Ridley Scott Creative Group Names Luke Ricci President of RSA Films U.S.

Ridley Scott Creative Group has named Luke Ricci to its global leadership team as President, RSA Films, U.S. An executive and producer with a prolific background in advertising and production, Ricci has worked on the agency and production company sides of the aisle, overseeing multiple award-winning productions and managing the careers of many of the … Continue reading “Ridley Scott Creative Group Names Luke Ricci President of RSA Films U.S.”

Simon Pegg joins RSA Films as director

Acclaimed actor, screenwriter, producer and director Simon Pegg has signed to RSA Films for global commercial representation. To celebrate, he will be taking to the stage this week to discuss creativity and writing with Uncommon Founder Nils Leonard at the UK Creative Festival. Pegg rose to prominence as co-creator of the UK cult classic TV series, Spaced. After two … Continue reading “Simon Pegg joins RSA Films as director”

Eva Doležalová signs to Ridley Scott ’s RSA Films & Black Dog Films

Award-winning Czech director, producer and writer, Eva Doležalová has signed to RSA Films and Black Dog Films for US/UK representation.  Doležalová’s first short film, Sound of Sun, starring Sean Penn, Suki Waterhouse and Jack Kilmer premiered on Nowness in 2016 to critical acclaim. She went on to direct multiple other short films, including Carte Blanche, starring Dylan Sprouse, Suki Waterhouse … Continue reading “Eva Doležalová signs to Ridley Scott ’s RSA Films & Black Dog Films”

RSA Films’ Clara Tägtström celebrates Pride for Booking.com

Booking.com’s latest research shows that more than half of LGBTQ+ travelers (53%) have had less-than-welcoming or uncomfortable experiences at a property where they were staying. To help partners stand out as somewhere travelers can be extra sure of a welcoming stay, Booking.com has launched a dedicated badge for Proud Certified properties. After completing an education program and making a … Continue reading “RSA Films’ Clara Tägtström celebrates Pride for Booking.com”

Marie Schuller joins RSA Films and Black Dog Films

Director and photographer Marie Schuller has signed to the Ridley Scott Creative Group’s RSA Films and Black Dog Films in the US and UK for commercial, photography and music video representation. As one of the most prominent filmmakers in fashion and beauty, Schuller has directed campaigns for the likes of Givenchy, Versace, Dior, Vans, Converse … Continue reading “Marie Schuller joins RSA Films and Black Dog Films”

After ‘Trolls’ AMC theaters bans Universal films

AMC Theaters (who also own UK Chain Odeon Cinemas) have vowed to no longer screen Universal Pictures films in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. That comes after NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell spoke about the success of Trolls World Tour on VOD platforms amassing $100 million. “The results for Trolls World Tour have exceeded our expectations and … Continue reading “After ‘Trolls’ AMC theaters bans Universal films”

Universal to begin streaming current films Friday

With the global production shutdowns of such major films as The Batman, The Matrix 4, Mission Impossible combined with the closure of movie theaters due to the spread of the COVID-19 , Universal Pictures has decided to make its current theatrical releases available on Home Video earlier than planned. The studio has announced that The Invisible … Continue reading “Universal to begin streaming current films Friday”

RSA Film’s President Daly departs and launches Big Red Films

Long-time staff producer David Mitchell is named Managing Director of RSA Films. RSA Films has announced Jules Daly, President of the company since 2001, has struck up an independent producing deal with sister company Scott Free Productions under her own banner, Big Red Films. With Daly’s move, long-time commercials producer David Mitchell has been named … Continue reading “RSA Film’s President Daly departs and launches Big Red Films”

Paramount releases trailer for 50th anniversary restored Godfather

Paramount has an offer movie audiences won’t be able to refuse. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola’s Academy Award-winning masterwork The Godfather, the studio announced today that the film will have a limited theatrical release in Dolby Vision beginning February 25, 2022 exclusively in Dolby Cinema at AMC Theatres in the U.S., as … Continue reading “Paramount releases trailer for 50th anniversary restored Godfather”

