Moët & Chandon: Unites NBA All-star Team for greatness

Moët & Chandon, the Official Champagne of the NBA, today announced the launch of its Greatness Under Pressure campaign, bringing together luminary partners 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony, four-time WNBA champion Sue Bird, legendary jeweler Jason of Beverly Hills, and fashion designer Don C. For more than two centuries, Moët & Chandon has celebrated the greatness created … Continue reading “Moët & Chandon: Unites NBA All-star Team for greatness”

ESPN and Marvel debut NBA Special Edition

Viewers who tune in to watch tonight’s NBA match-up between the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans on ESPN2, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes will enjoy an alternate presentation that can only be described as “super.” The special telecast, NBA Special Edition Presented by State Farm: Marvel’s Arena of Heroes, represents a groundbreaking collaboration between … Continue reading “ESPN and Marvel debut NBA Special Edition”

Sunbasket is now full-service food delivery company

Sunbasket has announced its reimagined identity as a full-service food delivery company, empowering every consumer to lead a healthy lifestyle. Expanding beyond the meal kit category, the brand has broadened its appeal to deliver an unparalleled selection of delicious, healthy foods for every dining occasion straight to consumers’ doors nationwide – from breakfast, lunch and dinner … Continue reading “Sunbasket is now full-service food delivery company”

NBA honors the life and legacy of MLK

The NBA family tipped off league-wide efforts to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout the weekend, the league, teams, coaches and current and former players engaged in the national dialogue on race and equality on NBA’s platforms and encourage collective action in its communities nationwide. On Monday 18th January, … Continue reading “NBA honors the life and legacy of MLK”

Cashmere teams with NBA great Chris Webber for series

Cashmere Originals, the original content studio born out of the award-winning Cashmere Agency, has today announced its partnership with five-time NBA All-Star Chris Webber to develop and produce Fab Five.  Based on Webber’s upcoming autobiography, By God’s Grace, this scripted limited series will chart Webber’s upbringing in Detroit and the incredible story of the 1991 Michigan Wolverines, who garnered the moniker … Continue reading “Cashmere teams with NBA great Chris Webber for series”

Comedian Sinbad recovering from stroke

Hopeful news. Comedian and stand-up comic Sinbad, 64, is recovering from a recent stroke, according to a statement from his family. TMZ and TheWrap report that Sinbad was born David Adkins. The comedian broke out in the ’90s thanks to his HBO stand-up specials, old school concerts and hosting Show Time at the Apollo. You … Continue reading “Comedian Sinbad recovering from stroke”

Lucky 21 welcomes Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader

Lucky 21 is excited to unite with directors Ben Steinbauer and Berndt Mader for advertising and branded content collaborations. At Lucky 21, Steinbauer and Mader join a talent roster that reflects a variety of genres and styles. Mader and Steinbauer were introduced to Lucky 21 via mutual friend and Lucky sales representative Gay Guthrey (SamuelGuthrey). … Continue reading “Lucky 21 welcomes Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader”

Pence aide calls NBA Players boycott: “Silly,” “absurd”

Players across the NBA have been adamant that more needs to be done to effect social change after the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  It began when The Milwaukee Bucks did not take the floor before the start of Game 5 against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, an action they later stated was due to … Continue reading “Pence aide calls NBA Players boycott: “Silly,” “absurd””

NBA approves plan to return to complex season

The NBA board of governors have approved a 22-team format to restart the 2019-20 season in Orlando, Florida, the league announced. According to ESPN, the vote was 29-1, with the Portland Trail Blazers voting against. Under the plan, nine Eastern Conference teams and 13 Western Conference teams will play eight regular-season “seeding” games, a possible … Continue reading “NBA approves plan to return to complex season”

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern passes at 77

He oversaw the growth of the NBA from “just a league” into a global marketing juggernaut during his 30-year tenure. David Stern, the former commissioner of the National Basketball Association, died Wednesday. He was 77. According to a statement from the NBA, Stern died from a brain hemorrhage he suffered several weeks ago, according to the NBA. … Continue reading “Former NBA Commissioner David Stern passes at 77”

Rocket Film, Telly Awards, Daufenbach in the news

Rocket Film signs Dawn Rao and Sam Sloma Rocket Films announced on Halloween that Chicagoans Dawn Rao and Sam Sloma will handle Midwest representation for the bicoastal production company. The appointment coincides with the signing of Tracy Fetterman and Jeanie DiMaggio, who will handle West Coast representation. In addition to wielding a roster of directors … Continue reading “Rocket Film, Telly Awards, Daufenbach in the news”

Daufenbach hires DeJulius and three new techs

Joe DeJulius has joined Daufenbach Camera as director of operations.

With more than a decade of industry experience, his arrival will enhance the remarkably well-rounded services of the Chicago-based rental house, which is the largest locally founded motion picture camera equipment rental company in the city.

DeJulius will handle Daufenbach’s rental operations while streamlining its customer support for professional productions. According to founder Lawrence Daufenbach, he is a natural complement to the company’s existing crew.

Daufenbach Camera hires Schumacher vet Acuna

Veteran technician Michael Acuna joined Chicago-based Daufenbach Camera motion picture equipment rental company in March.

With eleven years experience servicing Chicago’s film industry, the co-owner of the former Schumacher camera brings a wealth of homegrown expertise and local knowledge to one of the only Chicago-based equipment rental houses capable of outfitting large crews with state of the art gear.

Fallon creates intimate portrayals of hockey fans in new NHL work for Disney

You know hockey is not for everyone. And the authentic new work from Fallon for the NHL on ESPN and ESPN+, as well as ABC and Hulu, not only shares that sentiment, it embraces it. The creative debuted last night during ESPN’s coverage of Monday Night Football and will run across Disney’s owned and other … Continue reading “Fallon creates intimate portrayals of hockey fans in new NHL work for Disney”

Venus Williams, Blue Shields CA take on gender bias in healthcare

Gender bias has bubbled to the surface of nearly every industry. And now, healthcare is in the spotlight. Healthcare is failing women in America, and has been for decades. 1 in 2 women’s health concerns go unheard. 83% of women with chronic pain have experienced gender discrimination from doctors. Their concern is often met with … Continue reading “Venus Williams, Blue Shields CA take on gender bias in healthcare”

Over 300 films selected for 17th annual Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts

The Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival is back and ready for its close-up. After a year of virtual screenings, panels, and endless Zoom meetings, the world’s largest short film festival will host its first-ever hybrid event from September 23-October 1, 2021. The organizers behind HollyShorts have announced over 300 out of 5,000 submissions made the cut and were … Continue reading “Over 300 films selected for 17th annual Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts”

Ben Affleck directs and stars alongside Shaq in WynnBET campaign

Premier online sports betting and iGaming app, WynnBET, from the global leader in luxury hospitality, Wynn Resorts, on Monday launched its dynamic advertising campaign starring Ben “Batfleck” Affleck, NBA iconShaquille O’Neal and Melvin Gregg. The commercial spots, directed by Affleck, detail Affleck and Gregg’s journey to the sportsbook at Wynn Las Vegas where they interact with Shaq and other … Continue reading “Ben Affleck directs and stars alongside Shaq in WynnBET campaign”

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