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2017 Oscar Nominations

January 24, 2017 | By

BEST PICTURE La La Land Moonlight Manchester by the Sea Arrival Lion Hidden Figures Fences Hell or High Water ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Emma Stone, La La Land Natalie Portman, Jackie Amy Adams, Arrival Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins Isabelle Huppert, Elle ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Viola Davis, Fences Naomie Harris, Moonlight... »

Absolute Live Productions Uses New JVC PTZ Camera for Live Streaming from Rose Parade Float

January 19, 2017 | By
Absolute Live Productions Uses New JVC PTZ Camera for Live Streaming from Rose Parade Float

JVC Professional Video, has announced Absolute Live Productions, a streaming, production, and equipment rental company, used the JVC KY-PZ100 robotic PTZ IP video production camera to stream live footage from a client’s float during the Rose Parade earlier this month in Pasadena, Calif. Based in Los Angeles, with offices in Burbank, Calif., and Las... »

American Society of Cinematographers Reveals Feature Film Nominees

January 11, 2017 | By

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced nominees in the Theatrical Release and Spotlight categories for the 31st Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography. Winners will be named on February 4 at the Society’s awards gala held at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray Dolby Ballroom. Theatrical Release nominees this year include: Greig... »

Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards Announces Governor’s Award Honoree, Michael Keaton

January 10, 2017 | By
Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards Announces Governor’s Award Honoree, Michael Keaton

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announces the Lifetime Achievement Awards Governor’s Award Honoree, Mr. Michael Keaton. The Society is honored to be presenting the Governor’s Award to Mr. Michael Keaton for his extraordinary body of work and commitment to the craft of Camera Operating. Mr. Keaton’s most recent successes with Birdman or The... »

Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards Announces the Camera Operator of the Year Nominees

January 6, 2017 | By

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) has announced the nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in the Film and Television categories.   Camera Operator of the Year – Film Nominees: Stephen Campanelli, SOC – Sully David Emmerichs, SOC – Nocturnal Animals Mark Goellnicht, SOC – Hacksaw Ridge Petr Hlinomaz – Manchester by the Sea... »

Contender – Cinematographer, Charlotte Bruus Christensen, Fences

December 27, 2016 | By
Contender – Cinematographer, Charlotte Bruus Christensen, <em>Fences</em>

Based upon the August Wilson play, Fences, tells the story of an African American father struggling with race relations, his own personal history and raising a family during the 1950’s. Although plays are a more heavily dialog-based art form than films, cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen did not feel it affected her shooting. Although she... »

Lion DP Greig Fraser’s Very Good Month

December 18, 2016 | By
<em>Lion</em> DP Greig Fraser’s Very Good Month

It’s been a good month for cinematographer Greig Fraser: His film, Lion, is winning accolades and snagged four Golden Globe nominations — including one for best picture in the drama category. At the same time, another film he shot opened in theaters, too. Called Rogue One, it’s set in the universe of an ongoing... »

Contender – Cinematographer, Adam Stone, Loving

December 15, 2016 | By
Contender – Cinematographer, Adam Stone, <em>Loving</em>

According to cinematographer Adam Stone, writer/director Jeff Nichols is very exacting with his words. Everything was spelled out in Loving, the story of Richard (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred Loving (Ruth Negga), an interracial couple, whose fight to have their marriage recognized in their home state of Virginia, went all the way to the US... »

The Eagle Huntress

December 14, 2016 | By
<em>The Eagle Huntress</em>

Set in the sprawling, exotic locale of Western Mongolia, The Eagle Huntress is an exhilarating peek into the highly unique lives of a family preparing for the region’s prestigious 18th annual Golden Eagle Festival. Every October, over seventy veteran fox hunters arrive from as far as China, to display their honed skills and compete... »

Contenders – Director Vetrimaaran on India’s Unlikely Interrogation

December 9, 2016 | By
Contenders – Director Vetrimaaran on India’s Unlikely <em>Interrogation</em>

Only three films from India have ever been nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film category since the Academy started it in 1957, with Mother India that first year, and the last being Lagaan, in 2001. Surprisingly, none of those nominees was a film directed by the great Satyajit Ray (though Ray eventually won... »

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