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Writers Guild of America Winners

February 20, 2019 | By
Writers Guild of America Winners

The Writers Guild of America, West and East, held concurrent ceremonies for the 2019 Writers Guild Awards on February 17, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles and the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Awards were given to winners of outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio/audio,... »

Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards

February 20, 2019 | By
Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards

Honoring outstanding achievements in sound editing, the 66th Annual Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Awards took place on Sunday, February 17th at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles with over a thousand in attendance. Golden Reels were handed out in 23 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, special... »

Academy Scientific & Technical Awards

February 18, 2019 | By
Academy Scientific  & Technical Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held their annual Scientific and Technical Awards formal dinner at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills on February 9, 2019 to honor the men, women, and companies whose discoveries and innovations have made a major impact in lasting ways to the motion pictures industry. A highlight of the Academy... »

Cinema Audio Society Awards Winners

February 18, 2019 | By
Cinema Audio Society Awards Winners

The Cinema Audio Society, CAS, held the 55th CAS Awards in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on February 16, 2019. Awards were presented in seven categories for outstanding sound mixing in motion picture and television, with two in outstanding product. The event had over 650 people in attendance with... »

Julie Socash’s Response to Academy Decision on Awards Telecast

February 17, 2019 | By
Julie Socash’s Response to Academy Decision on Awards Telecast

On February 15, 2019, President of the Make-up & Hair Stylist Guild, IATSE Local 706, Julie Socash made a statement regarding the new changes that were announced for the 2019 Academy Awards Telecast. “We know from some of our members, as talented artists and professionals, that they are disappointed by the Academy’s decision to... »

Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards Winners

February 17, 2019 | By
Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards Winners

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) held the 6th Annual MUAHS Awards at the NOVO by Microsoft at L.A. Live Downtown on February 16, 2019. Winners of the awards were announced at the formal gala in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater with more than 900... »

Opinion: Through a Glass, Darkly – Reactions to the Academy’s Broadcast Cuts

February 15, 2019 | By

If the Motion Picture Academy thought it was going to have smooth sailing once they retreated from the firestorm on a “most popular picture” category, and decided to go “host-less” this year, well, they were wrong. Storm clouds returned immediately upon the announcement that the awards for cinematography, film editing, live-action short, and makeup... »

Camera Guild Protests Academy Decision Over Craft’s Coverage

February 14, 2019 | By
Camera Guild Protests Academy Decision Over Craft’s Coverage

The Academy for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)  has recently announced their decision on the presentation for the Oscar nominees and winners for Cinematography, as well as other central film production artists. These nominees and winners will no longer be broadcast live, but will now only be presented later in an edited and... »

Presenters for the 66th MPSE Golden Reel Awards

February 14, 2019 | By
Presenters for the 66th MPSE Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors have announced the presenters for the 66th MPSE Golden Reel Awards that will be held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles on February 17, 2019. Presenters for this awards show will include four-time Academy Award-nominee Michael Mann, Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse producer Christopher Miller and producer/co-writer Phil Lord, and actors... »

American Society of Cinematographers Awards Winners

February 11, 2019 | By
American Society of Cinematographers Awards Winners

On February 9, 2019, the American Society of Cinematographers celebrated the Society’s 100th anniversary alongside masters of imagery. This year’s ASC Awards was held in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at the Hollywood and Highland complex – just blocks away from the ASC Clubhouse, where the after-party was held. Turner Classic Movie’s Ben Mankiewicz hosted this  year’s awards show... »

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