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72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Night Five

September 20, 2020 | By
72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Night Five

Mixed Bag of Awards Handed Out on First Televised Broadcast The fifth night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards was quite a bit different from the first four nights, in part because they were televised on FXX, but also, the Television Academy had set up a virtual press room where questions could be asked of... »

72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Night Two

September 16, 2020 | By
72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Night Two

Second Night Focuses on Variety Programming The 72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards continued as Night Two honored outstanding artistic and technical achievement in the variety programming categories. Once again, Emmy nominee Nicole Byer opened the program as the host of the five-night ceremony. The second night was broadcast on emmys.com on Tuesday, September 15,... »

IBC Showcase Extended with Comcast, Gracenote and Vast Data Sessions

September 16, 2020 | By
IBC Showcase Extended with Comcast, Gracenote and Vast Data Sessions

Apparently, last week’s virtual IBC Showcase was deemed a success, because it’s being extended “due to popular demand!” with the next few exhibitor programmes including sessions with Comcast, Gracenote and Vast Data planned for the coming weeks. This year’s IBC Showcase took place virtually from September 8 to 11, reportedly with “thousands of people” turning in both online and on... »

2021 NAB Show in Vegas Moves to October, Combines with Radio Show

September 9, 2020 | By
2021 NAB Show in Vegas Moves to October, Combines with Radio Show

Just one day after it was announced that NAB Show New York would be held digitally this year, it’s been announced that the 2021 NAB Show, which had earmarked Las Vegas-based trade show’s customary April 11 to 14 dates,  will now take place from October 9 to 13, 2021 in Vegas. Because of this move,... »

NAB Show New York Taking the Digital Approach

September 9, 2020 | By
NAB Show New York Taking the Digital Approach

Following the decision to hold an online “NAB Express” this past May instead of the usual April NAB Show in Las Vegas, it’s been announced that the fall NAB Show New York will also be held as a digital experience, running from October 19 through 29. From the release statement: “It’s Time to Reengage, Refocus... »

Algonquin College Students Get Access to Music & Sound Effects From ALIBI

September 9, 2020 | By
Algonquin College Students Get Access to Music & Sound Effects From ALIBI

Algonquin College has been granted access to the ALIBI Music Library, a professional music and sound effects (SFX) platform. This makes Algonquin the first institution in Canada with access to extensive catalogs used in Hollywood productions and in the TV, streaming, video games and advertising industries. Through a special educational license, ALIBI becomes the College’s... »

Academy Releases Next Conversation In Dialogues Series

September 3, 2020 | By
Academy Releases Next Conversation In <em>Dialogues</em> Series

As part of its Academy Dialogues: It Starts With Us series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents a conversation with writers Misan Sagay (Belle) and Ligiah Villalobos (Under the Same Moon) and filmmakers Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open) and Lulu Wang (The Farewell) on the role... »

NAB Show Collectively Speaking: Production In A Pandemic

September 2, 2020 | By
NAB Show Collectively Speaking: <em>Production In A Pandemic</em>

Collectively Speaking is a new online series of shared learning experiences that was designed by the NAB Show to facilitate connections around real-time issues facing the media and entertainment industry. On September 2, 2020 at 1 p.m. EDT, you can take a behind-the-scenes look at how production teams are adapting to and adopting the... »

SOC offers Health and Well-Being Class with Mindfullness Expert Mitra Manesh

August 15, 2020 | By
SOC offers Health and Well-Being Class with Mindfullness Expert Mitra Manesh

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC), Education Committee, has announced the next Zoom session in its “Health and Well-Being Educational Series” for this coming Thursday, August 20 at 11AM PT. The session is called “How to Operate Life Mindfully & Get the Best Shot,” and it will be led by Mitra Manesh, founder of innermap, a... »

Back To Work: What Happens When Someone Tests Positive for COVID?

August 13, 2020 | By
<b>Back To Work</b>: What Happens When Someone Tests Positive for COVID?

I’ve written a few columns now about shows resuming production, but a question that keeps coming up and will keep coming up is, “What happens if someone tests positive?” Some might assume that it means a production has to shut down again immediately, but that’s not necessarily true. Since last week, there have been some... »

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