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Nimble Collective Announces Partnerships with Pixar and Lytro at SIGGRAPH 2017

July 27, 2017 | By
Nimble Collective Announces Partnerships with Pixar and Lytro at SIGGRAPH 2017

Nimble Collective, the California based startup that offers a virtual studio platform, has announced a new collaboration with Pixar‘s RenderMan. The partnership will explore extending the delivery of RenderMan training to new and existing users via Nimble Collective’s collaborative, cloud-based workspace for creating animation. In addition, Nimble also announced a strategic partnership with Lytro to... »

Alchemy Post Sound Steps Up Its Game with Welcome to the Wayne

July 25, 2017 | By
Alchemy Post Sound Steps Up Its Game with <em>Welcome to the Wayne</em>

The animated series Welcome to the Wayne recently debuted on Nickelodeon, becoming the network’s first original series to move from digital to broadcast, having originally launched in 2014 as a series of shorts on Nick App and Nick.com. Created by Billy Lopez, the show centers on two 10-year-old boys living in a Manhattan high-rise, dubbed The... »

Complete List of 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations for Programs Airing June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017

July 13, 2017 | By
Complete List of 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations for Programs Airing June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017

Nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy chairman and CEO Hayma Washington along with Anna Chlumsky from the HBO series Veep and Shemar Moore from CBS’ S.W.A.T. This year’s seven Drama Series nominees include five first-timers distributed across broadcast, cable and digital platforms: Better Call Saul, The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale, House of Cards, Stranger Things, This Is Us and Westworld.... »

Video of the Day: “Production Assistant 101: For Military Veterans Workshop”

July 12, 2017 | By
Video of the Day: “Production Assistant 101: For Military Veterans Workshop”

“The PA 101 for Military Veterans workshop is a 3 day free workshop created by Mark August, a Navy Vet himself, about 5 years ago. Supported by some leading Hollywood industry professionals from such studio employers like Lakeshore Entertainment and TNT‘s The Last Ship who have invested their time to support the PA 101 workshop and believe in the value of hiring... »

Sight, Sound & Story’s Fifth Annual Event Sells Out For Second Year in a Row

July 7, 2017 | By
Sight, Sound & Story’s Fifth Annual Event Sells Out For Second Year in a Row

On June 10, 2017, Sight, Sound and Story celebrated their fifth annual Post Production Summit at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. Over 300 filmmakers, editors and post-production professionals gathered for a full day of panels focused on the art of post-production. This year’s panels included “Anatomy of a Scene: Deconstructing Documentary Films,” “Cinematic 360/VR Panel: 360... »

Lesli Linka Glatter: Homeland is Where the Heart Is (Along With Lots of Other Places)

July 6, 2017 | By
Lesli Linka Glatter: <em>Homeland</em> is Where the Heart Is (Along With Lots of Other Places)

“Back when the American Government actually sponsored the arts,” recalled Homeland executive producer Lesli Linka Glatter, invoking a long-ago incarnation of the USA, “I had a grant to perform in the Far East.” That grant, to study and perform in places like Paris and London, and eventually the Far East, found her in Japan, after... »

The Production Music Association Now Accepting Entries for the 2017 Mark Awards

June 28, 2017 | By
The Production Music Association Now Accepting Entries for the 2017 Mark Awards

The Production Music Association (PMA), an advocate and voice of the global production music community, has announced that they are now accepting entries for the 2017 Mark Awards. Deadline for submissions is August 11, 2017. The awards event will take place on October 4, 2017, during the group’s annual Production Music Conference (PMC). Entries can be... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Computer Animation Festival Presents VFX, Animated, and Real-time Rendered Shorts, Debuts VR Theater

June 28, 2017 | By
SIGGRAPH 2017 Computer Animation Festival Presents VFX, Animated, and Real-time Rendered Shorts, Debuts VR Theater

SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing computer graphics and interactive techniques, has announced that they will present student-produced work from around the world within its Computer Animation Festival. Also, for the first time, selected short films will be rendered in real time, and 2017 marks the debut of its VR Theater. SIGGRAPH... »

Beneath the Face of Makeup Artistry and Hair Styling on Feud

June 26, 2017 | By
Beneath the Face of Makeup Artistry and Hair Styling on <em>Feud</em>

For the FX Network series Feud, which depicts the interpersonal rift between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in and around the 1962 film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, series creator Ryan Murphy knew he needed the best makeup artistry and hair styling department available. Enter makeup designer Eryn Krueger Mekash and hair department... »

Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s Catastrope

June 25, 2017 | By
Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s <em>Catastrope</em>

Amazon‘s streaming hit television show, Catastrophe is unique in several ways. First, Irish co-creator and lead actress, Sharon Horgan, ostensibly met her American comedic writing partner and co-creator Rob Delaney, on Twitter of all places. Second, this project marks her third endeavor with long time colleague, Samantha Harley, her trusted production designer. Third, and... »

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The PA 101 for Military Veterans workshop is a 3 day free workshop created by Navy Vet Mark August.