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Production Designers: Designers On Design Kicks off April 22nd with Grand Hotel – Celebrating Cedric Gibbons

April 20, 2018 | By
Production Designers: Designers On Design Kicks off April 22nd with Grand Hotel – Celebrating Cedric Gibbons

        Grand Hotel, which has been influencing filmmakers for decades (since 1932, to be exact), will launch the Art Directors Guild Film Society’s 2018 screening series. In association with American Cinematheque and sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter, Art Director Cedric Gibbons’ work will be showcased this Saturday April 22nd at the... »

American Cinematheque and AAFCA Partner on African American Film Screening Series

April 19, 2018 | By
American Cinematheque and AAFCA Partner on African American Film Screening Series

  To bring greater attention to black filmmakers and their content, the American Cinematheque has partnered with the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) to present the AAFCA Film Series. The new series will debut April 29, 2018 with an event celebrating the career of director Carl Franklin. This kick off event will include... »

Cinema Audio Society Now Accepting Applications For CAS Student Recognition Award

April 18, 2018 | By
Cinema Audio Society Now Accepting Applications For CAS Student Recognition Award

  The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the Student Recognition Award. Originally presented at the 51st CAS Awards, this honor comes with a $2,500 cash award and is intended to encourage student interest in production or post-production sound mixing, and to recognize individual students with exceptional demonstrated passion in the field. CAS... »

ADG Gallery 800 Presents Little Bonfires (In Boundaries Spaces): A Mixed-Media Show Opening April 28th

April 17, 2018 | By
ADG Gallery 800 Presents Little Bonfires (In Boundaries Spaces): A Mixed-Media Show Opening April 28th

      The ART DIRECTORS GUILD GALLERY 800 (ADG, IATSE Local 800) is proud to present, Little Bonfires (In Boundaried Spaces), a special mixed media art exhibit featuring over 30 artists, including guild members of the Production Designers, Art Directors, Artists, Illustrators, Set Designers and others who work in the motion picture and... »

Masterfully Crafted Sound Within A Quiet Place

April 16, 2018 | By
Masterfully Crafted Sound Within A Quiet Place

  We live in a society where sound is omnipresent. A Quiet Place takes us back to the root of solitude but simultaneously experiments with the versatility of sound sonically and atmospherically within the dynamic spectrum. Director John Krasinski (“The Office,” 13 Hours) sought two of the top supervising sound editors in Erik Aadahl... »

An Unlikely Pair In An Ordinary Man

April 13, 2018 | By
An Unlikely Pair In An Ordinary Man

  During the span of fifteen years, writer/director Brad Silberling (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Moonlight Mile) had presented three films at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which is now the largest film festival in Southeast Europe. He had developed an affinity for the locale, as he’d witnessed much conflict within the entire region on... »

1950s Style Jazz Reimagined in Flock of Four

April 13, 2018 | By
1950s Style Jazz Reimagined in Flock of Four

  First-time narrative writer/director Gregory Caruso expanded his 2016 short film Flock of Four into a feature that transports the audience to the 1950s during the height of the Jazz era, on Central Avenue, in Los Angeles. The story follows four teenage friends who make their way to Central Avenue from Pasadena, in pursuit... »

Chris Girard Joins Below the Line Publication Team as Associate Editor

April 12, 2018 | By
Chris Girard Joins Below the Line Publication Team as Associate Editor

Below the Line is pleased to announce Chris Girard has joined the publication team as Associate Editor. In this position, Girard will be responsible for posting and editing all news, graphic, video and interactive content on the btlnews.com website. In addition, he will resolve any minor technical issues on the site and will assist the Managing Editor in posting... »

Oscar Winning Director Anders Walter On His Feature Length Debut I Kill Giants

April 11, 2018 | By
Oscar Winning Director Anders Walter On His Feature Length Debut I Kill Giants

  Below the Line:  How did you get involved with I Kill Giants? Anders Walter: I was in Denmark trying to work on a British feature which ultimately fell through. I was then sent several screenplays from my agents in the United States, however none of them really connected with me. Soon After, producer... »

5th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

April 10, 2018 | By
5th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

Returning to the site of their second award show, the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) celebrated their 5th annual awards at Glendale’s Alex Theater Saturday evening, April 7th 2018. As host/comedian Jonah Ray deftly pointed out, five years is the “same amount of time it takes to get a permit to shoot in Pasadena.” Mostly... »

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