My real life superhero Stan Lee passes at 95

Then I discovered my first “Spider-man” comic. Here was someone I could relate to. Stan Lee will always be remembered for creating iconic Marvel superheroes Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, The X-Men and of course my beloved Avengers. He died today and I think a little bit of myself passed away with him. Here’s why. I … Continue reading “My real life superhero Stan Lee passes at 95”

Gravitas Ventures finds The Way to Iranian director Dastan Kahalili’s film

Gravitas Ventures has acquired the exclusive North American to the action drama The Way, directed, written and produced by award-winning filmmaker Dastan Khalili of Alliance of Light Films. A festival favorite, The Way recently was awarded best Feature and Best Director Awards at the Accolades international global film competition and the best producing prize at the Hollywood Golden Age Film Festival. … Continue reading “Gravitas Ventures finds The Way to Iranian director Dastan Kahalili’s film”

A chat with the director of horror short Intrepidus, Alex Greenlee

Intrepidus, a fabulous new horror short directed by writer Alex Greenlee debuted at the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival last week. The film harkens back to great 1980’s monster in the woods films such as Friday the 13th. Starring Michael Horse (Twin Peaks, Call of the Wild), Justin Rain (Fear the Walking Dead, Blackstone), and Cha-tah … Continue reading “A chat with the director of horror short Intrepidus, Alex Greenlee”

Cannes: Spike Lee makes marks as President

After two years of life without the magical, 100-year-old film festival that takes place on the French Riviera- due to the pandemic – The Festival de Cannes is finally back in full swing and the cinephiles running the festival already have a lot to say. Both jury president Spike Lee and creative director Thierry Fremaux spoke … Continue reading “Cannes: Spike Lee makes marks as President”

Jamie Lynn Spears stands with older sister Britney

Jamie Lynn Spears is standing in support of her older sister. Last week, Britney Spears made an emotional plea to a Los Angeles judge to terminate her conservatorship. Now, her younger sister Jamie Lynn, 30, is breaking her silence, saying that all she wants is nothing but happiness for her sister and that she always … Continue reading “Jamie Lynn Spears stands with older sister Britney”

Sebastian Stan, Denise Gough love on Monday

Two broken people trying to heal each other is the kind of love story we relish in and suffer through in the new film, Monday. The premise of the independent feature can only be compared to a convertible car on fire on an ethereal island and you can’t help but enjoy the view as it … Continue reading “Sebastian Stan, Denise Gough love on Monday”

Sheba releases sleep-inducing ad for cat parents

My cat was waking up so much in the wee hours, that I finally got him a cat feeder. It was that or he was going to need a rescue. Kidding. Sort of. But I’m not alone. Over the past year, sleep patterns have suffered due to the anxieties and abnormalities of the pandemic, but … Continue reading “Sheba releases sleep-inducing ad for cat parents”

Director Alma Har’el stands with FKA Twigs

The director of Honey Boy, Alma Har’el has released a statement supporting FKA Twigs, following this weeks sexual battery allegations against Shia LaBeouf. In early 2019, director Alma Har’el and Shia LaBeouf debuted Honey Boy at the Sundance Film Festival. Premiering to critical acclaim, the autobiographical coming-of-age drama, based on LaBeouf’s troubled childhood, ignited a … Continue reading “Director Alma Har’el stands with FKA Twigs”

Wondros Collective Director Lee Farber’s PSA Campaign

Wondros Collective and Emmy Award-winning Director Lee Farber shot an extensive PSA campaign for Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) and Rally Health earlier this year. Entitled “Make The Healthy Call,” the new spots raise awareness for cancer prevention and screening. Launched this fall, but rolling out into 2021, the new campaign features celebrated sports casters … Continue reading “Wondros Collective Director Lee Farber’s PSA Campaign”

Hailee Steinfeld cast as Kate Bishop in ‘Hawkeye’

It’s becoming more and more clear that there is a passing of the mantles going on in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. First, Captain America’s Chris Evans passed his shield onto Falcon (Anthony Mackie). In the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder, Natalie Portman is said to be wielding Mjölnir instead of Chris Hemsworth. And when Black … Continue reading “Hailee Steinfeld cast as Kate Bishop in ‘Hawkeye’”

