Eternals’ director Chloé Zhao captures journey of injured Budweiser Clydesdale

After sitting out last year’s Super Bowl for the first time in 37 years to support COVID-19 vaccine awareness, Budweiser is back in the game with a commercial spotlighting a beloved Budweiser Clydesdale’s path to recovery, symbolizing the resiliency that the people of America continue to show through difficult times. The spot, entitled “A Clydesdale’s … Continue reading “Eternals’ director Chloé Zhao captures journey of injured Budweiser Clydesdale”

Director Chloé Zhao joins Superprime

Los Angeles-based production company Superprime has added two-time Academy Award-winning Chloé Zhao (Nomadland, The Eternals) to its roster of talented filmmakers. Chloé is a Chinese writer, director, editor and producer.  In September, Chloé appeared on Time Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, on the heels of repeatedly making history … Continue reading “Director Chloé Zhao joins Superprime”

Chloé Zhao on winning, howling and more

Oscar night saw people of color, and especially women, brought to the forefront. A record 9 of the 22 acting nominees were people of color and Chloé Zhao became the second woman – and first woman of color – to win the award for Best Directing for her opus about grief and the damaged American … Continue reading “Chloé Zhao on winning, howling and more”

Nomadland wins Best Picture, Chloé Zhao Director

Last night, Nomadland won three of its six Academy Award nominations. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences presented the 93rd Oscars. Due to the pandemic, the show did not take place at its usual home, The Dolby Theater. This year, the hostless event took place in downtown Los Angeles at Union Station with … Continue reading “Nomadland wins Best Picture, Chloé Zhao Director”

Chloé Zhao wins DGA Award for Nomadland

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2020 were announced tonight during the 73rd Annual DGA Awards virtual ceremony. Chloé Zhao won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for Nomadland. The moving film about grief and acceptance follows woman in her sixties (Frances McDormand) who, … Continue reading “Chloé Zhao wins DGA Award for Nomadland”

Everything Everywhere All at Once leads Spirit Film noms

Film Independent, the nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering independence and inclusivity in visual storytelling, have announced the nominations for the film categories at the 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Multiverse-hopping adventure film Everything Everywhere All at Once  leads all films with eight nominations including best feature, director, lead actor for Michelle Yeoh, supporting actor for Ke Huy … Continue reading “Everything Everywhere All at Once leads Spirit Film noms”

WOMEN IN FILM: Filmmaker Cindy Di Xin

China native Cindy Di Xin is an award-winning filmmaker who has written and directed six short films. She earned a master’s degree in film production with an emphasis in directing from Chapman University in Orange County, California, and The School of Visual Arts in New York City.  In the past three years, Cindy has been … Continue reading “WOMEN IN FILM: Filmmaker Cindy Di Xin”

Study reveals most awarded directors of all time. Jane Campion ranks…

While the actors usually take the majority of the acclaim in a Hollywood blockbuster, it’s those on the other side of the camera who keep everything on track and bring their vision to life. But who are the very best film directors in the world? Once upon a time, only a small group of directors … Continue reading “Study reveals most awarded directors of all time. Jane Campion ranks…”

Jane Campion wins DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement

It is looking more and more like The Power of the Dog is the one to beat at the upcoming Oscars.The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2021 were announced last night during the 74th Annual DGA Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. Jane Campion won the … Continue reading “Jane Campion wins DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement”

Busch Light and Kenny G head for Super Bowl Mountains

Busch Light and Grammy Award-Winning Saxophone legend, Kenny G, are coming together in what is sure to be the smoothest advertisement in Super Bowl History. The spot comes on the heels of a tremendous hot streak for Busch Light, as popularity soars not only in the Midwest, where Busch Light is the gold standard for … Continue reading “Busch Light and Kenny G head for Super Bowl Mountains”

Get ready to fall in love with Robo Dog in new Kia Super Bowl spot

Well, the ladies are going to go wild for the fit driver, who resembles Thor’s Chris Hemsworth, of the all-new, all-electric Kia EV6. And if he doesn’t get them cheering, then his new sidekick, Robodog, with his big automated Pixar-like eyes, will. Debuting ahead of the big game, Kia returns to the Super Bowl with … Continue reading “Get ready to fall in love with Robo Dog in new Kia Super Bowl spot”

