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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... »

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... »

ICG: Emerging Cinematographer Awards Honorees

June 5, 2019 | By
ICG: Emerging Cinematographer Awards Honorees

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has named 10 honorees for the 2019 Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA), spotlighting promising cinematographers and providing exposure needed to succeed in the motion picture industry. The collection of 10 selected short films will be showcased at the ECA premier event in Los Angeles on October... »

ICG Produces Two Panels at Cine Gear Expo

May 31, 2019 | By
ICG Produces Two Panels at Cine Gear Expo

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) is producing two panels at the Cine Gear Expo to be held at the Paramount Studios, both on Saturday, June 1st. The first panel is titled “Landing the Gig and Building a Career,” with panelists explaining how camera crew members and others in the industry can... »

Tiffen Open House & Steadicam Operator Expo

May 28, 2019 | By
Tiffen Open House & Steadicam Operator Expo

The annual Steadicam Operator Expo, hosted by the Steadicam Guild, will have a large gathering of Steadicam and stabilizer related manufacturers with opportunities to test and demo equipment from top gear producers at the Tiffen Open House in Burbank, California. Held at the Tiffen Technical Center, the Tiffen Open House will be displaying Tiffen... »

Brussels Conference: Cinematography in Progress

May 9, 2019 | By
Brussels Conference: <em>Cinematography in Progress</em>

In April 2019 3rd International Conference on teaching and researching Cinematography took place in Brussels. The main goal of this event is to discuss how to best educate future cinematographers with regard to the current trend in cinematography, and how these should be applied to future teaching in film schools and other educational facilities.... »

Big Break Screenwriting Contest

April 29, 2019 | By
Big Break Screenwriting Contest

Final Draft is now receiving submissions for the annual Big Break Screenwriting Contest celebrating 20 years of launching careers. The Feature Genre and TV Category finalists will receive the Final Draft/New York Film Academy Fellowship in Writing for Film & Television. The hands-on 12 week program is designed to help finalists in both film... »

SMPTE Hollywood: April Meeting

April 24, 2019 | By
SMPTE Hollywood: April Meeting

The Hollywood Section of SMPTE will be focusing on cybersecurity at its monthly meeting set for Thursday, April 25th, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. With the large number of third-party vendors responsible for creating and housing pre-release content, there is a need for a consistent set of security... »

J.L. Fisher: 13th Annual Industry Mixer

April 11, 2019 | By
J.L. Fisher: 13th Annual Industry Mixer

On Saturday, May 18th, J.L. Fisher will be hosting the 13th Annual Industry Mixer with exhibitors such as the ASC, SOC, ICG, as well as Local 80 and 695. The event schedule includes a SOC Workshop & Panel Discussion, hands on demonstrations, Dialogue with ASC Cinematographers and a J.L. Fisher facility tour. Due to... »

Fujinon: Unveiling Premista

April 3, 2019 | By
Fujinon: Unveiling Premista

Fujifilm/Fujinon is unveiling Premista, a series of Large Format cinema zooms that deliver the full benefit of a large sensor camera with optical quality. The product launch will take place at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood, California this Thursday, April 4th, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Bill Bennett, ASC, will be moderating an... »

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