Topic: Robert Rodriguez

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…

Robert Rodriguez Does Everything From Programming to Sound Editing at El Rey Network

Director of Machete Kills to speak at confab

Robert Rodriguez made a name for himself in the '90s as a movie director alongside frequent collaborator and friend Quentin Tarantino, but his latest claim to fame has been his…

Univision Gives Simon Cowell Show La Banda the Go-Ahead

Network upfront features dancing Steve Mandela, Carlos Santana

Univision has green-lit a new series from American Idol/X Factor/America's Got Talent producer Simon Cowell entitled La Banda, out to find "the best band in the world," as Cowell told…

These Fashionistas Parlayed Digital Smarts Into a Creative Shop

CA Creative's clients include Ann Taylor Loft, Edition Hotels

Specs Who Co-partners Carol Han (l.) and Alexandra Weiss What Digitally focused branding agency Where New York In 2010, Carol Han and Alexandra Weiss, then working on the still-nascent digital side of fashion (Han…

Robert Rodriguez Has a Prime Outlet for His Guilty Pleasures

Explains how he chooses his programming

Specs Who Robert Rodriguez Age 45 Accomplishments Filmmaker (From Dusk Till Dawn, Spy Kids and the upcoming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For); founder/chairman of El Rey network; creator of From Dusk…

Robert Rodriguez Will Make Sure His New Network Gets His Movies First

Hits the ground running with From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series

At a breakfast at the Lamb's Club in Manhattan today, Robert Rodriguez, founder and chairman of the El Rey Network, was voluble on topics ranging from the vampire prosthetics in…

Robert Rodriguez Serves Up Two Scoops, a Featurette for BlackBerry

10-minute film is playful, violent and surreal

In an attempt to become relevant again, BlackBerry is jumping into the movie business—though shorter than feature length. Two days after wrapping Sin City 2, awe-inspiring film director Robert Rodriguez…

Univision Inks Deal With El Rey, Comes Out Swinging at English-Language Nets

Enrique Iglesias performs at upfront presentation

Univision's evp of ad sales Steve Mandala may have left NBCUniversal barely a year ago, but his new home's upfront presentation wasn't at all shy about playing up the Spanish-language…

Comcast Sets 4 New Digital Networks

Diddy, Rob Rodriguez, Magic Johnson among principals at FCC-mandated nets

Comcast is making good on its promise to beef up minority involvement in its cable division, though it's doing so with digital networks instead of terrestrial cable channels. It's not…