Daytime Emmys: Trebek, King receive nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the television broadcast of the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards which will be presented on Friday, June 25 (8:00-10:00PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streamed on Paramount+. The late host of Jeopardy! is up for Outstanding Game Show Host alongside … Continue reading “Daytime Emmys: Trebek, King receive nominations”

Nomadland wins Best Picture, Chloé Zhao Director

Last night, Nomadland won three of its six Academy Award nominations. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences presented the 93rd Oscars. Due to the pandemic, the show did not take place at its usual home, The Dolby Theater. This year, the hostless event took place in downtown Los Angeles at Union Station with … Continue reading “Nomadland wins Best Picture, Chloé Zhao Director”

Reel 360’s 2021 Oscar Predictions

It’s finally here — the end to a very long and strange and god knows what else kind of film year. We are happy to finally say good-bye to the 2020 movie season which culminates with the Academy Awards. We are tired. Run down. But vaccinated! So we are ready to sit down and make … Continue reading “Reel 360’s 2021 Oscar Predictions”

‘Joker’ gets 11, Greta snubbed & other Oscar noms

The Geek was up with the other press this morning to watch the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards which will air February 9 on ABC. What can we tell you, that you don’t know already. The highly divisive Joker, the origin story of the iconic mentally ill Batman villain, led all Oscar nominations with … Continue reading “‘Joker’ gets 11, Greta snubbed & other Oscar noms”

2018 LA Film Festival competition lineup revealed

Today the LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, unveiled the official U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse and Nightfall sections. The 2018 LA Film Festival will screen a diverse slate of feature films, shorts and episodic series. The LA Film Festival … Continue reading “2018 LA Film Festival competition lineup revealed”

Reel Women: Brenda Robinson, Attorney & Philanthropist

Brenda Robinson is an entertainment attorney and Chicago native who currently serves as Director of Business Development for the Los Angeles law firm Greenberg Glusker LLP. Brenda’s prior law practice focused on intellectual property and entertainment matters on behalf of clients in the music, film and television industries. Throughout her career, Brenda has provided counsel … Continue reading “Reel Women: Brenda Robinson, Attorney & Philanthropist”

Multi-talented Jin’s comedy sitcom premieres Jan. 22

THE FIRST SEASON of “Chop Chop TV Show,” a comedy sitcom with a realty show feel, created and produced by Meiling Jin of Studio Meiling Productions in the South Loop, is now seen on Comcast, Xfinity, Wow and RCN broadcast systems Ch. 25 at 11 p.m. through March 9.

The series of 13 22-minute episodes, explores two Asian Millennials, Jin and DePaul student Ivy Li, navigating love, careers and the complexities of life in Chicago.

The Way finds its way to Apple TV, iTunes TV and DVD

Action drama The Way, directed, written and produced by award-winning filmmaker Dastan Khalili of Alliance of Light Films, will be available on digital and cable video on demand, including Apple TV and iTunes TV, and DVD, on January 4, 2022.   The Way is the story of Jane Arcs (Eli Jane), who thirteen years ago was condemned to death after brutally … Continue reading “The Way finds its way to Apple TV, iTunes TV and DVD”

Producer Amy Pascal reveals plans for new Tom Holland Spiderman trilogy

Tickets recently went on sale for Spider-Man: No Way Home and so many fans rushed to ticketing websites and apps that they crashed, which shows the world that we need at least three more Tom Holland Spider-Man movies and guess what? That’s exactly what we’re getting! Producer Amy Pascal revealed in a new interview with … Continue reading “Producer Amy Pascal reveals plans for new Tom Holland Spiderman trilogy”

Our top 15 Thanksgiving movies

Thanksgiving has many traditions in not only food dishes, but also entertainment. And in a time where we are in the middle of a pandemic, we can use some entertainment. Some people enjoy watching endless hours of football, while others take the time to listen to Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant” in its entirety. I, on … Continue reading “Our top 15 Thanksgiving movies”

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”

ELEANOR signs director Kacper Larski

Kacper Larski, a director whose work has won awards, driven brands and raise pulse rates across North America and beyond, has signed for representation in the US with ELEANOR. The news was announced by ELEANOR Founder and EP Sophie Gold.  Larski is a highly visual filmmaker specializing in action, sports and outdoor adventure, with a … Continue reading “ELEANOR signs director Kacper Larski”

She Runs It honors “Women of the Year”

In pursuit of its mission to pave the way for more women to lead at all levels of marketing, media and tech, She Runs It routinely celebrates women and men who transform and set the pace for the industry, including an annual salute to three leaders who best embody the fearless spirit of the organization: Women of … Continue reading “She Runs It honors “Women of the Year””

Netflix’s fun new brand film is for the universe

To call Netflix’s new campaign a work of global creative would be an understatement. No. As the new brand campaign makes its debut today, celebrating shared stories about humanity, this is much more of a campaign for the universe. At least, the fun new creative featuring aliens, would have us think so. At the heart … Continue reading “Netflix’s fun new brand film is for the universe”

AAF: Under 40 honorees for 29th annual event

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) announced the honorees for its 29th Annual Advertising Hall of Achievement (AHOA), celebrating those individuals 40 years of age or younger who are making a notable contribution to the advertising industry through both their work and philanthropic community activities.  This will be an extra special celebration as it will also … Continue reading “AAF: Under 40 honorees for 29th annual event”

Warner Bros.: Studio tour expands with Friends and DC

The Reel 360 team has long been fans of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Now that the popular Hollywood attraction reopened on June 26, there is even more to get excited about. “Entertainment is about connecting with fans and we are thrilled to welcome guests back to the tour after a more than 15-month hiatus” … Continue reading “Warner Bros.: Studio tour expands with Friends and DC”

Cannes Lions: 72andSunny and Tinder win Grand Prix

MDC Partners (NASDAQ: MDCA) agency 72andSunny has been awarded the Entertainment Grand Prix at this year’s prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The Grand Prix – the highest award level an entrant can receive in a single category – recognizes 72andSunny’s extraordinary work with Match Group to launch its “Swipe Night” campaign, an original branded … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: 72andSunny and Tinder win Grand Prix”

Eternals: Get your first look in this teaser trailer

After her Best Director and Best Picture wins at the Oscars, anticipation is enormous to see director Chloé Zhao’s follow-up to Nomadland. And that follow-up is Marvel’s The Eternals. Today, the studio released the first teaser trailer for the November entry into the MCU. The Eternals trailer offers a glimpse at the exciting new team … Continue reading “Eternals: Get your first look in this teaser trailer”

Director Paul Trillo joins ArtClass

Bicoastal production company ArtClass has signed director Paul Trillo to their roster for U.S. commercial and branded content representation. Trillo is an LA-based director who challenges both curiosity and illusion. His varied interests in technology, comedy, and visual design permeate throughout his work as he is in constant pursuit of new filmmaking techniques – from … Continue reading “Director Paul Trillo joins ArtClass”

Fall brings 3 new dramas, 6 hours of Dick Wolf to NBC

Capitalizing on a year with huge audience drivers, including two Olympics and the Super Bowl, NBC heads into the 2021-22 season with a winning year-round programming strategy that highlights dominant dramas in the fall, doubles down on comedies in midseason and pairs powerhouse unscripted shows with big tentpole event programming.    “Our program strategy for NBC is singularly focused on driving growth by capturing audiences with can’t-miss event television and keeping them on the … Continue reading “Fall brings 3 new dramas, 6 hours of Dick Wolf to NBC”