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.” Zoe Schack joined Final Cut … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Zoe Schack, Editor for Final Cut”
Final Cut, the London-headquartered post house with branches in New York and Los Angeles, is launching its Chicago office Thursday, Jan. 26 at a party expected to be well attended by the advertising community.
Hosting the party will be executive producers Sarah Roebuck, from LA and Eric McCasline from New York, who will oversee Chicago-originated work.
There is no greater glory for an NHL player than to have their named engraved upon the holy grail of the sport — The Stanley Cup.
For the NHL’s 100th year, the league is celebrating not only its centennial but the Cup as well, which pre-dates professional hockey.
Spelling, an emotional new spot from Cutters Studios created by Baby Bear’s Porridge Productions and directed by Samuel Bayer, features 23 NHL greats whose names appear on the cup.
Mario Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Phil Esposito, Bobby Orr and Jonathan Toews are among the legends in the cast.
The ten-episode Max Original series And Just Like That…, from executive producer Michael Patrick King, will debut with two episodes on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 on HBO Max. The following eight episodes will premiere weekly on subsequent Thursdays. The Max Original And Just Like That…, the new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series Sex and the City, from executive producer … Continue reading “And Just Like That… releases final trailer and debut date”
Hooligan Editor Peter Mostert recently edited a moving brand film as part of a new corporate campaign for Solmax, the world’s leading geosynthetics manufacturer. Conceived and directed by Life Design Founder / Director Linda Notelovitz, Pioneering Possibilities highlights Solmax’s innovations in product engineering, focusing on its advances in making geosynthetics sustainable. Propelled by cinematic images … Continue reading “Hooligan’s Peter Mostert cuts poetic brand film for Solmax”
Just like perennial boogeyman Michael Myers cannot seem to be killed, neither can the 43-year-old Halloween franchise. Launched in 1978, it is absolutely impossible to remember which films are direct sequels, reboots or reimaginings. That said, 2018’s Halloween (which was a direct sequel to 1981’s Halloween 2) was well received because it was good. In … Continue reading “Halloween Kills: Michael Myers is the hunted in final trailer”
Manifest fans have clearly manifested what they desired – streamer Netflix has saved the series after its sudden cancellation by NBC. The streamer announced it Saturday and TheWrap reported. The mystery thriller will get 20 new episodes to wrap up the story of the passengers of Flight 828. According to the story, the episodes will … Continue reading “Manifest flies to Netflix for final season”
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”
Let’s just say this new Gold Bond spot could not have been done without balls on at least one of the creative’s parts. “Schweaty” ones to be exact. The leading skincare brand recently debuted an irreverent new national TV and social campaign to tout its iconic body and foot powder products. Part of Gold Bond’s … Continue reading “Gold Bond: Cut+Run’s Grover does not drop the “ball””
The One Club for Creativity has announced that entries from 53 countries have been selected by its global juries of top creative leaders as finalists for The One Show 2021. All finalists will be awarded a Gold, Silver, Bronze Pencil or Merit at this year’s One Show, to be announced on June 10 during the online Creative Week 2021. Droga5 … Continue reading “Droga5 leads One Show finalists with 44”
It’s Mother’s Day weekend, so what better time than to release a trailer about one of cinema’s strongest moms lately. We are of course talking about Emily Blunt, who starred in the 2018 thriller A Quiet Place. Now, Paramount Pictures has released the final trailer for A Quiet Place Part II. The trailer takes us back … Continue reading “Paramount releases final trailer for Quiet Place II”
The CW’s Tuesday will become even more superpowered when SUPERMAN & LOIS gets a helping hand from their Kryptonian cousin this spring as SUPERGIRL soars onto action, returning to The CW’s schedule to kick off the first part of her sixth and final season on Tuesday, March 30 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). The recently renewed freshman hit Superman & Lois will go on a brief … Continue reading “Supergirl begins final season tonight”
Warning: This contains spoilers for the series finale of Superstore. The exterior Cloud 9 facade that many have driven past on Burbank’s Barham road is no longer there. After 6 seasons of being a regular feature on the Universal Studios Hollywood’s Studio Tour ride (prior to covid) at the backlot sound stages, the NBCUniversal TV … Continue reading “NBC’s Superstore finally closes its doors”
When we say Godzilla vs. Kong is going to be big. We mean it. For decades, cinematic titans Godzilla and Kong have been following their own, separate theatrical journeys…until now. Godzilla vs. Kong is a King of the Monsters-sized event film with heart, humor and enough non-stop action to transcend the genre. This rivalry for … Continue reading “Watch the final trailer for ‘Godzilla vs Kong’”
If you’re not watching Snowpiercer on TNT then you are missing a series that is as twisted as the tracks the 1,034-car train runs on. Now, TNT is giving fans a double dose of Snowpiercer with a riveting two-hour season finale on Monday, March 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on TNT. The series is pre-empted … Continue reading “TNT plans 2-hour Snowpiercer finale”
South by Southwest Conference and Festivals announced the finalists for the 13th annual SXSW Pitch event, taking place virtually on March 17-18 as part of the SXSW Online digital experience. This competition takes place during South by Southwest Online 2021, with 40 startups chosen to compete based on the technological innovation brought to their fields. One winner … Continue reading “SXSW announces Pitch Competition finalists”
We are 19 days away from December 25. And after we’ve unwrapped presents, many of us are going to settle back and watch Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max . The film will also release in theaters in the United States, but the DC Comics sequel is set for a theatrical run in the UK and Ireland … Continue reading “Final ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer”
Tamika Lamison, Executive Director of the Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP), today announced the five Fellows for program’s 2021 cycle. The Fellows are: Iqbal Ahmed, Manjari Makijany, Araeia Robinson, Tamer Shaaban and Siyou Tan. They were chosen from a group of over 400 applicants – all of whom started their directing careers in other media – documentaries, dramatic shorts, music … Continue reading “CDDP announces 2020/21 director finalists and fellows”
The One Club for Creativity has announced the 83 global finalists hailing from 19 countries for the prestigious Young Guns 18 competition, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger. Young Guns is the industry’s only international, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies today’s vanguard of young creatives. Submissions were received from more than 40 countries and … Continue reading “One Club announces Young Guns 18 finalists”
As part of its strategy to push the boundaries of creativity agency wide, MullenLowe LA has hired Laura Sampedro and Carlos Alija to head creative at the burgeoning West Coast office. The duo, known for their global work for brands from Coca-Cola to Honda to Lurpak, relocated from New York, where they were group creative … Continue reading “MullenLowe lands Executive Creative Directors”