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Gregory Plotkin, Editor of Get Out

April 23, 2017 | By
Gregory Plotkin, Editor of <em>Get Out</em>

Why does the word “horror” movie have a stigma attached to it and what is truly scary in the modern age? Is the horror genre classified as subpar because the movies were originally low budget and could be made quickly, under the aegis of the prolific, but largely unsung Roger Corman, who gave Francis... »

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... »

American Society of Cinematographers Expands Educational Initiatives in China

April 17, 2017 | By
American Society of Cinematographers Expands Educational Initiatives in China

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced that they are expanding their presence in the Asia Pacific region with the launch of an International Masterclass in Beijing and the availability of the organization’s magazine, American Cinematographer, in Chinese. In collaboration with 107CINE.com, the first Chinese edition of American Cinematographer magazine was posted online... »

Cinema Audio Society Accepting Applications for CAS Student Recongition Award

April 17, 2017 | By
Cinema Audio Society Accepting Applications for CAS Student Recongition Award

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 student interest in production or post-production sound mixing, and to recognize individual students with exceptional demonstrated passion for the field.  “As we move into our 4th year of the... »

MPEG Awards Lillian E. Benson Fellowship and Service Award

April 11, 2017 | By
MPEG Awards Lillian E. Benson Fellowship and Service Award

On Saturday night the Motion Picture Editors Guild awarded their Fellowship and Service Award to Lillian E. Benson, who is the first African-American female member of the American Cinema Editors, an honorary editing society, and a member of their board of directors at a gala dinner event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel that illustrated... »

Art Directors Guild’s Final Call for Production Apprentice Program

April 11, 2017 | By
Art Directors Guild’s Final Call for Production Apprentice Program

Advancing into its fifth year, the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) has announced a final call for submissions to their Production Apprentice (PA) Trainee Program. The program, which opened on February 28, is dedicated to developing a diverse group of new talents, for the profession of production design within moving image. Initially, the invitation... »

Video of the Day: “BvS Before & After”

April 7, 2017 | By

Crucial Films breaks down the visual effects of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. »

Visual Effects Society Launches New Publication – VFX Voice

April 7, 2017 | By
Visual Effects Society Launches New Publication – VFX Voice

The Visual Effects Society (VES), the visual effects industry’s professional global honorary society, has premiered the inaugural issue of VFX Voice, the organization’s new signature print and digital magazine. VFX Voice is a quarterly printed publication, and the web version is now live at www.vfxvoice.com.  (To get the full magazine experience online, go to “Digital... »

Firefly Cinema to Showcase New Version of its Digital Dailies and Color Grading Workflow Suite at NAB

April 5, 2017 | By
Firefly Cinema to Showcase New Version of its Digital Dailies and Color Grading Workflow Suite at NAB

At NAB 2017, at the Maxx Digital booth (SL13005), Firefly Cinema, a developer of color grading and dailies processing applications, has announced that it will showcase version 6 of its color grading software suite which includes: FirePlay (for playback), FireDay (for digital dailies) and FirePost (for color finishing). Used on hundreds of feature films... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces Board of Directors

April 4, 2017 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces Board of Directors

CAS president Mark Ulano has announced the results of the 2017 board of directors elections for the Cinema Audio Society. With a breadth and depth of experience in the field of sound, the board represents a cross section of experienced production and post-production sound professionals.  The CAS Officers are: re-elected incumbent president – Mark Ulano,... »

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