August 14, 2020
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Emmy-Nominated Serengeti Doc Films Animals in New Ways

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Emmy-Nominated <em>Serengeti</em> Doc Films Animals in New Ways

Established in Tanzania, eastern Africa, in 1951, Serengeti National Park encompasses 5,700 square miles of grassland for its numerous wild animal species, attracting hundreds of thousands of international visitors every year. Now, spanning six separate episodes, Serengeti, created by BBC Earth, is a comprehensive documentary series concerning the natural behavior of the myriad animals... »

Back To Work: What Happens When Someone Tests Positive for COVID?

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Back To Work: What Happens When Someone Tests Positive for COVID?

I’ve written a few columns now about shows resuming production, but a question that keeps coming up and will keep coming up is, “What happens if someone tests positive?” Some might assume that it means a production has to shut down again immediately, but that’s... »

New York’s Visual Effects Production Sees Boom Despite Covid

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New York’s Visual Effects Production Sees Boom Despite Covid

Many different avenues of production and post-production ground to a halt when COVID hit the United States in March, but the Post New York Alliance (PNYA) is seeing a boom in work for visual effects companies in New York State thanks to financial incentives from... »

Location Managers Guild to Honor Gary Sinise’s Humanitarian Efforts

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Location Managers Guild to Honor Gary Sinise’s Humanitarian Efforts

Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) announced today that award-winning actor Gary Sinise will be receiving its Humanitarian Award at the 7th Annual LMGI Awards on October 24. The 2020 Awards are... »

Next Post Break Panel Will Share Secrets on Moving Up in Post

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Next <em>Post Break</em> Panel Will Share Secrets on Moving Up in Post

This coming Thursday, August 13 at 4pm Eastern, the Post New York Alliance will offer the latest edition in its free series of “Post Break” Zoom panels to connect... »

Newly-launched Colorist Awards is First International Competition Focusing on Colorists

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Newly-launched Colorist Awards is First International Competition Focusing on Colorists

The Colorist Society International (CSI) and the Independent Colourist Guild (ICG) announced today they would be joining forces as partner and co-organizer for the newly-launched Colorist Awards. This will be the... »

DGA Productions Uses Teradek and SmallHD for Safety while Shooting on Location

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DGA Productions Uses Teradek and SmallHD for Safety while Shooting on Location

Offering full-service production capabilities, Watertown, Massachusetts company DGA Productions has had to learn new ways to fulfill their role as a one-stop shop from creative to final edit when the COVID-19 pandemic hit... »

Tim & Jeff Cronenweth Join Wondros Collective’s Commercial, Branded Division

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Tim & Jeff Cronenweth Join Wondros Collective’s Commercial, Branded Division

Wondros Collective Sr. Executive Producer Danielle Perez has added to the company’s talent roster as The Cronenweths aka Tim and Jeff Cronenweth have joined the commercial and branded content division. Jeff recently received... »

Back to Work: Deon Taylor, Jurassic World Find New Ways Into Pandemic Production

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Back to Work: Deon Taylor, <em>Jurassic World</em> Find New Ways Into Pandemic Production

Over the weekend, NBC News published an enlightening piece on how shows are starting to get back into production with a few tales from two of the productions that... »

SOC Offers Its Members Health and Well-Being Classes via Zoom

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SOC Offers Its Members Health and Well-Being Classes via Zoom

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) and its Education Committee continues to support the membership, offering two live Zoom events in order to help its members improve their health... »

Matthews Introduces Gobo Plate Mounting Adaptor

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Matthews Introduces Gobo Plate Mounting Adaptor

Matthews Studio Equipment has introduced its new Gobo Plate™, a versatile mounting adapter to help solve real world issues with a quick, practical and inexpensive solution for attaching grip equipment,... »

Carl Laemmle Doc Reveals the Heroism of Universal Pictures’ Founder

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<i>Carl Laemmle</i> Doc Reveals the Heroism of Universal Pictures’ Founder

When Carl Laemmle founded Universal Pictures in 1912, one of Hollywood’s longest running and most powerful studios was launched, with their land, Universal City, being dedicated three years later... »

 
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