A wrap? Producer Scott Rudin’s unhinged behavior

0 For the past few years the climate in Hollywood (among many other cities and industries) has been evolving from sexist and toxic work environments to more transparent, harmonious, and inclusive. After allegations against the likes of Harvey Weinstein and Joss Whedon have been coming to light we are now hearing more shocking allegations against … Continue reading “A wrap? Producer Scott Rudin’s unhinged behavior”

REEL WOMEN: Cut+Run editor, Mah Ferraz

1+ “Editing is my art; it’s the way I express my creativity. I’m very passionate about it and try to add my fingerprint and vision into anything I touch,” says acclaimed editor, Mah Ferraz. Mah joined the Cut+Run editorial roster in February 2021. Her past work includes collaboration with Nike, adidas, Apple Music, Spotify, Instagram, ESPN, Vogue, … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Cut+Run editor, Mah Ferraz”

Uber expands cartop advertising to NYC

1+ Uber’s digital out-of-home cartop advertising network, Uber OOH powered by Adomni, is extending the markets it serves to include New York City. Recently, Uber signed an exclusive multi-year partnership deal with the Metropolitan Taxicab Board of Trade (MTBOT) and Creative Mobile Media (CMM), a division of Creative Mobile Technologies. MTBOT is the largest yellow taxicab … Continue reading “Uber expands cartop advertising to NYC”

ArtClass signs director Shaun Collings

1+ Bicoastal production company ArtClass has signed Director Shaun Collings for representation. Collings is a versatile director and creative director known for his design-driven storytelling. His body of work encompasses projects for Under Armour, Acura, General Mills, Oculus, Nike, TaylorMade, and ESPN, the latter of which included the award-winning deepfake-style spot for the network’s The … Continue reading “ArtClass signs director Shaun Collings”

‘Nomadland’ takes top prize at Producers Guild Awards

1+ As begin to place our bets on what will win at the Oscars, we now have two pretty safe wagers – Ma Rainey’s Chadwick Boseman for Best Actor and now, Nomadland for Best Picture. The Producers Guild of America Awards awarded Chloé Zhao’s opus with their top prize. The film rode past Emerald Fennell’s … Continue reading “‘Nomadland’ takes top prize at Producers Guild Awards”

Affleck’s The Batman would have featured Batgirl

1+ When you hear things like this, it makes you wonder sometimes what is going on over at the water tower on the Warner Bros lot. When the “Snyderverse” was still a thing, Ben Affleck (Bruce Wayne/Batman) co-wrote a script called The Batman with Geoff Johns. The star was also attached to direct. Besides the … Continue reading “Affleck’s The Batman would have featured Batgirl”

Watch the trailer for HBO’s ‘The Nevers’

1+ HBO drama series The Nevers debuts Part One of its first season with six episodes beginning on SUNDAY, APRIL 11 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). Part Two’s six episodes will follow at a later date, to be announced. The series will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max. Here’s the plot for the Joss … Continue reading “Watch the trailer for HBO’s ‘The Nevers’”

The Super Women behind ‘Falcon and Winter Soldier’

1+ Since the earliest days of the Marvel Universe, its Super Heroes have grappled with real-life issues even as they’ve traveled through time, battled powerful villains and saved an Earth that has always been intended to reflect the world of its audience. That continues to be the case in Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter … Continue reading “The Super Women behind ‘Falcon and Winter Soldier’”

Promising Young Woman, Borat among WGA winners

1+ The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight announced the winners of the 2021 WGA Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories during a first-time-ever joint, virtual ceremony. Hosted virtually by actor-writer-producer Kal Penn (Clarice), the 90-minute ceremony featured at-home … Continue reading “Promising Young Woman, Borat among WGA winners”

Complete list of Grammy winners

1+ The 63rd annual Grammys are a wrap. Despite an expected scant audience, the show hosted by The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, boasted electrifying, live and pre-recorded, performances from Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, BTS, Billie Eilish, Post Malone and Megan Thee Stallion. And dang Megan, Reel 360 now understands WAP. Mind blown. Yeah the … Continue reading “Complete list of Grammy winners”

