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Reel FX, Creative Team from Moonbot Studios Launch Flight School

April 18, 2017 | By
Reel FX, Creative Team from Moonbot Studios Launch Flight School

Reel FX Animation Studios’ VR/AR division and the leadership team from Moonbot Studios have taken flight to form a newly minted multi-platform content studio aptly named Flight School. The Flight School creative team will be led by Academy Award-winning chief creative officer, Brandon Oldenburg, and Emmy Award-winning executive creative director, Limbert Fabian. The studio... »

Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers

April 18, 2017 | By

Light Field Lab, Inc. has officially debuted, co-founded by CEO Jon Karafin, CTO Brendan Bevensee, and VP of engineering Ed Ibe. The co-founders previously worked together to design the world’s first professional light field capture system at award-winning company Lytro. Light Field Lab attempts to build on the founders’ collective expertise with a new independent... »

FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

April 18, 2017 | By
FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

At NAB2017, FilmLight has announced that they will preview their latest product, Baselight STUDENT, a software-only macOS application that answers the call from a growing number of facilities for trained Baselight colourists and assistants. Baselight STUDENT is intended as a learning tool, either for those wanting to train to become a professional colourist, to... »

American Society of Cinematographers Expands Educational Initiatives in China

April 17, 2017 | By
American Society of Cinematographers Expands Educational Initiatives in China

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced that they are expanding their presence in the Asia Pacific region with the launch of an International Masterclass in Beijing and the availability of the organization’s magazine, American Cinematographer, in Chinese. In collaboration with 107CINE.com, the first Chinese edition of American Cinematographer magazine was posted online... »

Cinema Audio Society Accepting Applications for CAS Student Recongition Award

April 17, 2017 | By
Cinema Audio Society Accepting Applications for CAS Student Recongition Award

The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the CAS Student Recognition Award. First presented at the CAS Award Dinner in 2015, 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 for the field.  “As we move into our 4th year of the... »

FilmLight Rolls Out 5.0 Across its Entire Product Range

April 13, 2017 | By
FilmLight Rolls Out 5.0 Across its Entire Product Range

FilmLight has announced that it will demonstrate its version 5.0 color tools at NAB 2017. Longtime users will benefit from a consistent and familiar user experience, from the flagship Baselight color grading and finishing system, through Baselight Editions, to Daylight and the new on-set application, Prelight. “We are delivering 5.0 everywhere, bringing a new level... »

Zylight to Introduce Pro-Cyc Color 350-Watt Cyclorama Light at NAB 2017

April 12, 2017 | By
Zylight to Introduce Pro-Cyc Color 350-Watt Cyclorama Light at NAB 2017

Zylight, a manufacturer of innovative LED lights and related products, has announced that they are debuting their Pro-Cyc Color asymmetric wall washer later this month at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. (Booth C7947). Designed for TV studios and theatres, the 350-watt Pro-Cyc Color reportedly produces a soft, even field with enough... »

MPEG Awards Lillian E. Benson Fellowship and Service Award

April 11, 2017 | By
MPEG Awards Lillian E. Benson Fellowship and Service Award

On Saturday night the Motion Picture Editors Guild awarded their Fellowship and Service Award to Lillian E. Benson, who is the first African-American female member of the American Cinema Editors, an honorary editing society, and a member of their board of directors at a gala dinner event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel that illustrated... »

Art Directors Guild’s Final Call for Production Apprentice Program

April 11, 2017 | By
Art Directors Guild’s Final Call for Production Apprentice Program

Advancing into its fifth year, the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) has announced a final call for submissions to their Production Apprentice (PA) Trainee Program. The program, which opened on February 28, is dedicated to developing a diverse group of new talents, for the profession of production design within moving image. Initially, the invitation... »

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Announces Winners of First Faculty Grants

April 10, 2017 | By
ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Announces Winners of First Faculty Grants

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) has announced that they have awarded their first annual faculty grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). The competition for the grants, intended to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or... »

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