Don’t be surprised if your magazine cover model has a slightly different pose in L.A. compared to the same magazine in New York. Magazines are judged by their covers, so publishers are now targeting consumers via double covers. The same issue may display its cover differently from one coast to another, and this strategy saves some magazines. Many otherwise fail within five years of their startup. Competition … Continue reading Is There a New Style Trending in Magazine Covers?
The 68th Annual Cannes Festival, the quintessential French Film Festival, wrapped last night, but where do you suppose most of the Film Industry events and private tete a tete’s were held? Strangely enough for the most French of all Festivals, at a hotel owned by a German industrial family. Rudolf-August Oetker retired as Executive Director in 1981, turning the position over to his son August Oetker … Continue reading It All Happened At The Hotel du Cap
Many years ago I worked with Michel Litvak at a company called Bold Films and I can tell you, without a doubt, that his films Whiplash and Nightcrawler definitely reflect his talent on understanding scripts and picking the kind of things that many in the mainstream would pass. It’s easy to look back at the success of a film and say “I would have made … Continue reading Inside The Oscar Week With Edward Bass
Art of Elysium’s Jennifer Howell made it happen by making us all feel like a piece of Heaven. It was beyond what any event could imagine, as it was an experience. You entered with headsets, so no talking at a Hollywood party (!?!), communication only by sign language. Instead of a ballroom with candles, it was an esoteric experience with Marina Abramovic‘s beds and special … Continue reading Edward Bass goes Hardcover to Heaven, Johnny Depp goes to Marina Abramovic’s “Bed” with Ryan Kavanaugh