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Five Storytelling Innovators to Watch

Five Storytelling Innovators to Watch

April 17, 2017  |  Blog  |  No Comments

How do you tell a great story when you only have 8 seconds? How do you tell a story through a new medium only early adopters understand so far? How do you tell a good story across platforms? These are some of the tricky questions that brands are tackling in the digital age - here are the brands who are answering them. Deep Focus Deep Focus is an award-winning global digitally led creative agency, and one of the industry’s leading voices and provocateurs on digital media. At the core of Deep Focus’ strategy is collaboration - figuring out the future of emerging

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David Lynch Says He Won’t Direct the ‘Twin Peaks’ Revival

April 5, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

David Lynch, who co-created the original “Twin Peaks” and was set to direct the upcoming Showtime revival, has left the project, he announced via Twitter on Sunday. The filmmaker also said the project “may still be very much alive” at the premium cabler. “Dear Twitter Friends, Showtime did not pull the plug on ‘Twin Peaks,'”... Read more

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Bob Burns Dies in Car Crash at 64

April 4, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Bob Burns, the original drummer and a founding member of the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died in a car crash in Georgia. He was 64. According to the Associated Press, Burns’ vehicle veered off-road near Cartersville just before midnight on Friday, striking a mailbox and a tree. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was... Read more

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‘Selma,’ ‘Theory of Everything,’ ‘Mr. Turner’ Excluded From WGA Awards

December 2, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Writers Guild of America has excluded nearly a dozen high-profile scripts, including “Selma,” “Mr. Turner” and “The Theory of Everything,” from guild awards. The exclusions emerged Tuesday as the WGA sent out ballots to its members, with 60 eligible scripts in the original category and 48 in the adapted classification. The guild’s restrictions are... Read more

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Polly Bergen, ‘Cape Fear’ Actress, Dies at 84

September 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Actress and singer Polly Bergen, who’s best known for her role in the original “Cape Fear” opposite Gregory Peck, died at her home in Connecticut on Saturday. She was 84. Bergen had battled emphysema in the late 1990s. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of legendary actress and long-time friend and... Read more

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Taylor Swift in ‘The Giver’

August 15, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“The Giver” — based on the 1993 Lois Lowry young adult novel — hasn’t been well reviewed, but at least there’s a silver lining to this parable about a dystopian future society. It comes in the form (as most happy things do) of Taylor Swift, who appears in a brief cameo as the original chosen... Read more

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‘Star Trek 3′ Will Stay True to Original Franchise, Go Into ‘Deep Space’

June 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Star Trek 3″ will boldly go where no man has gone before. Director Roberto Orci promises that the latest installment of the rebooted franchise will stay true to its roots as it heads back to deep space. “In this movie, they are closer than they are to the original series characters that you have ever... Read more

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’300: Rise of an Empire’ Sees $16 Million Friday With Sturdy Overseas B.O.

March 8, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Epic action sequel “300: Rise of an Empire” is getting off to a solid start with $16 million domestic for Friday, including $3.3 million in latenight grosses Thursday. Weekend totals should end up at a sturdy $40 million-$45 million, though substantially less than the original pic’s nearly $71 million weekend in 2007. Overseas is also... Read more

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‘Expendables 3′ Helmer Tapped to Direct ‘Raid’ Remake at Screen Gems

February 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Screen Gems is in final negotiations with “The Expendables 3″ helmer Patrick Hughes to direct a remake of the Gareth Evans cult actioner “The Raid.” In the original, an elite Indonesian S.W.A.T. team raids a building where a gangster and his thugs are embedded and chaos ensues. The remake will have a similar storyline. Brad... Read more

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HP Affirms Higher-End Layoffs Figure

December 31, 2013  |  All Things Digital  |  No Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. confirmed it has increased by 5,000 the number of layoffs it plans to implement under the restructuring plan it adopted in May 2012, bringing the expected number of job cuts to 34,000. When the company first announced the plan, it targeted the number of job eliminations at 27,000 by October 2014 and later raised the figure to 29,000. But HP had suggested at its analyst meeting in October and again during its quarterly earnings call in late November that the cuts would affect 33,000 to 34,000 people. Read the rest of this post on the original site »

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