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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, Apr. 4, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Want to see Chance the Rapper prank Hollywood stars? Catch a new action thriller starring Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz? How about a six-minute edition of "60 Minutes"? There's an app for that,... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Anthony Terrell believes an imprisoned man currently serving two life sentences may not have been the person who murdered his brother as part of a killing spree that rocked Atlanta four decades ago... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Writer-producers Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd were mulling ideas for the 2009 TV season when they landed on an intriguing sitcom approach, one revolving around an extended family and done in... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
The Tribeca Film Festival, postponed by the pandemic, is moving some elements of its annual New York event online. Tribeca organizers said Friday that much of its programming will be available either... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020 | SPW
HOLLYWOOD and NEW YORK --
Indie artist Carlile has just released a new music video for her single "Spare Me" directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Mack Neaton. Both artists hail from Chicago, where they originally met. Carlile... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES (AP) --
Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including " Lean On Me, " "Lovely Day" and "Ain't No Sunshine," has died from heart... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020
For many, production has stopped in its tracks due to the coronavirus pandemic. Several agencies told SHOOT that they have postponed or canceled all projects. Others have stepped up their in-house... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LONDON --
Organizers have decided that the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will not take place this year. Originally scheduled for June, then tentatively postponed to October due to the... read more
Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
Radiant Images, Inc. (”Radiant”) announced that the Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) dated September 18, 2019, providing for the sale of all the stock of Radiant to Hawkeye Systems, Inc (... read more
Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LOS ANGELES --
The Directors Guild Foundation (DGF) announced the creation of the DGF COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to aid members facing financial crisis. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to impact... read more
Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
The popcorn will be bring your own and the barbecue won't be as good, but the Austin, Texas, SXSW Film Festival is moving online after having its 27th edition canceled by the coronavirus pandemic... read more
Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Hollywood's summer movie season is all but finished. "Top Gun Maverick" became the latest would-be blockbuster to be rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Paramount Pictures on Thursday... read more
Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Millions of small business owners will be turning to the government, seeking help for an individual and nationwide cataclysm, the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The... read more
Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Even progressively minded movies about abortion have usually focused on the morality of the decision. Eliza Hittman wanted to make a film where the highest hurdle isn't deciding to have an abortion... read more
Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW ORLEANS (AP) --
Ellis Marsalis Jr., jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan that includes famed performer sons Wynton and Branford, has died after battling pneumonia brought by the new... read more
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020
Emmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," died Wednesday after contracting the... read more
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020 | SPW
Westport, CT --
With the Emmy ® Awards Season pushed later due to the coronavirus pandemic, SHOOT® will publish a special preview feature on May 8 in advance of its 2020 16-week "Road to Emmy" Series that will kick-... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020
DP Megan Stacey has signed with Innovative Artists for commercial and narrative representation. Stacey is based in Los Angeles and has shot content for Nike, Girls Who Code, Botox, USTA, and... read more
Friday, Apr. 3, 2020
Brian Platt has joined independent Minneapolis-based branding and advertising agency Solve as group creative director. He will help lead the agency’s growing creative department and personally manage... read more
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020 | SPW
NEW YORK --
American Documentary (AmDoc), the nonprofit organization behind the PBS series POV, is launching a COVID-19 Artist Emergency Fund to support the independent documentary community. This adapted fund... read more
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Instead of watching their own finances crater, shut-in television viewers tuned in to the game show "Let's Make a Deal" in record numbers last week. TV programs across the dial recorded superlatives... read more
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020 | SPW
Rochester, NY --
The George Eastman Museum may be temporarily closed, but the museum is still offering its audiences around the world an opportunity to explore collections and educational offerings. The museum... read more
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020 | SPW
LOS ANGELES --
The LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONA... read more
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
NEW YORK (AP) --
Jason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday. Kilar takes the reins of one of... read more
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020 | SHOOTonline
LONDON (AP) --
Every August, the Scottish capital of Edinburgh plays host to some of the funniest and most talented — not to forget strangest — performers from the U.K. and the wider world. Not this year... read more