Millie Bobby Brown joins Netflix’s Russo film

Netflix has picked up AGBO’s The Electric State, an adaptation of the illustrated novel by Simon Stålenhag. Set in a retro-futuristic past, an orphaned teenager (Millie Bobby Brown) traverses the American West with a sweet but mysterious robot and an eccentric drifter in search of her younger brother. Millie Bobby Brown, star of Stranger Things … Continue reading “Millie Bobby Brown joins Netflix’s Russo film”

LALIFF announces lineup for 2022 edition

Academy Award-nominated actor Edward James Olmos, founder of the Latino Film Institute, announced today the full lineup for this year’s Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) that will take place June 1 – 5 at the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre and TCL Chinese 6 in Hollywood, CA. This year’s edition will open with Disney … Continue reading “LALIFF announces lineup for 2022 edition”

Raucous Content signs director Russell Brownley

Director Russell Brownley has joined LA-based Raucous Content for U.S. representation. Brownley’s cinematic work is bathed in an atmospheric sensitivity — as if emotion and sensation had its own genre of ASMR. Based out of Southern California, Brownley began his career shooting surf films and documentaries. So, it’s no surprise that Brownley gravitates his narratives to … Continue reading “Raucous Content signs director Russell Brownley”

Harbor: Carissa Clark, Rochelle Brown lead sales

Harbor’s growing pool of global talent has been further enhanced by the arrival of Carissa Clark, Director of Sales, West Coast, Feature & Episodic and Rochelle Brown, Director of Sales, East Coast, Feature & Episodic, announced founder and CEO, Zak Tucker today. Carissa Clark is a seasoned post-production expert with over ten years of multidisciplinary … Continue reading “Harbor: Carissa Clark, Rochelle Brown lead sales”

Anita Nicole-Brown, actress and diabetic activist

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory.” Meet Anita Nicole Brown. She’s … Continue reading “Anita Nicole-Brown, actress and diabetic activist”

Marty Mcfly, Doc Brown reunite 30 years later

It’s been 30 years since Chicago-born Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future trilogy wrapped its story up on the big screen. The films still remain beloved in our culture. That can especially be attributed to stars Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, who portrayed Marty McFly and Doc Brown, respectively. Although there have been the … Continue reading “Marty Mcfly, Doc Brown reunite 30 years later”

Mazda campaign urges drivers to “feel alive”

Mazda North American Operations solidifies its path to premium, debuting the next phase of its brand campaign, “Feel Alive.” Aiming to evoke feelings of wonder and inspiration, the new spot titled, “Dream Bigger,” will officially launch the all-new 2019 Mazda3, the brand’s next generation product. Dream Bigger” was conceived by Mazda North American Operations and … Continue reading “Mazda campaign urges drivers to “feel alive””

Nomad welcomes Senior EP Alaina Zanotti to LA Studio

Following a banner year with the additions of Editorial Partners Brandon Porter and Conor O’Neill, along with the successful launch of a new outpost in Austin, award-winning creative editorial/VFX company Nomad is continuing to grow its all-star team with the addition of industry veteran Alaina Zanotti as Senior Executive Producer in Nomad’s LA office. With over fifteen years of experience leading … Continue reading “Nomad welcomes Senior EP Alaina Zanotti to LA Studio”

Super Bowl champs Rams reimagine NFL Draft as Hollywood heist film

Move over 24. There’s a group of new action stars on the block and they’re going to steal the NFL draft. The Super Bowl LVI Champion Los Angeles Rams are premiering On the Clock, a short film that plays like a summer blockbuster but is actually a piece of branded content helmed by acclaimed director Paul … Continue reading “Super Bowl champs Rams reimagine NFL Draft as Hollywood heist film”

AICP Equity & Inclusion issues first annual report

AICP’s Equity & Inclusion Committee has released its inaugural annual report, highlighting a year of achievements and initiatives aimed at facilitating industry-wide change when it comes to employment opportunities for underrepresented people. Launched in 2020 by AICP’s National Board of Directors, the Committee’s mission is to implement strong, diverse programs and initiatives that will generate … Continue reading “AICP Equity & Inclusion issues first annual report”

AICP: Beats by Dre’s “You Love Me” wins Best in Show

Winners of the 2021 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial were presented last night at a virtual presentation. Together with the AICP Next Awards, which were presented virtually on July 28, and the AICP Post Awards, presented virtually on July 27, they comprise the AICP Awards’ suite of juried competitions.   “You … Continue reading “AICP: Beats by Dre’s “You Love Me” wins Best in Show”

The Immortal Awards announces first jurors

The first jurors for this year’s Immortal Awards have been revealed, as the competition expands into a number of local markets around the world for 2021.  An initial 36 jurors have been announced from all over the world. This year sees the introduction of 12 local juries fighting for the best work from their market. The work … Continue reading “The Immortal Awards announces first jurors”

AICP names Curatorial Committees for 2021 show

AICP has announced its lineups for the Curatorial Committees for the 2021 AICP Show and the 2021 AICP Post Awards as well as the lineup of Jury Presidents and Curators for the AICP Next Awards. Comprised of industry experts from all aspects and disciplines involved in creating brand content in the moving image, these three … Continue reading “AICP names Curatorial Committees for 2021 show”

AICP announces roster for 2021 Awards Committee

Our friends at AICP have announced the lineup for the 2021 AICP Awards Committee, the far-reaching group of industry veterans and experts tasked with promoting and marketing the 2021 AICP Awards, which comprises the AICP Show, the AICP Post Awards and the AICP Next Awards. In addition to releasing the Awards Committee roster, Ali Brown … Continue reading “AICP announces roster for 2021 Awards Committee”

AICP to give out awards for just being you

It’s as if Oprah Winfrey were hosting the AICP Next Awards. “You deserve an award.” You deserve an award, too!” You over, you get an award!” Why the award craziness? Blame 2020. You know the year that shall not be mentioned? Amidst the challenges of the year of the pandemic, getting any creative work made … Continue reading “AICP to give out awards for just being you”

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”

AICP launches the Double The Line Initiative

Through its Equity and Inclusion Committee,  AICP is launching the Double the Line (DTL) initiative, which gives production and post production companies, agencies, and clients the ability to create  opportunities for people of color in the advertising industry. DTL is the brainchild of Ali Brown of PRETTYBIRD, who’s a member of the E&I Committee, which … Continue reading “AICP launches the Double The Line Initiative”

AICP Equity & Inclusion Committee sets agenda

AICP’s Equity & Inclusion Committee, launched as part of the association’s Commitment to Drive Change initiative, has announced its roster of members and established its working agenda as it moves to help the industry cast a wider net for talent, create opportunities for mentorship and advancement for people of color and establish hiring practices that … Continue reading “AICP Equity & Inclusion Committee sets agenda”

Florence Pugh, Lulu Wang, John David Washington among Academy invites

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 819 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.  The 2020 class is 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international from 68 countries.  There are 75 Oscar® nominees, including 15 winners, and … Continue reading “Florence Pugh, Lulu Wang, John David Washington among Academy invites”

Gustafson most awarded editor at AICP Awards

Winners of the AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial were presented awards tonight at a special virtual premiere held in lieu of the annual gala premiere at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), due to the coronavirus pandemic. Together with the AICP Next Awards, which were presented online on June 16th, and … Continue reading “Gustafson most awarded editor at AICP Awards”