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David Unger forms Three Six Zero Entertainment

12 February 2015 1:30 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Talent agent David Unger has joined Three Six Zero Group co-founders Mark Gillespie and Dean Wilson to form Three Six Zero Entertainment.

Unger will serve as co-ceo of the new venture alongside Gillespie and guide Three Six Zero Group’s expansion into film, TV and digital production as well as financial and branding advisory services to the global entertainment and media industries.

As co-CEOs Unger and Gillespie will oversee offices in Los Angeles, New York and London for Three Six Zero Entertainment, which will operate in partnership with Shawn “Jay Z” Carter’s entertainment company Roc Nation.

Three Six Zero Group, whose music management clients include Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean and Deadmau5, signed a worldwide partnership deal with Roc Nation in 2010.

As previously reported, an HBO series about the world of electronic music is in development, with Harris, Gillespie, Dean Wilson, James Lassiter, Will Smith and Carter producing.

Three Six Zero Entertainment will continue to develop hybrid »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Vet Talent Agent David Unger Launches Three Six Zero; Foray Into Film/TV Rep Biz

12 February 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Breaking: David Unger has become co-ceo of Three Six Zero Entertainment, a new venture that will create a bridge for the youth music-centric company to branch into entertainment management and production. He’ll run the venture with Mark Gillespie and Dean Wilson, who run Three Six Zero Group and manage such Edm music powerhouse clients as Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Deadmau5 and Duke Dumont. The venture will operate in partnership with Shawn “Jay Z” Carter’s Roc Nation.

Unger had been a long time talent agent at ICM, and took a leap with Jeff Berg when the latter formed the talent agency Resolution. Launching a traditional talent agency without multiple revenue streams is a near impossible pursuit, and Resolution hit the wall when a promise of funding from China didn’t materialize in time. Despite the crash and burn–Unger didn’t jump, he went down with the ship–his »

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25 surprising side businesses from Hollywood stars

15 January 2015 8:54 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Paul Newman’s salad dressing enterprise is common knowledge, but did you know about these 25 businesses run by Hollywood stars?

What do big-time movie stars get up to in their spare time? While their fictional counterparts might enjoy chopping wood or getting hosed down by friendly females (more on that here), actors themselves have a tendency towards wacky entrepreneurial ideas and hefty industrial investments.

Looking at our findings from some rigorous research (read: Googling), it seems that you can divide famous actors into a handful of groups – those who are trying to do something good for the world, those who are trying to break into internet megabucks and those who like opening restaurants.

Without further chit-chat, here’s a breakdown of which stars are behind which brands which you may or may not know and love…

1. Kevin CostnerOcean Therapy Solutions

Here’s a brilliant one to start off with »

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominees

14 January 2015 12:24 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

American Sniper,” “Big Hero 6,” “Birdman,” “The Lego Movie” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” have been nominated by the Motion Picture Sound Editors for the 62nd Mpse Golden Reel Awards, to be held Feb. 15 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles.

The Mpse announced nominees in 20 categories Wednesday.

“2014 was a fantastic year for sound,” said Mpse president Frank Morrone. “The advent of new distribution channels, streaming services and gaming platforms is creating additional opportunities for sound artists to practice their craft beyond the traditional venues of film and television. This year’s nominations reflect that change, spanning an amazing diversity of mediums and genres, all executed at the highest level of creativity. We are truly inspired and impressed by the work of our colleagues.”

Darren Aronofsky will receive the filmmaker award, and Skip Lievsay will receive the career achievement award.

The entire nominations list:

Feature Animation

Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Animation Studios »

- Dave McNary

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‘Birdman,’ ‘Apes’ Top 2015 Golden Reel Nominations

14 January 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Hollywood’s sound pros nominated Birdman and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes for three awards apiece as the Motion Picture Sound Editors unveiled nods for its 62nd Mpse Golden Reel Awards, honoring the best feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment work of the year.

“2014 was a fantastic year for sound,” said Mpse president Frank Morrone. “The advent of new distribution channels, streaming services and gaming platforms is creating additional opportunities for sound artists to practice their craft beyond the traditional venues of film and television. This year’s nominations reflect that change, spanning an amazing diversity of mediums and genres, all executed at the highest level of creativity. We are truly inspired and impressed by the work of our colleagues.”

This year’s Golden Reels will additionally honor Noah director Darren Aronofsky with the Mpse’s annual Filmmaker Award. Oscar winner Skip Lievsay, known for his work »

- Jen Yamato

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