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Posts Tagged ‘Eddy Moretti’

Fans Set to Download Madonna at Midnight

A trailer for Madonna‘s secretprojectrevolution went up on YouTube a few weeks ago and has racked up several hundred thousand views. But chances are the full 17-minute version of the film being teased, co-directed with Steven Klein, will generate a lot more Internet activity.

The short spearheads Art For Freedom, a global digital freedom-of-expression initiative led by the singer in partnership with VICE. Starting at midnight ET tonight, secretprojectrevolution will be available for free download at BitTorrent.

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Bill Maher, VICE Partner for HBO News Magazine

It makes perfect sense for HBO to expand the Bill Maher current events coverage playing field, and today, the network has indicated it will be doing so in a most intriguing manner.

Real Time host Maher will executive produce a weekly news magazine hosted by VICE founder Shane Smith. Smith will also be one of the other executive producers along with VICE chief creative officer Eddy Moretti. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria meanwhile will be on board as show consultant.

From today’s announcement:

VICE has emerged as a premier new media brand through a savvy combination of irreverence, smarts and fearlessness,” said Michael Lombardo, president HBO programming. “We are excited to offer a forum for their groundbreaking style of news coverage and look forward to a show that’s like nothing else on TV.”

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