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MUAHS Submissions Close October 23rd

October 18, 2019 | By
MUAHS Submissions Close October 23rd

Online submissions for consideration for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater will close next week on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 5 PM (PT). This year’s awards gala returns to the NOVO in... »

American Society Of Cinematographers Student Awards

October 17, 2019 | By
American Society Of Cinematographers Student Awards

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced this year’s Student Heritage Award winners at an event at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood. Three student filmmakers were chosen from 12 nominees for demonstrating exceptional cinematography skills in their submitted work. Designed to encourage and support a new generation, the ASC Student Heritage Awards also... »

Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude Wield Magic in New Documentary

October 16, 2019 | By
Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude Wield Magic in New Documentary

Concerning a little-known offshoot of Apple Computer, the new documentary General Magic chronicles the rise and fall of the same named company which, in the late-1980s and early-1990s, was on the cutting edge of new technologies which are now commonplace 30 years onward. Co-directed by Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude, General Magic explores the... »

Sam Dunn Conjures ZZ Top’s Secret History

October 15, 2019 | By
Sam Dunn Conjures ZZ Top’s Secret History

In the 15 years since Sam Dunn and his Banger Films production company created their first film, Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, Dunn and his team have realized a horde of definitive music documentaries. Their latest, ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas, unearths the largely unknown story about rock band ZZ Top, who,... »

ICG At NAB New York 2019

October 12, 2019 | By
ICG At NAB New York 2019

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will be exploring ways to enhance the creative focus and production efficiency of commercials in a panel titled Nailing a Commercial’s Look & Sailing Through Post, set for NAB Show New York on October 16. Panelists Joe DeSalvo (Director of Photography), Kazim Karaismailoglu (Digital Imaging Technician), Adam Kimmel,... »

newportFILM: Documentary Cinematography Lab

October 11, 2019 | By
newportFILM: Documentary Cinematography Lab

Yesterday, newportFILM announced a new program to provide support and mentorship to documentary cinematographers. The newportFILM lab, developed in consultation with Sean Flynn, Co-Founder and Program Director at Points North Institute, will host seven emerging filmmakers for a weekend retreat. Offering master classes on cinematography, the retreat will be held October 18-20, 2019. Shana... »

MPSE To Honor Victoria Alonso With Filmmaker Award

October 11, 2019 | By
MPSE To Honor <em>Victoria Alonso</em> With Filmmaker Award

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have announced that Victoria Alonso will be honored with its annual Filmmaker Award at the 67th MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony January 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. As executive vice president of production at Marvel Studios, Alonso has executive produced films within the Marvel Cinematic Universe that have... »

Director Gurinder Chadha Joins Bully Pictures

October 8, 2019 | By
Director Gurinder Chadha Joins Bully Pictures

British director Gurinder Chadha, best known for films including Blinded by the Light and Bend It Like Beckham¸ is entering the U.S. advertising market for the first time via Bully Pictures. The Los Angeles-based production company will pursue commercials, branded-content and other advertising-related projects for Chadha, whose films have garnered more than $300 million... »

2019 Emerging Cinematographer Awards

October 6, 2019 | By
2019 Emerging Cinematographer Awards

Tonight, The 24th Annual Emerging Cinematographers Awards (ECA) will be in the Television Academy’s  Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood at 5:00 p.m. The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) will honor award-winning writer and director Patty Jenkins with the Distinguished Filmmaker Award, and the ten honorees will be recognized. The honorees... »

Prime Time Softball League: Agents of Shield

October 5, 2019 | By
Prime Time Softball League: <em>Agents of Shield</em>

With the seventh and final season of production finished, the Agents of Shield softball team, an assortment of grip, camera, sound, cast and production crew, is focusing on their last season to play in the Prime Time Softball League (PTSL). The team has made the playoffs every year it has participated, and has competed... »

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