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DGA Nominations for Feature Film

January 8, 2019 | By
DGA Nominations for Feature Film

Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for the 71st Annual DGA awards. All winners will be announced at the awards show on February 2nd at the Hollywood and Highland Center’s Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. “To be chosen... »

Cinema Audio Society Nominations

January 8, 2019 | By
Cinema Audio Society Nominations

The Cinema Audio Society, formed in 1964 for the purpose of educating and sharing information with Sound Professionals in the Motion Picture and Television Industry, has announced the nominees for the 55th Annual CAS Awards for the Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2018 in seven categories, as well as the Outstanding Product Nominations. The... »

The Art Director’s Guild Nominations

January 8, 2019 | By
The Art Director’s Guild Nominations

The Art Directors Guild has announced the nominations for the 23rd Annual Excellence in Product Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animated features. Themed “Landscape of the Imagination”, the awards show will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown to honor the winners.... »

ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

January 7, 2019 | By
ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

The American Cinema Editors, an honorary society of the world’s top motion picture editors with the purpose of advancing the art and science of the editing profession through artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement, have announced the nominees for the 69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards. Recognizing outstanding editing in eleven categories of film, television and... »

Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, Mary Poppins Returns

January 4, 2019 | By
Contenders: Re-recording Mixers, Mike Prestwood Smith, Michael Keller, <em>Mary Poppins Returns</em>

For Mary Poppins Returns, one of the biggest challenges was making the spoken word smoothly transition into the musical sequences. Once the sound and music editing teams prepared all the dialogue and production tracks, singing pre-records, ADR, hard effects, ambiances, foley and music tracks, the various audio elements had to be combined in a... »

OSCAR CONTENDER – Avengers: Infinity War

January 2, 2019 | By
OSCAR CONTENDER – <em>Avengers: Infinity War</em>

In Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War, the visual effects department was tasked with creating unique worlds, characters, and effects unlike those previously seen on film. For overall visual effects supervisor Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, visual effects supervisor at ILM, and Digital Domain visual effects supervisor Kelly Port, the challenges were multifold, but working for... »

Bohemian Rhapsody Screening and Sound Mixing Panel

December 18, 2018 | By
<em>Bohemian Rhapsody</em> Screening and Sound Mixing Panel

Fox Studios showed Bohemian Rhapsody at the Blakely Theater on Saturday, Dec. 15. The Golden Globe Awards have short-listed the film for the best motion picture – drama. »

Inside the Immersive Sound of A Star Is Born

December 14, 2018 | By
Inside the Immersive Sound of <em>A Star Is Born</em>

For a musical such as A Star is Born the collaboration between sound, music and mixing is critical. Sound designer, Alan Murray, production sound mixer, Steve Morrow, CAS, and re-recording mixers Tom Ozanich, MPSE, Dean Zupancic and Jason Ruder came together to share their contributions to the soundscape of actor Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut.... »

Contender: Composer Terence Blanchard, BlacKkKlansman

December 11, 2018 | By
Contender: Composer Terence Blanchard, <em>BlacKkKlansman</em>

“The overall thing about Spike’s films is an undertone of we are all the same. We are all human beings. We are all Americans. I’m always trying to write themes that speak to that idea. That is one of the reasons we use orchestra as much as we can,” shared composer Terrance Blanchard who... »

ADG To Induct Anthony Masters and Ben Carré Into Hall of Fame

December 11, 2018 | By
ADG To Induct Anthony Masters and Ben Carré Into Hall of Fame

British production designer Anthony Masters, nominated for an Academy Award for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, and production designer Ben Carré, best known for his work on the 1925 version of The Phantom of the Opera and The Wizard of Oz, will be inducted into the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame at... »

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