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Today, premium chocolatier Lindt USA announces it is partnering with this year’s 73rdAnnual Golden Globe Awards as the Official Chocolate Confectionery. As part of the partnership, Lindt will create premium chocolate moments for Golden Globe attendees and for chocolate lovers at home. During the evening of celebratory events, Lindt will share unrivaled craftsmanship and the world’s finest ingredients through a variety of onsite experiences at the Golden Globes Lounge during the Golden Globe Awards and at The Weinstein Company – Netflix Golden Globes After Party. This award season, Lindt is also a resource for fans at home to get a taste of the excitement with tips and inspiration from bloggers, as well as the highest quality, best tasting chocolate from Lindt to create a golden and memorable experience for any occasion.

Lindt at the Golden Globes
As the Official Chocolate Confection of the Golden Globe Awards, Lindt will deliver the ultimate chocolate experience inside the Golden Globes Lounge on January 10, 2016. Lindt will offer samples of decadent chocolate and delight guests with the Lindt Master Chocolatier. As an expert in all things chocolate, Lindt Master Chocolatier, Dimo Simatos, is considered one of the finest chocolatiers and has an extensive background in pastry, chocolate, and confectionery studies. Simatos will bring this expertise to the Golden Globes Lounge, by offering attendees a first-time look at his newest creation, a chocolate replica of the Golden Globe Award designed, crafted, and sculpted, exclusively for the Golden Globe Awards. The premium chocolate sculpture will be made out of the finest Lindt dark chocolate, finished with edible gold, ultimately standing at two feet tall weighing 25-pounds. During the event, Lindt will:

  • Delight guests with the finest handcrafted European-style pralines, which are the ultimate combination of exquisite Lindt chocolate and delectable fillings
  • Treat seated attendees during the ceremony with a specially designed, limited edition Lindt gift box of premium chocolates presented at each place setting

“Lindt is thrilled to partner with the Golden Globes for the first time and celebrate alongside attendees with the highest quality, best tasting chocolate,” said Thomas Linemayr, president and CEO at Lindt USA. “As a leader in premium chocolate, we are honored to bring the Lindt experience to the best in the entertainment industry, as well as to chocolate lovers at home.”

 

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Lindt at the After Party
In addition to sponsoring the Golden Globe Awards, Lindt will continue the festivities at The Weinstein Company – Netflix Golden Globes After Party. Guests will be treated to chocolate from the sophisticated Lindt EXCELLENCE collection, exceptionally crafted from premium dark chocolate and innovative flavor combinations, as well as iconic, irresistibly smooth melting LINDOR truffles. As the official dessert sponsor of The Weinstein Company – Netflix Golden Globes After Party, attendees will also be able to indulge in custom desserts created with Lindt Chocolate and enjoy gourmet cocktails inspired by the Lindt EXCELLENCE collection.

Celebrating with Lindt at Home
Golden Globe celebrations happen not only in Hollywood, but in homes all across the country. Lindt is offering viewers a taste of the fun with inspiration and delicious premium chocolate from Lindt that can elevate any occasion. Chocolate lovers can visit the Lindt Unwrapped Blog to find Golden Globe party tips, cocktail recipes, and decor ideas created from lifestyle bloggers. They can create memorable Golden Globe Awards moments with party treats such as Peanut Butter Pretzel Caramel Corn created with HELLO Pretzel Bites, and irresistible LINDOR truffles used to play the ultimate Golden Globes BINGO game, as well as can find tablescape and home decor style ideas. Viewers can also join in the conversation by participating in the Lindt Twitter Party on January 10 from 8-9 p.m. ETwith bloggers from Pizzazzerie, Mod Max Glam, and Two Peas & Their Pod during the Golden Globe Awards.

Lindt products are available at retailers nationwide, Lindt Chocolate Shops, and on LindtUSA.com. For more information about Lindt, visit LindtUSA.com, the Lindt Unwrapped Blog, “like” the company’s Facebook page, and follow Lindt on Twitter and Instagram.

