Yankees cancel second game with Phillies due to COVID

Just five days into the new and shortened baseball season, it now seems like it could be in jeopardy. Last night, The New York Yankees postponed their scheduled game against the Philadelphia Phillies after eleven players of the Miami Marlins 33-man squad tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19. Now, the Yankees have canceled tonight’s game as … Continue reading “Yankees cancel second game with Phillies due to COVID”

Laughlin applies COVID rules to #LosCabosRules

As destinations around the world begin to reopen, Los Cabos, Mexico wants travelers to embrace the new normal and reimagine how the new rules for staying safe can be applied to travel. The destination turned to Milwaukee- and Chicago-based Laughlin Constable to produce their newest campaign. This campaign, titled #LosCabosRules, showcases now-familiar COVID safety guidelines … Continue reading “Laughlin applies COVID rules to #LosCabosRules”

How ‘Malcolm & Marie’ was secretly filmed during COVID

Who knew what  Sam Levinson was up to during quarantine, which incidentally is still a good idea with COVID-19 spiking in California. The creator of HBO’s Euphoria shot a secret film with actors Zendaya and John David Washington, Deadline reports. The film is titled Malcolm & Marie and was shot between June 17 and July 2 at the Caterpillar House in … Continue reading “How ‘Malcolm & Marie’ was secretly filmed during COVID”

Ogilvy Health enlists Jason Voorhees for COVID-19 PSA

Over the last few months, we have seen actors, athletes, musicians, and TV personalities, from Jennifer Aniston to “Ahnuld,” donning masks to promote wearing them during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the Reel 360 team never saw the use of a serial killer coming. But that is the case in our new Reel Ad of the … Continue reading “Ogilvy Health enlists Jason Voorhees for COVID-19 PSA”

Unions release joint report for production post COVID

In the next major step toward the resumption of film and television production, the Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and the Basic Crafts, and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) today released “The Safe Way Forward,” a Multi-Union Report … Continue reading “Unions release joint report for production post COVID”

HBO redirects FYC, Emmy Party budget to COVID fund

In light of the global pandemic and the current circumstances facing the entertainment industry, HBO will redirect funds allocated for the company’s landmark Emmy® party and FYC (For Your Consideration) events to make a $1 million donation to the charitable efforts of the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund. Subscribe: Sign up for our FREE … Continue reading “HBO redirects FYC, Emmy Party budget to COVID fund”

Unions approve newsroom COVID-19 guidelines

The DPE Arts, Entertainment, and Media Industry Coordinating Committee (AEMI), which consists of the DGA, IATSE, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), SAG-AFTRA, and the WGAE have teamed up to create COVID-19-related newsroom staffer “safety and fairness” standards. “Thousands of workers across the media industry have been working through this crisis. News workers have helped … Continue reading “Unions approve newsroom COVID-19 guidelines”

FilmCapital announces first feature ‘Covid-2021’

Created to address a pressing need within the independent film finance space, the co-production platform FilmCapital has officially opened its doors, the announcement was made today by co-founders Ali M. Aksu and Aya Kikimova. Described as a digital launch pad for independent content, filmcapital.io is a co-production platform that scouts highly-vetted indie film and TV projects, and incubates … Continue reading “FilmCapital announces first feature ‘Covid-2021’”

Disney Q2 earnings fall due to COVID-19 impact on parks

It’s like Thanos taking Disney’s wallet and snapping his fingers. The Walt Disney Company reported earnings for its second fiscal quarter ended March 28, 2020. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the quarter decreased 93% to $0.26 from $3.53 in the prior-year quarter. Excluding certain items affecting comparability(1), diluted EPS for the … Continue reading “Disney Q2 earnings fall due to COVID-19 impact on parks”

AICP unveils COVID-19 workplace guidelines

Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, has announced that the production and post production trade association has released an initial set of workplace guidelines for production and post production companies working in commercials and advertising content. Developed by a working committee comprised of members representing all facets of the industry, the guidelines are intended to … Continue reading “AICP unveils COVID-19 workplace guidelines”

