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Location, Location, Location — and the LMGI Awards

April 10, 2017 | By
Location, Location, Location — and the LMGI Awards

In the end, La La Land won, and it stuck. That was the conclusion to a convivial evening, a kind of coda to award seasons at large, where the LMGI — Locations Manager Guild International — actually goes ahead and holds its own show after the Oscars, going against unspoken, well, La La Land... »

Amazon Studios, Netflix & Warner Bros. Execs to Present at the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

March 29, 2017 | By

Amazon Studios original movies head of physical production Mary Ann Marino, Netflix‘s VP of worldwide physical production Ty Warren and Warner Bros. Pictures executive VP Ravi Mehta are the latest presenters announced for the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards (LMGI). Hosted by Dinner Party Download’s Rico Gagliano, the formal ceremony will honor outstanding creative... »

“Dinner Party Download” Co-Host Rico Gagliano to Host Location Managers Guild Awards

March 28, 2017 | By
“Dinner Party Download” Co-Host Rico Gagliano to Host Location Managers Guild Awards

The Location Manages Guild has announced that Dinner Party Download co-host Rico Gagliano will host the upcoming 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards, honoring outstanding creative contributions of film commissions and location professionals in film, television and commercials from around the world. Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, T2 Trainspotting) will be honored with the Eva Monley... »

Television Academy Foundation Announces 38th College Television Awards Nominees

March 23, 2017 | By

The Television Academy Foundation has announced the nominees for the 38th College Television Awards, hosted at the Academy’s Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Wednesday, May 24. The awards show will be available to view online via live stream at TelevisionAcademy.com/CTA. “Our goal with the CTAs is to honor the exceptional work of... »

Location Managers Guild Awards to Honor Danny Boyle, Lori Balton & Stuart Raven Barter

March 14, 2017 | By

Honorees for the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards (LMGI) have been announced by LMGI president Eric Klosterman. Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle (T2 Trainspotting, Millions, 127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) will receive the Eva Monley Award. Location scout Lori Balton (Seabiscuit, Inception) will take home the Trailblazer Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award will honor location... »

Motion Picture Editors Guild to honor Lillian E. Benson, ACE with Fellowship and Service Award

March 9, 2017 | By
Motion Picture Editors Guild to honor Lillian E. Benson, ACE with Fellowship and Service Award

The Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG), Local 700 IATSE, has announced that it will honor member Lillian E. Benson, ACE, with its prestigious Fellowship and Service Award on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at a dinner at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. The Fellowship and Service Award was established 10 years ago by the Guild’s Board of Directors to recognize... »

The Sound of Winning: “Hacksaw” Mixer Kevin O’Connell on HIs Oscar

March 7, 2017 | By
The Sound of Winning: “Hacksaw” Mixer Kevin O’Connell on HIs Oscar

Given the news cycle of the 21st century, it can be easy to forget that some shocks can still be good ones. But that’s how sound mixer — and maestro — Kevin O’Connell describes the state he was in when we last saw him, backstage in the press room at the Oscars. After achieving... »

Moët Moment Film Festival Awarding $25K Grant for 60-Second Film

March 6, 2017 | By

Moët & Chandon champagne has announced the Moët Moment Film Festival, giving filmmakers the chance to win $25,000—plus the opportunity to get their work in front of industry professionals who will provide mentoring. Launched in 2016 to celebrate Moët’s longstanding position as the “official Champagne of the Golden Globes,” the contest—nicknaming itself “The Minis”—is an annual competition that aims to award and... »

Oscars 2017: Moonlight Becomes Them

February 27, 2017 | By
Oscars 2017: <em>Moonlight</em> Becomes Them

One could write about the just-concluded Oscars from a Below the Line standpoint — the lack of La La Land tsunami, for example, and the interesting spread of awards — or from an Above the Line vantage, talking about the remarkable Mahershala Ali being the first Muslim actor to ever win an Oscar, for... »

Packed House Sees Vitality of Screen Makeup/Hairstyling in Oscar Symposium

February 27, 2017 | By
Packed House Sees Vitality of Screen Makeup/Hairstyling in Oscar Symposium

At the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on February 25, a full house witnessed the importance of cinema makeup artistry and hairstyling brilliance to the overall success of a film. Indeed, three wholly disparate projects were presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Makeup Branch governors Kathryn Blondell, Lois Burwell, and... »

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