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Lei Arenzana Stages West Side Story for Its 60th Anniversary

July 21, 2017 | By
Lei Arenzana Stages <em>West Side Story</em> for Its 60th Anniversary

60 years ago, a group of four New York-based theatrical artists collaborated on one of the most beloved stage and screen properties of the 20th century: West Side Story. Inspired by Romeo and Juliet, the show pitted rival gangs on Manhattan Island, New York City’s low-income west side against one another, the legendary Jets... »

Matthew D. Loeb Re-Elected International President at IATSE 68th Quadrennial Convention

July 20, 2017 | By
Matthew D. Loeb Re-Elected International President at IATSE 68th Quadrennial Convention

IATSE international president Matthew D. Loeb was re-elected by acclamation during the IATSE 68th Quadrennial Convention on Thursday. Running unopposed, Loeb’s slate of candidates were also re-elected, including general secretary-treasurer James Wood, 13 international vice presidents, three international trustees, and one delegate to the Canadian labour congress. The more than 870 delegates representing 261... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Announces Highlights From This Year’s Emerging Technologies, Studio, and Real-Time Live! Programs

July 20, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Announces Highlights From This Year’s Emerging Technologies, Studio, and Real-Time Live! Programs

SIGGRAPH 2017, an annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has announced highlights from this year’s Emerging Technologies, Studio, and Real-Time Live! programs. SIGGRAPH 2017 will mark the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, and will be held 30 July–3 August 2017 in... »

Vimeo Appoints Anjali Sud as CEO

July 20, 2017 | By
Vimeo Appoints Anjali Sud as CEO

Vimeo, the ad-free open video platform, announced the appointment of Anjali Sud as chief executive officer. Previously general manager and senior vice president of Vimeo’s flagship creator business, where she has been reportedly driving accelerating growth for the past 18 months, Ms. Sud will now oversee strategy and operations for all of Vimeo. Ms.... »

Julia Merrill Joins Nine Mile Circle as Executive Producer

July 19, 2017 | By
Julia Merrill Joins Nine Mile Circle as Executive Producer

Nine Mile Circle, which provides editorial, finishing, sound and color services for commercials, television and film, has hired Julia Merrill as executive producer. Merrill, whose background includes nine years as a writer/producer for Cartoon Network, will lead client relations, business development and project management. She will also work with Nine Mile Circle editor and... »

Net Insight Partners with Calrec to Aid Remote Production

July 18, 2017 | By
Net Insight Partners with Calrec to Aid Remote Production

Net Insight, a company that specializes in media transport and resource scheduling, has announced a strategic partnership with Calrec Audio with the aim of simplifying the challenges broadcasters are facing in deploying remote live productions. A key aspect of the partnership will see Net Insight’s Nimbra platform integrated with Calrec’s RP1 Remote Production in an... »

Keslow Camera Announces Acquisition of Clairmont Camera

July 18, 2017 | By
Keslow Camera Announces Acquisition of Clairmont Camera

Keslow Camera, a privately held motion picture camera equipment rental house in North America, announced today that it is acquiring Clairmont Camera and its Vancouver and Toronto operations. The move will more than quadruple Keslow Camera’s anamorphic and vintage lens inventory, and add a substantial range of custom camera equipment to the company’s extensive... »

Editor Ethan Mitchell Joins Cut+Run

July 17, 2017 | By
Editor Ethan Mitchell Joins Cut+Run

Cut+Run has welcomed editor Ethan Mitchell to their roster. Mitchell will be based out of the NYC office and is also available to work via Cut+Run’s locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Austin. The editor is reportedly known for editing beauty-infused work in a variety of genres, including visual storytelling, documentary, comedy, and brand... »

Disney’s D23 Convention Showcases Studio’s Upcoming Animation, Live-Action Slate

July 17, 2017 | By
Disney’s D23 Convention Showcases Studio’s Upcoming Animation, Live-Action Slate

At Disney’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, Disney chairman Alan Horn kicked off the weekend-long events with a July 14 address to the 8000 attendees, stating that excited patrons from all over the world makes him “want to be sure that we deliver the very very best films to you.” Then, studio... »

Vintage Cloud Announces New Archive Digitization and Indexing Services at IBC

July 16, 2017 | By
Vintage Cloud Announces New Archive Digitization and Indexing Services at IBC

At IBC, film archive digitization specialist Vintage Cloud is announcing a new service designed for companies who want to monetize their valuable archive assets but who do not have, or wish to invest in, the equipment or personnel necessary to achieve it. As well as digitization of archive analog assets, indexing and the generation... »

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