INTERVIEW: Creator and star of ‘Love, Laugh, Doom, Tears’ bares soul in art

Trigger Warning: The following article contains mentions of sexual assault that may be disturbing to some readers. The documentary-style short film Love, Laugh, Doom, Tears, written, directed, produced, and starring Nhung Thi Cam Nguyen, which premiered at the 2021 Culver City Film Festival delves deep into the mind of Nhung, a woman who survives and … Continue reading “INTERVIEW: Creator and star of ‘Love, Laugh, Doom, Tears’ bares soul in art”

Pixar’s Soul wins big at 48th Annie Awards

Pixar’s Soul received seven Annie Awards during the 48th virtual awards ceremony Friday evening, winning top honors for Best Feature. The film also won Character Animation (Michal Makarewicz), Music (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste), Storyboarding (Trevor Jimenez), Writing (Pete Docter, Mike Jones, Kemp Powers), Best FX (Tolga Göktekin, Carl Kaphan, Hiroaki Narita, Enrique Vila, Kylie Wijsmuller) and Editorial (Kevin Nolting, Gregory Amundson, Robert Grahamjones, Amera Rizk).  Wolfwalkers (Cartoon Saloon/Melusine Productions for … Continue reading “Pixar’s Soul wins big at 48th Annie Awards”

Last Dance, Soul, black-ish among NAACP winners

Disney received 17 NAACP Image Awards for 2021, including eight for ABC, which marked the most for any network or distributor this year. The awards were announced during a special live broadcast of the 52nd NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, star of ABC’s black-ish, on Saturday, March 27, and as part of a weeklong … Continue reading “Last Dance, Soul, black-ish among NAACP winners”

‘Palm Springs,’ ‘Soul’ lead Critics Choice Super Awards

Sunday, the Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the  winners of the inaugural Critics Choice Super Awards during a special presentation broadcast on  The CW. Produced remotely following COVID safety protocols, the ceremony was hosted by  writer/director/podcaster Kevin Smith and actress/writer Dani Fernandez, and honored the most  popular, fan-obsessed genres across both television and movies, including Superhero/Comic Book,  Science Fiction/Fantasy, Horror, … Continue reading “‘Palm Springs,’ ‘Soul’ lead Critics Choice Super Awards”

Disney announces pre-orders for Soul vinyl album

Walt Disney Records announces the pre-orders for Disney and Pixar‘s Soul Original Score vinyl album and Music From and Inspired by Soul vinyl album. The digital Soul Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and both vinyl albums are set for release on Dec. 18. Disney and Pixar’s “Soul” will be available exclusively on Disney+ (where Disney+ is available) beginning Dec. 25, 2020.  “Soul” is set in two distinct … Continue reading “Disney announces pre-orders for Soul vinyl album”

Green Soul and Lobo set out to protect earth

Ad agency Lobo, located in Medellin, Colombia has created a breathtaking print campaign for client Green Soul. The message is simple – Don’t Attack the Planet. The agency’s POV is while there are benefits to using plastic, styrofoam, aluminum and more, they are causing more harm than good. As a global community we have ignored … Continue reading “Green Soul and Lobo set out to protect earth”

Tisha Campbell, Tichina Arnold host ‘Soul Train Awards’

BET Networks has announced the hosts and nominees for the 2019 Soul Train Awards across 12 different categories. The annual celebration recognizes the best in Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop from both established industry legends and the next generation of promising artists.     Taking place on November 17, 2019 at the Orleans Arena in Las … Continue reading “Tisha Campbell, Tichina Arnold host ‘Soul Train Awards’”

David&Goliath hit new terrain in Kia Soul spot

Did not see that coming, Kia. Literally. Since taking the automotive industry by storm when introduced in 2009, the Kia Soul has defined and still dominates the category. That of course had to also do with the advertising which featured the groovy hamsters. In fact, The Soul has proved so popular that in March of … Continue reading “David&Goliath hit new terrain in Kia Soul spot”

‘American Soul’ energizes the spirit of Don Cornelius

Ensemble drama celebrates how “the coolest brother on TV” united a community through music, dance, and fashion Fans endured a cold rain while waiting for a sneak peek at the first episode of American Soul in Chicago last Tuesday night, but the discomfort was worth it. After all, Don Cornelius overcame much greater hassles while … Continue reading “‘American Soul’ energizes the spirit of Don Cornelius”

MK Films signs with Heart + Soul

MK Films, Corp. has enlisted Lindsey Fischbach of Heart + Soul Creative Services to represent the company in the Midwest and South regions. The announcement follows a move into a new 50,000 sf facility that houses the state-of-the-art production studio on Chicago’s west side. “Lindsey’s depth of understanding the capabilities required to support the unique … Continue reading “MK Films signs with Heart + Soul”

Summer Movie Guide: 2022 Edition

The Covid-19 lockdown is officially over and things are getting “back to normal” and that includes going to the movies this summer! With box office sales hitting 9 figures with movies like The Batman, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, it’s obvious that movie lovers … Continue reading “Summer Movie Guide: 2022 Edition”

Paulina Rubio to headline Long Beach Pride

Paulina Rubio has been added as a headliner on the Fiesta Caliente Stage for this year’s Long Beach Pride, joining previously announced Fiesta Caliente Latin Stage artist Natalia Jiménez and Urban Soul Stage headliner Iggy Azalea. Paulina just completed her sold-out ‘Perrisimas Tour’ in USA.  She will be headlining the Fiesta Caliente Stage on Sunday, … Continue reading “Paulina Rubio to headline Long Beach Pride”

Documentary, Wuhan Wuhan gets release date

The documentary, Wuhan Wuhan was filmed during the height of the pandemic in Wuhan city. Award-winning director Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) had unprecedented access and was able to document life at the epicenter. The film is an invaluable depiction of a metropolis joining together to overcome a crisis. Wuhan Wuhan is an observational documentary … Continue reading “Documentary, Wuhan Wuhan gets release date”

Disney and Pixar launch new Lightyear trailer

Disney and Pixar launched a new trailer for the highly anticipated Lightyear, revealing new details about the upcoming sci-fi action-adventure. The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As … Continue reading “Disney and Pixar launch new Lightyear trailer”

Academy makes its decision on Will Smith

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced after an emergency meeting that they were banning Will Smith from all of the organization’s events for 10 years for slapping Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars. If you were on another planet or watching Netflix during the broadcast of the … Continue reading “Academy makes its decision on Will Smith”

REEL WOMEN: Writer, Director, Producer Sue Vicory

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2022 REEL WOMEN – incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Women like Sue Vicory  are making “Herstory.” Sue Vicory has been a film director, writer, producer, and executive producer for the past 20 years. She created Heartland … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Writer, Director, Producer Sue Vicory”

Grammys: Silk Sonic’s Leave the Door Open wins Record of the Year

The Reel 360 team is very happy this morning that Silk Sonic’s “Leave The Door Open” won the Grammy for Record Of The Year at the 2022 Grammys. This award represents a win in all four nominated categories, adding to wins for Song Of The Year and Best R&B Song. “We are really trying our … Continue reading “Grammys: Silk Sonic’s Leave the Door Open wins Record of the Year”

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”

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”

NuContext produces this year’s Oscar campaign

In light of celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, one of the industry’s leading woman-owned and managed entertainment marketing companies — NuContext headed by Founder/EP Angela Guice — produced this year’s unprecedented Oscar promotional campaign for ABC Entertainment Marketing. The campaign, featuring Amy Schumer, Regina Hall & Wanda Sykes. , highlights the widely talked about topic — … Continue reading “NuContext produces this year’s Oscar campaign”