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NYWIFT New Board President Jamie Zelermyer

August 14, 2019 | By
NYWIFT New Board President Jamie Zelermyer

The New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) has announced the appointment of its new Board of Directors President, Jamie Zelermyer. Zelermyer succeeds former President Simone Pero – the founder of For Impact Productions, and joins the newly elected 2019 Board of Directors members which includes Alex Cirillo, Kerry Fulton, Gretchen McGowan and... »

Gear Demo Event With Canon And Hive Lighting

August 10, 2019 | By
Gear Demo Event With Canon And Hive Lighting

Next Tuesday, Hive Lighting will be joining the Canon at their Burbank, California location for a gear demo event. The demos will feature the Hive C-Series, Canon Cinema EOS cameras including the C700FF, C300 Mark II, and C200, and Canon’s cinema lenses. The event will be held at 6:30 – 9:30 PM, and food... »

New Rigging Programs Added To ETCP Training

August 6, 2019 | By
New Rigging Programs Added To ETCP Training

American Crane & Safety, LLC and Reliable Design Services were approved this month to become ETCP Recognized Training Programs. The courses that participate in ETCP Recognized Training Program present an opportunity for ETCP Technicians to get a bulk of their education credits in one place, as these training opportunities count 1 point per hour... »

Buchwald Signs Writers Guild Agreement

July 30, 2019 | By
Buchwald Signs Writers Guild Agreement

Mid-tier talent agency Buchwald has become the second ATA literary agency to break from the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) and sign a franchise agreement with the Writers Guild of America (WGA). According to a recent publication in The Hollywood Reporter, the agreement was signed three days after the WGA signed Kaplan Stahler, a... »

Rick Ash and Ron Eng Join Periscope Post & Audio

July 27, 2019 | By
Rick Ash and Ron Eng Join Periscope Post & Audio

Award-winning sound artists Rick Ash and Ron Eng have joined the sound team at Periscope Post & Audio. Ash and Eng will lead the sound talent at the Hollywood facility, which launched last month. In their first project for Periscope, Ash and Eng are handling sound for a new Netflix series.   Rick Ash,... »

Netflix Signs New Deal with SAG-AFTRA

July 25, 2019 | By
Netflix Signs New Deal with SAG-AFTRA

On Saturday, Netflix and SAG-AFTRA announced the agreement of a new contract, with a term of nearly three years, for live-action scripted production that will also cover both performance capture and dubbing. The contract includes international live-action and animated productions dubbed into English. According to a recent publication of The Hollywood Reporter, the contract... »

Scripted Television Production in Los Angeles

July 22, 2019 | By
Scripted Television Production in Los Angeles

Increasingly driven by the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program, Scripted television production remains a bright spot in the L.A. production picture. In the latest quarterly data from FilmLA, on-location filming within that jobs-rich sector increased while feature, commercial and reality TV production decreased. In the second quarter of 2019, 51.7 percent of... »

Slow Start for On-Location Filming In L.A.

July 20, 2019 | By
Slow Start for On-Location Filming In L.A.

In the first quarter of 2019, on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles has declined with a simultaneous slowdown in Feature, Television and Commercial production. Recently reported by FilmLA, only one project brought to Los Angeles by the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program was filmed on-location from January through April, after the other... »

Light Iron Enlists Industry Colorist Scott Klein

July 10, 2019 | By
Light Iron Enlists Industry Colorist <em>Scott Klein</em>

Light Iron, a Panavision company, has announced that award-winning colorist Scott Klein is joining the company. As supervising colorist of numerous episodic series, Klein joins a roster of Light Iron artists located in both Los Angeles and New York who provide collaborative expertise on feature films, episodic series and music videos. Also joining Klein... »

Rick Baker Busy Designing New Wonders In Retirement

July 9, 2019 | By
<em>Rick Baker</em> Busy Designing New Wonders In Retirement

After over 40 years as a Hollywood makeup and creature artist, accumulating seven Oscars since 1981, Rick Baker closed his Glendale studio entitled Cinovation and retired from film and television work in 2015. However, one would not consider a typical craftsperson actually retired when one spends half of the day creating works of his... »

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