About Lindt & Sprungli
With 170 years of history and Swiss tradition, Lindt & Sprungli is a global leader in the premium chocolate category, offering high quality products in more than 120 countries. Lindt & Sprungli operates 12 production facilities in Europe and the United States and employs more than 12,000 worldwide. Lindt USA operates more than 50 retail stores in the U.S. and maintains wide distribution through extensive retail and wholesale channels. For more information on Lindt, visit www.lindt.com.

About The Weinstein Company
The Weinstein Company (TWC) is a multimedia production and distribution company launched in October 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films in 1979. TWC also encompasses Dimension Films, the genre label founded in 1993 by Bob Weinstein, which has released such popular franchises as SCREAM, SPY KIDS and SCARY MOVIE. Together TWC and Dimension Films have released a broad range of mainstream, genre and specialty films that have been commercial and critical successes. During Harvey and Bob’s tenure at Miramax and TWC, they have received 331 Oscar nominations and won 79 Academy Awards.

Since 2005, TWC and Dimension Films have released such films as GRINDHOUSE; 1408; I’M NOT THERE; THE GREAT DEBATERS;VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA; THE READER; THE ROAD; HALLOWEEN; THE PAT TILLMAN STORY; PIRANHA 3D; INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS; A SINGLE MAN; BLUE VALENTINE; THE KING’S SPEECH; THE COMPANY MEN; MIRAL; SCRE4M; SUBMARINE; DIRTY GIRL; APOLLO 18; OUR IDIOT BROTHER; I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT; SARAH’S KEY; SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD IN 4D; MY WEEK WITH MARILYN; THE IRON LADY; W.E.; CORIOLANUS; UNDEFEATED; THE ARTIST; BULLY; THE INTOUCHABLES; LAWLESS; KILLING THEM SOFTLY; THE MASTER; SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK; DJANGO UNCHAINED; QUARTET; ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH; DARK SKIES; THE SAPPHIRES; SCARY MOVIE 5; KON-TIKI; UNFINISHED SONG; FRUITVALE STATION; LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER; THE GRANDMASTER; SALINGER; 12-12-12; PHILOMENA; MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM; AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY; VAMPIRE ACADEMY; THE RAILWAY MAN; THE IMMIGRANT; YVES SAINT LAURENT; BEGIN AGAIN; THE GIVER; FRANK MILLER’S SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR; THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY; TRACKS; ST. VINCENT; THE IMITATION GAME; PADDINGTON and WOMAN IN GOLD. Upcoming releases include SOUTHPAW, UNDERDOGS and NO ESCAPE.

TWC boasts an active television production division which garnered nine Emmy nominations in 2013 and five in 2014. TWC Television produces the reality powerhouse Project Runway, with its spin-off series Project Runway All Stars and Under The Gunn.  Recent TWC television productions include Mob Wives, Million Dollar Shoppers, Rodeo Girls and Trailer Park: Welcome to Myrtle Manor. Scripted projects currently in production include John Fusco’s Marco Polo. Scripted projects in development include Ten Commandments andDaniel Stashower’s The Hour Of Peril. TWC also developed Nanny Diaries and produced The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.

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Oscars Make Plans to increase diversity

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The Oscars are trying to turn things around, in the wake of this year’s nominations where no actor of color was recognized in any of the four acting categories.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced Friday, it will add three seats to its 51-person board in an effort to double the number of minorities and women in the Academy by 2020, according to Variety.

It also met with African-American host Chris Rock to make sure he’s still on board. Rock, has been under pressure to drop out as host from many credible people of power in the entertainment industry as the fall-out continues.

Variety points out that, of 305 eligible films this year, only a handful were made by minority directors, and fewer were directed by women.

Beginning later in 2016, new member’s voting rights will last 10 years and be renewed only if that member has been active in film. Members will get lifetime voting rights after three 10-year-terms, or if they’ve been nominated for an Oscar, the report revealed.

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In this Jan. 14, 2016 file photo, John Krasinski, left, and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the Academy Awards nominations for best performance by an actor in a leading role at the 88th Academy Awards nomination ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said, “The Academy is going to lead and not wait for the industry to catch up. These new measures regarding governance and voting will have an immediate impact and begin the process of significantly changing our membership composition.”

