Oscars: Civil Rights Group Pushing Academy to Reveal Diversity Data (Exclusive)
ColorOfChange wants the Academy to reveal the demographic breakdown of its members as a first step to increasing diversity within its ranks.read more
Emmy's New Rules: 7 Winners and Losers
'Orange Is the New Black' suffers a major blow as comedy becomes half-hours only and the definition of guest actor shuts out many recurring players.read more
Emmys Rule Changes Tackle 'True Detective' and 'Orange is the New Black' Eligibility Issues
On the eve of Oscars weekend, the Television Academy announced new rules in regard to the upcoming Primetime Emmys.  • There will now be seven series nominees in both the Outstanding Drama Ser...
Exclusive: Magnet Releasing Acquires Action Thriller 'Skin Trade'
Magnet Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to "Skin Trade," directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham and written by Dolph Lundgren and Steven Elder. The film also stars Lundgren as Nick Cassidy, a det...
Emmys Change Rules: 7 Series Nominees, Comedy Defined as Half-Hours
The Television Academy issued a series of changes on Friday morning, including a change from "mini" to "limited." read more
Big Brands' Dedication to Instagram Video Pays Off With Follower Lifts
The following marketers regularly make our weekly Adweek/Shareablee chart for the best branded Instagram videos: Starbucks, Victoria's Secret, Nike, GoPro and the National Basketball Association...
Attention, Filmmakers: Ron Howard's Tips on How to Win His Trailer Contest
Ron Howard is once again partnering with Canon for a contest designed to highlight everyday creativity. Inspired by the notion that anything in life can be a movie (and every movie starts with a trail...
Watch Some of Last Year's Best Movies On Demand
[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Movies On Demand. Catch up on last year’s Awards Season contenders and past winners On Demand. Today's list is a selection of the best 2014...
Watch: Irish Teen Romance 'Every Breaking Wave' Inspired by U2
The Creators Project has released a new short film directed by Aoife McArdle called "Every Breaking Wave." The film follows two teenagers, one Catholic, the other Protestant, who fall in lov...
Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible 5' Halts Production to Figure Out Ending
Director Christopher McQuarrie and an uncredited writer are trying to "get from what they thought was a good place to a more perfect place," says one source.read more
Here Are All the Movies Opening Today, February 20; What Will You See?
Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, February 20th. (Synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.) Wide The DUFF Director: Ari Sandel Cast: ...
TV Ratings: 'Two and a Half Men' Finale Swells, 'Odd Couple' Starts Strong
CBS logs a Thursday win with a promising debut, and 'The Slap' slips on NBC.read more
Watch: Get to Know This Year's Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Directors
This year's Oscar-nominated Live Action Shorts feature a range of topics from the madness of family life to culture shock to chance encounters to desiring what we don't have, but all are are indeed em...
How Do Critics and Audiences See Best Picture Differently?
Eight films will compete for the prestigious Best Picture Oscar at this year's Academy Awards, but are the films that win the highest honor actually the "best," or merely the most popular? ...
Vote for Project of the Week: Will it Be 'I Hope You Live Forever,' 'Happy Birthday Kevin,' 'No Chance' or 'Penumbra'?
The winning filmmaker will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and will become a candidate for the February Project of the Month. That winner will be awarded with a creativ...
Oscars: Most Heightened State of Security in History Amid Recent Attacks
LAPD sharpshooters can hit a target one mile out, nearly 1,000 officers are deployed from an underground bunker, and that fan in the bleachers may be looking for more than his next autograph as Sunday...
Tess Gerritsen Tries Again in 'Gravity' Lawsuit Against Warner Bros.
This time, the mystery author attempts to get to the bottom of the studio's corporate structure.read more
Discovery Communications Exec Eileen O'Neill Leaving Company
The 25-year veteran was recently named global group president at Discovery Studios.read more
Accounts in Review: Royal Caribbean Gets Wanderlust After 7 Years With JWT
Call it the seven-year itch. Royal Caribbean, which spends more than $80 million in media annually, is looking at outside creative agencies after more than seven years with JWT. The incumbent is def...
Ad of the Day: Comcast Beautifully Shows How a 7-Year-Old Girl Who Is Blind Imagines The Wizard of Oz
Here's an ad that should be a show-stopper during the Oscars on Sunday night. The beautiful 60-second spot from Comcast tells the story of Emily, a 7-year-old girl who was born blind. Comcast a...

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