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Best Sound Mixing Nominee – Baby Driver

February 23, 2018 | By
Best Sound Mixing Nominee – Baby Driver

Oscar Nominees Mary H. Ellis, Tim Cavagin, and Julian Slater Create An Aural Perspective With Sound Mixing in Baby Driver. When considering mixing, combining the elements to be pleasing to the ear is what certainly comes to mind, but sound mixing always starts in production and segues to post-production. Baby Driver’s sound mixer, Mary H. Ellis... »

Frankie J. Grande to Host Red Carpet Live Stream at MUAHS Awards, Feb 24th

February 23, 2018 | By
Frankie J. Grande to Host Red Carpet Live Stream at MUAHS Awards, Feb 24th

Watch The Make-Up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild Awards Live-Stream From The Red Carpet With Host Frankie J. Grande on Sat. Feb. 24th at 5pm PST here:  www.local706.org/live-red-carpet/ or americancinematheque.com/MUAHSLiveStream/ For the first time, the annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards Red Carpet will be live-streamed from LA... »

LMGI 5th Annual Awards Nominations

February 23, 2018 | By
LMGI 5th Annual Awards Nominations

  If one looks closely at this year’s Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards nominations, an interesting trend is apparent. The majority of the film and television series have shot in the states and regions where their script’s narratives take place. Multi-Emmy winner, Big Little Lies and Oscar hopeful, Lady Bird effectively used California... »

65th Annual MPSE Awards

February 22, 2018 | By
65th Annual MPSE Awards

Golden Reel: Blade Runner 2049 and War for the Planet of the Apes Win Top Honors   Blade Runner 2049 captured the Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing in Feature Film for FX/Foley and War for the Planet of the Apes took the prize for Best Sound Editing in Dialogue/ADR.  Blade Runner 2049... »

Oscar Nominated Best Song: Diane Warren and Common Stand Up For Something

February 22, 2018 | By
Oscar Nominated Best Song: Diane Warren and Common Stand Up For Something

  Written for the movie Marshall, the genesis of the Diane Warren and Common collaboration, Stand Up for Something, began with two lines that “just popped” into Warren’s head: “It all means nothing, if you don’t stand up for something.” “It’s so simple, but it’s profound, because it’s really the truth,” stated Warren. “If... »

Christopher McDonald, Paul Scheer, and Melissa Leo Join Lily Tomlin As Presenters at MUAHS Guild Awards

February 22, 2018 | By
Christopher McDonald, Paul Scheer, and Melissa Leo Join Lily Tomlin As Presenters at MUAHS Guild Awards

    IATSE Local 706 presents the Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards, on Feb. 24th, honoring excellence in make-up and hair styling in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. Hosted by comedienne Loni Love (The Real), the 2018 presenters include Christopher McDonald (Ballers, The Good Wife), Paul Scheer (The Disaster Artist, Veep), Melissa Leo (I’m Dying... »

Annie Awards Showcase International Participants

February 21, 2018 | By
Annie Awards Showcase International Participants

  At UCLA’s Royce Hall, an international consortium of nominees and winners added a multicultural flair to the popular Annie Awards, recognizing the best in animated works across multi media. While Disney-Pixar swept the major categories for their feature Coco, animators, designers, directors, and voiceover artists of all extractions walked the red carpet before... »

Composer Carter Burwell Illuminates His Process on Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

February 21, 2018 | By
Composer Carter Burwell Illuminates His Process on Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  From the Coen Bros. to Charlie Kaufman and now Martin McDonagh, Carter Burwell is known for his unique sensibility and flawless scores. In the spirit of his generosity of self this busy Awards Season, Below the Line presents an uncut Q & A session with the master Composer and lets the love flow.... »

2018 CDGA Winners

February 20, 2018 | By
2018 CDGA Winners

  Career Achievement Award Joanna Johnston Excellence in Period Film The Shape of Water – Luis Sequeira Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film Wonder Woman – Lindy Hemming Spotlight Award Kerry Washington Excellence in Contemporary Film I, Tonya – Jennifer Johnson Excellence in Short Form Design P!NK: “Beautiful Trauma” Music Video – Kim Bowen Distinguished Collaborator... »

Composer Alexandre Desplat Speaks To The Shape of Water

February 20, 2018 | By
Composer Alexandre Desplat Speaks To The Shape of Water

  Composer Alexandre Desplat heard about the project three years ago and read the script for director Guillermo del Toro’s film, The Shape of Water before production began, but didn’t see the film until the cut was almost complete in January of 2017, and didn’t start composing until April of that year for recording... »

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