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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

Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | SHOOTonline
CHICAGO --
Havas Chicago has hired John Norman as chief creative officer. His work over the years spans such brands as Walmart, Nike, Coca-Cola and Gatorade. With more than 25 years of visual storytelling... read more
Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | SPW
LAS VEGAS (NAB Booth C8721) --
Miller Tripods Ltd., a leader in the production of innovative camera support solutions, will showcase a full lineup of new products at NAB 2019 (Booth C8721), including the 75 Sprinter II 2 Stage... read more
Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | SPW
NEW YORK --
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge, digital-training destination for post-production specialists and content creators is proud to announce the upcoming Artist in Residence for the... read more
Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | SHOOTonline
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) --
Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle. Thursday's animated Google Doodle shows the composer playing an organ in celebration of his... read more
Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | SHOOTonline
TORONTO --
Diana Sanchez has been appointed to the newly created role of sr. director, Film, at TIFF effective April 15. Sanchez will oversee the programming strategy for the Toronto International Film Festival... read more
Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | SHOOTonline
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. --
Divergent views and varied insights marked ThinkLA’s Mobile Breakfast on Wednesday (3/20) at the Beverly Hilton. A nonprofit collaborative that ties together local media, marketing, entertainment and... read more
Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that "La... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
SANTA MONICA, Calif. --
Nonfiction Unlimited has signed director Marcus Ubungen for commercial representation. At home in both the ad and documentary worlds, Ubungen has directed spots for FitBit, Samsung, and Porsche,... read more
Friday, Mar. 22, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Mexican director Hari Sama has been an icon in advertising for a number of years, but now his semi-autobiographical feature is set to make him a contender in the U.S. movie industry as well. "This Is... read more
Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
When people think about camera arms, they usually visualize the large camera crane originally conceived and developed by Filmotechnic. It truly revolutionized the entertainment industry, giving... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Production house Interrogate is teaming up with filmmaking team Jeff and Michael Zimbalist and their Peabody Award and Sports Emmy-winning media company, All Rise Films. The newfound partnership... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019
Jordan Peele has tightened his grip in "Us," a less satirical and more slaughterhouse horror parable than the writer-director's astonishing debut, "Get Out," that despite its deficiencies will leave... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Partizan has added director Jonathan Klein to its roster for commercials and branded content worldwide. Klein joins Partizan from O Positive where he worked with blue-chip brands including McDonald’s... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SPW
Vancouver, BC --
Leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion company DNEG is expanding its BAFTA-winning TV VFX offering in North America to meet growing demand for its services. The DNEG TV team, which... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SPW
Gloucestershire, UK --
IABM , the international trade association for broadcast and media technology suppliers, will be out in force at NAB Show Las... read more
Monday, Mar. 18, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK --
Cinedigm Corp (CIDM) , a leading independent distributor, announced a new partnership with CMC Pictures, a major international sales representative, financier and distributor of Chinese film and... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SPW
Santa Monica, CA --
Nonfiction Unlimited has signed director Marcus Ubungen for commercial representation. A director at home in both commercial and documentary worlds, Ubungen has directed spots for Fitbit, Samsung,... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SPW
BALTIMORE --
Chesapeake Systems , the premier workflow solutions architects for highly advanced media technology systems in media and entertainment, has added industry veterans... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof. The deal is likely to... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LONDON --
Foundry, a developer of software for the media, entertainment and digital design industries, will be acquired by Roper Technologies, Inc, a diversified technology company and a constituent of the S... read more
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Ben McKenzie is looking forward to his next career chapter after "Gotham," both on-screen and behind the camera. During the five years he's starred as Gotham City police detective and future... read more
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2019 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business. The platform will store a game-playing session in the... read more
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2019 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
An unusual ending to ABC’s long-running attempted love matches on “The Bachelor” paid off for the network. Both parts of the finale to the 23rd edition of the series hit the Nielsen company’s top 10... read more
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2019 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
The Fox Studio backlot, first built in 1926 on a Culver City ranch in Los Angeles, was enormous. Before much of it was sold off in the 1960s, it was four times the size of its current, and still huge... read more
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2019 | SHOOTonline
IRVINE, Calif. --
RED Digital Cinema announced the availability of its new RED RANGER™ all-in-one camera system designed to meet the needs of high-end productions at select RED authorized rental houses. RANGER... read more