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DGA Nominations for Feature Film

January 8, 2019 | By
DGA Nominations for Feature Film

Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for the 71st Annual DGA awards. All winners will be announced at the awards show on February 2nd at the Hollywood and Highland Center’s Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. “To be chosen... »

Cinema Audio Society Nominations

January 8, 2019 | By
Cinema Audio Society Nominations

The Cinema Audio Society, formed in 1964 for the purpose of educating and sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry, has announced the nominees for the 55th Annual CAS Awards for the Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2018 in seven categories, as well as the Outstanding Product Nominations. The... »

ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

January 7, 2019 | By
ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

The American Cinema Editors, an honorary society of the world’s top motion picture editors with the purpose of advancing the art and science of the editing profession through artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement, have announced the nominees for the 69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards. Recognizing outstanding editing in eleven categories of film, television and... »

OSCAR CONTENDER – Avengers: Infinity War

January 2, 2019 | By
OSCAR CONTENDER – <em>Avengers: Infinity War</em>

In Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War, the visual effects department was tasked with creating unique worlds, characters, and effects unlike those previously seen on film. For overall visual effects supervisor Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, visual effects supervisor at ILM, and Digital Domain visual effects supervisor Kelly Port, the challenges were multifold, but working for... »

Contender – Destroyer Director Karyn Kusama

December 13, 2018 | By
Contender – <em>Destroyer</em> Director Karyn Kusama

Based on an original spec screenplay by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi, Karyn Kusama’s Destroyer presents an innovative take on the crime thriller with decidedly unique results. One advantage Kusama had going into the project was that she is married to Hay. “I hear about the things that Phil and Matt writing on their... »

Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

May 9, 2018 | By
Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

            In select theaters on June 8, 2018.   View the official trailer here.           From Academy Award winning filmmaker, Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a gifted... »

Congratulations to Composer Michael Kramer on his 2018 Annie Award Nomination

February 2, 2018 | By
Congratulations to Composer Michael Kramer on his 2018 Annie Award Nomination

  Michael Kramer is an award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist for film, television, and video games. Within the past few years, Michael has become a highly recognizable name in the animation composition realm. He’s best known for his work on the Disney XD animated series, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, for which he earned... »

Weta’s Joe Letteri and Dan Lemmon React to their Oscar Nomination

February 2, 2018 | By
Weta’s Joe Letteri and Dan Lemmon React to their Oscar Nomination

  “We are immensely proud of this work and grateful to the Academy for recognizing War for the Planet of the Apes with a nomination,” said Senior Visual Effects Supervisor, Joe Letteri. “This is the final film in the trilogy, and we’ve been really happy to see how audiences have been swept up by... »

On Body And Soul – Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film

January 31, 2018 | By
On Body And Soul – Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film

Academy Award Nominee For Best Foreign Language Film Coming To Netflix Friday, February 2, 2018       Written and directed by Ildiko Enyedi (My Twentieth Century; Simon, the Magician), the Hungarian language film premiered in February at the Berlin Film Festival, where it was awarded the Golden Bear for best film.  In Berlin,... »

The First Female Cinematographer Nominated For The Academy Award Rachel Morrison – Mudbound

January 29, 2018 | By
The First Female Cinematographer Nominated For The Academy Award Rachel Morrison – <em>Mudbound</em>

Rachel Morrison’s cinematography in director Dee Rees’ Mudbound masterfully illustrates the story of two intertwined families, one black and one white, on a Mississippi farm in 1940s post WWII. The story follows the white McAllan family, Henry (Jason Clarke), his wife Laura (Carey Mulligan), younger brother Jamie (Garrett Hedlund), and his racist father Pappy (Jonathan... »

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