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NBA Players Become Hollywood Moguls

February 21, 2018 | By

  Los Angeles, which hosted the N.B.A. All-Star Game on Sunday, is crawling with basketball royalty turned rookie producers. LeBron James and Kobe Bryant hope to build substantial entertainment companies that tap into the billions of dollars that Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are pouring into original programming. Kobe is already Oscar nominated... »

Production News Weekly Feb. 21, 2018 Where The Jobs Are

February 21, 2018 | By

Where The Jobs Are   After weeks of talking about production increasing in cities like New Orleans, Houston, Atlanta and Chicago, film production in Los Angeles is on a high. Developing the necessary talent pool locally helps to stymie the loss of entertainment jobs to other locales that Los Angeles has been struggling with... »

Tip of The Week

February 21, 2018 | By

  I’m still receiving many emails from newbies asking why when they do a search for projects by state, they often see no results. The answer to that is when our researchers input data about new projects, they always use the two letter state code, i.e., GA not Georgia. So next time you are... »

Producer Scott Niemeyer Gets Green Light To Open New Orleans Studio

February 14, 2018 | By

Well-known film producer, Scott Niemeyer, has been attempting to open a studio in the New Orleans area for about four years and faced many hurdles as the Legislature shrank its original tax incentives, which caused potential investors in his studio to grow wary. But the producer persisted, with support from people who saw promise in... »

Who’s Filming in Louisiana? From Tom Hanks to Motley Crue.

February 14, 2018 | By

The new year is off to a promising start for the local film industry, with a number of high-profile projects setting up to shoot in New Orleans and surrounding areas in the first quarter of 2018. http://www.nola.com/movies/ index.ssf/2018/01/whos_filming_in_louisiana_from.html   »

Production News Weekly February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 | By

Louisiana Production Is On The Rise. Another good week with many new productions in our listings and it’s continuing to look like another strong year. One of the things I have noticed this week are the number of new film and television productions in New Orleans. Spending on film and television productions in Louisiana... »

Blackmagic Design Conference & Expo Feb. 11th-13th, 2018

February 11, 2018 | By

Blackmagic Design Conference & Expo – February 11-13, 2018 Black Magic Design partnered with Future Media Concepts to create this 3-day educational event taking place in Los Angeles at the Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City Hotel. This event offers Blackmagic Design users and professionals an opportunity of networking with industry experts and cutting-edge... »

Industry Master Calendar February 11, 2018

February 11, 2018 | By

Welcome Below The Line Subscribers, Several things are happening this week. The Writers Guild Awards, and the Visual Effects Society Awards are taking place, as well as the Black Magic Conference and Expo. Final voting is closing for BAFTA and the Location Managers Guild Awards. Final Polls and Ballots are closing for the ASC,... »

WGA Awards Show Feb. 11, 2018

February 11, 2018 | By

Writers Guild of America Awards Show – February 11, 2018 Taking place at the Edison Ballroom in New York City, The Writers Guild of America is hosting its 70th Annual Awards show. Cocktails start at 6:15pm, dinner is at 7:15pm, and the Show starts at 8:30 pm. Amber Ruffin (Late Night with Seth Meyers) will... »

ARRI Launches Large-format Camera System

February 7, 2018 | By
ARRI Launches Large-format Camera System

ARRI launches large-format camera system A complete new system: ALEXA LF camera, ARRI Signature Prime lenses, and LPL lens mount. Intimate and emotionally engaging images with an immersive, three-dimensional feel, pulling the viewer in. Compatible with existing lenses, accessories, and workflows. February 2, 2018, Munich/London – At the BSC Expo in London, ARRI today... »

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