Latest News Related To NDS

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024

CHICAGO & LOS ANGELES --
Director Cameron Busby, whose Logitech spot starring Little Nas X generated buzz on the Super Bowl in 2021, has joined the roster of Quriosity Productions in Chicago. Busby marked his arrival with a... read more


Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024

LOS ANGELES --
RSA Films has brought L.A.-based comedy directing duo Peter Martin, aka Peter Livolsi and Martin Dix, aboard its roster for commercials. Peter Martin are behind Little Caesars most recent crowd... read more


Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) --
Angela Patton has devoted her career to listening to the needs of young girls. Over a decade ago, the CEO of the nonprofit Girls For a Change and founder of Camp Diva Leadership Academy helped start... read more


Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024

LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK --
Bicoastal production company Durable Goods has added director Paul Santana to its commercial roster. Santana brings a wealth of experience and perspectives from his globe-trotting adventures in... read more


Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023

NEW YORK --
Florence has added Brooklyn-based filmmaker and photographer Courtney Sofiah Yates to its talent roster. She’s directed spots for Bumble, Dick’s Sporting Goods, REI and Coterie, among many others. On... read more


Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023

SHOOT ’s New Directors Showcase event provided varied industry perspectives during a pair of afternoon sessions, and then an evening display of up-and-coming filmmaking talent with the debut... read more


Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

SHOOT ’s New Directors Showcase provided varied industry perspectives during a pair of afternoon sessions, and then an evening display of up-and-coming filmmaking talent with the debut screening of... read more


Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023

NEW YORK --
The One Club for Creativity announced the diverse group of 29 talented individuals and teams in eight countries who have been selected as winners in the Young Guns 21 competition, celebrating... read more


Tuesday, Sep. 19, 2023

LOS ANGELES --
Farm League has added director David Findlay to its roster for his first U.S. representation spanning branded content and commercials. Originally from Quebec City, Findlay as a teenager had... read more


Friday, Oct. 27, 2023

Turning 21 signals a maturation of sorts--and it applies to SHOOT ’s New Directors Showcase on varied fronts, including in one key respect. This year marks the 21st Showcase and how far we’ve come is... read more


Friday, Oct. 27, 2023

Tamika Miller is an alum of SHOOT ’s 2019 New Directors Showcase, earning inclusion on the strength of an Amazon Echo spec spot facilitated by the Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP). Fast... read more


Friday, Oct. 27, 2023

SHOOT 's New Directors Showcase offered varied industry perspectives during a pair of afternoon sessions, and then an evening display of up-and-coming filmmaking talent with the debut screening of... read more


Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023

LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK --
Station Film has added director Paul Iannacchino to its roster for commercial representation. A versatile storyteller, Iannacchino is known for directing high-profile experientials such as Coca-Cola’... read more


Monday, Oct. 2, 2023

NEW YORK --
SHOOT ® Magazine, the leading publication for Film, TV & Commercial Production and Post, today announced the names of the 31 individual directors and 2 duos who made the final cut to be included... read more


Monday, Oct. 2, 2023

NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES --
Sibling Films--part of the NY and L.A.-based brand studio and production company Sibling Rivalry--has added Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah to its roster of directors. Hailing from a small town in New Jersey,... read more


Monday, Sep. 11, 2023

CHICAGO --
Director Jeana Khoury--whose work for the Joburg Ballet and her powerful “Bride Armour” anti-domestic violence spot for Carling Black Label have won awards and raised eyebrows--brings her talent for... read more


Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2023

LOS ANGELES --
Biscuit Filmworks has added director Bianca Poletti to both its U.S. and U.K. rosters. Poletti is a distinctive storyteller crafting deeply lived-in worlds across film, commercials, music videos, and... read more


Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2023

LOS ANGELES --
Partizan has signed director Floyd Russ for representation across the U.S., U.K., France and Canada. Russ' body of work spans advertising campaigns, music videos, scripted and non-scripted films and... read more


Wednesday, May. 31, 2023

NEW YORK --
Naked City, the production boutique here led by executive producer Mark Sitley, and Woodward Original (WO), an award-winning shop based in Detroit, have formed an alliance that gains Naked City a... read more


Thursday, May. 18, 2023

CULVER CITY, Calif. --
PRETTYBIRD, the production company helmed by Paul Hunter, Kerstin Emhoff, and Ali Brown, has brought award-winning director A.V. Rockwell aboard its roster for U.S. commercial and music video... read more


Friday, Apr. 21, 2023

PORTLAND, Ore. --
Revery has expanded its creative roster with the addition of director Alexander Gilbert. He has hit the ground running at his new roost, directing the first episode of Future Self , a series made in... read more


Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2023

NEW YORK --
SHOOT ® has announced that the 2023 SHOOT New Directors Search is now open for entries, effective April 1, 2023. This will be SHOOT's 21st Annual worldwide search to discover the best up-and-coming... read more


Monday, Mar. 13, 2023

LOS ANGELES --
Production house JOJX has added director Matt Bieler to its talent roster. Born and raised in Southern California, Bieler adopted a love for filmmaking at a young age, eventually dedicating himself... read more


Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023

LOS ANGELES --
Thinking Machine, the creative storytelling boutique founded by directors Matthew and Jason Docter, aka Docter Twins, has signed acclaimed filmmaker Kat Keene for commercial representation. Keene,... read more


Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023

LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK --
Bicoastal production company m ss ng p eces has added Jane Qian to its roster for U.S. commercial representation. Qian’s work has been showcased in Buzzfeed, Nowness, and Vimeo Staff Picks, and... read more


Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023

LOS ANGELES --
Marking her arrival at the independent film studio Caviar with a series of comedic spots for streaming service Hulu, Elizabeth Orne is the latest addition to the studio’s growing roster, joining for... read more


Monday, Jan. 30, 2023

LOS ANGELES --
Hey Wonderful has signed filmmaker Matteo Mosterts, marking his first commercial representation in the U.S. market. A storyteller whose work combines comedy, film craft and performances with a lot of... read more


Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023

LOS ANGELES --
RadicalMedia has signed international, award-winning filmmaker Nina Meredith to its directorial roster for representation in the U.S. and Germany spanning commercials, branded content and music... read more


Friday, Nov. 18, 2022

NEW YORK --
SHOOT 's New Directors Showcase provided varied industry perspectives during a pair of afternoon sessions, and then an evening display of up-and-coming filmmaking talent with the debut screening of... read more


Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Lauren Greenfield’s award-winning commercial production company Girl Culture Films now enters a new phase as INSTITUTE. Marking an evolution for the brand, this change will broaden its directorial... read more


Friday, Oct. 28, 2022

NEW YORK --
SHOOT ® Magazine, the leading publication for Film, TV & Commercial Production and Post, today announced the names of the 31 individual directors and 1 duo who made the final cut to be included... read more


Monday, Oct. 3, 2022

NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES --
Hungry Man has signed filmmaker LJ Johnson for worldwide representation spanning commercials and branded content. A writer/director from Minneapolis, Johnson earned a slot in SHOOT ’s 2021 New... read more


Monday, Sep. 12, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
With the Guild & Academy Awards Season approaching, SHOOT ® is pleased to announce its upcoming Awards coverage and 2022/2023 16-week "Road to Oscar" Series" with a special preview feature... read more


Sunday, Sep. 4, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Sandy Hook Promise’s “Teenage Dream”--directed by Henry-Alex Rubin of SMUGGLER for BBDO New York--won the primetime commercial Emmy on Saturday (9/3) during the first of two Creative Arts Emmy Awards... read more


Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022

LONDON & LOS ANGELES --
Korean-American multi-hyphenate artist and director Amber Park has signed with Ridley Scott Creative Group’s Black Dog Films for U.K. and U.S. commercial representation. She has collaborated with... read more


Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

Commercial production company Ampersand has entered into a partnership with creative management firm MilkToast for U.S. representation covering the East and West Coast markets. MilkToast is headed by... read more


Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Apple entered the primetime commercial Emmy nominees’ circle for the fourth consecutive year--this time for two spots: iPhone 13 Pro’s “Detectives” directed by David Shane of O Positive with creative... read more


Friday, Jun. 24, 2022

Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp were at a bit of a career crossroads when they manifested Marcel, a one-inch-tall seashell with a tiny voice and a big heart. Slate had recently been let go from "... read more


Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) --
"Top Gun: Maverick" director Joseph Kosinski again had a plane in the air, only this time Chris Hemsworth was at the wheel. They were shooting "Spiderhead," a science-fiction prison thriller based on... read more


Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2022

NEW YORK --
The 21st SF Documentary Festival (SF DocFest), held from June 1 – 12, 2022, will screen Street Heroines , helmed by Valiant Pictures director... read more


Monday, Jun. 13, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Production boutique Rakish has added director Charlie Mysak to its roster for U.S. representation spanning commercials and branded content. Having started his career in the docu-space across film and... read more


Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2022

LONDON --
Two of Us, a London-based production company headed by EP Gianni Cerretani, has reinforced its Atlantic alliance by signing American comedy director Michael Leary on a global basis with the exception... read more


Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2022

LONDON --
London-based Two Of Us headed by EP Gianni Cerretani reinforces its Atlantic alliance by signing young American comedy director Michael Leary on a global basis with... read more


Monday, May. 23, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) --
In 1983, producer Jerry Bruckheimer was flipping through the May issue of California magazine when he was struck by a story. "Top Guns" read the headline, with a large photograph from inside the... read more


Monday, May. 16, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Veteran writer/director Greg Popp, known for his comedic storytelling, has joined Seed Media Arts for U.S. representation spanning commercials and branded content. His portfolio includes notable work... read more


Thursday, May. 12, 2022

Early on in "Top Gun: Maverick," Tom Cruise hops on his sleek motorcycle, wearing Aviator sunglasses and a leather jacket with patches, and speeds into a time machine. No, that's not right. It's... read more


Thursday, May. 12, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Director James Rouse has joined Biscuit Filmworks for representation in the U.S. and U.K. Rouse’s commercialmaking has received over 200 awards including two Cannes Grand Prix honors (for Harvey... read more


Thursday, May. 12, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Director James Rouse has joined Biscuit Filmworks for representation in the U.S. and U.K. Rouse’s commercialmaking has received over 200 awards including two Cannes Grand Prix honors (for Harvey... read more


Tuesday, May. 10, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Stept Studios has brought Olivier Agostini aboard as head of creative. He will lead Stept’s creative division--home to a growing team of creative directors, copywriters and art directors--which has... read more


Tuesday, May. 10, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Director Grayson Whitehurst has officially joined the roster of Los York, formalizing his relationship with the global creative production studio. He had been working pretty much exclusively with Los... read more


Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2022

NEW YORK --
Alkemy X has added director Laurence Thrush to its directorial roster for U.S. representation spanning commercials and branded content. Thrush has crafted work for such clients as McDonald’s, Honda,... read more


Thursday, Apr. 7, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
While CODA won the marquee Best Picture Oscar last month, it wasn’t the only film at the awards ceremony recognized for telling a relatable story that shed light on the Deaf community. Nominated in... read more


Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2022

NEW YORK --
SHOOT ® has announced that the 2022 SHOOT New Directors Search is open for entries as of April 1, 2022. This will be SHOOT's 20th annual... read more


Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
Alldayeveryday has joined forces with director Nelson Cabrera for exclusive global representation for both multicultural and general market advertising. Cabrera is a 10-time Cannes Lion winner with... read more


Friday, Mar. 18, 2022

Nexus Studios has added director Alex Grigg to its commercial roster. He has worked with such clients as The New York Times , BBC, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola and Mailchimp. Grigg has made a name for... read more


Monday, Mar. 14, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
New Orleans-based filmmaker Abraham Felix has signed with bicoastal production company Curfew for commercial representation. As a director, Felix aims to create work that shifts the culture towards a... read more


