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NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Call For Entries

June 25, 2019 | By
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Call For Entries

The California Film Commission is partnering with NewFilmmakers Los Angeles for the “What’s You’re L.A.?” competition – a community outreach program that puts Los Angeles focused small films on the screen. It’s an opportunity for indie filmmakers to get noticed and compete for more than $60,000 in prizes. The submission deadline is Friday, August... »

Galactic Innovations: STAR WARS and ROGUE ONE

June 24, 2019 | By
Galactic Innovations: <em>STAR WARS</em> and <em>ROGUE ONE</em>

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences  will be hosting “Galactic Innovations: STAR WARS and ROGUE ONE,” panel on Thursday, June 27th. Held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater, the evening event will contrast the analog technologies developed for the first STAR WARS released in 1977 with the all-digital toolsets used to create ROGUE... »

Women in Media: Black Carpet Genre Brunch and Panel

June 24, 2019 | By
Women in Media: Black Carpet Genre Brunch and Panel

The Women In Media hosted a Black Carpet Genre Brunch and Panel to celebrate and honor five talented women for their outstanding achievements in the industry held at Taix French Restaurant on Sunday, June 23, 2019. The five ladies were each presented by a different Toast Master as Women In Media Executive Director Tema... »

Ben Strang Joins Sarofsky

June 19, 2019 | By
Ben Strang Joins Sarofsky

Design-driven production company Sarofsky is adding Ben Strang to its directorial roster. Based in Santa Monica, Ben is an SXSW award-winning writer-director and photographer, as well as being the creator of the original episodic series, “Beast.” The news was announced by company Principal and Executive Creative Director Erin Sarofsky, and Executive Producer Steven Anderson.... »

SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions

June 18, 2019 | By
SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions

The SIGGRAPH 2019 Production Sessions program reveals lineup of behind-the-scenes looks at the “making of” the year’s biggest productions in film, streaming, cable, games, and VR. Offering exclusive access to some of the best minds in visual effects (VFX), Production Sessions will be held throughout the conference week, 28 July–1 August, at the Los... »

SMPTE Hollywood Section: June Meeting

June 17, 2019 | By
SMPTE Hollywood Section: June Meeting

The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is set to explore the advent of fully immersive virtual reality (VR) at its monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 19, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. Star Trek introduced science fiction fans to the “holodeck,” an imaginary... »

LMGI Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

June 16, 2019 | By
LMGI Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced the new Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 term. Newly elected members of the Board are Ken Haber (12 Strong, Suburbicon), Georgette Turner (Edge of Tomorrow, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), Edward Mazurek (Too Old to Die Young, The Circle) and Walter Roshetski (Criminal... »

Kees van Oostrum to Serve as ASC President

June 12, 2019 | By
<em>Kees van Oostrum</em> to Serve as ASC President

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the  re-election of Kees van Oostrum as president for the fourth consecutive year. As ASC president, van Oostrum initiated and continues to oversee the ASC’s Master Class program. Van Oostrum has also significantly expanded the activities of the ASC during the last three years in the... »

NYWIFT: Power Player Breakfast Terry Lawler

June 10, 2019 | By
NYWIFT: Power Player Breakfast <em>Terry Lawler</em>

The New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is hosting the Power Player Breakfast season finale on June 14th at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz with NYWIFT’s Executive Director emeritus for over 20 years, Terry Lawler. Lawler will hold a discussion about how she got to where she is, what it has been... »

Camera Guild Senior Staff Changes

June 7, 2019 | By
Camera Guild Senior Staff Changes

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) is undergoing major staff changes in both their Western and Eastern Region offices, which was announced yesterday by National Executive Director Rebecca Rhine. Alexander Tonisson, a 14-year veteran of the labor movement, has been hired as the Guild’s new Western Region Director. Alex is accomplished in... »

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