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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... »

Calrec’s Brio Gives NESCom Students Hands-on Experience

June 22, 2017 | By
Calrec’s Brio Gives NESCom Students Hands-on Experience

Calrec Audio‘s Brio console is the newest piece of broadcast equipment available to students at Husson University’s New England School of Communications (NESCom) in Bangor, Maine. Together with NESCom’s existing Summa, Brio is giving students hands-on experience with industry-standard technology—to better prepare them for real-life broadcasting careers. “Calrec’s widespread presence in the broadcasting industry... »

SMPTE Now Accepting Entries for 2017 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival

May 15, 2017 | By
SMPTE Now Accepting Entries for 2017 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival

SMPTE, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, is accepting submissions for the 2017 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. Hosted by SMPTE and the Hollywood Professional Alliance (HPA), the film festival is an international competition open to full-time students from around the globe. “We’ve expanded the festival’s... »

Cine Gear Expo Announces Finalists for 2017 Film Competition

May 8, 2017 | By
Cine Gear Expo Announces Finalists for 2017 Film Competition

June 1, 2017 kicks off a busy schedule for Cine Gear Expo at Paramount Studios. The 4-day event starts with a day of screenings in the Sherry Lansing Theater followed by two days of the highly anticipated Equipment Exhibition. The weekend will once again include expert panel discussions on top feature films and the... »

FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

April 18, 2017 | By
FilmLight Announces Free Baselight STUDENT

At NAB2017, FilmLight has announced that they will preview their latest product, Baselight STUDENT, a software-only macOS application that answers the call from a growing number of facilities for trained Baselight colourists and assistants. Baselight STUDENT is intended as a learning tool, either for those wanting to train to become a professional colourist, to... »

Winners Announced for 2017 Coca-Cola and Regal Films Program Winner at CinemaCon

March 29, 2017 | By
Winners Announced for 2017 Coca-Cola and Regal Films Program Winner at CinemaCon

Regal Entertainment Group, a motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the theatre circuits in the United States, and Coca-Cola announced Julian Conner and Tom Teller from Chapman University are the winners of this year’s Coca-Cola and Regal Films program for their film Crunch Time which can be viewed at https://youtu.be/-ESDWzAuraY. Julian Conner and Tom Teller were named the 2017 grand prize winners at CinemaCon, the annual gathering of the... »

Television Academy Foundation Announces 38th College Television Awards Nominees

March 23, 2017 | By

The Television Academy Foundation has announced the nominees for the 38th College Television Awards, hosted at the Academy’s Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Wednesday, May 24. The awards show will be available to view online via live stream at TelevisionAcademy.com/CTA. “Our goal with the CTAs is to honor the exceptional work of... »

UPTOGOOD and New Roads School are joining forces to launch the UPTOGOOD Impact Film Festival

March 16, 2017 | By

UPTOGOOD, in partnership with New Roads School, has announced that it is launching its first-annual UPTOGOOD Impact Film Festival in an effort to gather a community of students, filmmakers, activists, non-profits and practitioners at the intersection of video storytelling and social impact. Open to high school, college and film school students across the United... »

Seventh Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Oscar Panel presented by Swarovski

February 22, 2017 | By

Teri Schwartz, dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the world’s most prominent academic institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, and professor Deborah Nadoolman Landis, founding director of UCLA TFT’s The David C. Copley Center for Costume Design, announced today the Seventh Annual Sketch to Screen... »

Red Digital Cinema Brings State of the Art Cameras & Accessories to the USC School of Cinematic Arts

February 10, 2017 | By

Elizabeth M. Daley, dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, announced that Red Digital Cinema has agreed to provide the school state of the art digital cinema cameras and accessories. Valued at $700,000, the cinema-style camera systems provided by RED will be used by students in the School’s Division of Film & Television... »

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