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Brockman Exits WarnerMedia Entertainment

Wed, Sep. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Kevin BrockmanKevin Brockman, who joined WarnerMedia Entertainment as VP global communications in May 2019, is exiting at the end of the year.

Warner Bros' Slavich Jumps to Netflix

Tue, Jun. 16, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Michelle SlavichMichelle Slavich, who has been executive VP, global publicity & strategy at Warner Bros. Pictures since May 2018, is joining Netflix as VP of publicity.

Red Lorry Yellow Lorry Picks Up Panavision

Tue, Feb. 11, 2020

By Steve Barnes

PanavisionLondon's Red Lorry Yellow Lorry has scooped up global PR duties for Panavisionwhich provides end-to-end production equipment and post services for the episodic, commercial and feature film markets.

Rogers & Cowan/PMK to Star in Monte-Carlo TV Festival

Mon, Dec. 16, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Monte CarloMonte-Carlo Television Festival has selected Rogers & Cowan/PMK to lead publicity and media relations efforts and offer programming counsel on the American continent for the event’s 60th anniversary.

AJC Demands Disclaimer for 'Richard Jewell'

Mon, Dec. 9, 2019

By Steve Barnes

JewellThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution has demanded that Warner Bros. and the producers of Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” publicly admit that some events in the film “were imagined for artistic purposes and artistic license.” (2 reader comments)

Top Ten Movies That Did PR for Real Brands

Wed, Nov. 6, 2019

By Adam Dickter

Adam DickterOn November 15, “Ford v Ferrari” will roar into theaters, packing a publicity boost for two great global auto brands right on the marquee. Here's a Top Ten list of films in which a brand played a starring role. (1 reader comment)

New Line Cinema Alum Takes Solstice PR Spot

Thu, Aug. 22, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Elissa GreerElissa Greer has been named EVP communications at Solstice Studios, overseeing corporate and domestic publicity and promotions for the company.

Interpublic Shuffles Hollywood PR Cards

Tue, Jul. 30, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Cindi BergerRogers & Cowan and PMK*BNC, the two largest PR agencies in Hollywood, are merging, forming an agency that will have over 500 clients in areas including TV, film, sports, music and fashion.

Lenzner to Star in MPAA’s PR Role

Wed, Jul. 17, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Emily LenznerEmily Lenzner will become executive VP-global communications at the Motion Picture Assn. of America on August. 1.

Disney's Brockman Resurfaces at WarnerMedia

Fri, May 17, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Kevin BrockmanKevin Brockman, executive VP-global communications at Disney until exiting in January after 22 years, is joining WarnerMedia Entertainment as VP-global communications.

Fox TV's CMO Tunes in Disney

Fri, Apr. 26, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Shannon RyanShannon Ryan, chief marketing officer at Fox Television Group, moves to Disney TV Studios and ABC Entertainment.

21CF's Brown Moves to Discovery

Tue, Apr. 9, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Nathaniel BrownNathaniel Brown, who was senior VP-corporate affairs & media relations at 21st Century Fox, has shifted to Discovery Inc. as executive VP-global communications.

Hollywood Mentality Kills Common Courtesy

Tue, Mar. 19, 2019

By Rene Henry

Rene HenryToo many publicists, agents, producers, journalists and others in the entertainment industry just don't realize it's rude and sometimes insulting to not return phone calls or respond to letters, emails and faxes. (1 reader comment)

The Mix That Makes a Music Festival Great

Wed, Dec. 19, 2018

By Billy Warden

Billy WardenA relatively unsung music festival in a mid-sized city offers big lessons for event specialists and communications experts around the country. (3 reader comments)

Adelson Rolls Dice with Kivvit for NYC Casino

Wed, Dec. 12, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Sheldon AdelsonBillionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is using Democratic-leaning Kivvit public affairs shop in his long-shot effort to build a casino in New York City. (4 reader comments)

How to Boost Your B-to-B Event and Conference Attendance

Wed, Nov. 28, 2018

By Matthew Schwartz

Matthew Schwartz‘Tis the season. It’s a good time for brands and organizations to think about more effective ways to communicate with their constituents via live events and conferences. (1 reader comment)