Directors UK is calling for broadcasters to commit 0.25% of their commissioning spend to career development and industry access schemes to help close the gender gap. The call comes in response to research it has carried out revealing a drop in the number of women directors working on UK TV shows…
Oscar-winning production sound mixer Lee Orloff is set to receive the Cinema Audio Society’s 2019 Career Achievement Award. He will be celebrated during the 55th CAS Awards…
Orloff launched his sound-mixing career with 1984’s Blood Simple, the first film from Joel and Ethan Coen. A half-decade later he would grab the first of seven career Oscar noms for The Abyss, which began a three-film collaboration with James Cameron that also included the 1991 smash Terminator 2: Judgment Day — for which Orloff scored an Academy Award — and 1994’s True Lies.
DC Daily will kick off August 29 with a 4:30 PM PT livestream hosted by Kevin Smith, who will introduce viewers to the show’s format, sets and exclusive content and provide an in-depth look at the DC Universe service.
The DC Daily logline: Hosted by a variety of faces familiar to DC fans, the show will offer an added depth of news content that ties back to the original series, comics and community on the new service. The format is scheduled to include “Headlines,” a down of daily news briefs; “Reports,” a single-topic segment that might feature an in-depth interview or deep dive into an upcoming book, film or series; and “Talk,” a panel discussion including analysis about the day’s big topics and news. Special guests and other co-hosts also will join the daily cast.
DC Daily will be filmed and streamed daily from a new 2,100-square-foot set built especially for the show at a Warner Bros. Digital Networks studio location in Burbank. The sets include original large-format panel artwork of iconic DC characters as well as plenty of conversational seating, demonstration stations and stand-up viewing areas for hosts, guest commentators and special guests.
If you accidentally click on a YouTube video you weren’t really interested in, there’s a chance YouTube may start recommending similar content for you to watch. However, you also have the option to remove individual videos from your watch history to alter your recommendations. YouTube said removing a video from your watch history “may reduce the chance that you’ll see similar recommendations in the future.” …Find out How to
One of the most popular TV shows of the last decade is officially preparing for its curtain call. CBS and Warner Bros. Television confirmed today that The Big Bang Theory will end its run in May 2019 after its 12th and final season. At that point, the series will have aired 279 episodes…More
Adweek.com creates a video for video creators that let them in on some pretty good tips on the optimization and growth of viewership…check it out here
Netflix has been on the rise and doesn’t look like its about to stop, and the growth seems to have media moguls such as Disney, AT&T and Comcast buzzing, trying to find ways to catch up and quick…more here
World War I documentary by Oscar winning Lord Of The Rings filmmaker Peter Jackson has been given a title and confirmed to unspool in its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival. They Shall Not Grow Old will screen as a Special Presentation on October 16 at BFI Southbank and also receive simultaneous 2D and 3D showings in cinemas and special venues across the UK
The NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt is shaking things up a bit these days… the evening newscast is launching a new ad campaign, moving away from the more sentimental promo