REEL WOMEN: Zoe Schack, Editor for Final Cut

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory.” Zoe Schack joined Final Cut … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Zoe Schack, Editor for Final Cut”

Cutters scores with NHL Stanley Cup final

There is no greater glory for an NHL player than to have their named engraved upon the holy grail of the sport — The Stanley Cup.

For the NHL’s 100th year, the league is celebrating not only its centennial but the Cup as well, which pre-dates professional hockey.

Spelling, an emotional new spot from Cutters Studios created by Baby Bear’s Porridge Productions and directed by Samuel Bayer, features 23 NHL greats whose names appear on the cup.

Mario Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Phil Esposito, Bobby Orr and Jonathan Toews are among the legends in the cast.

Was Zack Snyder behind The Snyder Cut Army?

Who knew Zack Snyder was actually Lex Luthor with hair. At least Rolling Stone thinks so. It’s been over a year since Zack Snyder’s Justice League: Justice is Gray was released in all its 4 hours and two-minute glory and yet the drama isn’t quite over. Rolling Stone just shared a report where the outlet … Continue reading “Was Zack Snyder behind The Snyder Cut Army?”

Scream: Watch the final blood-soaked trailer

Can somebody please cut Woodsboro some slack? Poor choice of words? Paramount has released the final trailer for Scream and it goes all out, starting with David Arquette’s traumatized Dewey Riley’s grim narration. Arquette takes on the Jamie Kennedy role from the original films of laying out the “rules” when it comes to surviving serial … Continue reading “Scream: Watch the final blood-soaked trailer”

Hooligan’s Peter Mostert cuts poetic brand film for Solmax

Hooligan Editor Peter Mostert recently edited a moving brand film as part of a new corporate campaign for Solmax, the world’s leading geosynthetics manufacturer. Conceived and directed by Life Design Founder / Director Linda Notelovitz, Pioneering Possibilities highlights Solmax’s innovations in product engineering, focusing on its advances in making geosynthetics sustainable.  Propelled by cinematic images … Continue reading “Hooligan’s Peter Mostert cuts poetic brand film for Solmax”

Gold Bond: Cut+Run’s Grover does not drop the “ball”

Let’s just say this new Gold Bond spot could not have been done without balls on at least one of the creative’s parts. “Schweaty” ones to be exact. The leading skincare brand recently debuted an irreverent new national TV and social campaign to tout its iconic body and foot powder products. Part of Gold Bond’s … Continue reading “Gold Bond: Cut+Run’s Grover does not drop the “ball””

Paramount releases final trailer for Quiet Place II

It’s Mother’s Day weekend, so what better time than to release a trailer about one of cinema’s strongest moms lately. We are of course talking about Emily Blunt, who starred in the 2018 thriller A Quiet Place. Now, Paramount Pictures has released the final trailer for A Quiet Place Part II. The trailer takes us back … Continue reading “Paramount releases final trailer for Quiet Place II”

Watch the final trailer for ‘Godzilla vs Kong’

When we say Godzilla vs. Kong is going to be big. We mean it. For decades, cinematic titans Godzilla and Kong have been following their own, separate theatrical journeys…until now. Godzilla vs. Kong is a King of the Monsters-sized event film with heart, humor and enough non-stop action to transcend the genre. This rivalry for … Continue reading “Watch the final trailer for ‘Godzilla vs Kong’”

SXSW announces Pitch Competition finalists

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 winner … Continue reading “SXSW announces Pitch Competition finalists”

Final ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer

We are 19 days away from December 25. And after we’ve unwrapped presents, many of us are going to settle back and watch Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max . The film will also release in theaters in the United States, but the DC Comics sequel is set for a theatrical run in the UK and Ireland … Continue reading “Final ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer”

Cut+Run’s Miyake sees the smoke in ‘Chef’s Table: BBQ’

