Jenn Johnson joins Cadence Films as EP

Award-winning U.S. and France-based live-action production company Cadence Films has brought on Executive Producer Jenn Johnson. Working closely alongside Founder/EP Lorenzo Ragionieri, Jenn’s keen creative eye and extensive background in sales and talent representation will further Cadence’s mission: to bring bold, moving ideas to life. “I’m beyond excited to add Jenn to our team, and know she’ll … Continue reading “Jenn Johnson joins Cadence Films as EP”

1stAveMachine signs director Lake Buckley

Storytelling production company 1stAveMachine is expanding its prestigious creative roster with the signing of director Lake Buckley. Having contributed her impressive talent to many recent notable campaigns, 1stAveMachine welcomes Buckley to their globally diverse team. With over ten years of experience in the creative industry, Buckley brings a highly developed understanding of branding and communication to her … Continue reading “1stAveMachine signs director Lake Buckley”

Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards

The 2022 ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography ceremony — clocking in at two hours and 30 minutes — was the first major in-person event held at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood for more than two years. And it not only celebrated excellence in the art form, but the enduring spirit of all who worked under difficult … Continue reading “Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards”

RBL Spotlight: Director Ron Brodie

Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity on a daily basis. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate wonderful human beings, like, 1stAveMachine director, guru Ron … Continue reading “RBL Spotlight: Director Ron Brodie”

Get Out tops WGA 101 Greatest Screenplays of 21st Century

The  Writers Guilds of America West and East announced the WGA list of 101 Greatest Screenplays of the 21st Century (*so far), as voted by the Guilds’ members, honoring outstanding screenwriting over the last two decades. From horror films and sci-fi – Get Out (#1, Written by Jordan Peele), Arrival (#27, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer) – to superhero blockbusters – Black … Continue reading “Get Out tops WGA 101 Greatest Screenplays of 21st Century”

m ss ng p eces: Kelly Martin joins as Executive Producer

Bicoastal production studio m ss ng p eces today announced the hiring of Kelly Martin as Executive Producer, based in Los Angeles. A skilled producer with extensive international experience, Martin has worked across commercials, branded content, live events, and long-form documentary projects. Martin joins m ss ng p eces following two years as Head of … Continue reading “m ss ng p eces: Kelly Martin joins as Executive Producer”

Chance the Rapper, CBS, among 2020 Telly winners

The Telly Awards, the world’s largest honor for video and television content across all screens, has announced this year’s winners, including Jeff Buckley’s “Sky Blue Skin” music video from Sony Music Entertainment, Partizan’s Hewlett Packard “Print the Holidays” Christmas commercial (helmed by French director Michel Gondry), and the exciting psychological deepdive “Do We Have Free … Continue reading “Chance the Rapper, CBS, among 2020 Telly winners”

Framestore bolsters team with Senior Hires

Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today that it has grown its team in New York with two new VFX Supervisors, Nick Tanner and Steve Sanchez, as well as Supervising Producer, Heino Henning. They will be reporting into New York Managing Director, Charles Howell.  With over 20 years of creative problem-solving experience, Tanner is regarded as … Continue reading “Framestore bolsters team with Senior Hires”

Beastie Boys get ill in new documentary on Apple tv+

Friday night saw the premiere of the highly-anticipates Spike Jonze Beastie Boys documentary on Apple tv+. The film premieres on the heels of the 26th anniversary of the release of Beastie Boys’ number one charting 1994 album, Ill Communication, and reunites surviving members, Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz, with director Jonze over 25 years after … Continue reading “Beastie Boys get ill in new documentary on Apple tv+”

REEL WOMEN: Zoe Schack, Editor for Final Cut

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”