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The Academy of Scoring Arts

February 2020
The Academy of Scoring Arts

The Academy of Scoring Arts is the leading community dedicated to the art of scoring. The Academy was founded in 2009 from brilliant composer, orchestrator Ron Jones. The list of accomplishments by Jones includes Star Trek: The Next Generation, Family Guy, American Dad, DuckTales, and Fairly Odd Parents. The legend wanted a space that... »

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92nd Academy Awards

February 2020
92nd Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented the 92nd Academy Awards on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. The prestigious ceremony honored the finest films of 2019. The ultimate surprise grand champion of the evening went to South Korean film Parasite for capturing the momentous Best Picture... »

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Oscar Contender: Joker Cinematographer Lawrence Sher

February 2020
Oscar Contender: <em>Joker</em> Cinematographer Lawrence Sher

Cinematographer Lawrence Sher drew inspiration and influence from the 70s and 80s, but also supplanted in a multi-tiered dimension of cinematography through lighting, camera placement, camera movement, lensing, and color within Joker. The main goal was to connect the audience into the character and the journey that Arthur (Joaquin Phoenix) takes. The film played... »

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Posted in Awards, Camera, Contender Portfolios, Featured, Film |

72nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards  

January 2020
72nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards   

The 72nd Annual Directors Guild of America (DGA) Guild Awards was held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The annual ceremony honored talented directors across 11 major categories within the film and television space, along with 2 lifetime achievement awards. The show was hosted by Judd Apatow.... »

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Posted in Awards, Direction, Featured |

26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

January 2020
26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) was held on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA. The annual award honored and celebrated outstanding performances within three main categories in the motion pictures, television, and stunt areas. The surprise champion of the evening went to Parasite for Outstanding... »

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Posted in Awards, Featured |

31st Annual Producers Guild of America Awards

January 2020
31st Annual Producers Guild of America Awards

The 31st Annual Producers Guild of America Awards was held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Hollywood Palladium which honored outstanding producers in 13 categories within the Television and the Motion Pictures. The awards show kicked off with Idina Menzel singing “Into the Unknown” from Frozen 2. The evening featured a plethora of... »

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Contender: Editors Monica Salazar & Dominic LaPerriere Honey Boy

December 2019
Contender: Editors Monica Salazar & Dominic LaPerriere <em>Honey Boy</em>

When Shia LaBeouf wrote the screenplay Honey Boy, he based it on his childhood and the relationship with his own father. Honey Boy follows 12-year-old Otis (Noah Jupe) during his rise as a child TV star dealing with the abusive relationship with his father, played by Shia LaBeouf, as the pain carries on for... »

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Posted in Contender Portfolios, Direction, Editing, Featured, Film |

The Surreal Sound in US

December 2019
The Surreal Sound in <em>US</em>

After the acclaimed hit Get Out, writer/director Jordan Peele followed up with yet another horror/thriller masterpiece in US. US follows Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o) as she experienced a horrific traumatic incident at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk as a young girl. Years later, she has returned to the beachfront house accompanied by her husband,... »

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Posted in Featured, Film, For Your Consideration, Sound |

71st Creative Arts Emmy Awards

September 2019
71st Creative Arts Emmy Awards

The 71st Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 14-15, 2019. The two-day gala filled the red carpet with nominees dressed in dynamic formal attire from elegant dresses to remarkable tuxedos. The annual awards honored outstanding technical and artistic achievement in television. The ceremony celebrated craftspeople... »

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The Unforgettable Gilda Radner in Love, Gilda

August 2019
The Unforgettable Gilda Radner in <em>Love, Gilda</em>

Saturday Night Live has produced so many wonderful talents through the years, but none as distinctively fascinating and entertaining as the hilarious Gilda Radner. Not only was Radner one of the original SNL cast members, but she cherished a life of laughter and delighted in making others feel good till her last cancer days.... »

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