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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... »

Where Hollywood Meets Anime

July 8, 2019 | By
Where Hollywood Meets Anime

Project Anime is an industry event hosted by the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) to serve as a bridge between Japan and the U.S. Project Anime took place at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles on July 2-3, 2019 and is held prior to the annual jam-packed convention, Anime Expo.... »

Women In Media: CAMERAderie Orientation

July 1, 2019 | By
Women In Media: CAMERAderie Orientation

The Women In Media CAMERAderie Initiative Orientation launched off at SIGMA Corporation in Burbank on Saturday, June 29, 2019. The orientation featured a jam-packed schedule with guest panelists, along with stellar breakout sessions led by industry professionals. The classes focused on Leadership, Camera, Production, Post Production, Sound, Composing, Script Supervision, and Art Department. Women... »

Matthews Co-Founder and President Ed Phillips Dies at 72

June 28, 2019 | By
Matthews Co-Founder and President <em>Ed Phillips</em> Dies at 72

At 72 years old, Ed Phillips, who helped start Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) in 1969 and presided as President for nearly 50 years, died Saturday, June 22nd. The cause of death was not reported by his family. He had an active career defining grip standards and developing new products; and innovating to standardize the... »

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... »

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