Guy Fieri is mayor of “Land of Loud Flavors” in Bud Light Seltzer Super Bowl spot

Bud Light Seltzer is making some serious noise with the debut of its newest Super Bowl commercial by welcoming fans to the “Land of Loud Flavors,” a magical universe that brings the bold and unexpected taste of Bud Light Seltzer and its most recent and loudest innovation, Bud Light Seltzer Hard Soda, to life – all … Continue reading “Guy Fieri is mayor of “Land of Loud Flavors” in Bud Light Seltzer Super Bowl spot”

Wondros Collective adds Jeffrey DeChausse to roster

Wondros Collective continues to enhance its diverse roster with the addition of Director Jeffrey DeChausse. DeChausse is an award-winning creative who has directed and produced over 200 commercials, documentaries and short films for some of the biggest brands in their respective categories. His successful track record takes shape from notable collaborations with Apple, Lexus, Toyota, Budweiser … Continue reading “Wondros Collective adds Jeffrey DeChausse to roster”

Women directors comprise only 17% of top 250 grossing films

Hollywood made femme-centric history in 2020 with more female filmmakers than ever before directing top-grossing films. For the first time, three women were nominated at the Golden Globes for Best Director – Motion Picture. After achieving these milestones, it seemed women were at the precipice of a new era. Unfortunately, the film industry regressed into … Continue reading “Women directors comprise only 17% of top 250 grossing films”

Drive My Car, Power of the Dog take top awards at LAFCA

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) voted on the best achievements in film in 2021 on Saturday, announcing its award winners through its Twitter account. The LAFCA’s best film winner has won the Oscar for Best Picture 11 times in the 47 years the organization has been giving out awards, including four times in the last … Continue reading “Drive My Car, Power of the Dog take top awards at LAFCA”

Eternals makes history by being first Marvel film to be Certified Rotten

It had to happen sometime. Marvel Studios, which has had an incredible 12-year-run with critics and audiences may finally have a dud on its hands. Marvel’s Eternals is now the worst-reviewed MCU movie ever. With over 257 reviews in, its critical Rotten Tomatoes score has dropped to a 49%, which gives it a “rotten” rating, … Continue reading “Eternals makes history by being first Marvel film to be Certified Rotten”

Lexus unveils Marvel’s Eternals-inspired vehicles

Now, this is cosmic. The Eternals is having its red-carpet premiere tonight in Hollywood and to celebrate Lexus it’s drawing inspiration from the new cosmic heroes Lexus and Marvel Studios have collaborated to design ten character-themed concept vehicles, based on all ten super heroes from the highly anticipated film. The film centers on an exciting … Continue reading “Lexus unveils Marvel’s Eternals-inspired vehicles”

Eternals: Kumail Nanjiani tries to park his Lexus in spot directed by Russos

Some things are worth preserving at all costs. If you’re Kingo (Kumail Nanjiani) in Marvel Studios’ Eternals, this includes your gleaming new Lexus IS 500 sports sedan. And it’s our Reel Ad of the Week. As the exclusive automotive partner of Marvel Studios’ Eternals, Lexus has dropped a marketing campaign today with a long-form video … Continue reading “Eternals: Kumail Nanjiani tries to park his Lexus in spot directed by Russos”

Gap celebrates representation and inclusion fo Fall 2021 campaign

Gap continues to champion modern American optimism by celebrating individuals who represent the positive impact of being your true self. Gap’s Fall 2021 Individuals adult campaign debuts today, amplifying the voices of a distinct and diverse cast that better represents all of us. These individuals transcend race, gender, age, abilities and talents as catalysts for … Continue reading “Gap celebrates representation and inclusion fo Fall 2021 campaign”

Marvel’s Eternals releases final trailer

Not too bad. Not too bad at all. A new trailer and poster for Marvel Studios’ Eternals were released, offering an upfront look at the MCU’s newest team-up, featuring a group of celestial heroes, from beyond the stars, who have had a love affair with the Earth since the dawn of man. When monstrous creatures called the … Continue reading “Marvel’s Eternals releases final trailer”