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New Rigging Programs Added To ETCP Training

August 2019
New Rigging Programs Added To ETCP Training

American Crane & Safety, LLC and Reliable Design Services were approved this month to become ETCP Recognized Training Programs. The courses that participate in ETCP Recognized Training Program present an opportunity for ETCP Technicians to get a bulk of their education credits in one place, as these training opportunities count 1 point per hour... »

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ARRI Digital Encoder Head DEH-1

August 2019
ARRI Digital Encoder Head DEH-1

The new Digital Encoder Head (DEH-1) is the latest edition to ARRI’s Camera Stabilizer System range. Specifically designed to operate ARRI’s remote-controlled Stabilized Remote Head (SRH-3), the DEH-1 is a head that interfaces with any Mitchell flat base tripod or support. Based on Cartoni’s technology, ARRI’s DEH-1 is the first digital encoder head that... »

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Rick Ash and Ron Eng Join Periscope Post & Audio

July 2019
Rick Ash and Ron Eng Join Periscope Post & Audio

Award-winning sound artists Rick Ash and Ron Eng have joined the sound team at Periscope Post & Audio. Ash and Eng will lead the sound talent at the Hollywood facility, which launched last month. In their first project for Periscope, Ash and Eng are handling sound for a new Netflix series.   Rick Ash,... »

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Posted in Featured, Sound, Who's Where? |

PRG Opens VER Camera Prep Facility

July 2019
PRG Opens VER Camera Prep Facility

PRG, a global leader in entertainment and event production solutions, and its division, VER Camera, known for industry expertise and inventory in cine and broadcast camera, lenses and accessories, has announced the opening of a new camera prep facility in Brooklyn, New York. The 25,000 square foot facility is designed to meet the needs of... »

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Writers Guild Awards Timeline 2020

July 2019
Writers Guild Awards Timeline 2020

The West and East Coast Writers Guild of America will hold the 72nd Writers Guild Awards at concurrent ceremonies on Saturday, February 1, 2020, in Los Angeles and New York. The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation categories. 2019-2020 WGA Media Timeline:... »

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2019 Cine Gear Technical Achievement Award

July 2019
2019 Cine Gear Technical Achievement Award

For the first time, Chrosziel participated as an exhibitor at Los Angeles Cine Gear Expo this year and won two of the prestigious Cine Gear Expo 2019 Technical Awards. The Chrosziel lens test projector P-TP7 has been awarded with the Cine Gear Expo 2019 Technical Award in the category “Other Technology”. Additionally, the Distance... »

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Location Managers Guild International Awards Nominees

July 2019
Location Managers Guild International Awards Nominees

Nominees for the 6th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards have been announced by LMGI President Mike Fantasia. The awards honor the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals and film commissions in film, television and commercials from around the globe. With the change in date of this year’s LMGI Awards from... »

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Posted in Awards, Featured, Nominations |

ADG Film Society Presents The Purple Rose Of Cairo

July 2019
ADG Film Society Presents <em>The Purple Rose Of Cairo</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will conclude with The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985). It will be a tribute to its Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated Production Designer Stuart Wurtzel, ADG, at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica on Sunday, August 4th at 5:30 p.m. Following the screening,... »

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Posted in Art Direction, Featured, Film, Screening Series |

ARRI Special Edition M18 Lamphead

July 2019
ARRI Special Edition M18 Lamphead

To mark the tenth anniversary of the compact M18 daylight lamphead, the film technology company ARRI is offering a special edition of the fixture, limited to 500 units. The lampheads, printed with the anniversary logo on the housing, will be ready for shipment starting in August. The M18 was presented for the first time... »

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Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations

July 2019
Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations

Presenters Ken Jeong and D’Arcy Carden have announced the nominees for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards Tuesday morning. The Game of Thrones, which recently wrapped up its final season on HBO, is in the lead with 32 nominations. It is followed by The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (which received 20 nominations), Chernobyl (at 19 nominations),... »

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