Ford launches AR experience for all-electric Mustang

Ford, along with creative partner BBDO, have just launched an exciting new AR experience to help bring consumers up close and virtual with the first-ever all-electric Mustang—the Mustang Mach-E. Which is kind of badass for a badass new Mustang. Augmented Reality is transforming the way consumers are experiencing products. In fact, recent surveys highlight that … Continue reading “Ford launches AR experience for all-electric Mustang”

Inspiration unites in new Dickies campaign from Sid Lee

As part of Dickies’ commitment to championing the dignity of work, the global workwear brand has launched its first ever multimedia marketing campaign on a global scale. Dickies partnered with global creative agency Sid Lee to produce United by Inspiration, United by Dickies which will launch through a multi-platform marketing campaign that personifies makers. Building upon Dickies’ 2019 North American Yours … Continue reading “Inspiration unites in new Dickies campaign from Sid Lee”

Lee to receive Trailblazer Award at 2020 LMGI Awards

Oscar-winning director Spike Lee, whose films have reflected significant cultural and historical content with the highest quality, will receive the esteemed Trailblazer Award from the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) at the 7th Annual LMGI Awards celebrating the theme “2020 Vision: We See It First.”  The 2020 Awards, hosted by actor Isaiah Mustafa (IT: Chapter 2, Horrible Bosses), will honor the prestigious spectrum … Continue reading “Lee to receive Trailblazer Award at 2020 LMGI Awards”

Amber Heard left ‘naked, bleeding’ while Depp peed

Week Three of Johnny Depp’s increasingly bizarre libel trial against The Sun publisher National News Group continues to sink into the toilet. The Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing the company over a 2018 headline that called him a “wife-beater” after his ex-wife, Amber Heard, filed for both a restraining order and a divorce over allegations … Continue reading “Amber Heard left ‘naked, bleeding’ while Depp peed”

Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green dead at 73

Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green has died aged 73, a statement from solicitors acting on behalf of his family said. The statement from Swan Turton solicitors said: ‘It is with great sadness that the family of Peter Green announce his death this weekend, peacefully in his sleep. The singer-songwriter, who co-founded the band with Mick … Continue reading “Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green dead at 73”

Comedy director Lee Farber joins Wondros Commercials

After joining Wondros in Fall 2019, Executive Producer Danielle Peretz has been on a mission — to expand the commercial/branded content division’s Directorial roster in a thoughtful way. “Our focus is on strong storytelling,” she notes, ”and finding Directors who can work across all genres and categories.”  One such filmmaker and storyteller is Emmy Award-winning … Continue reading “Comedy director Lee Farber joins Wondros Commercials”

Warren Buffett sells ‘Daily Nonpareil’ to Lee Enterprises

Davenport, Iowa-based Lee Enterprises, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Berkshire Hathaway to acquire BH Media Group’s (“BHMG”) publications, of which Warren Buffett is Chairman and CEO and The Buffalo News for $140 million in cash. Berkshire Hathaway is providing approximately $576 million in long-term financing to Lee at a 9% annual rate. The … Continue reading “Warren Buffett sells ‘Daily Nonpareil’ to Lee Enterprises”

Have the “woke” fallen asleep on Dr. King’s message?

Dr. Martin Luther King would have been 72 years old last Wednesday and today, we honor his memory and legacy. As you log into and peruse over your various social media accounts, you’ll see a litany of memes and posts about Dr. King’s countless and timeless contributions to society. But after what Reel 360 was … Continue reading “Have the “woke” fallen asleep on Dr. King’s message?”

Oscar-nominated Winstanley opens production company

With a focus on cultural authenticity, Oscar nominated Producer for Best Picture, Jojo Rabbit, Chelsea Winstanley announced the first project optioned under her newly formed company “This Too Shall Pass” entitled The Appeal.  The Appeal is the powerful story of Samoan lawyer Tiana Epati who defended Forestry Contractor and Black Power member Mac Kapene in … Continue reading “Oscar-nominated Winstanley opens production company”

Toth+Co Appoints Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director

Congrats are in order for creative Kimberlee Eten. Independent, full-service branding and advertising agency Toth+Co announced today the appointment of Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director. Eten will be based in New York and lead creative teams in both New York and Boston. The hire comes at an exciting time of growth for the agency as … Continue reading “Toth+Co Appoints Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director”