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Academy Award Nominated Editors Paul Machliss & Jonathan Amos On Their Unique Approach To Baby Driver

February 20, 2018 | By
Academy Award Nominated Editors Paul Machliss & Jonathan Amos On Their Unique Approach To Baby Driver

The rhythm and pacing in Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver was beyond extraordinary as the editing was elevated to new heights. Editing the picture to music tracks alone is something to be in amazement of and deserves high praise for implementing unconventional methods to create a fresh, original film. Editors Paul Machliss (The World’s End,... »

VES 2018: Practical Magic

February 19, 2018 | By
VES 2018: Practical Magic

War for the Planet of the Apes took the upper hand – or, perhaps paw – heading into the Oscar VFX showdown with Blade Runner 2049, as it won the evening’s top prize at the VES Awards, for “Best Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature.” Indeed, the evening was marked with many instances to... »

Sound Designer Julian Slater’s Syncopation on Baby Driver

February 19, 2018 | By
Sound Designer Julian Slater’s Syncopation on Baby Driver

        Master sound editor and sound designer Julian Slater (Mad Max: Fury Road, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) envelopes the audience in a world of syncopation in Edgar Wright’s summer hit film, Baby Driver.  Syncopation  means a disturbance or interruption of the regular flow of rhythm, such as the tempo of... »

2018 MPSE Awards Winners

February 18, 2018 | By
2018 MPSE Awards Winners

    Filmmaker Award Kathryn Bigelow Career Achievement Award John P. Fasal Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Animation Short Form Overwatch – Honor and Glory (Blizzard Entertainment) Supervising Sound Editor: Paul Menichini, MPSE Audio Lead: Caroline Hernandez, MPSE Sound Designers: Alexander Ephraim, Harry Cohen, MPSE, David Farmer, Geoff Garnett, Kris Giampa, Paul Lackey,... »

BAFTA Award Winners 2018

February 18, 2018 | By
BAFTA Award Winners 2018

    Best Film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Martin McDonagh   Director Guillermo del Toro The Shape of Water   Leading Actress Frances McDormand Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri   Leading Actor Gary Oldman Darkest Hour   Cinematography Blade Runner 2049 Roger Deakins   Original Screenplay Three Billboards Outside... »

Tippi Hedren to Present at the 2018 MUAHS Awards

February 18, 2018 | By
Tippi Hedren to Present at the 2018 MUAHS Awards

Affectionately referred to as the MUAHS, the Make-Up & Hair Stylists Guild Awards recognize the talented hair stylists and make-up artists working in film, television and live events.  The guild recently announced this year’s lineup of revered industry luminaries who will be presenting the awards at the annual MUAH ceremony being held Saturday, February... »

Smart Post Sound Signs On As After Party Sponsor For 54th CAS Awards

February 18, 2018 | By
Smart Post Sound Signs On As After Party Sponsor For 54th CAS Awards

    From the complex, thirty-five year family dynamics that fuel the Pearson children in ABC’s “This Is Us,” to the superpowers forged in the schizophrenic mind of David Haller (Dan Stevens) in FX’s Legion, Smart Post Sound has paved the audio path for these, and many other critically acclaimed entities. This year, they’re... »

2018 ASC Awards Winners

February 17, 2018 | By
2018 ASC Awards Winners

  Russell Carpenter was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award while the ASC’s Dean Semler presented Producer/Director/ Actor Angelina Jolie with the Board of Governors Award on Feb. 17, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The  2018 Winners List includes: Theatrical Release Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for Blade Runner 2049 Spotlight Award... »

Oscar Nominated Production Designers And Set Decorators To Participate In Panel Discussion At Egyptian Theatre, March 3

February 16, 2018 | By
Oscar Nominated Production Designers And Set Decorators To Participate In Panel Discussion At Egyptian Theatre, March 3

This year’s Oscar-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from Beauty and the Beast, Blade Runner 2049, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk and The Shape of Water will discuss their craft at the 12th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel presented by the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) and Set Decorators Society of America... »

The Academy To Celebrate Oscar Night In New York And London

February 15, 2018 | By
The Academy To Celebrate Oscar Night In New York And London

The Academy will host live Oscar® viewing parties in New York and London for its members and invited film industry guests on Oscar Sunday, March 4. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars ceremony will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. Oscar Night London will return to... »

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