Duffer Brothers announce new production company

The Duffer Brothers today announced their new production company, Upside Down Pictures, for film and television projects as part of their overall deal with Netflix. Hilary Leavitt (Orphan Black, Ozark) has been hired to run the company. According to The Duffer Brothers, Upside Down Pictures will “aim to create the kind of stories that inspired the … Continue reading “Duffer Brothers announce new production company”

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”

BB24 announces 16 houseguests before tonight’s premiere

It’s July so you know what comes with the month — Fireworks bigger than the fourth. That’s right all of the comedy, trauma, stress, secret alliances, showmances and arguing are back as Big Brother (BB24) takes over our TVs for another summer Or is it a therapy session? In case you don’t know, Big Brother … Continue reading “BB24 announces 16 houseguests before tonight’s premiere”

BSSP welcomes next wave of creative talent

Full-service agency Butler, Shine, Stern and Partners (BSSP) announced today the addition of several new creatives to its team, welcoming the next wave of young, diverse talent to its bench of copywriters and art directors. Recruited from cities across the country, these up-and-comers are ready to solidify their place in the ad industry, and will … Continue reading “BSSP welcomes next wave of creative talent”

Rebecca Romijn, Jerry O’Connell to host Real Love Boat

CBS announced today Rebecca Romijn (Paramount+’ Star Trek: Strange New Worlds) and Jerry O’Connell (CBS’ The Talk) as co-hosts of The Real Love Boat. The husband-and-wife team will take the helm guiding viewers through the dating adventure series inspired by The Love Boat, the hit scripted series in the ‘70s that used Princess Cruises ships … Continue reading “Rebecca Romijn, Jerry O’Connell to host Real Love Boat”

AFX Creative welcomes Yarin Manes as Head of CG

Multidisciplinary content creation studio AFX Creative is continuing to expand its diverse, award-winning creative roster, with the hiring of Head of CG Yarin Manes, formerly at The Mill. “I had no doubt that I wanted to be part of the AFX Creative family,” Manes explains. “I say ‘family’ because there is a sense of warmth and friendliness … Continue reading “AFX Creative welcomes Yarin Manes as Head of CG”

Succession, First Lady, CODA lead Location Managers Guild noms

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has unveiled nominations for the 9th Annual LMGI Awards honoring the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television and commercials from around the globe. Winners will be honored at the LMGI Awards ceremony, returning to a live in-person event on Saturday, August 27, 2022. The … Continue reading “Succession, First Lady, CODA lead Location Managers Guild noms”

Charlie Mysak sees future with Rakish

Artist-driven production boutique Rakish has added Charlie Mysak to its roster of talent. Having started his career in the docu-space across film and TV, an undercurrent of realism runs through Charlie’s work. Pairing pure human narrative with rich cinematography, Charlie creates highly visual, emotionally grounded stories steeped in substance. “The intimacy at the heart of Charlie’s work is undeniable. … Continue reading “Charlie Mysak sees future with Rakish”

Director Marta Cunningham joins m ss ng p eces 

Bicoastal production studio m ss ng p eces welcomes multi-talented director Marta Cunningham to its roster. Cunningham is a prolific television director having worked on hit shows that include Insecure (HBO), Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), Star Trek Discovery (Paramount+), You (Netflix), Transparent (Amazon Prime), Room 104 (HBO), How to Get Away with Murder (ABC), Dear White People (Netflix) and Dispatches from Elsewhere (AMC), and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for … Continue reading “Director Marta Cunningham joins m ss ng p eces “

Harbor adds colorist Jateen Patel to UK roster

As Harbor opens its new central London post-production studio, founder and CEO, Zak Tucker, shared the news that top senior colorist Jateen Patel will join Harbor’s growing UK-based talent roster.  Patel’s recent feature credits include Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (Focus Features), Ali and Ava (Altitude Films), Rocks (Netflix), Pirates (BBC Films), Mission: Impossible – … Continue reading “Harbor adds colorist Jateen Patel to UK roster”

