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Inside the Immersive Sound of A Star Is Born

December 14, 2018 | By
Inside the Immersive <em>Sound of A Star Is Born</em>

For a musical such as A Star is Born the collaboration between sound, music and mixing is critical. Sound designer, Alan Murray, production sound mixer, Steve Morrow, CAS, and re-recording mixers Tom Ozanich, MPSE, Dean Zupancic and Jason Ruder came together to share their contributions to the soundscape of actor Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut.... »

Contender: Composer Terence Blanchard, BlacKkKlansman

December 11, 2018 | By
Contender: Composer Terence Blanchard, <em>BlacKkKlansman</em>

“The overall thing about Spike’s films is an undertone of we are all the same. We are all human beings. We are all Americans. I’m always trying to write themes that speak to that idea. That is one of the reasons we use orchestra as much as we can,” shared composer Terrance Blanchard who... »

ADG To Induct Anthony Masters and Ben Carré Into Hall of Fame

December 11, 2018 | By
ADG To Induct Anthony Masters and Ben Carré Into Hall of Fame

British production designer Anthony Masters, nominated for an Academy Award for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, and production designer Ben Carré, best known for his work on the 1925 version of The Phantom of the Opera and The Wizard of Oz, will be inducted into the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame at... »

Contender: Brian Tyler, Composer Crazy Rich Asians

December 7, 2018 | By
Contender: Brian Tyler, <em>Composer Crazy Rich Asians</em>

Composer Brian Tyler’s first impression of Crazy Rich Asians was that of a modern romantic comedy set in contemporary Singapore. However, after seeing the footage shot by director Jon Chu, he realized the story felt and looked much bigger. “The film was more of an old school Hollywood romance with social underpinnings and themes... »

ASC to Honor Robert Richardson and Jeff Jur

December 7, 2018 | By
ASC to Honor Robert Richardson and Jeff Jur

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced that Robert Richardson will receive the ASC lifetime achievement award, and Jeff Jur will receive the organization’s career achievement in television award at the 33rd ASC Awards, Feb. 9 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The event will also pay tribute to the society’s... »

SOC Announces Camera Operator of the Year TV Nominees

December 7, 2018 | By

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced the television nominees for its camera operator of the year award. The winners will be announced at the society’s awards ceremony, Jan. 26 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. »

MPSE to Honor Stephen Flick with Career Achievement Award

December 4, 2018 | By
MPSE to Honor Stephen Flick with Career Achievement Award

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) announced that supervising sound editor Stephen Flick will receive the organization’s career achievement award at the 66th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony, Feb. 17 in Los Angeles. »

Letter From The Publisher

December 1, 2018 | By
Letter From The Publisher

Subject Line: We’re back! Good Morning All, This is Below the Line’s first morning email in a while. It’s been a roller-coaster ride for us, but starting tomorrow, our popular morning newsletter will be back. Editorially, we’ve had some time to rethink both what we want to cover and how we want to deliver... »

The PGA’s 10th Annual Produced By Conference including “Producers Mashup” June 9th & 10th

May 15, 2018 | By
The PGA’s 10th Annual Produced By Conference including “Producers Mashup” June 9th & 10th

After the success at last year’s event, the Producers Guild of America is proud to bring back the “Producers Mashup,” scheduled for Sunday, June 10th. The event will feature four distinct tracks: Feature Film, Scripted Television, Unscripted Television and Digital Media. A small group will be seated at a table with a producer or... »

Studio Ghibli Fest 2018

May 14, 2018 | By
Studio Ghibli Fest 2018

Fathom Events and GKIDS Present Studio Ghibli Fest 2018 with Porco Rosso in Select U.S. Cinemas May 20th, 21st and 23rd. STUDIO GHIBLI FEST, a nine film monthly series of anime classics, continues with Porco Rosso. From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service... »

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