Can 72andSunny Convince Brands That Good Works Will Drive Sales?
72andSunny is launching a new brand citizenship practice that aims to tie good works to marketers' bottom-line results. Nonprofit veteran Jim Moriarty is heading the effort after serving nearly ...
Execs From Facebook, Microsoft and More Will Help Guide IAB's Digital Video Center of Excellence
To help guide the digital video industry, the Interactive Advertising Bureau today unveiled its first board of directors for the Digital Video Center of Excellence. The 29 members include repre...
Here Are the Films That Inspired the 2015 SXSW Filmmakers
READ MORE: SXSW: Complete List of Winners at the 2015 Film Awards In advance of this year's SXSW Film Festival, Indiewire sent out a questionnaire to the filmmakers taking their work to Austin. Below...
Has Google Perfected the Retail Search Ad With Its Local Inventory Offering?
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, a retailer fighting for every sale, has evidently found a weapon in Google's Local Inventory Ads that it says works to drive consumers to its stores. The digita...
SXSW: How Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer Escaped the Hollywood Boys Club for 'Fresno'
In the SXSW Narrative Spotlight selection "Fresno," Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer pair up on screen for the first time to play two very different sisters. Lyonne, who was recently up for her...
Watch: Gorgeous Supercut Puts the First and Final Shots of Movies Side-by-Side
This surprisingly moving video edit by Jacob T. Swinney places the first and final shots of 55 beautiful films side-by-side. We don't typically realize how symmetrical and similar these first and fina...
Here Are the Hottest Twitter Topics From SXSW
Want to know what everyone chatted about online during South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas? Well, Twitter Inc. shared insights based on the more than 900,000 tweets about SXSW from March...
Review: 'House of Cards' Season 3 Episode 6 'Chapter 32' Breaks Claire
EPISODE 5 REVIEW: 'House of Cards' Season 3 Episode 5 'Chapter 31' Introduces Two New Faces & One Old One Morning BriefingThe Underwoods went to Russia. Things did not go well. The end. As tempt...
Just How Realistic Is Ryanair's $15 Fare to Europe?
Few prospects are as alluring as the idea of being able to step on a plane and zip off to Europe for 15 bucks—but such a wonder may soon be possible, according to the announcement this we...
Watch: M. Night Shyamalan Event Series 'Wayward Pines' Roughs Up Matt Dillon
READ MORE: Indiewire's 17 Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2015 It's possible Terrence Howard's wildly emotional performance at the 2015 Oscars was merely preparation for his over-the top-role i...
Watch: Opposing Forces Collide in New 'Tangerines' U.S. Trailer
Zaza Urushadze's "Tangerines" tells the story of a small group of Georgians in a rural Abkhazian village trying to survive in the 1992-1993 war. The synopsis reads: "As the Soviet Union...
Gustavo Martinez Expands His Global Leadership Team at JWT
JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez continues to build his senior management team, adding Lyle Tick as global chief growth officer, a new position at the WPP Group agency. Tick most recently was vp, category ...
How 10 Years of Pre-Production Helped 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'
David and Nathan Zellner first began penning the script for "Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter" in 2001, inspired by the urban legend of a Japanese woman named Takako Kunishi. In a pre-internet cr...
Growing Up Without Growing Apart is Hard for 'Almost Adults'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: is this a movie you'd want to see? Tell us in the comm...
Netflix Movies: Producers Weigh Hidden Downsides
"What’s not to love?" asks one about the millions paid to Adam Sandler and Leonardo DiCaprio — but no backend means no mega payday: "You won't get the next 'Frozen.'"read more
Meerkat Restores Faith in SXSW's Startup Magic
Perhaps South by Southwest Interactive promoters should send Meerkat a check—or at least a thank-you card. Not since Foursquare's launch in 2009 has the Austin, Texas, festival produced a ...
SXSW Film Review: ‘We Are Still Here’
This creature feature makes a concerted effort to mimic the style of certain 70s/early 80s supernatural thrillers, particularly Lucio Fulci's 1981 "The House by the Cemetery."
China’s Tencent Sees Profits Up 43% to $4 Billion
Social media giant seeking more content connections
‘Empire’ Finale Deftly Lays Groundwork For Season Two (SPOILERS)
As is so often true in today’s traffic-oriented media culture, the astonishing success of “Empire” has inspired people to heap praise on the Fox series that it probably doesn’t deserve and att...
TV Ratings: 'Empire' Finishes Unstoppable Season With More Growth
Broadcast's new No. 1 show adds even more audience to its final two-hour outing, pulling in nearly 17 million viewers. read more

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