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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
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
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
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, Jan. 21, 2019 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK --
Garrett Braren has joined bicoastal Brand New School’s NY office in the role of executive producer. Prior to joining design and production house Brand New School, Braren worked as EP for... read more
Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival. The mountainside festival which kicks off Thursday in Park City, Utah, has become known for launching nonfiction films to... read more
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Tonight the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture, television, and digital productions at the 30th Annual Producers Guild Awards presented by Cadillac ceremony... read more
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box... read more
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) --
As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents' home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native... read more
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 | SHOOTonline
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. --
Green Book (Universal Pictures) won the Producers Guild’s coveted Darryl F. Zanuck Award, topping nine other nominated features at a gala evening ceremony on Saturday (1/19) in Beverly Hills. Green... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster. The announcement comes two weeks after the popular documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly"... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Director Vicky Jewson was looking for women with dangerous jobs to get inspiration for her next project when she came across the name Jacquie Davis. Davis is a bodyguard, a rare profession for a... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, named Chris Meledandri, acclaimed Oscar®-nominated producer and founder and CEO of Illumination, as the... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named Chris Meledandri, acclaimed Oscar®-nominated producer and founder and CEO of Illumination, as the forthcoming recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
JAMM Bridges the Worlds of Gaming & Film with Cinematic PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Trailer LA-based visual effects studio JAMM brings the look and feel of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG)... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
The Los Angeles Section of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and the Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers ® (SMPTE ® ) will host a joint meeting this month... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SHOOTonline
STUDIO CITY, Calif. --
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) has unveiled nominees for the 66th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
“Why Bother?” That’s the question Director Tim Damon recently got to answer while highlighting the features of the new Lexus ES models for automaker Lexus and agency Team One. A Product Of Mastery... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SPW
Studio City, CA --
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 66th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their... read more
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Promising 2019 as the most disruptive and transformative year in the history of media in Hollywood, the Advanced Imaging Society (A.I.S.) has welcomed Ramy Katrib, CEO and founder of DigitalFilm Tree... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SPW
Woodland Hills, CA --
As entertainment industry luminaries prepare to swarm Park City for the Sundance Film Festival,... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announces Oscar ® -winner Jeff Bridges as the... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SPW
Burbank, CA --
Details, speakers and the Keynote for HPA TR-X (Tech Retreat Extra) have been announced. Now in its third year, HPA TR-X kicks off the... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SHOOTonline
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. --
The Directors Bureau has signed director Emmanuel Adjei for commercials and music videos in the U.S. This marks his first representation in the American market. He continues to be handled by... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SHOOTonline
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. --
As entertainment industry luminaries prepare to swarm Park City for the Sundance Film Festival, Panavision and Light Iron (Panavision’s postproduction subsidiary) announced their collaborations with... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SHOOTonline
PORTLAND, Ore. --
Marni Beardsley has joined creative agency Swift as chief production officer. She will oversee studio and operational production across all projects. Beardsley comes to Swift after a 25-year run at... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named Oscar®-winner Jeff Bridges as the recipient of the organizations’ 2019 Board of Governors Award. Bridges will accept the award at the 33rd... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
John Mathieson, BSC is no stranger to the Oscars, having earned Best Cinematography nominations in 2001 for Gladiator and in 2005 for The Phantom of the Opera. He is now again in the awards season... read more
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
Production house kaboom has added director James Lovick to its roster, marking his first U.S. representation. A product of a family steeped in cinema, Lovick absorbed a film education on set working... read more