O Positive nabs SNL Shorts director Amber Schaefer

Renowned production company O Positive Films, a go-to for some of the industry’s funniest work, welcomes comedy director/writer Amber Schaefer for commercial representation. Schaefer is known for her irreverent tone and distinctively stylized short films, sketches and commercials. Her first work with O Positive is The Job for Native’s playful Holiday campaign via M/H. She also works as one … Continue reading “O Positive nabs SNL Shorts director Amber Schaefer”

O Positive signs Miranda Haymon for commercials

O Positive welcomes Miranda Haymon (she/they), a Princess Grace Award-winning writer, director and curator, and Roundabout Theatre Company resident director, to the company for commercial representation. The news was announced today by O Positive director/partner David Shane.  An ascendant theatre talent, Haymon’s recent credits include Really Really Gorgeous at The Tank, In the Penal Colony … Continue reading “O Positive signs Miranda Haymon for commercials”

19th & Park’s body-positive campaign for Ashley Graham x Knix

Creative marketing and production company 19th & Park produced the launch campaign introducing the debut capsule collection from intimates and apparel brand Knix and supermodel/entrepreneur Ashley Graham. The exclusive collection, Ashley Graham x Knix, was inspired by Graham’s admiration for the art of various bodies and the idea that everyone should feel empowered to reveal … Continue reading “19th & Park’s body-positive campaign for Ashley Graham x Knix”

“Make it No” Picard production halted after 50 people test positive for COVID

On Thursday, it was reported that over 50 people working on the set of Star Trek: Picard have tested positive for COVID-19, immediately shutting down the Paramount+ production. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story. Filming halted Monday on the show, which employs more than 450 staffers. The infections impacted “multiple zones”, including cast in “zone A”. … Continue reading ““Make it No” Picard production halted after 50 people test positive for COVID”

Cannes: Positive COVID tests, lesbian nuns highlight Day 5

An average of three positive COVID tests a day have occurred at The Cannes Film Festival, but at the star-studded event, there are only raves and more standing ovations.  Paul Verhoeven’s drama, Benedetta, a film about lesbian nuns made waves and received positive reviews. La Fracture, directed by Catherine Corsini,  about a couple in a hospital also received … Continue reading “Cannes: Positive COVID tests, lesbian nuns highlight Day 5”

‘Wonder Woman’ social media reactions positive

Wonder Woman 1984, which we have covered pretty extensively here at Reel 360, is scheduled to open in theaters internationally and on HBO Max on Christmas Day. It was also recently announced, the Patty Jenkins-helmed film will become the first title on HBO Max available in 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, Dolby Vision and Dolby … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman’ social media reactions positive”

AstraZeneca Oxford COVID vaccine up to 70% positive

British – Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca announced positive high-level results from an interim analysis of clinical trials of COVID vaccine AZD1222. Testing in the UK and Brazil showed the vaccine was highly effective in preventing COVID-19, the primary endpoint, and no hospitalizations or severe cases of the disease were reported in participants … Continue reading “AstraZeneca Oxford COVID vaccine up to 70% positive”

Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for COVID-19

The important lesson here, since President Trump did say he is now in “the real school” for COVID-19, is that neither being president or being a blonde and cute White House press secretary can stop you from being infected with coronavirus. WH Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced on Monday that she has tested positive for … Continue reading “Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for COVID-19”

Patriots-Chiefs postponed after Newton tests positive

If you were looking forward to Sunday’s game between the Patriots and Chiefs, you will have to wait a bit longer. New England star QB Cam Newton and Kansas City practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu tested positive for the coronavirus, according to multiple reports. Both cases come in the same week that saw 16 Titans players … Continue reading “Patriots-Chiefs postponed after Newton tests positive”

Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID. ‘The Batman’ shuts down production again.

This just goes to show that even with the highest safety precautions, it it still going to be a challenge for networks and studios to keep cameras rolling. Now comes word from the U.K. that The Batman star Robert Pattinson has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a report in Vanity Fair, Pattinson’s positive test results … Continue reading “Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID. ‘The Batman’ shuts down production again.”

