Beyonce, Adele led the MTV Video Music yesterday ; former basking in acclaim for her film-album “Lemonade.” ‘Yonce The pop diva was in the running for 11 awards at MTV’s annual extravaganza, which will take place August 28 in… Continue reading [AWARDS] #2016: HIGHLIGHTS OF MTV MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS AND CITY PEOPLE AWARDS.
Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, just signed a new endorsement deal with IT solutions company, Edalaf Brothers Limited. The signing which took place at a press conference in Lagos this morning is said to be worth millions of naira. While speaking at the unveiling, CEO and Founder, Programming and Mobile Development, Edalaf Brothers Limited, Dr Falade… Continue reading [ENDORSEMENTS] #NOLLYWOOD: MERCY AIGBE SIGNS DEAL WITH IT COMPANY. READ:
Open Road Films has debuted a new full-length trailer for Oliver Stone ‘s political thriller Snowden , profiling the life of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden , played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt . The trailer was also shown during the Comic-Con presentation in Hall H this week, where Oliver Stone also commented on Pokemon Go. Shailene Woodley… Continue reading [BREAKING NEWS!] #NSALEAKS: EDWARD SNOWDEN APPROVES RELEASE OF ‘SNOWDEN’ THE MOVIE. WATCH TRAILER:
The Federal Government on Thursday accepted offer by the Japanese Government to assist Nigeria to develop capacity in production of animation and children films. Avonome by Ibrahim Sirgai Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with Mr Sadamotu Kusaoke, the… Continue reading [ANIMATION] #FG: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IS PARTNERING JAPAN TO DEVELOP ANIMATED FOLKLORES AND CHILDREN MOVIES.
Earlier this year, Autodesk Maya acquired Solid Angle’s ARNOLD. Reports reaching us has confirmed that Movies 3D engine maker RealD has acquired the technology and assets of Tessive, a leader in motion image processing. RealD will use Tessive’s proprietary software to launch RealD TrueMotion, a new production tool able to correct imperfections in motion capture… Continue reading [BRAND ACQUISITIONS] #ANIMATION: REAL D JUST BOUGHT TESSIVE TECH & ASSETS.
Warner Brothers Home Entertainment had its wrist slapped this week by the Federal Trade Commission for being less than honest about its use of influencers for marketing purposes. Pewdiepie-Video game reviewer. The entertainment company paid several online influencers, including the incredibly popular game reviewer PewDiePie, to promote their fantasy role-play Lord of the Rings… Continue reading [AD FAILS] #ADWATCH: WARNER BROS FINED FOR DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING AND PAYING SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS ON POSITIVE REVIEWS. READ:
Digital trends may be drawing Jay-Z and Dr DRE together very soon on a game changing collabo. The two rap moguls may be inking deals on music production and streaming very soon. However according to reliable sources, Apple is in discussions with Jay-Z on Tidal buyout. In 2016, Tidal solely retained the streaming rights to… Continue reading [ENTERTAINMENT] #MUSIC: JAYZ, DR DRE, TIDAL AND APPLE MERGER; MUCH ADO ABOUT SKYZOO. READ:
Yeah, and that’s the true story! Brandplanet FM is now live on mixcloud. Go follow @thebrandradio to catch updates on our Brand stories and advertising podcasts that would be shared on our digital platforms and social media timelines soon. “With over 8k views and our growing social media community; thanks to our ardent fans, there… Continue reading [PODCASTS] #BRANDPLANETFM: THE BRAND RADIO IS NOW LIVE ON MIXCLOUD, WATCH OUT FOR OUR PODCASTS SOON.
One of the Silverbird Group properties sealed in a receivership action by Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, has been re-opened. Normal business activities resumed on Thursday afternoon at the Silverbird Galleria in Abuja following a takeover of the company’s properties in Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt in the morning. AMCON announced on Thursday, June… Continue reading [RADIO] #BROADCAST: SILVERBIRD GALLERIA RE-OPENS BARELY HOURS AFTER CLOSURE BY AMCON.
Cannes lions 2016 To kickstart Cannes Lions 2016, Snask is talking about how to make enemies and gain fans. The lecture is based on their best selling book with the same title, Make Enemies & Gain Fans: based around the idea that it’s not enough for brands to have beliefs: they must stand up… Continue reading [CANNES LIONS] #2016: CANNES FESTIVAL GOES LIVE WITH SNASK. WATCH LIVE STREAM:
Uncancel the apocalypse everyone : The Force Awakens star John Boyega will lead the cast of Pacific Rim 2. John Boyega Boyega will be playing the lead role, currently unnamed but definitely the son of Stacker Pentecost, Idris Elba’s character from the first film. Let’s hope Boyega’s character continues the Pacific Rim tradition of… Continue reading [FILM MAKING] #MOVIES: JOHN BOYEGA WILL BE STARRING IN PACIFIC RIM 2.
Fox has issued a formal apology in line with ad for its “ X-Men: Apocalypse” movie in which Oscar Isaac’s Apocalypse character is strangling Jennifer Lawrence’s Mystique. The studio said Friday that it began taking down the billboards with the image several weeks before the May 27 release. “In our enthusiasm to show the villainy… Continue reading [MOVIES] #X-MENAPOCALYPSE: FOX APOLOGIZES FOR CONTROVERSIAL PROMO PRINT AD. READ REVIEW: