Community »

Entertainment Industry Non-Profit Mentoring Program

April 24, 2019 | By
Entertainment Industry Non-Profit Mentoring Program

A coalition of leading trade and professional groups have formed a non-profit organization to provide mentoring services to young people seeking behind-the-scenes careers in the media and entertainment industry. The Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIMPA) seeks to help the industry’s next generation of talent by offering guidance to high school and college students,... »

SMPTE Hollywood: April Meeting

April 24, 2019 | By
SMPTE Hollywood: April Meeting

The Hollywood Section of SMPTE will be focusing on cybersecurity at its monthly meeting set for Thursday, April 25th, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. With the large number of third-party vendors responsible for creating and housing pre-release content, there is a need for a consistent set of security... »

Art Directors Guild Re-elects Leadership

April 19, 2019 | By
Art Directors Guild Re-elects Leadership

Members of the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) unanimously re-elected National Executive Director Chuck Parker and Associate National Executive Director dooner at the Guild’s bi-annual general membership meeting. Installation of Parker, dooner and other board members will be held on July 15. Guild President Nelson Coates stated, “I am so pleased ADG... »

WGA Sues Talent Agencies

April 19, 2019 | By
WGA Sues Talent Agencies

The Writers Guild of America filed suit against the major talent agencies on Wednesday, continuing the conflict between the two. The lawsuit alleges that television packaging fees are a breach of fiduciary duty and an illegal kickback under federal and state statutes, including California’s Unfair Competition Law. The suit looks to end packaging fees... »

Bully Pictures signs Director Lauren Iungerich

April 16, 2019 | By
Bully Pictures signs Director <em>Lauren Iungerich</em>

Lauren Iungerich, creator, executive producer, director and writer of the popular teen comedy series  On My Block and Awkward, has signed with Bully Pictures for representation as a director for commercials and branded content, marking the first time she has had representation for advertising projects. Iungerich, whose shows have won Teen Choice and People’s... »

“Fire Your Agents,” WGA

April 13, 2019 | By
“Fire Your Agents,”  WGA

“There is no settlement,” WGA Negotiating Committee The Writers Guild of America – the Los Angeles and New York branches – told its 13,000 members “There is no settlement,” in an email blast on Friday, after negotiations ended between the Hollywood writers and their agents hours before the midnight deadline. The unions instructed members... »

Tribute to Founder Jim Flynn

April 12, 2019 | By
Tribute to Founder <em>Jim Flynn</em>

Jim Flynn, Founder of Pro-Sound NYC, passed away on February 11th of this year at the age of 62, following a period of deteriorating health, leaving behind his wife Jo Ann and his son Logan. Jim’s 35+ year career began at Audio Techniques, and then Martin Audio. He then ran the rental department at... »

J.L. Fisher: 13th Annual Industry Mixer

April 11, 2019 | By
J.L. Fisher: 13th Annual Industry Mixer

On Saturday, May 18th, J.L. Fisher will be hosting the 13th Annual Industry Mixer with exhibitors such as the ASC, SOC, ICG, as well as Local 80 and 695. The event schedule includes a SOC Workshop & Panel Discussion, hands on demonstrations, Dialogue with ASC Cinematographers and a J.L. Fisher facility tour. Due to... »

Derby’s New Executive Producer Rebecca Niles

April 9, 2019 | By
Derby’s New Executive Producer <em>Rebecca Niles</em>

Derby has announced the appointment of Rebecca Niles as Executive Producer. Her background includes a previous two-year stint with Derby as head of production plus prior work for brands including WeWork, ESPN, Nike, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Aruba Tourism Board and British Airways. She also produced a variety of content for Complex Networks such as Not... »

ATSC New President Madeleine Noland

April 5, 2019 | By
ATSC New President <em>Madeleine Noland</em>

The Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. has named Madeleine Noland as the new ATSC President effective May 15th of this year. She will succeed Mark Richer, who announced his plan to retire after leading the standards development organization for 20 of its 35 years. Noland, senior technology and standards advisor for LG Electronics, currently... »

BTL Production Listings

Video of the Day

The PA 101 for Military Veterans workshop is a 3 day free workshop created by Navy Vet Mark August.