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson test positive for COVID-19

Both Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, 63, have released a statement that they have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). They are the first celebrities to go public with a diagnosis on Instagram. This news comes via Variety. . The married couple is currently in Australia for production of Baz Luhrmann’s untitled Elvis Presley movie, in … Continue reading “Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson test positive for COVID-19”

AICP reveals election results for National, Regional Boards

AICP will kick off 2023 with new faces in leadership roles at two of its largest chapters, as the Association reports on the membership of its National and Regional Boards. With results of its recent leadership elections finalized, the makeup of the National Board remains the same. Yvette Cobarrubias of Cosmo Street, Gloria Pitagorsky of … Continue reading “AICP reveals election results for National, Regional Boards”

Jeter, Barkley, Curry narrate Subway Series

When we hear “Subway Series,” our minds drift to Mets v Yankees or Cubs v Sox. However, that is not the case with QSR Subway, which six months ago launched the brand’s biggest menu refresh, the Subway Series. Now, the lineup has reached craveable champion status—being the ignition point for record-setting sales.  So naturally, it was … Continue reading “Jeter, Barkley, Curry narrate Subway Series”

Celeb-driven ITVX campaign directed by David Shane

Launching on 8th December, ITVX is the UK’s freshest streaming service, with viewers gaining access to over 10,000 hours of high-definition free programming and more new shows to stream for free than anywhere else. ITVX will also launch a number of eagerly anticipated new programs available exclusively on the platform every week of the year. … Continue reading “Celeb-driven ITVX campaign directed by David Shane”

Progressive’s “Replay” settles Thanksgiving beef

When preparing for the holidays, sticking to the grocery list is crucial – especially when it comes to grandma’s favorite dish.  Progressive Insurance and creative agency Arnold Worldwide show the importance in the fourth spot of their “Replay” campaign, launching Monday, November 21, which features a family gathered at the dinner table for the holidays.  … Continue reading “Progressive’s “Replay” settles Thanksgiving beef”

Progressive settles disagreement with Replay

Progressive Insurance and creative agency Arnold Worldwide have been settling arguments this football season with their Replay campaign. In the third spot, “Cat,” launching 10/24, a couple wakes up to a cat licking the fruit bowl on their kitchen table. Why? Don’t ask them — they don’t have a cat.  As the couple bickers over whether the … Continue reading “Progressive settles disagreement with Replay”

Avalara makes compliance less taxing

With over 13,000 tax jurisdictions in the United States, an ever-changing array of tax laws and a myriad of special case scenarios, remaining tax-compliant can be a major source of stress for businesses. Avalara’s software aims to change that in a new campaign from 215 McCann. Avalara’s software automates tax compliance processes, freeing businesses of … Continue reading “Avalara makes compliance less taxing”

Barkley, Romo draft their picks off Subway’s menu

After more than a year of culinary tinkering with 100+ recipes explored, the new Subway Series menu is live—so is the banter between two GOAT announcers, Charles Barkley and Tony Romo.  Subway has launched its biggest advertising campaign yet to feature the best sandwiches in its history, the Subway Series. Subway’s culinary team applied its … Continue reading “Barkley, Romo draft their picks off Subway’s menu”

Succession, Ted Lasso, Euphoria lead 74th Emmy noms

This morning, the 74th Emmy nominations were announced during a live virtual ceremony was hosted by JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) along with Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma. Succession holds this year’s top spot with 25 Emmy nominations followed by Ted Lasso and The White Lotus (20), Hacks … Continue reading “Succession, Ted Lasso, Euphoria lead 74th Emmy noms”

Cannes Lions: DDB, FCB, Dentsu, Burger King win

In the final Awards Show of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the following Lions were presented live on stage: Film Lions, Glass: The Lion for Change, Sustainable Development Goals Lions, Titanium Lions. Special awards were also announced. Simon Cook, CEO, LIONS commented: “Cannes Lions is a global platform, and it’s been an incredible week, as … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: DDB, FCB, Dentsu, Burger King win”