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Television Academy Grants 2017 Governors Award to ITVS in Recognition of its 25 Years in Broadcasting

August 8, 2017 | By
Television Academy Grants 2017 Governors Award to ITVS in Recognition of its 25 Years in Broadcasting

The Television Academy has announced ITVS–the documentary film funder, co-producer and distributor for public media–as the 2017 Governors Award recipient, recognizing the nonprofit organization’s focus on diversity and inclusiveness in documentary programming. The prestigious award winner was chosen by the Television Academy Board of Governors and will receive its Emmy statuette during the Creative Arts... »

Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Writer-Producer-Director Jon Favreau Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award

August 7, 2017 | By
Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Writer-Producer-Director Jon Favreau Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, named writer-director-producer-actor Jon Favreau as the next recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at the 16th Annual VES Awards on February 13, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The VES Lifetime... »

Society of Camera Operators 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards Announce Technical Achievement Award Submissions Open

August 3, 2017 | By
Society of Camera Operators 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards Announce Technical Achievement Award Submissions Open

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) opens the online submission process for their annual Technical Achievement Award. The Technical Achievement Awards is given each year by the SOC and awarded at the Lifetime Achievement Awards that will take place Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles. The nominees are reviewed... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces Timeline for 54th CAS Awards

July 24, 2017 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces Timeline for  54th CAS Awards

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has set the date and timeline for the 54th Annual CAS Awards. The CAS Awards recognize outstanding sound mixing in film and television as well as outstanding products for production and post-production. Recipients for the CAS Career Achievement Award and CAS Filmmaker Award will be announced later in the... »

2017 Emmy Awards Nominations – Reactions

July 13, 2017 | By
2017 Emmy Awards Nominations – Reactions

The Television Academy has recently released their nomination for the 2017 Emmy awards, and Below the Line has compiled some reactions from the nominees for you to read below. “Once it sunk in (and just before my phone started exploding)…I was instantly overwhelmed with admiration for all the brilliant people who made this show—I’ve never loved... »

Complete List of 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations for Programs Airing June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017

July 13, 2017 | By
Complete List of 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations for Programs Airing June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017

Nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy chairman and CEO Hayma Washington along with Anna Chlumsky from the HBO series Veep and Shemar Moore from CBS’ S.W.A.T. This year’s seven Drama Series nominees include five first-timers distributed across broadcast, cable and digital platforms: Better Call Saul, The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale, House of Cards, Stranger Things, This Is Us and Westworld.... »

The International Cinematographers Guild Selects 21st Annual Emerging Cinemtographer Awardees

July 6, 2017 | By
The International Cinematographers Guild Selects 21st Annual Emerging Cinemtographer Awardees

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced eight honorees for the 2017 Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA). The collection of short films will be showcased at the ECA premiere event at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Theater in Los Angeles on September 24, 2017. Screenings in three major U.S. cities follow... »

Cine Gear Expo Announces Awards for Film Series, Cine Technology & More

June 30, 2017 | By
Cine Gear Expo Announces Awards for Film Series, Cine Technology & More

Cine Gear Expo successfully completed its annual event at Paramount Studios on the first weekend of June when members of the motion picture, video and new media communities gathered to see some of the latest industry art, technology and trends. To signal the burgeoning influence of this industry blockbuster event, Canon, Panasonic, and Sony... »

The Production Music Association Now Accepting Entries for the 2017 Mark Awards

June 28, 2017 | By
The Production Music Association Now Accepting Entries for the 2017 Mark Awards

The Production Music Association (PMA), an advocate and voice of the global production music community, has announced that they are now accepting entries for the 2017 Mark Awards. Deadline for submissions is August 11, 2017. The awards event will take place on October 4, 2017, during the group’s annual Production Music Conference (PMC). Entries can be... »

Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s Catastrope

June 25, 2017 | By
Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s <em>Catastrope</em>

Amazon‘s streaming hit television show, Catastrophe is unique in several ways. First, Irish co-creator and lead actress, Sharon Horgan, ostensibly met her American comedic writing partner and co-creator Rob Delaney, on Twitter of all places. Second, this project marks her third endeavor with long time colleague, Samantha Harley, her trusted production designer. Third, and... »

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