The Fabelmans is Spielberg’s most personal film

The current ads for iconic director Steven Spielberg’s autobiographical film, The Fabelmans, tout, “This is the film we have been waiting for Spielberg to make.” The ads are not wrong. Spielberg’s newest film is not only a grand masterpiece, but a personal love letter to artists, urging them to follow their hearts. Sammy Fabelman (Gabriel … Continue reading “The Fabelmans is Spielberg’s most personal film”

Fabelmans make debut at AFI

Directed by Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans is written by Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America, Caroline, or Change), who has earned Oscar nominations for his screenplays for Spielberg’s Lincoln and Munich. The film is produced by three-time Oscar nominee Kristie Macosko Krieger p.g.a. (West Side Story, The Post), Steven Spielberg p.g.a. and Tony Kushner p.g.a. The film is executive produced … Continue reading “Fabelmans make debut at AFI”

Spielberg’s The Fablemans will close AFI Fest 2022

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that Universal Pictures’ and Amblin Entertainment’s The Fablemans, directed by AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg, will close AFI FEST 2022. The semi-autobiographical film is co-written by Spielberg and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and Pulitzer-winning playwright Tony Kushner and is produced by Academy Award nominee Kristie … Continue reading “Spielberg’s The Fablemans will close AFI Fest 2022”

Creativity abounds as EDITBAR makes moves

Boston’s EDITBAR has announced the representation of three new editors whose work encompasses many genres with story at the heart of each collaboration. Jacks Genega, Louie Cohen and Jon Daniel bring their signature talent to the creative editorial company’s roster of Britt Bellamy – who made waves with her recent contribution to PUMA’s global campaign … Continue reading “Creativity abounds as EDITBAR makes moves”

Platige leadership charts course for US Expansion

When it comes to animation and visual effects studios in Southern California, there’s a new kid on the block, one that’s already 25 years old. The new American outpost of the award-winning European visual effects and animation studio Platige, which just marked its first quarter-century in business, has laid out plans for a major expansion … Continue reading “Platige leadership charts course for US Expansion”

CODA becomes first streaming service film to win Oscar for Best Picture

Remember before the “Slap Heard ‘Round the World,” there was actually an award show going on? And it was going pretty great. Produced by Will Packer, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out the gold statuettes known as Oscar for the 94th time. Coda, produced by Apple TV+, became the first film … Continue reading “CODA becomes first streaming service film to win Oscar for Best Picture”

HARBOR adds three to color talent roster

As the new year kicks off, HARBOR adds new talent to its Picture Post roster with the arrival of Senior Colorist, Anthony Raffaele, Dailies Colorist, Elizabeth Hickey, and Senior Colorist, Julien Alary, announced founder and CEO, Zak Tucker today.  With major credits including Café Society, Mapplethorpe and Oslo, ANTHONY RAFFAELE brings versatility, a wealth of … Continue reading “HARBOR adds three to color talent roster”

Burger King asks “Couch Po-ta-triots” to stay home

Burger King and FCB have taken a pretty dope spin on the iconic tagline, “Home of the Whopper” and launched “Stay Home of the Whopper.” The campaign serves as a call to arms for BK “Couch Po-ta-triots” to stay at home to help flatten the spread of Covid-19 while highlighting the restaurant’s support for healthcare … Continue reading “Burger King asks “Couch Po-ta-triots” to stay home”

Susanne Preissler, EP Independent Media

Editor’s Note: While Women’s History Month has clearly ended, we had such an overflow of submissions for REEL WOMEN that we couldn’t limit them all to just March. So, while these are the last profiles for this year, they are anything but least. We invite you to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media … Continue reading “Susanne Preissler, EP Independent Media”

Iconic DP Kaminski turn to Timber for Coors VFX

The Timber team collaborated with legendary Director/DP Janusz Kaminski (Saving Private Ryan, The Post, Schindler’s List) and Chicago-based creative agency Mekanism on the new Coors Banquet campaign. The series of black-and-white vignettes depict the reasons why Coors Banquet has been “Stolen, smuggled & sought after since 1873.” And it’s Reel 360’s Reel Ad of the … Continue reading “Iconic DP Kaminski turn to Timber for Coors VFX”