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2018 ASC Awards Winners

February 17, 2018 | By
2018 ASC Awards Winners

  Russell Carpenter was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award while the ASC’s Dean Semler presented Producer/Director/ Actor Angelina Jolie with the Board of Governors Award on Feb. 17, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The  2018 Winners List includes: Theatrical Release Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for Blade Runner 2049 Spotlight Award... »

Oscar Nominated Production Designers And Set Decorators To Participate In Panel Discussion At Egyptian Theatre, March 3

February 16, 2018 | By
Oscar Nominated Production Designers And Set Decorators To Participate In Panel Discussion At Egyptian Theatre, March 3

This year’s Oscar-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from Beauty and the Beast, Blade Runner 2049, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk and The Shape of Water will discuss their craft at the 12th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel presented by the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) and Set Decorators Society of America... »

SciTech Awards: How Those Visions Did Appear

February 13, 2018 | By
SciTech Awards: How Those Visions Did Appear

For the second straight year, the Academy’s SciTech awards reached into the Star Trek universe to find a host: Last year, John Cho, the current Sulu voyaging on the Enterprise, anchored the evening along with Leslie Mann. This year, there was only one, but what a one: Sir Patrick Stewart, who brought both gravitas... »

Oscar Nominated Sound Designers Theo Green & Mark Mangini – Blade Runner 2049

February 13, 2018 | By
Oscar Nominated Sound Designers Theo Green & Mark Mangini – Blade Runner 2049

For director Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, sound designers Theo Green and Mark Mangini relished the challenge of creating the film’s soundtrack without the use of any off-the-shelf effects. The director tasked them to “compose with sound.” Everything heard in the film’s universe was “created from whole cloth” by sound designers and sound editors.... »

Mary and The Witch’s Flower back in theaters for Two Day Special Encore Screenings

February 13, 2018 | By
Mary and The Witch’s Flower back in theaters for Two Day Special Encore Screenings

Mary and The Witch’s Flower is set to be back in theatres for 2 days of encore screenings on February 24th and 26th The debut title from Studio Ponoc, Mary and The Witch’s Flower, will get a special encore screening following its successful January 18 premiere. Grossing more than $1.1m for the special premiere with Fathom Events... »

Oscar Nominated Sound Designer Richard King – Dunkirk

February 12, 2018 | By
Oscar Nominated Sound Designer Richard King – Dunkirk

  For Richard King, designing the sound for director Christopher Nolan’s WWII war epic, Dunkirk, “was quite a journey,” which began with reading books to get into the history. In particular the book, Voices of Dunkirk, provided first hand accounts of participants in the event. The research gave him “a global understanding of what... »

2018 Society of Camera Operators Awards

February 12, 2018 | By
2018 Society of Camera Operators Awards

Several themes come to mind after attending the 2018 SOC (Society of Camera Operators) Lifetime Achievement Awards, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel February 3rd. Award winners and presenters alike expressed their overwhelming passion for visual storytelling and love of the filmmaking process. They thanked mentors, supporters and collaborators – their film families, and simultaneously... »

Dolby Labs Signs On As Title Level Sponsor & Pre-Show Party Host For 54th CAS Awards

February 12, 2018 | By
Dolby Labs Signs On As Title Level Sponsor & Pre-Show Party Host For 54th CAS Awards

“Dolby Laboratories has been serving and advancing the sound community for years,” said CAS President Mark Ulano. “We’re thrilled at their support of the CAS by being the title sponsor of our 54th Awards and hosting the Pre-Show Reception.”   Dolby Laboratories creates audio, video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications in mobile devices, at... »

2018 Sci-Tech Oscar Awards Celebrate The Winners

February 10, 2018 | By
2018 Sci-Tech Oscar Awards Celebrate The Winners

    The Sci-Tech Oscars awarded 10 technical achievements at the Academy’s 90th Award Show on February 10th. Patrick Stewart himself served as host at the Beverly Wilshire venue where technological honors were also presented to visual effects technologist Jonathan Erland, with the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, whose credits include Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, and... »

2018 Society of Camera Operators Awards Winners

February 7, 2018 | By
2018 Society of Camera Operators Awards Winners

                                      President’s Award Meryl Streep Governors Lifetime Achievement Award John Bailey, ASC Distinguished Service Lifetime Achievement Award Denny Clairmont Camera Operator Lifetime Achievement Award P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC Camera Technician Lifetime Achievement Award John Connor Mobile... »

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