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LMGI Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

June 2019
LMGI Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced the new Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 term. Newly elected members of the Board are Ken Haber (12 Strong, Suburbicon), Georgette Turner (Edge of Tomorrow, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), Edward Mazurek (Too Old to Die Young, The Circle) and Walter Roshetski (Criminal... »

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Women’s Film Preservation Fund Film Program

June 2019
Women’s Film Preservation Fund Film Program

Since 1996 the Women’s Film Preservation Fund (WFPF) of New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) has preserved a number of significant experimental and animated works, many of which reflect pioneering approaches and unique voices. This year’s series will showcase a selection of these works, many of which have been preserved in collaboration... »

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ADG Film Society: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

June 2019
ADG Film Society: <em>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will present Oscar-winning classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and pay tribute to its Oscar-nominated Production Designer Joe Alves, ADG. The annual 2019 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers On Design,” highlighting the work of renowned Production Designers and their... »

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Kees van Oostrum to Serve as ASC President

June 2019
<em>Kees van Oostrum</em> to Serve as ASC President

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the  re-election of Kees van Oostrum as president for the fourth consecutive year. As ASC president, van Oostrum initiated and continues to oversee the ASC’s Master Class program. Van Oostrum has also significantly expanded the activities of the ASC during the last three years in the... »

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SIGGRAPH 2019 Award Winners

June 2019
SIGGRAPH 2019 Award Winners

SIGGRAPH 2019 has announced the award winners and lineup of 24 short films, breakdowns, scientific visualizations, advertisements, and more, set to appear in the Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater next month. Showcasing the latest in computer graphics, the one-night-only Electronic Theater event will premiere on Monday, 29 July at Microsoft Theater, located in L.A.... »

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Band Pro: Sony VENICE Upgrade

June 2019
Band Pro: Sony VENICE Upgrade

The Sony VENICE has been a go-to camera for a large number of features and TV productions industry-wide. The new VENICE 4.0 Firmware upgrade, available June 2019, unlocks High Frame Rate (HFR) shooting capabilities including 120 fps in 4K 2.39:1, 60 fps in 6K 3:2 Full Frame and more. A hardware upgrade is required... »

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NYWIFT: Power Player Breakfast Terry Lawler

June 2019
NYWIFT: Power Player Breakfast <em>Terry Lawler</em>

The New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is hosting the Power Player Breakfast season finale on June 14th at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz with NYWIFT’s Executive Director emeritus for over 20 years, Terry Lawler. Lawler will hold a discussion about how she got to where she is, what it has been... »

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Camera Guild Senior Staff Changes

June 2019
Camera Guild Senior Staff Changes

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) is undergoing major staff changes in both their Western and Eastern Region offices, which was announced yesterday by National Executive Director Rebecca Rhine. Alexander Tonisson, a 14-year veteran of the labor movement, has been hired as the Guild’s new Western Region Director. Alex is accomplished in... »

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Art Director Guild Sets 2019 Awards Dates

June 2019
Art Director Guild Sets 2019 Awards Dates

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 24th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards honoring production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, animated features and music videos will return to the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown in the Wilshire Grand Centre on Saturday, February 1, 2020.  The announcement was made by ADG President... »

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ICG: Emerging Cinematographer Awards Honorees

June 2019
ICG: Emerging Cinematographer Awards Honorees

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has named 10 honorees for the 2019 Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA), spotlighting promising cinematographers and providing exposure needed to succeed in the motion picture industry. The collection of 10 selected short films will be showcased at the ECA premier event in Los Angeles on October... »

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