The board made the changes in an emergency meeting Thursday night, as an undeniable response to the controversy over the Oscar nominations being so white. The Academy will also launch a new campaign aimed at increasing diversity.

Power players Jada Pinkett Smith, and honorary Oscar Winner Spike Lee have posted on social media that they will not be attending this year’s ceremony.

 

 

 

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Tyrese Suggests Chris Rock Should Not Host Oscars Due to Lack of Diversity

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Tyrese Suggests Chris Rock Should Not Host Oscars Due to Lack of Diversity

Tyrese was one of the first to speak out in support of boycotting the Oscars after it was revealed that all the acting nominations went to white performers for the second year in a row. Now, he appears to be questioning whether comedian Chris Rock should be hosting the awards show.

On Monday, Martin Luther King Day, Tyrese went on a rant about those choosing not to protest the awards show. “Is Chris Rock still gonna host the Oscars after this blatant racism?? Is everyone still gonna show up?? In this town, I guess it takes homosexuals to be discriminated against in order for someone to finally step UP and wanna do something,” he declared. “You have to take your hat off to the homosexual and gay community cause right now they’re as strong as black people USE to be when it comes to their rights.”

WATCH: Whoopi Goldberg Slams Oscars Boycott — It Pisses Me Off!

On Wednesday, Tyrese continued his argument, writing: “If Andy Cohen of [Watch What Happens Live] was hosting the Oscars and they purposely left out all gays and or homosexuals from being nominated, HE would of stepped down already. This is a #fact.”

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In 2015, no gay men or women were nominated in the acting categories at the Oscars, but Neil Patrick Harris, a homosexual man, hosted the awards show. At this year’s Academy Awards, not one LGBT person was nominated in the four acting categories.

The 37-year-old Furious 7 actor went on to say that while he wholeheartedly supports the boycott of the Oscars, he still thinks Leonardo DiCaprio deserves to win for his role in The Revenant. “For the record… I HATE that this is all happening on the year that Leonardo DiCaprio is gonna win his first Oscar for BEST ACTOR,” Tyrese quipped. “Leo looooooveeessssss black people!!!!!! Leo in my homie!!!!!”

MORE: Chris Rock Calls the Oscars the ‘White BET Awards’

However, not everyone agrees with Tyrese about boycotting the Academy Awards. “I don’t know if avoiding it altogether is going to help, but I just think we have to continue to move forward,” Niecy Nash told ET at the Critics’ Choice Awards. “We have this awareness and this spotlight — we’ve got to look at other work. There’s other work out there that I think was missed. We’ve just got to do better.”

Jackie Willis
20 January 2016
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Elton John AIDS Foundation Presents Its 24th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party “Wonderful Crazy Night”

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will present its 24th annual Academy Awards Viewing Party Wonderful Crazy Night on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. Elton John and David Furnish will host the gala event. The Foundation is profoundly grateful to its Presenting Sponsors BVLGARI, M∙A∙C Cosmetics, and Neuro Drinks and Diana Jenkins for supporting this important event so generously.

Following dinner and an exciting live auction, Elton and his band will perform various selections, including songs from Elton’s new album Wonderful Crazy Night, co-produced by Elton and T-Bone Burnett with lyrics by Bernie Taupin.

For a fourth consecutive year, award-winning Chef Gordon Ramsay will prepare the sumptuous dinner for party guests to enjoy while watching a live telecast of the 88th Academy Awards. DJ Johnny Dynell also returns to spin tunes for guests to dance the night away.

The Foundation’s Academy Awards Viewing Party is the most highly visible and successful fundraising event in Hollywood on Oscar night. Over the past 23 years, this annual event has raised more than $50 million, thanks to the generosity of EJAF’s supporters. These funds help the Foundation to make a real difference in the lives of people at risk for or living with HIV/AIDS, including urgently needed medical care in the Caribbean, innovative treatment and prevention programs in the Southern United States, and national initiatives addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States and Canada.

Audi, BBVA Compass, TheBLUEFISH, and StyleHaul have partnered with EJAF as the evening’s generous Co-Sponsors, and Fin Gray and Michael Melnick are Associate Sponsors. The Foundation is especially grateful to the City of West Hollywood for continued collaboration with EJAF on shared goals. American Airlines is EJAF’s official airline.

