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The Academy Invites 819 Artists & Executives To Membership

July 1, 2020 | By
The Academy Invites 819 Artists & Executives To Membership

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is extending invitations to join the organization to 819 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.  The 2020 class is 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international from 68 countries. There are 75 Oscar nominees, including... »

The Gripping Cinematography in Defending Jacob

July 1, 2020 | By
The Gripping Cinematography in <em>Defending Jacob</em>

Defending Jacob is an Apple TV+ original limited series based on the 2012 New York Times best-seller by novelist William Landay with Mark Bomback as the creator and showrunner. This gripping series follows 14-year-old Jacob Barber (Jaeden Martell) as he is suspected of murdering a fellow schoolmate. Assistant district attorney Andy (Chris Evans) and... »

18th Century Magnificent Production Design in The Great

June 30, 2020 | By
18th Century Magnificent Production Design in <em>The Great</em>

The Great is a Hulu original series created by Tony McNamara. It is loosely based on Catherine the Great and tabbed as “an occasionally true story” by having true concepts mixed in with a comedic farcical slant. The series follows the arrival of outsider Catherine (Elle Fanning) as she has an arranged marriage with... »

Amy Adrion Presents Half the Picture

June 29, 2020 | By
Amy Adrion Presents <em>Half the Picture</em>

After going to graduate school for directing at UCLA, Amy Adrion struggled to get breaks in motion pictures when she discovered that the ACLU began an investigation into systemic discrimination against women directors in Hollywood. “It seemed like maybe something could change,” Adrion noted. “I wanted to document that.” Producing the project with her... »

Perceptive Editing in Little Fires Everywhere

June 29, 2020 | By
Perceptive Editing in Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere is a Hulu limited series based on the 2017 best-selling novel from author Celeste Ng and created and developed by showrunner Liz Tigelaar. The show follows well-off journalist and landlord Elena Richardson (Reese Witherspoon) as she leads her picture-perfect family of 4 teenagers and husband in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Elena’s perfect... »

CineGear ON AIR Event Series

June 28, 2020 | By
CineGear ON AIR Event Series

Cine Gear Expo, the industry’s premiere cine-centric event series has been dedicated to the technology and art of professional filmmaking and content creation for over 25 years. To support their worldwide community, they have announced CineGear ON AIR—a new virtual resource to provide hallmark panels, seminars, workshops and screening series, year-round. The first collaborative... »

Hula Post Launches Hula Post Everywhere

June 26, 2020 | By

Hula Post has announced the launch of Hula Post Everywhere, its newest postproduction service.  Primarily developed as a solution to create remote workflows during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hula Post Everywhere is wherever feature and television editors need to be, anywhere in the U.S. Hula Post Everywhere fully allows Avid’s Media Composer shared Project and Bin feature on Avid Nexis storage... »

EditShare Unveils EFSv Innovation For Cloud Editing

June 26, 2020 | By
EditShare Unveils EFSv Innovation For Cloud Editing

EditShare, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, has unveiled an EFSv innovation that transforms the economics of editing in the cloud while improving the efficiencies of dynamic and remote editing workflows. Making cloud editing more accessible to more facilities, EFSv optimizes the use... »

The LMGI Presents A Town Hall On Racial Equity, Diversity & Inclusion In The Industry

June 25, 2020 | By
The LMGI Presents A Town Hall On Racial Equity, Diversity & Inclusion In The Industry

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) will present a virtual town hall centered around racial equity, diversity and inclusion in the television, film and commercial production workplace, with a focus on location management, on Tuesday, June 30 from 10am – 12pm PST. The town hall aims to educate, empower, and enlighten members of the entertainment... »

Cinema Audio Society Announces Timeline For the 57th Awards

June 23, 2020 | By
Cinema Audio Society Announces Timeline For the 57th Awards

The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) has set the date and timeline for the 57th Annual CAS Awards. The CAS Awards recognize Outstanding Sound Mixing in film and television, Outstanding Products for Production and Post-Production, as well as the recipient of the CAS Student Recognition Award. Recipients for the CAS Career Achievement Award and CAS... »

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