Former ABC CEO Tom Murphy remembered

Thomas S. Murphy, who served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Cities/ABC for 30 years and oversaw its merger with The Walt Disney Company, died Wednesday, May 25, at his home in Rye, New York. He was 96. One of the most respected and admired businessmen of his era, Murphy was also named … Continue reading “Former ABC CEO Tom Murphy remembered”

Tracie Norfleet steps into Managing Director/EP at Invisible Collective

Industry powerhouse Tracie Norfleet steps into the Managing Director/Executive Producer role at Invisible Collective, a production company and creative studio built for the future. Having connected with Invisible’s founders Mel Jones, Justin Polk, and Stephen Love via ‘mutual work friends, perfect timing and good karma,’ Norfleet was immediately drawn to the integrity of their credo. “Everyone talks … Continue reading “Tracie Norfleet steps into Managing Director/EP at Invisible Collective”

Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor

Harbor has tapped senior colorist, Emiliano Serantoni to complement its growing global talent roster, announced Harbor CEO, Zak Tucker, today. Hailing from Paris, France, Serantoni’s portfolio boasts extensive international campaigns for global brands including Apple, Nike, HP, Dior, Hermes, Orange, YSL, Jacquemus, Cartier and Burberry. His artistic sensibilities have earned him long-standing relationships with top … Continue reading “Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor”

Watch the first teaser for Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning

The Real 360 News team has long held the belief that Tom Cruise and his Mission Impossible partner, writer/director Christopher McQuarrie, have been doing James Bond better than James Bond. As much as we enjoyed Daniel Craig’s last turn as 007 in No Time to Die, the franchise lately just does not hold a candle … Continue reading “Watch the first teaser for Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning”

UPFRONTS: Fire Country, Real Love Boat highlight CBS Fall sked

CBS this week announced its 2022-2023 primetime programming lineup of CBS Originals, featuring four new dramas, one alternative series, special event programming and 18 returning series. For 2021-2022, the Network finished #1 for the 14th straight season, winning 19 of the past 20 seasons. The four new series for fall are the dramas East New York, … Continue reading “UPFRONTS: Fire Country, Real Love Boat highlight CBS Fall sked”

Durable Goods signs director Chris Applebaum

Durable Goods has signed director Chris Applebaum for commercials and branded content in the US. Applebaum’s creative imprint has shaped pop culture across three decades. The multiple MTV Award-winning, six-time Grammy Award nominee has directed 31 MTV #1 music videos for such artists as Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Selena Gomez, and Demi Lovato. His “Umbrella” … Continue reading “Durable Goods signs director Chris Applebaum”

CBS renews all 3 Dick Wolf FBI dramas

CBS has renewed all three hit FBI dramas for two additional seasons, beginning with the 2022-2023 broadcast season. The returning CBS Original series dominate their back-to-back Tuesday time slots: FBI is the #2 broadcast series, FBI: INTERNATIONAL is the #2 new drama and FBI: MOST WANTED is a top 10 broadcast series. CBS is the … Continue reading “CBS renews all 3 Dick Wolf FBI dramas”

LALIFF announces lineup for 2022 edition

Academy Award-nominated actor Edward James Olmos, founder of the Latino Film Institute, announced today the full lineup for this year’s Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) that will take place June 1 – 5 at the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre and TCL Chinese 6 in Hollywood, CA. This year’s edition will open with Disney … Continue reading “LALIFF announces lineup for 2022 edition”

From Strange to Lightyear, Disney’s CinemaCon rundown

CinemaCon 2022 ran from April 25-28, and has been occurring annually since 2021. Caesars Palace is the home of CinemaCon this year where studios such as Sony Pictures, Neon, Warner Brothers, Disney, Universal, Focus, Paramount, and Lions Gate shared what we can expect to see in theaters over the next few years.  Disney brought us … Continue reading “From Strange to Lightyear, Disney’s CinemaCon rundown”

CBS tops other networks in drama, comedy, news

According to Network research projections, CBS will finish the 2021-2022 season as “America’s Most-Watched Network” in primetime for the 14th straight season. This will be CBS’ 19th win in the last 20 years. The Network is also #1 in late-night for the sixth consecutive season and in the daytime for 36 consecutive years. CBS’ winning season features … Continue reading “CBS tops other networks in drama, comedy, news”