This year’s event co-chairs are Tim and Jane Allen, Beck, Boy George, Naomi Campbell, Jim Carrey, Ciara, Chris Colfer, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, John Demsey, Zooey Deschanel, Jennifer Kelly Dominiquini, Roland Emmerich, Stéphane Gerschel, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Debbie Harry, Stephanie Horbaczewski, Samuel L. Jackson, Diana Jenkins, Caitlyn Jenner, Quincy Jones, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss, Heidi Klum, Ryan Kwanten, Fred Latsko, Shelley Lazar, Sandra Lee, Rob and Sheryl Lowe, Eric and Janet McCormack, Joe McMillan, Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Katy Perry, Tyler Perry, Adam Press, Andrew Rannells, Smokey and Frances Robinson, Zoe Saldana, Steve Sims, Britney Spears, Sharon Stone, Jeffrey Tambor, Steven Tyler, Denzel and Pauletta Washington, and Allison Williams.

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ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION – At EJAF, we believe that AIDS can be beaten. We act on that belief by raising funds for evidence-based programs and policies, and also by speaking out with honesty and compassion about the realities of people’s lives. Elton John created EJAF over twenty years ago, first in the United States in 1992 and then in the United Kingdom in 1993.  Through hard work and with the help of our network of kind and generous friends and supporters, the two foundations together have raised more than $349 million over the past two decades to combat stigma, prevent infections, provide treatment and services, and motivate governments to end AIDS.  The U.S. foundation focuses its efforts on programs in the United States, the Americas, and the Caribbean, while the U.K. foundation funds HIV-related work in Europe, Asia, and Africa.  Join us in speaking out, taking action, and contributing to our efforts to achieve a world without AIDS.

For more information, please visit www.ejaf.org.

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LA Times releases shocking new video surrounding “Oscars So White” controversy

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According to a new report from the Los Angeles Times, people of color buy about 1/2 of all movie tickets in the US, but make up only 1/4 of roles onscreen. The Academy Awards has been under fire for not acknowledging the efforts in cinema made by people of color and fans and entertainment insiders are speaking out.

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See the new video the newspaper released surrounding the “Oscars So White” controversy.

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Jada Pinkett Smith puts the Academy Awards on Blast

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Jada Pinkett Smith has voiced her opinion of the ‘Oscars so white’ feud in a very public way. The wife of Will Smith, 2016 Oscar snub nominee, released a two minute video Monday that voiced her opinion about the Academy Awards. In the video, Jaden and Willow’s mom, sat down calmly and spoke directly into a video monitor asking a question, “Is it time that people of color recognize, influence, that we have amassed that we no longer need to ask to be invited anywhere?”

The actress continues by saying, “I ask the question, have we now come to a new time and place where we recognize that we can no longer beg for the love, acknowledge or respect of any group. That maybe it’s time that we recognize that if we love and respect, and acknowledge ourselves in a way in which we are asking others to do, that [that] is the place of true power.”

Smith says she believes, “The Academy has the right to acknowledge whomever they choose. To invite whomever they choose. And, now I think that it’s our responsibility [now] to make the change. Maybe it is time that we pull back our resources and we put them back into our communities, into our programs, and we make programs for ourselves and we make programs for ourselves that acknowledge us in ways that we see fit that are just as good as the so-called mainstream.”

She went on with more powerful words. She ended by acknowledging Chris Rock, who is set to host the Oscars for a second time. In her shout out to Rock, Smith said, “Hey Chris, I will not be at the Academy Awards and I won’t be watching, but I can’t think of a better man to do the job at hand this year but you my friend, good luck.” Smith acknowledged the viewers by saying, “And to the rest of you, nothing but love, always.”

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You can see the entire video here: https://www.facebook.com/jada/videos/10153983404106320/

 

 

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Acclaimed Filmmaker Spike Lee to Boycott Oscars

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Spike Lee at the premiere of his latest film, “Chi-Raq,” at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York.                                                                                                                                                                        Credit Charles Sykes/Invision, via Associated Press

Legendary Director Spike Lee will not attend the Oscars. The filmmaker is the latest in a long line of entertainment industry power houses to voice an opinion of the Academy Awards not recognizing people of color.

