"Ahead of #Mothersday, how would you explain Spotify to your mom?" Was the question posted in the now deleted Spotify tweet. As soon as it was tweeted out, people responded offended by the "ageist/sexist" tweet. It's never wise to mess with peoples moms.
New commercial production company Tröll Pictures launched today in Los Angeles. In conjunction with hanging its shingle, Tröll Pictures announced roster directorial duo the Snorri Bros, and welcomed Peter Steinzeig as Executive Producer. The new company was started by Brickyard VFX partners Dave Waller, Patrick Poulatian, Kirsten Andersen and Steve Michaels.
“Tröll is positioned to address the recent trend towards all-in commercial production, and with distinct creative talent such as the Snorri Bros, we can take any project from inception to completion,” said Steinzeig.
On Monday Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino announced a new regulatory plan on advertising in the city of Rome, which will take effect in the coming days. To quote the mayor, advertising space would be prohibited to those who "use women's bodies or launch sexist messages".
"City advertising space will be able to be sold only to those who respect the rules in the new regulatory plan and so a woman's body can't be associated with images that objectify it or portray it in a sexist way"