Robots Are Illegal in the Tech Noir Web Series 'Automata'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film, web series, TV pilot, what-have-you in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a projec...
Does YouTube See Facebook as Real Competition?
Jamie Byrne is a bridge builder. As director of content commercialization, the YouTube veteran is charged with pairing creators with the brands he hopes will bring advertising dollars to the platfor...
Filmmaker Magazine Names 2015's '25 New Faces of Independent Film'
Every summer since 1998, the IFP published Filmmaker Magazine has released a highly anticipated list of up-and-coming independent filmmakers to keep an eye on. These names have included not only direc...
Has Sharknado Jumped the Shark? 'Oh Hell No!' Ratings Drop 31%
Syfy's Sharknado franchise finally seems to be losing its bite. Last night's Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! drew 2.8 million viewers, including 1.1 million adults ages 18 to 49, according to Niel...
Watch: 'Gotham' Season 2 Teaser Finds Villains Rising to Power
Fox just dropped a new trailer for its superhero/cop drama "Gotham," featuring fresh villains and familiar faces. READ MORE: Why Are There Suddenly So Many Superhero Shows on TV? Sea...
Doritos and 8 Other Brands That Took Digital Bites Out of #Sharknado3 Buzz
Doritos may have been the most dedicated marketer for Syfy's Sharknado 3 last night, pushing its brand via mobile-video ads before the telecast as well as with Twitter promos and TV spots during...
Hotels.com Buried a Giveaway in the Fine Print of a TV Ad to Reward People Who Paused It
Hotels.com has a marketing mission that, as far as client mandates go, is pretty fun: Find surprising ways to use standard ad buys. For example, earlier this summer the booking site put a twist on&...
Watch: Kevin Bacon Reminds You to Exercise Good Movie Theater Etiquette in Alamo Drafthouse PSA
READ MORE: Sundance Review: Kevin Bacon Takes on Troublemaking Kids in Entertaining 'Cop Car' Kevin Bacon is here to serve some justice with an Alamo Drafthouse PSA. The "Cop Car" actor...
Watch: Trailer for 2-Hour Single-Take Heist Thriller 'Victoria' Will Take Your Breath Away
READ MORE: Adopt Films Picks Up One-Shot Heist Thriller 'Victoria'  Last year, "Birdman" and "True Detective" made waves by containing some impressive sequences involvin...
AOL's Branded Skip Lets You Avoid Ads If You Take a Quick Survey First
AOL's new skippable video ads come with the option to view them or take a brand survey. The Web company is calling its new format Branded Skip ads, and it was one of five new video options launc...
Second Annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
READ MORE: Watch: Bruce Campbell is Back in Bloody New 'Ash vs. Evil Dead' Teaser Promising features and short films in every horror sub-genre, from psychologic thriller to ghoulish actioner, the Bru...
Attention, Filmmakers: Submit Your Web Series Pilot to Raindance Film Festival's Web Fest Competition
READ MORE: Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Get The Most Out of Twitter The Raindance Film Festival, one of the preeminent independent film fests, announced today it will be bringing back it...
CineVegas Returns to the 2015 Las Vegas Film Festival
READ MORE: CineVegas Cancels 2010 Edition CineVegas is returning to the Strip this year for The Las Vegas Film Festival. After its six-year hiatus, the festival will present three features, inclu...
'Homeland' Season 5 Lands Premiere Date with 'The Affair' Season 2, Plus Poster
Showtime has slated an October 4 premiere date for two of their most highly-anticipated series. Season 5 of "Homeland" will return at 9pm and will be followed by sophomore drama "The A...
'Jurassic World 2' Set for 2018
Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will return to star.read more
Johnnie Walker Targets Newbie Whisky Drinkers With Technology
From loopy virtual-reality experiments to prankvertising stunts, bars are the new hotspot for marketers to run tech-based initiatives. Now, Johnnie Walker and agency Iris Singapore have built an in...
Twitter's New Event Targeting Lets Brands Plan Months Ahead for Live Campaigns
Twitter is already a go-to place for brands when it comes to special events and important days. It's a place where the conversation naturally gravitates during, say, the Super Bowl or elections....
Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups' Gets Release Date from Broad Green Pictures
READ MORE: Berlin Review: Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups' Pushes the Director's Style to Its Limits Terrence Malick's latest film, "Knight of Cups," is getting its official release d...
Inside Barton G., L.A.'s "Most Instagrammed" Eatery
Samurai swords! Wheelbarrows! Marie Antoinette's head for dessert! The Miami original brings its "Vegas on a plate" ethos to the West Coast.read more
Can Yoga and a 24-Hour Test Drive Convince Young People to Buy Buicks?
If a dealership let you take a new car home for a whole day and night, would it increase the chances that you'd buy it? Buick hopes so. As the name suggests, Buick's "24 Hours of Happ...

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