New Air Wick campaign benefits WWF

1+ Our friends at Havas New York have launched a new ad campaign for Air Wick called “One Square Foot,” which announces the brand’s commitment to restore and protect nature. One Square Foot celebrates the partnership between Air Wick Scented Oils and World Wildlife Fund, which will reseed 1 billion square-feet of native wildflowers and grassland … Continue reading “New Air Wick campaign benefits WWF”

For IWD, Groove Guild releases new music video

1+ Launching in celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8), NYC-based music agency Groove Guild is releasing a bouncy new music video for Machines A.T.O.’s “Like Girls” track ft. Kali J. championing the infinite possibilities and potential of tomorrow’s most sensational successes: girls. The video features a variety of young girls unapologetically owning their unique … Continue reading “For IWD, Groove Guild releases new music video”

ArtClass adds director Ryan Ebner

0 Our friends at ArtClass have signed Director/Writer Ryan Ebner to its roster for US commercial and branded content representation. Known for his dry, understated brand of humor, Ebner thrives as a performance-driven director with a razor-sharp eye for casting. The move follows the hiring of Sean Owolo as ArtClass’ Head of Broadcast Development. Ebner’s … Continue reading “ArtClass adds director Ryan Ebner”

America Ferrera makes directorial debut for Netflix

1+ America Ferrera is making her feature film directorial debut with I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. The film, adapted from Erika L. Sánchez’s novel, will debut on Netflix. The YA story is about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home. … Continue reading “America Ferrera makes directorial debut for Netflix”

SKYY’s the limit for new global AOR MONO.

1+ SKYY Vodka, a brand historically steeped in its founding city of San Francisco’s innovative and progressive spirit, selected MONO as their global agency of record following a five-month review process. Campari’s Sr. Global Director of White Spirits, Marina Santos, remarks, “In this pivotal moment for SKYY, where we will deliver the next generation of … Continue reading “SKYY’s the limit for new global AOR MONO.”

Art Directors Guild announces nominations

1+ The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 25th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the Art Directors Guild Awards ceremony, set for Saturday, April 10, 2021, Pre Show – 3:00PM PST, Awards Show – 4:00 PM … Continue reading “Art Directors Guild announces nominations”

Mercenary at Midnight tops Amazon

1+ Writer Nicholas Ryan Howard’s Mercenary at Midnight –  A Collection of Gutsy Verse was released on Valentine’s Day and has skyrocketed to the Amazon #1 Best Seller spots in American Poetry, Love and Erotic Poetry, and Poetry About Love free charts for Kindle. It currently holds steady in top rankings in all three categories. Crafted in … Continue reading “Mercenary at Midnight tops Amazon”

Superdoom signs director Heidi Berg

1+ Creative bureau Superdoom has signed director Heidi Berg (they/them) for U.S. commercial production out of Los Angeles, CA. This is their first commercial representation. Their work captures the ethos of major brands and entertainment properties with mind-melding cinematic narrative and magical realism, for companies including Netflix, Google, Samsung, Apple, Audi, Lexus, BMW, Mercedes, Nike … Continue reading “Superdoom signs director Heidi Berg”

SXSW announces Pitch Competition finalists

1+ South by Southwest Conference and Festivals announced the finalists for the 13th annual SXSW Pitch event, taking place virtually on March 17-18 as part of the SXSW Online digital experience. This competition takes place during South by Southwest Online 2021, with 40 startups chosen to compete based on the technological innovation brought to their fields. One … Continue reading “SXSW announces Pitch Competition finalists”

RBL SPOTLIGHT: Hip Hop Artist Joshua Turner

2+ 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 Joshua Turner … Continue reading “RBL SPOTLIGHT: Hip Hop Artist Joshua Turner”