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”

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”

Get Out tops WGA 101 Greatest Screenplays of 21st Century

The  Writers Guilds of America West and East announced the WGA list of 101 Greatest Screenplays of the 21st Century (*so far), as voted by the Guilds’ members, honoring outstanding screenwriting over the last two decades. From horror films and sci-fi – Get Out (#1, Written by Jordan Peele), Arrival (#27, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer) – to superhero blockbusters – Black … Continue reading “Get Out tops WGA 101 Greatest Screenplays of 21st Century”

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”

A chat with Faryl Amadeus, writer, director and star of Mary Meet Grace

In Faryl Amadeus’ dramatic new short film, which moves quickly and fluidly from drama to thriller, Mary Meet Grace tells the story of a troubled young woman who gets a phone call from a stranger saying that the birth mother she never knew has died. She impulsively accompanies him into the desert to spread her … Continue reading “A chat with Faryl Amadeus, writer, director and star of Mary Meet Grace”

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”

ArtClass: Director Lacy Uhlemeyer joins roster

Lacey Uhlemeyer has joined bicoastal production company ArtClass as a director for US commercial and branded content representation. Uhlemeyer is known for directing humanity-focused stories for brands — from Nike’s International Women’s Day spot to Amazon’s Brand Truth campaign. A former journalist who has filmed in more than 18 countries, she is passionate about creating content that … Continue reading “ArtClass: Director Lacy Uhlemeyer joins roster”

Eternals: Get your first look in this teaser trailer

After her Best Director and Best Picture wins at the Oscars, anticipation is enormous to see director Chloé Zhao’s follow-up to Nomadland. And that follow-up is Marvel’s The Eternals. Today, the studio released the first teaser trailer for the November entry into the MCU. The Eternals trailer offers a glimpse at the exciting new team … Continue reading “Eternals: Get your first look in this teaser trailer”

Emerald Fennell’s “poisonous popcorn film”

Emeralds Fennell’s Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for her self-described “poisonous popcorn film” Promising Young Woman marks the 13th woman to win in this logophile category over the course of 93 years.  While wins for women behind the camera at the Academy Awards have been scarce throughout its 93-year-long reign,  a new era of women … Continue reading “Emerald Fennell’s “poisonous popcorn film””

Women who run with Oscars

To say that women have been kept out of the spotlight when it comes to being behind the lens in film would be the understatement of the century. There is no dramatic flare in this statement; the Academy Awards in 2021 marking its 93rd ceremony, only two women have won Best Director, nine women have … Continue reading “Women who run with Oscars”

Chadwick Boseman should have won an Oscar

Chadwick Boseman should have won the Oscar for Best Actor last night during the 93rd Academy Awards. But he didn’t. The award went to Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, one of the greatest actors in our lifetime. No disrespect to Sir Hopkins, but Boseman should have won. The 93rd Oscars were basically a successful statement about … Continue reading “Chadwick Boseman should have won an Oscar”

Oscar winners address racism and police brutality

During the 93rd annual Academy Awards, Oscar presenters and winners discussed racism, pleading with audiences to unite against hate crimes and police brutality. In her opening monologue actress/director Regina King acknowledged her feelings surrounding the Derek Chauvin murder trial.  “I have to be honest: If things had gone differently this past week in Minneapolis, I … Continue reading “Oscar winners address racism and police brutality”