American Idol producer Industrial Media has invested in new production company This Machine, set up by documentary, non-fiction and scripted film and television director and producer RJ Cutler. Industrial Media has expanded its independent production group with its ownership interest in This Machine, which will focus on developing and producing non-scripted and scripted film and […]
Emmy-winning director and producer R.J. Cutler is launching a new production company, This Machine, with an investment from Eli Holzman’s Industrial Media. This Machine will focus on developing and producing non-scripted projects for film and television, as well as scripted titles. It joins a roster of production companies at Industrial Media that also includes The […]
Two-time Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker R.J. Cutler has launched the production outfit This Machine with financial backing from Los Angeles-based indie Industrial Media. Read more via Realscreen.
The filmmaker’s new company, This Machine, will produce unscripted and scripted projects. Read more via The Hollywood Reporter.
Deadline: Lauded Docu Helmer R.J. Cutler Launches This Machine Production Shingle With Industrial Media Backing
EXCLUSIVE: As his superb Showtime documentary Belushi premieres next month and with Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry upcoming from Apple TV+, R.J. Cutler has launched the production company This Machine, with an investment from Industrial Media. Cutler sealed the deal with Industrial Media’s CEO Eli Holzman and President Aaron Saidman. Read more via Deadline.
EXCLUSIVE: American Idol‘s core on-screen team is staying intact for the upcoming fourth season. Bobby Bones has closed a deal to return as in-house mentor, joining previously announced judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and host Ryan Seacrest. Bones will once again offer industry expertise, helping hopefuls their performances to the next level. The ABC singing competition, which ranked as […]
Deadline: ‘American Idol’ Heads Into Production On New Season, Slight Changes To Audition Episodes But ABC Series Goes Back Safely To Scale
EXCLUSIVE: American Idol was one of the first major entertainment formats to battle through the COVID-19 production shutdown to finish its last season with a series of episodes filmed remotely. The talent competition is now heading into production on its fourth season for ABC and is back at its usual scale, albeit safely. Read more via Deadline.
The 2020 Imagen Awards were announced last Thursday during a live-stream ceremony on The Young Turks network. It was Hosted by comedian Aida Rodriguez and the awards honored some of Hollywood’s distinguished talent. The Imagen Awards program was established in 1985 from a suggestion by veteran television producer Norman Lear. Was encouraged to recognize the positive portrayals of Latinos […]