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Television Academy Grants 2017 Governors Award to ITVS in Recognition of its 25 Years in Broadcasting

August 8, 2017 | By
Television Academy Grants 2017 Governors Award to ITVS in Recognition of its 25 Years in Broadcasting

The Television Academy has announced ITVS–the documentary film funder, co-producer and distributor for public media–as the 2017 Governors Award recipient, recognizing the nonprofit organization’s focus on diversity and inclusiveness in documentary programming. The prestigious award winner was chosen by the Television Academy Board of Governors and will receive its Emmy statuette during the Creative Arts... »

Lesli Linka Glatter: Homeland is Where the Heart Is (Along With Lots of Other Places)

July 6, 2017 | By
Lesli Linka Glatter: <em>Homeland</em> is Where the Heart Is (Along With Lots of Other Places)

“Back when the American Government actually sponsored the arts,” recalled Homeland executive producer Lesli Linka Glatter, invoking a long-ago incarnation of the USA, “I had a grant to perform in the Far East.” That grant, to study and perform in places like Paris and London, and eventually the Far East, found her in Japan, after... »

Telestream Offers Automated Solutions to Meet July 1st FCC Mandate for Captioning Online Video Clips of Live and Near-live TV Programming

July 6, 2017 | By
Telestream Offers Automated Solutions to Meet July 1st FCC Mandate for Captioning Online Video Clips of Live and Near-live TV Programming

Telestream, a provider of digital media tools, has announced that its entire suite of captioning, workflow automation and QC products are ready to meet the latest FCC captioning rules. As of July 1, 2017, clips of all live (e.g. concerts, sporting events and news) or near-live programming (e.g. late night talk shows) that are captioned... »

2C Creative Cooks Up Episodic Campaign for all New Season of PBS’ The Great British Baking Show

June 29, 2017 | By
2C Creative Cooks Up Episodic Campaign for all New Season of PBS’ <em>The Great British Baking Show</em>

To launch the fourth season of its series The Great British Baking Show, PBS called on 2C Creative (“2C”) to create a full episodic campaign capable of capturing the show’s style of charm, humor and suspense–from the judging duo of Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, to Mel and Sue, the hosts, to 12 of... »

Beneath the Face of Makeup Artistry and Hair Styling on Feud

June 26, 2017 | By
Beneath the Face of Makeup Artistry and Hair Styling on <em>Feud</em>

For the FX Network series Feud, which depicts the interpersonal rift between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in and around the 1962 film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, series creator Ryan Murphy knew he needed the best makeup artistry and hair styling department available. Enter makeup designer Eryn Krueger Mekash and hair department... »

The Look Behind Genius

June 21, 2017 | By
The Look Behind <em>Genius</em>

From acclaimed executive producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer comes this brilliant period television series that depicts Albert Einstein in his early years in the 1800’s, as well as his later years during the 1900’s. The National Geographic series known as Genius was created by Noah Pink and Kenneth Biller, which stars Geoffrey Rush,... »

New York Fox Affiliate WICZ-TV Becomes First FOR-A ClassX Graphics Solutions Customer

June 14, 2017 | By
New York Fox Affiliate WICZ-TV Becomes First FOR-A ClassX Graphics Solutions Customer

FOR-A Corporation of America has announced that Vestal, N.Y. based Fox affiliate, WICZ-TV, has become its first ClassX graphics customer. FOR-A and Italy-based ClassX recently announced a joint partnership that names FOR-A the exclusive dealer of the ClassX graphics suite of 2D/3D character generation and live motion graphics and playout software in North, South and Central... »

The Television Academy Foundation and Netflix Present The Power of TV: A Conversation With Norman Lear and One Day at a Time

May 23, 2017 | By
The Television Academy Foundation and Netflix Present The Power of TV: A Conversation With Norman Lear and <em>One Day at a Time</em>

The Television Academy Foundation has announced a partnership with Netflix to present The Power of TV: A Conversation with Norman Lear and One Day at a Time, the first-ticketed, public program ever held at the Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Monday, June 19, 2017, at 7 p.m. Marking the 20th anniversary... »

Composer Mark Isham Scoring Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger

May 21, 2017 | By
Composer Mark Isham Scoring Marvel’s <em>Cloak and Dagger</em>

Mark Isham has been announced to score the upcoming series Cloak and Dagger, created for Freeform by Joe Pokaski, is based on the Marvel Comics‘ characters of the same name, and follows the story of two teenagers from very different backgrounds who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love.... »

Head Gear Films & Sparkhouse Media Launch Joint Venture

May 19, 2017 | By
Head Gear Films & Sparkhouse Media Launch Joint Venture

Head Gear Films and Sparkhouse Media have agreed upon a joint venture that will encompass all aspects of content development, production and finance for both film and television. The companies will partner on development and syndicated finance across Sparkhouse Media’s slate, as well as identifying 3rd party opportunities to co-finance and package. The UK based... »

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