Harry Potter stars reunite for 20th anniversary special

Has it really been 20 years since we first visited Hogwarts? Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson join filmmaker Chris Columbus and other esteemed cast members across all eight Harry Potter films as they travel back to Hogwarts for the first time to celebrate the anniversary of the franchise’s first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, which premiered 20 years … Continue reading “Harry Potter stars reunite for 20th anniversary special”

Universal casts Bros – first major studio gay rom-com from Billy Eichner

Hard to believe in 2021, that there has not been a major studio gay romantic comedy yet. Well, that’s about to change. Next summer, Universal Pictures proudly presents the first romantic comedy from a major studio about two gay men maybe, possibly, probably, stumbling towards love. Maybe. They’re both very busy.  And it’s called Bros. … Continue reading “Universal casts Bros – first major studio gay rom-com from Billy Eichner”

Filmsupply goes behind the work of Stept Studios’ Oakley PRIZM ad for NFL

Filmsupply, the footage licensing company disrupting the production industry, has released the latest episode in its Behind the Work series. The first-of-its-kind series, first launched this spring, dives directly into some of today’s greatest creative – in conversation with those individuals who brought it to life. Behind the Work lives at the intersection of film and advertising, … Continue reading “Filmsupply goes behind the work of Stept Studios’ Oakley PRIZM ad for NFL”

From football to film: A conversation with Director Aaron Chapman

Director Aaron Chapman brings a distinct vision for uncovering the humanity and emotion behind sport and athletes, with a uniquely personal lens gleaned from his experience playing football at the University of Washington. His work elevates the perspectives and struggles of the individual alongside the grit and determination of athletic pursuit. Frequently shooting and editing … Continue reading “From football to film: A conversation with Director Aaron Chapman”

PacSun: Celebrates Soho store anniversary with live stream

Marking their Soho flagship store’s one-year anniversary, PacSun will host an exclusive first live-streaming shopping event for the limited edition Vans shoe in collaboration with A$AP Rocky on August 6 at 10ET. Pacsun influencer and content creator, Mathieu Simoneau, who also appears in Pacsun campaigns, will host the brand’s first live-streaming shopping event. PacSun’s focus has always been … Continue reading “PacSun: Celebrates Soho store anniversary with live stream”

BIPOC-owned Scheme Engine teams with CNN Films

CNN Films today announced an anthology of documentary short films, produced by BIPOC-owned creative studio, Scheme Engine that will broadcast on CNN during two Saturdays in July and August.  For more than a year, CNN Films and Scheme Engine have worked together to research story ideas and develop films that would be engaging and inspiring … Continue reading “BIPOC-owned Scheme Engine teams with CNN Films”

Miniac Films signs director Pip Cowley

Director Pip Cowley, whose short films have been heralded by Paper Magazine, Nowness and The Fader, has joined the directorial roster at Miniac Films. Her signing was announced by Miniac partners Stephen Roesler, Executive Producer, and John Christopher Pina, Director. Cowley’s most recent short, Undone, features actress and dancer Camren Bicondova in an emotional study … Continue reading “Miniac Films signs director Pip Cowley”

Father’s Day: Our top ten films to watch

Father’s Day 2021 is fast approaching and there’s no better way to spend the day than watching a movie with your dad or with your kids if you are a dad! From comedies, to dramas, to even a cartoon, we’ve got you covered! Check out our list of Father’s Day films! 10-Daddy Daycare Eddie Murphy … Continue reading “Father’s Day: Our top ten films to watch”

New AICP Awards unveils ‘Craft That Endures’ films

How do you mark an epic anniversary that celebrates a combined 65 years of achievement in advertising in the moving image, while simultaneously challenging the industry to share in the warm spotlight of achievement? If you’re AICP, you do what comes naturally: you create content. In this case, the content in question are spirited, inspired … Continue reading “New AICP Awards unveils ‘Craft That Endures’ films”