The outcry over African-American actors being snubbed from this year’s Oscars hopefuls has reached a breaking point, especially on social media where the hashtag, “Oscars So White” has brought more attention to the omission of black actors for the awards show.

On Monday, the director announced that he would not be attending the ceremony on Feb. 28.

Via Instagram, Lee asked how it was possible that there were no nominations for black actors for the second year running. After revealing that he nor his wife would attend the esteemed awards show, Lee added, “Dr. King said, “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but he must take it because conscience tells him it’s right.”

The Hollywood legend accepted an honorary Oscar in November for his collective body of work. He did offer these words in the post, “I would like to thank President Cheryl Boone Isaacs and the Board of Governors of The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for awarding me an Honorary Oscar this past November. I am most appreciative. However my wife, Mrs. Tonya Lewis Lee and I will not be attending the Oscar ceremony this coming February. We cannot support it and mean no disrespect to my friends, host Chris Rock and Producer Reggie Hudlin, President Isaacs and The Academy.”

 

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Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Out on Twitter regarding the Oscar Diversity Controversy

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Jada Pinkett Smith, wife of Will Smith, is not happy about the omission of diversity in this year’s upcoming 88th Academy Awards.

The Oscar Nominations have been a hot topic since their release on January 14.

Pinkett Smith (whose husband Will Smith could have been nominated for his lead role in Concussion but wasn’t) showed her distaste for this year’s all-white nominations by taking to Twitter to vent. The actress posted a series of tweets regarding the issue.

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In her first post, she stated, “At the Oscars…people of color are always welcomed to give out awards…even entertain” (pt.1)

In another post, she went on to say, “But we are rarely recognized for our artistic accomplishments. Should people of color refrain from participating all together? (pt 2)

Lastly, in the series she wrote, “People can only treat us in the way in which we allow. With much respect in the midst of deep disappointment. J” (pt 3)

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Original Motion Picture Soundtrack From Oscar®-Winning Composer John Williams Debuts At No. 5 On The Billboard 200 Chart

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The original motion picture soundtrack for the record-breaking Star Wars: The Force Awakens, featuring new score conducted and composed by five-time Academy Award®-winning composer John Williams, has entered the Billboard 200 chart at No. 5, scanning over 100,000 equivalent album units in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The last and only all-score soundtrack to debut in the Top 5 was Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 1999.

The album is No. 1 on Billboard’s Soundtrack and Overall Classical Charts; at iTunes, peaked at No. 1 on the Soundtrack chart and No. 3 on the Overall Album chart; and at Amazon, the album is No. 1 on the Soundtrack chart and No. 2 on the Overall Digital Album chart. Additionally, the album has over 10.3M streams on Spotify.

From Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken numerous box office records, most recently becoming the fastest film to reach $1 billion globally, a feat it accomplished in 12 days with over $540 million domestically and $550 million internationally. It posted the biggest debut in industry history with $248 million domestically and $529 million globally in its first weekend, as well as the biggest second weekend of all time domestically with $149.2 million.

Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ ubiquitous Star Wars “Main Title” theme has become part of popular culture since it was first heard accompanying Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977. It is no surprise that Williams’ orchestral compositions for Star Wars are among the most beloved and recognizable themes in cinematic history, from the classic “Main Title” theme introduced in Star Wars: A New Hope to the ominous “Imperial March” from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back to the stirring “Duel of the Fates” from the prequel trilogy.

After creating the scores for all six of the previous Star Wars films, Williams returns to compose and conduct his signature sweeping music for The Force Awakens.

Williams, whose career spans over six decades, has won five Academy Awards® and he has scored some of the most popular and critically acclaimed films of all time, including Jaws, the Indiana Jones franchise, the first three Harry Potter films, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, Lincoln, Schindler’s List, and countless others.

Enjoy Star Wars on repeat with the new official Star Wars radio on Apple Music Radio now. All Star Wars music on repeat, 24 hours a day: http://smarturl.it/starwarsradio.

Spotify is matching Star Wars fans’ character-inspired playlists based on their music tastes. Users and non-users alike can be matched up with a character playlist by going to http://smarturl.it/SWTFASpotifyMatch.

