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IMAGO 2020: Special Achievement Awards Recipients

January 2020
IMAGO 2020: Special Achievement Awards Recipients

IMAGO has announced its recipients for their Special Achievement Awards that will be presented at the International Awards for Cinematography in Brussels on March 14, 2020. The International Honorary Member Award will be given to Astrid Heubrandtner, AAC. Johan Hellsten will recieve the Extraordinary Technical Achievement for the Easyrig. The International Award for Extraordinary... »

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ASC Awards 2020: Feature Film Nominees

January 2020
ASC Awards 2020: Feature Film Nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has nominated eight feature films in the Theatrical and Spotlight categories of the 34th ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards. Winners will be named at the organization’s annual awards on January 25 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Last year’s Theatrical winner was Łukasz Żal, PSC for... »

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Visionary Artist Syd Mead Dies At 86

January 2020
Visionary Artist <em>Syd Mead</em> Dies At 86

Production designer and visionary artist Syd Mead passed away peacefully at his home in Pasadena, California on Monday, December 30, 2019. Roger Servick, his spouse and business partner of 40 years was by his side and recalls his last words “I’m done here, they’re coming to take me back”.  He was 86 years old. Mead... »

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ASC Awards 2019 Feature Film Polls Close

December 2019
ASC Awards 2019 Feature Film Polls Close

The eligibility period for the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) 34th Annual Awards Feature Film category will end on December 31, 2019, with the nomination polls closing on January 1st of the new year. The ASC Theatrical & Spotlight nominations will be announced on January 3rd, and the final ballots for this category will... »

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Kirsten Vangsness To Host 56th CAS Awards

December 2019
Kirsten Vangsness To Host 56th CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society has announced that the talented actress/comedian/writer/playwright and distiller Kirsten Vangsness has been tapped to serve as host of the upcoming 56th CAS Awards which will be presented at a sealed envelope dinner on January 25th in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.  . For the past fourteen years, Vangsness has been... »

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SOC Awards 2020: Governors Award Honoree Natalie Portman

December 2019
SOC Awards 2020: Governors Award Honoree Natalie Portman

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announce the honoree of the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Awards Governors Award recipient, Natalie Portman. Ms. Portman will be presented with their SOC Lifetime Achievement Award on January 18, 2020 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. The Society is honored to be presenting the Lifetime Achievement award to Academy Award-winner... »

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MPSE 2020: Golden Reel Award Nominees

December 2019
MPSE 2020: Golden Reel Award Nominees

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have announced the nominees for the 67th Annual Golden Reel Awards. The Golden Reel Awards recognize outstanding achievement in sound editing in 23 categories encompassing feature films, television, animation, computer entertainment and student work. The 67th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, January 19th... »

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IATSE Offers Legal Support To MPC Vancouver Workers

December 2019
IATSE Offers Legal Support To MPC Vancouver Workers

MPC Vancouver, a visual effects company, closed its doors permanently on December 11. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the Art Babbitt Appreciation Society (ABAS) has offered free legal support to workers from MPC Vancouver who were laid off just weeks before Christmas. Depending on the nature of the layoffs and... »

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IMAGO Submissions Now Open

December 2019
IMAGO Submissions Now Open

The 3rd International Awards for Cinematography will be held on March 14, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. Submissions for the IMAGO awards are now open until December 20th. Only societies will be allowed to submit. For more information please visit www.imago.org »

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24th Annual ADG Excellence In Production Design Awards Nominees

December 2019
24th Annual ADG Excellence In Production Design Awards Nominees

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 24th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the 2020 Awards at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Today’s announcement was made... »

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