it succeeded even though the audiences might feel... read more