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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
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
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
Friday, Jul. 21, 2017 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Actor/Filmmaker/Casting Director Robert B. Martin Jr officially announces his candidacy today for SAG-AFTRA National President in the upcoming election. He will be running as an independent candidate... read more

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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 | SHOOTonline
PARIS --
Matthieu de Lesseux has been appointed to the newly created role of CEO of Creative Activities for Havas Paris, Les Gaulois, Fullsix France and Havas Digital Factory. Scheduled to come aboard at the... read more
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 | SPW
Los Angeles --
In a new ad for Wienerschnitzel, A Common Thread director Eli Green enlists a slightly unhinged German techno band to introduce the brand’s latest offering, Chicken Schnitzel Sandwiches. Conceived by... read more
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Susanne Kelly, head of sales and new business development at the recently launched bicoastal Rocket Film, has been promoted to executive producer in the company’s New York office. Kelly now joins an... read more
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Washington Square Films has signed director Mark Pellington for commercials and branded content in the U.S. Winning acclaim for his signature authenticity and story-driven, personal approach,... read more
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LONDON --
McCann London has hired Will Cottam and James Crosby, the creative team behind lauded work for Freedom Brewery and The Prince’s Trust. Cottam and Crosby come over from CHI & Partners where they... read more
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
The Workshop’s True North is an inspiring documentary about Sean Swarner, who in 2002 became the first cancer survivor to reach the top of Mount Everest. He’s kept climbing ever since spreading his... read more
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The ASC Technology Committee has been renamed the ASC Motion Imaging Technology Council. Established in 2003, the Committee has helped organize efforts to study and assess subjects ranging from... read more
Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Critics loved "Logan Lucky" and gave a big collective shrug to "The Hitman's Bodyguard," but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way. The two action flicks faced off... read more
Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even... read more
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Editor Eric Zumbrunnen, co-founder of bicoastal postproduction company EXILE, passed away on August 1 following a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was 52. Appreciated for his intelligence, kindness... read more
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now... read more
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Zoic Studios has promoted John Kilshaw to creative director. Kilshaw joined Zoic’s New York studio in 2016 as VFX supervisor and has rapidly shifted to lead the creative direction of projects out of... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SHOOTonline
SAN DIEGO, Calif. --
Jon Spencer is joining bicoastal music house Singing Serpent as executive producer. He comes over from Black Iris Music where he oversaw operations for work out of accounts the likes of Xbox, Stella... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Musician and composer Antonio Sanchez is scoring premium cable network EPIX’s original series Get Shorty produced by MGM Television. This marks Sanchez’s first TV project. The show is created by... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Brazilian guitar legend and Grammy winning musician/composer/songwriter Heitor Pereira received his first nomination from the News and Documentary Emmys in the Music & Sound category for his... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SPW
Ashford, Kent, UK --
Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, today announces Mini V-Lok, a new ultra-small and lightweight addition to its V-Lok battery line. The smallest battery of its type in... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SPW
Burlington, MA --
Avid® ( Nasdaq: AVID ), a leading global media technology provider for the creation,... read more
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present From Latin America to Hollywood: Latino Film Culture in Los Angeles, 1967–2017 , a series of film screenings, live conversations, oral... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
BRF (B-Reel Films) has signed director Eva Michon for commercials and branded content worldwide. Born in Johannesburg, Michon grew up in Toronto, where she studied film at Ryerson University. She cut... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Matt Osborne has come aboard the team of colorists at The Mill’s Los Angeles studio. Osborne began his career at The Mill London in 2013, later moving to the U.S. to join the Chicago studio. With a... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SHOOTonline
ATLANTA --
Advertainment studio BARK BARK, with offices in Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles, is expanding its marketing content support of film, TV and streaming productions shooting in Georgia. Central to... read more
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 | SPW
DALLAS --
charlieuniformtango and The Richards Group have been having some fun with new social media campaigns for Dr Pepper. In the works are two campaigns, “Real Cravings” - which focuses on answers to... read more
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 | SPW
PROVIDENCE --
Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) proudly announced the Award Winners for its 35 th Anniversary Celebration of Flickers, on Sunday, August 13 th . The Annual Awards Ceremony... read more
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
New York/San Francisco-based content creation/production studio BODEGA has expanded its national business development team, bringing on board Janice Wagdy for Midwest live action sales representation... read more
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
BRF ( B-Reel Films ) is growing its entertainment division, hiring Hollywood producer Philip Westgren as the company’s first head of original content in the U.S. to drive expansion of its English-... read more