Aika Miyake isn’t just an astounding editor for Cut+Run, the Japanese immigrant, known for her dreamy tableaus, comedic timing and poignant storytelling, is also a huge fan of Netflix’s critically-acclaimed and Emmy-nominated Chef’s Table. As the series returns for its 4th mouth-watering season today, Miyake finally saw her dream come true — editing episode 4 … Continue reading “Cut+Run’s Miyake sees the smoke in ‘Chef’s Table: BBQ’”

Hooligan editor Delgado cuts PSA ‘Silence the Virus’

Alejandro Delgado, editor at Hooligan in New York City, at recently cut “Silence the Virus,” a PSA for Governor Cuomo’s Wear A Mask New York Ad Contest. The spot delivers a powerful statement about the importance of wearing a mask in public to slow the spread of COVID-19. Conceived by Creative Director Steve Grskovic and … Continue reading “Hooligan editor Delgado cuts PSA ‘Silence the Virus’”

BK’s Moldy Whopper leads One Show finalists

Moldy Whopper, created by INGO Stockholm with DAVID Miami and Publicis Bucharest, tops the world with 23 finalist entries for The One Show 2020, the year’s largest global awards show in advertising and design recognizing excellence in creativity of ideas and quality of execution. All finalists will win either a One Show Pencil or Merit.  Winners will be announced in a special streaming event … Continue reading “BK’s Moldy Whopper leads One Show finalists”

Cut+Run’s Peterson edits short on Warriors’ Thompson

No one knows when Golden State Warrior’s Klay Thompson will step on the court again. Thompson tore his left ACL in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals on June 13 and underwent surgery on July 2. Above the Waves is a short film for Kaiser Permanente that documents the All-Star on his mental and physical road … Continue reading “Cut+Run’s Peterson edits short on Warriors’ Thompson”

‘Supernatural’ to air final 7 episodes in fall 2020

Lots of CW news today. With the COVID-19 global pandemic having shut down production, it would seem no show was affected more than Supernatural. The series which was supposed to end its spectacular 15-year run this May still had seven episodes to air. The CW has announced that they still will air… just in the … Continue reading “‘Supernatural’ to air final 7 episodes in fall 2020”

Producers and Filmmakers now have Secret Weapon for vetting crews

Every producer and filmmaker (especially this filmmaker) understands the headaches (and heartburn) that accompany finding, and keeping, a great crew. Face it, great crews are hard to find. And they get scooped up fast. Add to that the studio re-orgs, budget cuts, and consistent Covid delays, and you have a perfect storm. Perfect. Storm.  Enter … Continue reading “Producers and Filmmakers now have Secret Weapon for vetting crews”

INTERVIEW: Prey editor Claudia Castello

20th Century Studios’ highly acclaimed action-thriller Prey is the No. 1 premiere on Hulu to date, including all film and TV series debuts. Additionally, Prey is the most watched film premiere on Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ under the Star-Banner in all other territories, based on hours watched in the first three days of its release. The newest … Continue reading “INTERVIEW: Prey editor Claudia Castello”

Droga5, BBDO, Burnett, Mill among AICP winners

Winners for the 2022 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Post Awards premiered earlier in the week at AICP Week’s Base Camp venue at the Angelika Theatre. The top prizes in each competition – the AICP Show’s Advertising Excellence and Advertising Excellence/Campaign winners, the Next … Continue reading “Droga5, BBDO, Burnett, Mill among AICP winners”

PoC Studios partners with SOLIS’ blockchain and feature film divsions

Labid Aziz’s People of Culture Studios, a diverse and forward-thinking content studio with an all-inclusive approach to producing, financing, and distributing film and TV content intended for a global audience has partnered with SOLIS Studios and SOLIS Labs, the feature film and blockchain divisions of media and technology collective SOLIS (“Partnership”). SOLIS, led by Brett Claywell and Brendan de Kauwe, has created a first … Continue reading “PoC Studios partners with SOLIS’ blockchain and feature film divsions”