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Netflix Expands Presence in New York

April 22, 2019 | By
Netflix Expands Presence in New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that Netflix, one of the world’s leading internet entertainment service, will expand its presence in New York with production hub located in New York City. Bringing hundreds of jobs and up to $100 million in investments, the production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan and six... »

The Ripple Effects of Disney’s Fox Acquisition

April 15, 2019 | By
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... »

Band Pro Presents Free Sony VENICE Workshop

January 24, 2019 | By
Band Pro Presents Free Sony VENICE Workshop

Band Pro presents a Sony VENICE workshop which will be held on February 6, 2019 at The Camera Division in N. Hollywood, California. From 7-9pm, Band Pro’s Senior Technical Consultant Randy Wedick will give go over the enhanced functionality of the new VENICE 3.0 Firmware update, and will also demo the new RIALTO tethered... »

FilmLA Reports 2018 as the Second Strongest Year for On-Location Filming in L.A.

January 20, 2019 | By
FilmLA Reports 2018 as the Second Strongest Year for On-Location Filming in L.A.

FilmLA, a non-profit organization and the official film office of the city and county of Los Angeles that works to streamline and enhance on-location filmmaking process for communities and content creators, has reported the year 2018 as the second strongest year for on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles. According to the report released on... »

ICG Publicists Nominations

January 15, 2019 | By
ICG Publicists Nominations

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced the nominees for the 56th Annual ICG Publicists Awards which will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 22, 2019. The announcement was made by the ICG Publicists Awards Chair Tim Menke. As previously announced, the publicists will honor legendary actress Jamie... »

Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Nominations

January 12, 2019 | By
Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Nominations

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild has announced the nominees for the 6th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The Awards Gala will be held on February 16, 2019 at the Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live, and the winners will be announced at... »

Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, Mary Poppins Returns

January 4, 2019 | By
Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, <em>Mary Poppins Returns</em>

For Mary Poppins Returns, one of the biggest challenges was making the spoken word smoothly transition into the musical sequences. Once the sound and music editing teams prepared all the dialogue and production tracks, singing pre-records, ADR, hard effects, ambiances, foley and music tracks, the various audio elements had to be combined in a... »

Bohemian Rhapsody Screening and Sound Mixing Panel

December 18, 2018 | By
<em>Bohemian Rhapsody</em> Screening and Sound Mixing Panel

Fox Studios showed Bohemian Rhapsody at the Blakely Theater on Saturday, Dec. 15. The Golden Globe Awards have short-listed the film for the best motion picture – drama. »

Thomas Popp Passes Away

December 18, 2018 | By
Thomas Popp Passes Away

Long-time ARRI employee, Thomas Popp passed away on Dec. 3. »

Inside the Immersive Sound of A Star Is Born

December 14, 2018 | By
Inside the Immersive Sound of <em>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.... »

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