Topic: David Fincher

Ad of the Day: David Fincher Brings Darkness and Mystery to Gap's Fall Campaign

W+K's four black-and-white spots

For years, Gap's ads—and its clothes—were all about bubbly, drenching color. But this fall, it's time for a new look in both, as the brand has brought in David Fincher…

Netflix Plays Spoiler in Emmys Rout

Streaming video service earns 14 nominations

Netflix on Thursday morning crashed the Primetime Emmys, becoming the first streaming service to earn a nomination for an award that honors the best television programming. David Fincher’s Beltway potboiler House…

Fox Sports Cooks Up Epic Promo for FS1

90-second spot will air during MLB All-Star Game

Fox Sports has created a supersized new promo spot designed to get viewers of the 2013 MLB All-Star Game pumped for the launch of what it is calling the “biggest…

A Very Brief History of Web Video

From lonelygirl15 to billions of viewers

December 1995-January 1999 After seeing Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s short Spirit of Christmas, TV exec Brian Graden commissions a second video he distributes to friends on VHS. The video—and…

Original Series Help Netflix Turn a Tidy Profit

Proliferation of homegrown content is moving the needle for streaming services

Following its first foray into original programming, Netflix put up first-quarter numbers that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations. Thanks in part to the success of its $100 million David Fincher potboiler,…

Netflix Snaps Up Wachowskis’ Sci-Fi Series

10-episode show Sense8 will premiere in 2014

Netflix has completed another high-profile acquisition, ordering 10 episodes of a new scripted series to be directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski (The Matrix, Cloud Atlas) and penned by Babylon…

Fox Force Five: A Fistful of Midseason Replacements Awaits

Standout series hope to draw eyeballs back to broadcast, while Netflix goes for broke

For television executives, hope often springs eternal in the dead of winter. While the 2012-13 development slate largely has been forgettable, what with its primate veterinarians, demonic Upper East Siders…