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Topic: The Hollywood Reporter

How the Academy Hopes to Move Beyond the 'Oscars So White' Firestorm

Managing the diversity crisis

During Oscars season, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is used to celebrating achievement in film and putting on a lavish awards show—not managing a public relations nightmare. But…

New Mobile Ads Recommend Videos Based on the News You're Reading

Target is first to test this sliding player

Nailing mobile video is a major goal for marketers this year, as exemplified at this week's Digital Content NewFronts presentations. And as Snapchat and Facebook lure advertising dollars away from TV…

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez Has Some Encouraging Advice for Creative People

Don't wallow in failure, or you'll miss your best ideas

Failure has been key to Robert Rodriguez's success. Rodriguez, a filmmaker who's now chairman of his own cable TV network, El Rey, said some of his best ideas for movies came…

VW of America Will Start Sponsoring CNN Documentaries

Partnership brokered by MediaCom

Volkswagen of America has been chosen by CNN Films to sponsor its documentaries, expanding the relationship between the two companies. The car maker’s ads will start airing later this month during…

Hollywood Reporter Publisher Adds Responsibility for Billboard

Lynne Segall named evp, group publisher for Billboard and THR

In yet another reshuffling at Guggenheim Media Entertainment Group where Janice Min has been implementing a Hollywood Reporter-style makeover at sister title Billboard, Lynne Segall, the svp, publisher at THR,…

ASME Announces 2014 National Magazine Award Nominees

Condé leads the pack with 30 nods

The American Society of Magazine Editors released its list of finalists for the 2014 National Magazine Awards (or “Ellies,” as they’re known in the industry) today, and with a total…

Hugo Lindgren Named Editor of The Hollywood Reporter

Janice Min to focus on sister pub Billboard

Hugo Lindgren has found his next act after leaving The New York Times magazine: editing The Hollywood Reporter. In a memo to staffers this afternoon, THR editorial director Janice Min announced…

Adweek Parent Guggenheim Media Announces Changes

To split businesses into two operating units

Guggenheim Media, the parent of Adweek, announced that it is splitting into two operating entities. Jeff Wilbur was tapped to head up Adweek plus The Clio Awards and Film Expo Group…

Mario Lopez’s Dog Has a Twitter Account

And he probably has more followers than you

Specs Who Mario Lopez Age 40 Accomplishments Host of Extra; NuvoTV’s Mario Lopez: One-on-One (new episodes return early 2014); Fox’s The X Factor (Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m.); and Premiere Radio’s ON…

The Restaurant Business Is Like the News Business, Says Geoffrey Zakarian

Lots of reading, no TV

Specs Who Geoffrey Zakarian Age 54 Accomplishments Chef and restaurateur (including The Lambs Club and The National Bar & Dining Rooms in New York); winner of Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs;…

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