Sunbasket is now full-service food delivery company

1+ Sunbasket has announced its reimagined identity as a full-service food delivery company, empowering every consumer to lead a healthy lifestyle. Expanding beyond the meal kit category, the brand has broadened its appeal to deliver an unparalleled selection of delicious, healthy foods for every dining occasion straight to consumers’ doors nationwide – from breakfast, lunch and … Continue reading “Sunbasket is now full-service food delivery company”

NBA honors the life and legacy of MLK

1+ The NBA family tipped off league-wide efforts to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout the weekend, the league, teams, coaches and current and former players engaged in the national dialogue on race and equality on NBA’s platforms and encourage collective action in its communities nationwide. On Monday 18th … Continue reading “NBA honors the life and legacy of MLK”

Cashmere teams with NBA great Chris Webber for series

1+ Cashmere Originals, the original content studio born out of the award-winning Cashmere Agency, has today announced its partnership with five-time NBA All-Star Chris Webber to develop and produce Fab Five.  Based on Webber’s upcoming autobiography, By God’s Grace, this scripted limited series will chart Webber’s upbringing in Detroit and the incredible story of the 1991 Michigan Wolverines, who garnered the … Continue reading “Cashmere teams with NBA great Chris Webber for series”

Comedian Sinbad recovering from stroke

1+ Hopeful news. Comedian and stand-up comic Sinbad, 64, is recovering from a recent stroke, according to a statement from his family. TMZ and TheWrap report that Sinbad was born David Adkins. The comedian broke out in the ’90s thanks to his HBO stand-up specials, old school concerts and hosting Show Time at the Apollo. … Continue reading “Comedian Sinbad recovering from stroke”

Lucky 21 welcomes Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader

1+ Lucky 21 is excited to unite with directors Ben Steinbauer and Berndt Mader for advertising and branded content collaborations. At Lucky 21, Steinbauer and Mader join a talent roster that reflects a variety of genres and styles. Mader and Steinbauer were introduced to Lucky 21 via mutual friend and Lucky sales representative Gay Guthrey … Continue reading “Lucky 21 welcomes Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader”

Pence aide calls NBA Players boycott: “Silly,” “absurd”

2+ Players across the NBA have been adamant that more needs to be done to effect social change after the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  It began when The Milwaukee Bucks did not take the floor before the start of Game 5 against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, an action they later stated was due … Continue reading “Pence aide calls NBA Players boycott: “Silly,” “absurd””

NBA approves plan to return to complex season

1+ The NBA board of governors have approved a 22-team format to restart the 2019-20 season in Orlando, Florida, the league announced. According to ESPN, the vote was 29-1, with the Portland Trail Blazers voting against. Under the plan, nine Eastern Conference teams and 13 Western Conference teams will play eight regular-season “seeding” games, a … Continue reading “NBA approves plan to return to complex season”

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern passes at 77

3+ He oversaw the growth of the NBA from “just a league” into a global marketing juggernaut during his 30-year tenure. David Stern, the former commissioner of the National Basketball Association, died Wednesday. He was 77. According to a statement from the NBA, Stern died from a brain hemorrhage he suffered several weeks ago, according to the … Continue reading “Former NBA Commissioner David Stern passes at 77”

Rocket Film, Telly Awards, Daufenbach in the news

3+ Rocket Film signs Dawn Rao and Sam Sloma Rocket Films announced on Halloween that Chicagoans Dawn Rao and Sam Sloma will handle Midwest representation for the bicoastal production company. The appointment coincides with the signing of Tracy Fetterman and Jeanie DiMaggio, who will handle West Coast representation. In addition to wielding a roster of … Continue reading “Rocket Film, Telly Awards, Daufenbach in the news”

Daufenbach hires DeJulius and three new techs

Joe DeJulius has joined Daufenbach Camera as director of operations.

With more than a decade of industry experience, his arrival will enhance the remarkably well-rounded services of the Chicago-based rental house, which is the largest locally founded motion picture camera equipment rental company in the city.

DeJulius will handle Daufenbach’s rental operations while streamlining its customer support for professional productions. According to founder Lawrence Daufenbach, he is a natural complement to the company’s existing crew.

Daufenbach Camera hires Schumacher vet Acuna

Veteran technician Michael Acuna joined Chicago-based Daufenbach Camera motion picture equipment rental company in March.

With eleven years experience servicing Chicago’s film industry, the co-owner of the former Schumacher camera brings a wealth of homegrown expertise and local knowledge to one of the only Chicago-based equipment rental houses capable of outfitting large crews with state of the art gear.

It’s brother against brother in new F9 trailer

1+ There is no doubt that the action in Universal’s Fast & Furious franchise has gotten more and more over the top. At one point in the new trailer, which Uni released today, Tyrese Gibson, who plays Roman Pearce, even says, “We’ve taken out cars, trains, tanks and even submarines.” Yep, with each film, the … Continue reading “It’s brother against brother in new F9 trailer”

Paul Pierce Out at ESPN After Instagram Live Video

1+ We have been talking at Reel 360 about starting a new column called “Career Enders.” You know, where mostly men make a stupid mistake and end their careers. Now, we have ESPN and Paul Pierce who have parted ways, an individual with knowledge of the decision. The news comes a few days after Pierce … Continue reading “Paul Pierce Out at ESPN After Instagram Live Video”

Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS

1+ The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 8th Annual MUAHS Awards, presented by HASK Beauty, in 21 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. The hybrid virtual gala was held on Saturday night, April 3, 2021, before an audience of more than 1,000 worldwide. Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive … Continue reading “Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS”

Halle Berry, Shawn Mendes among Flow ambassadors

1+ Flow Water Inc. today announces the launch of its newest North American advertising and marketing campaign. The “Beautiful Inside and Out” and “Uplifting Hydration” ads feature a compelling and diverse range of iconic personalities including actress Halle Berry, The Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo and singer-songwriter, Shawn Mendes. The brand says they were recognized for their … Continue reading “Halle Berry, Shawn Mendes among Flow ambassadors”

Barnstorm VFX signs VFX Editor Ashish Raisinghani

2+ Barnstorm VFX, an Emmy-nominated VFX studio specializing in high-quality digital effects, design, and production, has signed Ashish Raisinghani, whom they say embodies the pioneering ingenuity, daring creativity, and freewheeling spirit of the first aviators. Raisinghani is a highly sought-after VFX Editor who has worked on major, award-winning projects for some of the biggest artists … Continue reading “Barnstorm VFX signs VFX Editor Ashish Raisinghani”

REEL WOMEN: Grammy winner Paulina Aguirre

3+ Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2021 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.” Multiple Grammy-winning and nominated artist Paulina … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Grammy winner Paulina Aguirre”

ArsenalFX Color expands team

2+ ArsenalFX Color has expanded its team, adding new talent to support the company’s newly bolstered service offerings, bringing on VP of Business Development Cortney Haile to spearhead the expansion of ArsenalFX Color’s VFX department, extending the company’s offerings to include scripted VFX and on-set supervision. Additional key hires include Chief Engineer Albert Soto and … Continue reading “ArsenalFX Color expands team”