Friday, Feb. 18, 2022

NEW YORK --
Angela Kohler has joined Bunker for exclusive commercial representation. Kohler is an award-winning director and photographer based in L.A... read more


Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022

The lauded documentary Floyd Norman: An Animated Life gets a new life this month when it moves to The Criterion Channel. Directed by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey, the 2016 documentary--which was on... read more


Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK --
Director Evan Silver and executive producer Ryan Ennis have teamed to launch Reform School. The bicoastal production studio opens with a diverse roster of directorial talent which includes Silver,... read more


Friday, Dec. 10, 2021

“Break a leg” is theatrical slang for good luck. But there’s more than luck involved in breaking successfully into the industry and evolving into a working director. Each step along the way is a... read more


Friday, Dec. 10, 2021

SHOOT ’s 19th Annual New Directors Showcase offers a total of 31 up-and-coming directors. The field includes 15 women and 14 directors who are unaffiliated... read more


Friday, Nov. 19, 2021

NEW YORK --
SHOOT ’s 19th Annual New Directors Showcase Reel has gone live at NDS. SHOOT online.com . The NDS Class of 2021 offers a total of 31 up-and-... read more


Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021

NEW YORK --
SHOOT ® Magazine, the leading publication for Film, TV & Commercial Production and Post, today announced the names of the 31 individual directors who made the final cut to be included in the... read more


Friday, Oct. 23, 2020

With SHOOT ’s 2020 New Directors Showcase Reel having just gone live at NDS.SHOOTonline.com , it’s an apropos time to reflect on what prior... read more


Thursday, Sep. 16, 2021

Billings, MT --
Street Heroines --the lauded feature-length documentary on the courage and creativity of female street artists--will screen virtually at the 4th annual Montana International (MINT) Film Festival. The... read more


Wednesday, Sep. 15, 2021

LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK --
Production company ArtClass has signed director Anthony Pellino to its roster for commercial and branded content representation in the U.S. Pellino, who’s turned out work for such brands as Reebok,... read more


Monday, Sep. 13, 2021

BROOKLYN, NY --
In its first additions to the company’s roster since owner/director Steve Giralt founded it five years ago, The Garage has signed three tabletop directors on the heels of moving into a new and larger... read more


Friday, Sep. 10, 2021

For director Theodore Melfi, Toronto is more than just another stop on the festival circuit. Rather it’s proven to be a resounding “go” for his career starting in 2014 when the fest premiered to... read more


Tuesday, Sep. 7, 2021

LOS ANGELES --
Havoc Content has added director Jeannette Godoy to its roster for exclusive representation in the U.S. and Hispanic markets. A first generation Mexican-American filmmaker and storyteller, Godoy... read more


Thursday, Jun. 17, 2021

LOS ANGELES --
Director Lacey Uhlemeyer has joined bicoastal production company ArtClass for commercial and branded content representation in the U.S. Uhlemeyer, an alum of SHOOT ’s 2020 New Directors Showcase, is... read more


Monday, May. 10, 2021

NEW YORK --
SHOOT ® has announced that the 2021 SHOOT New Directors Search is open for entries. This will be SHOOT's 19th annual worldwide search to... read more


Friday, Oct. 23, 2020

NEW YORK --
SHOOT ’s 18th Annual New Directors Showcase Reel has gone live at NDS.SHOOTonline.com . The NDS Class of 2020 offers a total of 36 up-and-... read more


Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020

Westport, CT --
SHOOT ® Magazine, the leading publication for Film, TV & Commercial Production and Post, today announced the names of the 34 individual directors and the directing duo who made the final cut to... read more


Monday, Mar. 23, 2020

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, Jun. 7, 2019

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


Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2022

LOS ANGELES --
RSA Films has signed filmmaker Jonny Mass for commercial representation in the U.S. and U.K. Mass--who had previously been with RadicalMedia--has directed campaigns for the likes of BMW, Toyota,... read more


Friday, May. 31, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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