The soundtrack for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available wherever music is sold (http://smarturl.it/swtfa).

For more information on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, please visit http://www.theforceawakens.com.

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Rogers And Cowan Solidifies Existing Leadership Team With Round Of Executive Announcements

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Rogers & Cowan, a leading public relations and marketing communications agency, has named entertainment industry veterans Alan Nierob and Fran Curtis Co-Presidents of Entertainment Worldwide. In addition, Richard Davis has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. The naming of Nierob and Curtis as Co-Presidents will mark the first time the company has had an executive in the President role since co-founder Warren Cowan was named President in 1950.

Commented Paul Bloch, Chairman of Rogers & Cowan, “Alan and Fran are essential parts of the Rogers & Cowan family, and have always put forth an unparalleled level of energy and expertise in all areas of our business on behalf of our clients and our company. Coupled with Rich’s operational and financial acumen, we feel that we have an executive leadership team in place which will allow Rogers & Cowan to build on our longstanding position in the industry as the premiere entertainment public relations firm, and continue to provide our clients with innovative, forward thinking ideas and services.”

Having started his career at Rogers & Cowan as an intern, Alan Nierob rose to the position of Executive Vice President representing some of the most renowned actors, producers, directors and athletes in their respective fields. His expertise in the spearheading of awards campaigns has resulted in multiple Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for his clients and their projects. In addition, Nierob has represented numerous celebrity authored best-selling books, and developed marketing strategies for celebrity supported sponsorships.

As Executive Vice President, Fran Curtis has been instrumental in providing strategic counsel to some of the music industry’s most iconic performers. In addition to her personal representation of talent, Curtis has led worldwide public relations efforts for numerous world tours and album, television and documentary releases. She has also developed and executed impactful public relations campaigns for major brands, often bringing them her expertise in the celebrity and event sector.

As Western region Chief Financial Officer at CMG, Richard Davis over saw the financial affairs for some of its holdings including Rogers & Cowan, Dailey, Weber Shandwick (Western Region), Current, and the Axis Agency. Davis was instrumental in launching The Axis agency, a Multicultural firm; and Current, a Consumer and Lifestyle firm. In his new role as COO, Davis will focus primarily on Rogers & Cowan and Dailey. Prior to joining CMG in 1998, Davis was Budget Manager, Vice President and Controller of BSMG.

About Rogers & Cowan:
Rogers & Cowan is a leading entertainment PR and marketing communications agency connecting brands with the media, consumers and influencers that matter. R&C offers an insider’s “POV” in creating distinctive integrated marketing campaigns that leverage the powerful marketing influences of the entertainment industry to drive strategic positioning, build brand awareness, increase consumer engagement, activate online communities and support product launches. The agency works with a diverse roster of clients ranging from A-list celebrities to content creators to consumer technology companies to construct traditional and social media campaigns that support brand initiatives and resonate with target audiences.

Clients, over the years, of newly named Co-Presidents of Entertainment Worldwide
Alan Nierob and Fran Curtis have included:

Alan Niero clients:
John Boyega
Ali MacGraw

Jeff Daniels
Liam Neeson

Laurence Fishburne
Marie Osmond

Jamie Foxx
Chris Pratt

Richard Gere
Garry Shandling

Mel Gibson
Sullivan Stapleton

Dwight Howard
Taylor Lautner

Caitlyn Jenner
Vince Vaughn

Judith Light
Robert Wagner

Rob Lowe
Denzel Washington

 

Fran Curtis clients:
The Rolling Stones
Elton John

Andrea Bocelli
Chelsea Handler

Susan Lucci
Sylvia Day

HBO
Showtime

UP TV
Smashing Pumpkins

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Songwriters Hall of Fame

Elton John AIDS Foundation’s annual Enduring Vision Benefit & Oscar Party

AEG Concerts (Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour/The Kanye West Yeezus Tour)

Live Nation Concerts and Events (Queen and Adam Lambert/Music Midtown Festival/National Concert Day)
Southwest Airlines/Imagine Dragons Tour

Living Social
Luxottica

MAC Presents
Rocket Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony for Kohl’s

 

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