EXCLUSIVE: Steve Michaels’ Asylum Entertainment Group has launched drama label Clovis Entertainment and has brought in Sony Pictures Television exec Derek Stoops to run the division. The company will develop and produce one-hour drama, particularly focusing on character-driven English language dramas as well as local language dramas for international channels and platforms. It will aim to [
This week, Jody Rosen published a long investigative article in The New York Times Magazine about a 2008 fire at a Universal Music Group vault that, he showed, consumed a significant portion of the label’s master tapes. It’s written in the classic exposé style, using documentary evidence to rip apart a cover-up by UMG, which had concealed the extent of the loss—to its archives as well as to the broader culture—through nefarious misinformation schemes.
Passages 2019: Those we've lost in the entertainment industry
The emergence of fake videos have become a sort of test run and public service announcement, heightening public awareness of deepfake technology.
When computer scientists, programmers and other tech-driven roles are portrayed on-screen, there’s usually a specific “look” attached to those roles. Now two dynamic women, along with the help of Google and the GODCOMPLX web series, are aiming to change that look, both on screen and IRL. Dariaha Greene, head of strategic partnerships and community and inclusion for Google, paired up with television executive producer Claire Conroy Brown to create GODCOMPLX. It’s a web-series that features...
Something interesting happens when you sit down to watch all of Illumination Entertainment's feature films; you start to notice peculiar trends appearing. Some of these trends are good, like the studio's polished and consistent animation, the insane amounts of creativity on display, and the sense that these movies exist in modern version of a classic, slapstick cartoon world. However, some of the trends are not so great, like an over-reliance on gibberish and potty humor, the desire to force...
"We have to remember it came along when it was easier to steal music than it was to buy it online. Apple made the medium commerce-friendly," a musicologist said.