WOW! Mobile invests 15,000 training hours in workforce during COVID-19

Match Marketing Group-operated WOW! Mobile Boutique – a leading Canadian multi-carrier wireless retailer that operates out of kiosks within shopping malls – is finding new ways to invest in its workforce by keeping them engaged during the coronavirus pandemic. Currently 53, 105 people have tested positive for the virus resulting in 3,180 deaths. When Match Marketing had … Continue reading “WOW! Mobile invests 15,000 training hours in workforce during COVID-19”

Lysol, FDA and others issue warning about ingesting disinfectants to battle COVID

On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump speculated about the possibility of curing COVID-19 patients by injecting them with disinfectants such as Lysol, or exposing the insides of their bodies to ultraviolet light. He is now trending on social media as #TidePodPresident. The President did not name any particular disinfectant brands (that would be a paid … Continue reading “Lysol, FDA and others issue warning about ingesting disinfectants to battle COVID”

NiteLite Pictures launches COVID-19 Positivity Initiative

In response to a real demand from its broadcast, Web and distribution partners, as well as charities seeking support, award-winning, Los Angeles-based production company NiteLite Pictures has unveiled the Coronavirus Positivity Initiative, a worldwide effort to create programming that promotes togetherness, community and celebrates the human spirit during the global lockdown.   Under this banner, NiteLite is … Continue reading “NiteLite Pictures launches COVID-19 Positivity Initiative”

Apple Maps releases data trends tool to track COVID-19

Apple has released a mobility data trends tool from Apple Maps to support the impactful work happening around the globe to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This mobility data may provide helpful insights to local governments and health authorities and may also be used as a foundation for new public policies by showing the change … Continue reading “Apple Maps releases data trends tool to track COVID-19”

Nike releases new ‘Play for the World’ for COVID-19

For Nike, supporting the shift in public life amidst the coronavirus means approaching novel problems with the indomitable spirit of an athlete. The brand has released a new iteration of its ‘Play for the World’ campaign, which it launched two weeks ago to mark its brand messaging around the coronavirus pandemic.  The 60-second spot, from Joint Editorial, … Continue reading “Nike releases new ‘Play for the World’ for COVID-19”

‘From Russia with Motive’ cast drops COVID-19 PSA

“Stay home, be safe and masturbate.” That’s the comedic, yet serious, message from the cast of the highly anticipated web series, From Russia with Motive. The cast, following in the footsteps of NFL players and HBO’s The Watchmen, has released a 6:20 Public Service Announcement video on social media, urging people to stay home, wash … Continue reading “‘From Russia with Motive’ cast drops COVID-19 PSA”

Budweiser redefines team sports in new COVID-19 spot

This is a time of uncertainty and fear. Although there have been 160,000 recoveries from coronavirus COVID-19, there are still 768, 466 positive cases and 36, 914 deaths globally. To bring hope and inspiration to those who may be feeling isolated and scared, Budweiser created an emotional 60-second creative that champions the best of the … Continue reading “Budweiser redefines team sports in new COVID-19 spot”

One Club offers free Jobs Board during COVID-19 crisis

In quick response to sudden volatility in the advertising and design industries brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, The One Club for Creativity has launched The One Club COVID-19 Jobs Board, a free resource for connecting people seeking work globally with agencies, design studios, production companies and brands looking to fill open positions.   The free service is … Continue reading “One Club offers free Jobs Board during COVID-19 crisis”

‘Watchmen’ cast become ‘Washmen’ in new COVID-19 PSA

Showrunner Damon Lindelof (The Hunt, The Leftovers, Lost, World War Z) has made it clear that he won’t return to the world of Watchmen for a second season of the award-winning HBO program. But that has not stopped the cast from acting like heroes. They have created and posted a new Public Service Announcement called, wait for … Continue reading “‘Watchmen’ cast become ‘Washmen’ in new COVID-19 PSA”

Elton John hosts COVID-19 benefit concert on FOX

Even with the devastating effects the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 has had on the American people and its economy, that is not stopping a number of brave souls from medical professionals and first responders to truck drivers and grocery clerks from doing what they do. Sir Elton John, wants to show his appreciation for these dedicated … Continue reading “Elton John hosts COVID-19 benefit concert on FOX”