Definition 6 adds Emmy Winner Ted Marcus

Customer experience agency Definition 6 (D6) is pleased to welcome Ted Marcus, an Emmy-winning Mixer/Sound Designer, to its team. Marcus brings more than 20 years of experience in audio post, sound design, and music for broadcast promos, commercials, feature films, and documentaries. At Definition 6, he has already completed work for Nickelodeon, CBS Sports, HBO, and EPIX.  … Continue reading “Definition 6 adds Emmy Winner Ted Marcus”

Pedro Pascal headlines HBO’s ‘The Last Of Us’

In one of the biggest TV castings of the year, The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal is set to headline The Last of Us, HBO’s high-profile series adaptation of the Sony Playstation franchise from Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann. Based on the critically acclaimed video game The Last of Us, developed by Naughty Dog … Continue reading “Pedro Pascal headlines HBO’s ‘The Last Of Us’”

How Dick Van Dyke added magic to ‘WandaVision’

A mash-up of classic sitcoms and large-scale cinematic action, WandaVision—Marvel Studios’ first series for Disney+—is an ambitious, genre-bending adventure unlike any other. And we here at Reel 360 love it. It has it all —Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany… and comedy legend Dick Van Dyke. The nine-episode series begins as a 1950s-style sitcom, largely inspired by The … Continue reading “How Dick Van Dyke added magic to ‘WandaVision’”

Brooke Le’s cosplay is real a mother of dragons

Editor’s Note: Reel 360 has always been dedicated to and inspired by creators. From filmmakers to advertising creatives to writers to musicians to producers to editors and more, we celebrate great work. Period. Now we have entered the world of cosplay. Given what has happened last year (and even this year) with the pandemic, so … Continue reading “Brooke Le’s cosplay is real a mother of dragons”

HBO Max releases new brand spot

On the heels of news that Warner Bros.’ 2021 slate of films will be available in theaters and streaming on HBO Max the same day, HBO Max released a new brand spot showcasing some of the key Originals that will debut on the streamer in 2021. As the home of high quality storytelling from the … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new brand spot”

PepsiCo Design wins Best of Show in Mobius Awards

A Can Has No Name,” created by PepsiCo Design & Innovation, New York City, for Mtn Dew and Game of Thrones superfans, won Best of Show/Grand Prix in the 2020 Mobius Awards competition. Three packaging entrants competed for the honor. Other noms were Pearlfisher of New York City and Shenzhen Baixinglong Creative Packaging Co. Ltd., … Continue reading “PepsiCo Design wins Best of Show in Mobius Awards”

Reel 360’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Hanukkah! And we are just around the corner from Christmas and Kwanza, so it’s that time of the year to offer up the Reel 360 / Reel Chicago Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide. To make your last minute holiday gift buying just a l’il bit easier, we’ve compiled an extensive list – and believe us … Continue reading “Reel 360’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide”

‘Croods’ provide 1 million meals to families in need

In advance of the Thanksgiving weekend theatrical release of the new DreamWorks Animation comedy The Croods: A New Age (out Wednesday, November 25), Universal Pictures has partnered with the nonprofit organization Feeding America® for a groundbreaking three-tiered campaign to help provide one million meals** for families in need this holiday season. The Croods have survived their fair … Continue reading “‘Croods’ provide 1 million meals to families in need”

‘Stranger Things’ adds Freddy Krueger & more

New nightmares are coming out of Hawkins, Indiana, and they are about to get much worse because Freddy Krueger himself is joining the Stranger Things fray as one of eight new casting additions to the fourth season. Nightmare on Elm Street horror legend Robert Englund will appear in the recurring role of Victor Creel, described … Continue reading “‘Stranger Things’ adds Freddy Krueger & more”

HBO Max gives series order to ‘The Last of Us’

HBO has given a series order to the drama THE LAST OF US, it was announced by Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. Craig Mazin (HBO’s Chernobyl), Neil Druckmann (The Last of Us and Uncharted video game franchises), and Carolyn Strauss (HBO’s Chernobyl and Game of Thrones) are executive producers along with Naughty Dog’s Evan … Continue reading “HBO Max gives series order to ‘The Last of Us’”

HBO Max comes to Amazon Fire TV

Hallejuah! WarnerMedia announced today that HBO Max will begin rolling out on Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, Fire TV Edition smart TVs, and Fire tablets on Tuesday, November 17. This launch brings HBO Max into the living rooms of tens of millions of Amazon device customers.  HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming offering, with 10,000 hours of curated premium … Continue reading “HBO Max comes to Amazon Fire TV”

Halloween comes to HBO Max

This is Reel 360’s favorite time of here. Why? Because it’s Spooky Season. Today, HBO Max launched “Halloween is Here,” a spotlight page bringing together all your favorite spooky, scary, chilling and thrilling Halloween films and series for easy streaming. The “Halloween is Here” page will be available on HBO Max for the entire month of October, featuring … Continue reading “Halloween comes to HBO Max”

21st annual Newport Beach Film Fest goes virtual

The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) announces that the annual event will go virtual October 1st – 11th, 2020 on NewportBeachFilmFest.com. The virtual Festival will showcase an international slate of 40 feature-length narrative and documentary films and 231 short films. The Festival will host virtual filmmaker conversations and ‘Industry Talks’. Originally scheduled for April 2020, … Continue reading “21st annual Newport Beach Film Fest goes virtual”

New town. New lies. And they’re coming to HBO Max

New town. New secrets. New Little Liars. A new generation of Pretty Little Liars is coming to HBO Max, which has given a direct-to-series order for the new Max Original drama Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, from executive producer/writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) and co-executive producer/writer Lindsay Calhoon Bring(Chilling Adventures of Sabrina). Twenty years ago, a series of tragic … Continue reading “New town. New lies. And they’re coming to HBO Max”

First official ‘Dune’ trailer arrives

The time has come – the trailer for DUNE has finally arrived. Written by author Frank Herbert in 1965, Dune is one of the most magnificent science-fiction stories of the 20th century. The title refers to a popular nickname for the planet Arrakis, an inhospitable desert world that also happens to be the universe’s only … Continue reading “First official ‘Dune’ trailer arrives”

Watch visually stunning trailer for ‘Raised by Wolves’ on HBO Max

It’s rare The Reel 360 Team collectively says, “Wow!” after watching a trailer. But yes, Wow! From executive producer Ridley Scott, Raised by Wolves centers on two androids tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet. As the burgeoning colony of humans threatens to be torn apart by religious differences, the androids learn that controlling the … Continue reading “Watch visually stunning trailer for ‘Raised by Wolves’ on HBO Max”

‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26

Netflix dominated the 72nd Emmy nominee count on Tuesday with 160 nominations, setting a new record for the most nominations for a single network or streaming platform. HBO meanwhile, came in second with 107 nominees, down from last year’s 137, which were buoyed by Game of Thrones’ record 32 nods. The cable network had had … Continue reading “‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26”

All Lives Can’t Matter unless Black Lives Matter

To support the ongoing fight for racial justice for the Black community, the Ad Council and R/GA have launched a new PSA from the iconic Love Has No Labels campaign to inspire all Americans to fight for racial equality in America. And it’s our Reel Ad of the Week for the truth it speaks about our lives. Building … Continue reading “All Lives Can’t Matter unless Black Lives Matter”

DC and HBO Max announce new digital comic series

Three new comic book superheroes are taking it to the “max” in a brand-new original digital comic book series titled, To The Max, published by DC, in collaboration with HBO Max. To The Max will feature stories about ordinary people achieving their maximum potential after they transform into extraordinary superheroes with the help of another new character, Max the … Continue reading “DC and HBO Max announce new digital comic series”

Under new guidelines CGI recommended for sex scenes

Last week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Dept. of Public Health announced that the state, under certain conditions, can reopen for film production on June 12. That is great news for all in the film, TV and advertising industries. But what do these new conditions mean specifically for performers? We reported last month, that … Continue reading “Under new guidelines CGI recommended for sex scenes”