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ADG Screening Series: Mary Poppins

April 2019
ADG Screening Series: <em>Mary Poppins</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will launch the original Oscar-winning Disney film Mary Poppins (1964) at the Egyptian Theatre on Sunday, April 28th at 5:30pm. Titled “Production Design: Designers On Design,” the annual screening series will be highlighting the work of renowned production designers and their... »

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Bully Pictures signs Director Lauren Iungerich

April 2019
Bully Pictures signs Director <em>Lauren Iungerich</em>

Lauren Iungerich, creator, executive producer, director and writer of the popular teen comedy series  On My Block and Awkward, has signed with Bully Pictures for representation as a director for commercials and branded content, marking the first time she has had representation for advertising projects. Iungerich, whose shows have won Teen Choice and People’s... »

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ADG Nominated for Best Website

April 2019
ADG Nominated for Best Website

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced that their website, ADG.org, has been nominated for Best Architecture and Design Website in the 23rd Annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the internet.... »

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The Ripple Effects of Disney’s Fox Acquisition

April 2019
The Ripple Effects of Disney’s Fox Acquisition

On Thursday, April 11th,  the Walt Disney Co. announced the news of its upcoming launch of the Disney+ streaming service. The rival streaming service is set to launch on November 12 of this year at $7 a month or $70 a year, which undercuts Netflix’s most popular U.S. plan at $11 a month. Taking... »

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Tribute to Founder Jim Flynn

April 2019
Tribute to Founder <em>Jim Flynn</em>

Jim Flynn, Founder of Pro-Sound NYC, passed away on February 11th of this year at the age of 62, following a period of deteriorating health, leaving behind his wife Jo Ann and his son Logan. Jim’s 35+ year career began at Audio Techniques, and then Martin Audio. He then ran the rental department at... »

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Posted in Featured, Obituaries |

J.L. Fisher: 13th Annual Industry Mixer

April 2019
J.L. Fisher: 13th Annual Industry Mixer

On Saturday, May 18th, J.L. Fisher will be hosting the 13th Annual Industry Mixer with exhibitors such as the ASC, SOC, ICG, as well as Local 80 and 695. The event schedule includes a SOC Workshop & Panel Discussion, hands on demonstrations, Dialogue with ASC Cinematographers and a J.L. Fisher facility tour. Due to... »

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IATSE Supports Jury’s Safety Recommendations

April 2019
IATSE Supports Jury’s Safety Recommendations

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) has announced their support of the safety recommendations the jury has returned today in the coroner’s inquest concerning the Radiohead stage collapse at Downsview Park on June 16, 2012, which claimed the life of drum technician Scott Johnson. IATSE previously provided information to assist the jury... »

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NAB 2019: Streann’s Innovative Solutions

April 2019
NAB 2019: Streann’s Innovative Solutions

Gio Punzo, CEO of Streann – an innovative digital media platform – unveiled three new monetizing and gamifying solutions at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 8, 2019, where he was a panelist. He also promoted Streann’s creative outlook by providing content creators with solutions for distribution, engagement, and monetization. This year,... »

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NAB 2019: Television Broadcasters Announcement

April 2019
NAB 2019: Television Broadcasters Announcement

At the 2019 NAB Show, a broad coalition of broadcast television station groups – including both network owned-and-operated stations and affiliates, as well as public broadcasters – announced plans to deploy Next-Gen TV in the 40 largest U.S TV markets by the end of 2020. Included in this announcement: Fox Television Stations, NBCUniversal Owned... »

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Derby’s New Executive Producer Rebecca Niles

April 2019
Derby’s New Executive Producer <em>Rebecca Niles</em>

Derby has announced the appointment of Rebecca Niles as Executive Producer. Her background includes a previous two-year stint with Derby as head of production plus prior work for brands including WeWork, ESPN, Nike, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Aruba Tourism Board and British Airways. She also produced a variety of content for Complex Networks such as Not... »

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