Film Academy’s New Leader Starts by Sizing Up Oscars
A day after she was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Cheryl Boone Isaacs said her first order of business was to check in on the organization’s most valuable asset: the Oscars.
Academy Creates Casting Directors Branch
The Academy announced that it has created a Casting Directors Branch. Casting directors began to be invited to the Academy more than 30 years ago, many of them admitted as Members-at-Large.
BBC to Reveal New Doctor Who in Live Broadcast This Sunday
On the BBC at 7 p.m. this Sunday night, we will finally find out who will play the 12th doctor, in a live show hosted by Zoe Ball.
CTRL+Console Lets You Control Final Cut Pro & Adobe Premiere From Your iPad
Funded on Kickstarter and demoed from Adobe’s booth at NAB, CTRL+Console is an iOS app that transforms the iPad from a content consumption device into an essential tool in content creation.
Facebook Said to Plan to Sell TV-Style Ads for $2.5 Million Each
The world’s largest social-networking site, which has 1.15 billion members, expects to start offering 15-second spots to advertisers later this year.
Shadowy Buyer Emerges in Digital Domain Purchase
Who is this mystery person? No one is sure, but an official filing on the Sun Innovation website names Che Feng as the owner of Harmony Energy, a company that bought into Sun Innovation in March.
CG Animated Films Are Dominating the 2013 Global Box Office
Despite Turbo’s stumble at the box office and Henry Selick’s dis that American animated films are all the same, audiences around the world can’t get enough of big-budget CG animated features.
Star Wars Episode VII Rumor Alert: Filming At Pinewood Confirmed?
We just got news from a very trusted source that a filming location deal was signed a couple of months ago and studio space and facilites have been block booked for the next 10 years at Pinewood Studios.
Eileen Brennan’s Scene-Stealer Eyes Made Exasperation a Pleasure
Whether they were being called on to condemn or forgive, Brennan somehow left you feeling that she was handling the petty frustrations of life for the rest of us.
Why Networks Are Bleeding 18-49 Year Olds: CBS Has the Answer
Networks are winning fewer viewers 18-to-49 because there are fewer people 18-49. Not only that, the network says, but those who remain don't carry the weight they once did.