On one level this is an encapsulation of 40 years of American news stories, on another it’s an account of why we need independent journalism. The climax is Keisha Lance Bottoms’ passionate reminder that all media is local.
Of course there is a searchable web site that interviews designers about the title sequences they create for TV series. Only a real geek would follow that link. Here is the interview that covers a personal favourite: Mad Men. “AMC had all kinds of issues with having someone falling from a skyscraper.”
A reminder that people are spending more and more time stuck in traffic, and that radio and TV traffic reports cut through like crazy. Call Dave to book a roadblock campaign on ATN. 9388 7844.
Well you guys are supposed to be the writing team: hasn’t anybody got any fresh ideas?
HBO blitzed it at SXSW, successfully promoting the new series of Westworld by busing fans and journalists to a replica Sweetwater in the dead of night. From the BI article about it: HBO hired a cast of 60 actors, six stuntpeople, five bands, and six horses to bring “Westworld” to life. A script for the 90-minute experience is more than 440 pages long.
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