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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... »

The Art Director’s Guild Nominations

January 8, 2019 | By
The Art Director’s Guild Nominations

The Art Directors Guild has announced the nominations for the 23rd Annual Excellence in Product Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animated features. Themed “Landscape of the Imagination”, the awards show will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown to honor the winners.... »

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... »

PGA Nominations

January 6, 2019 | By
PGA Nominations

The Producers Guild of America announced today the motion picture and television nominations for the 30th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The nominees for the Producers Guild Awards are widely regarded as indicators of eligibility for producing honors given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the British Academy of Film and... »

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... »

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... »

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. »

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.... »

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... »

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