’12 Years a Slave’ Director Steve McQueen to Receive European Film Award
LONDON — The European Film Academy is to honor “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen with its award for European achievement in world cinema at its awards ceremony on Dec. 13 in ...
Blair-Mangat Shoots ‘Boombox Project’ Documentary in New York
LONDON — Shooting has begun in New York City on documentary “The Boombox Project,” the first feature from commercials director Rohan Blair-Mangat. Further locations will include Brazil, Miam...
Israel's Keshet Elevates Programming Executive, Adds Another
Ran Telem will now be vp of content, with Hilik Sharir joining the TV hit show producer as vp of programmingread more
Daniele Watts Admits Mistakes, Explains Why She Didn't Cooperate With Police
Daniele Watts wrote an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times in which she addressed the controversy surrounding her recent police stop that made headlines. The “Django Unchained” actress acknowle...
'Downton Abbey' U.K. Ratings Drop for Second Episode of Season 5
ITV's 'X Factor' drew a bigger audience than its hit drama, which lost 1.5 million viewers compared to the equivalent episode last yearread more
Playboy Mansion Affected by Sunset Blvd. Water Main Break
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power says the Playboy Mansion was one of 20 properties impacted read more
Rio Talent: Daniel Aragao on ‘I Swear I’ll Leave This Town’
Daniel Aragao, despite making strides in his home nation of Brazil, admits that he is more in tune internationally with what others consider to be art house films. His first picture, “Good Luck, Swe...
‘Revenge’ Premiere: Victoria Gets Her Groove Back
(Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you haven't yet watched the Season 4 premiere of “Revenge” entitled “Renaissance.”) Passing the “Revenge” baton from damaged E...
‘Simpsons'-'Family Guy’ Crossover Viewers Either Loved It or Hated It
(Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you have not yet seen the Season 13 premiere of “Family Guy” entitled “The Simpsons Guy.”) Fox stumbled onto something that was certainly memo...
SoftBank Stock Falls in Tokyo on Uncertainty Over DreamWorks Animation Deal
Speculation over the $3.4 billion DWA bid pushes the stock lower as the overall market risesread more
Native American in 'Daily Show' Redskins Segment: I "Was Afraid for My Life"
"I'll f—king cut you," one Redskins fan told himread more
Michael Keaton Is a Former Superhero Losing His Mind in ‘Birdman’ Trailer (Video)
Michael Keaton is a superhero again … except, not really. In “Birdman,” he portrays Riggan Thomson, an actor who became famous for portraying an iconic superhero. Granted, Keaton was...
As Genre Shows Go Mainstream, TV Execs Are Looking to Novelists for the Next Hit
TV network options on books have exploded. Publishers Lunch, a trade that tracks book industry deals, lists an ever-increasing number of television options over the last few years, with 2013 setting...
This CEO Is Building the ‘Yahoo for Men’
  Photo: Alfred Maskeroni  Specs Who James Heckman New gig CEO, founder and director of Scout Old gig Head of global media strategy at Yahoo Age 49 What’s your mission sta...
How Price Affects a Consumer’s Path to Purchase
Knowing and trusting a brand is a prime consideration for penny buys while good reviews top the list of criteria for expensive purchases. Here's how the buying journey differs for a small purchas...
New York Film Fest: Miles Teller on 'Whiplash' Jazz Demands, J.K. Simmons' Jabs and Downtown L.A.
"I had done a bunch of movies back-to-back, and I had three weeks off in between — blah, blah, blah, I'm very grateful to be working, I'm happy for the work"read more
GoPro and the NHL Have Signed a Deal That Will Give Hockey Fans a Player’s POV
Ever wonder what’s it like to be Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks streaking in on a breakaway? Or New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist blocking a 100 mph shot? The NHL has struck a c...
Marketers Are Taking Out-of-Home to the Next Level With Digital Activations
Out-of-home experiential advertising can be a boon to brand awareness, but recent campaigns from Coca-Cola and Jimmy Dean show how marketers are trying to magnify the effect of these efforts through...
Magazine Metrics Expand Beyond Ad Pages to Digital
For decades, ad pages were one of the key metrics for gauging the overall health of a magazine. But as magazine brands have come to encompass more than just a printed product, publishing industry in...
Adweek's Busiest Advertising Week Ever: Brand Genius, the Clio Awards, and a New Honor for Cause Marketing
Advertising Week kicks off in New York today, as does one of the most ambitious weeks in Adweek’s history. Along with the jam-packed agenda of the annual industry gathering—the panels, t...

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