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Second Annual SMPTE-HPA Student Festival Announces 2016 Official Selections

September 15, 2016 | By

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) today announced the official selections for the 2016 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. Jurors curated the selected shorts from a record number of more than 250... »

American Society of Cinematographers Announces Finalists for 2016 Student Heritage Awards

September 14, 2016 | By

Continuing their mission to advance the art of cinematography by inspiring and educating the next generation of filmmakers, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the nominees for the 2016 ASC Haskell Wexler Student Documentary Award and the Vilmos Zsigmond Student Heritage Award for Undergraduates and Graduates.  A panel of prestigious ASC members judged... »

Academy Reveals 2016 Student Academy Award Winners

August 30, 2016 | By

The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards competition. The Academy received a record number of entries this year – 1,749 films from 286 domestic and 95 international colleges and universities – which were voted by a record number of Academy members.  The 2016 winners join the ranks of... »

Cinema Audio Society Accepting Applications For CAS Student Recongition Award

August 1, 2016 | By

The Cinema Audio Society has opened applications for the CAS Student Recognition Award. First presented at the CAS Award Dinner in 2015, this honor comes with a $2,500 cash award and is intended to encourage students’ interest in production or post-production sound mixing, and to recognize individual students with exceptional demonstrated passion for the... »

The Art Directors Guild Co-Sponsors Eagle-Con 2016 for the Third Consecutive Year with Art Gallery and Panels

May 12, 2016 | By

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) will co-sponsor Eagle-Con for the third year at California State University, Los Angeles University – Student Union from May 12 -14, 2016, with panels including award-winning production designers and an art exhibit. The three-day event is expected to attract over 1,000 visitors as comic book and... »

Empire State Development Introduces New Postproduction Internship Program

February 22, 2016 | By

Empire State Development (ESD) introduced the New York State Postproduction Fellowship Program – a new initiative intended to increase the size and quality of New York’s postproduction talent pool. ESD is providing the Post New York Alliance (PNYA) with a grant of up to $50,000 to serve as matching funds for the new program,... »

Film Independent Partners with State Department on New Mentorship Program

January 21, 2016 | By

Film Independent has partnered with the U.S. Department of State to launch a new international film exchange program called Global Media Makers. Global Media Makers is an innovative mentoring initiative that will connect visual storytellers from around the world with leading U.S. entertainment professionals through specially tailored mentorships, workshops and master classes. »

The Los Angeles Film School and Language Media Extend Partnership to Produce SKEE TV

October 22, 2015 | By
The Los Angeles Film School and Language Media Extend Partnership to Produce SKEE TV

The Los Angeles Film School and Language Media co-founder Scott Keeney, (also known as "DJ Skee"), are continuing their partnership to produce the second season of SKEE TV at the school. »

Cogswell College Opens New Campus in North San Jose

October 19, 2015 | By
Cogswell College Opens New Campus in North San Jose

Cogswell College celebrated the opening of its new campus in North San Jose last week with a special ribbon cutting ceremony attended by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, who made a appearance alongside "Cogswell the Dragon." »

New York City’s First Public Graduate Film School Opens

October 7, 2015 | By

New York mayor Bill de Blasio joined City University of New York chancellor James Milliken, media and entertainment commissioner Cynthia López, Barry Feirstein, and other elected officials to open the doors to the Brooklyn College Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. The Feirstein School, which welcomed an inaugural class of 69 students this... »

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