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Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Sets Awards Date

June 26, 2019 | By
Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Sets Awards Date

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced that the MUAHS Awards honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater, will take place on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The announcement was made by Julie Socash, President of IATSE Local 706.... »

William Morris Sues WGA For “Unlawful Group Boycott”

June 26, 2019 | By
William Morris Sues WGA For “Unlawful Group Boycott”

The William Morris Endeavor (WME) has filed an antitrust lawsuit in California federal court alleging that the Writers Guild of America (WGA) has organized an unlawful group boycott against the talent agencies. For months, the WGA has been negotiating a “Code of Conduct” with the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) with the writers demanding... »

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Call For Entries

June 25, 2019 | By
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Call For Entries

The California Film Commission is partnering with NewFilmmakers Los Angeles for the “What’s You’re L.A.?” competition – a community outreach program that puts Los Angeles focused small films on the screen. It’s an opportunity for indie filmmakers to get noticed and compete for more than $60,000 in prizes. The submission deadline is Friday, August... »

2019 Cine Gear Expo Technical Awards Winners

June 25, 2019 | By
2019 Cine Gear Expo Technical Awards Winners

The Cine Gear Expo’s Technical Awards are the expo’s annual recognition of the products with the industry’s technical advancements that have been introduced since the previous year’s LA Expo. After reviewing and evaluating 130 of the technologies submitted and presented at the 2019 Cine Gear Expo, the team of industry expert judges has chosen... »

Galactic Innovations: STAR WARS and ROGUE ONE

June 24, 2019 | By
Galactic Innovations: <em>STAR WARS</em> and <em>ROGUE ONE</em>

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences  will be hosting “Galactic Innovations: STAR WARS and ROGUE ONE,” panel on Thursday, June 27th. Held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater, the evening event will contrast the analog technologies developed for the first STAR WARS released in 1977 with the all-digital toolsets used to create ROGUE... »

Camerimage Last Call For Entries

June 24, 2019 | By
Camerimage Last Call For Entries

The deadline for submitting narrative feature films and documentary films to the 27th Edition of Camerimage, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, is Sunday, June 30th. The deadline for other categories (music videos, TV pilots, student etudes) is Wednesday, July 31st. All submitted feature films will be evaluated by the selection... »

Women in Media: Black Carpet Genre Brunch and Panel

June 24, 2019 | By
Women in Media: Black Carpet Genre Brunch and Panel

The Women In Media hosted a Black Carpet Genre Brunch and Panel to celebrate and honor five talented women for their outstanding achievements in the industry held at Taix French Restaurant on Sunday, June 23, 2019. The five ladies were each presented by a different Toast Master as Women In Media Executive Director Tema... »

Ed Catmull Speaks about Pixar

June 22, 2019 | By
Ed Catmull Speaks about Pixar

After beginning his career as director of the Computer Graphics Lab in Long Island at the New York Institute of Technology in 1975, Ed Catmull became vice-president of northern California-based Lucasfilm’s fledgling computer division in 1979. By the time of Lucasfilm’s sale of the computer division to Steve Jobs in 1986, it was renamed... »

Timeless Music in Russian Doll

June 21, 2019 | By
Timeless Music in <em>Russian Doll</em>

In the Netflix series Russian Doll, Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) keeps dying over and over, returning to her own birthday party as she tries to figure a way out of the unending loop. The show uses music as a dominant force to complement the drama and its comedic moments, masterfully balancing the emotional tone of the story. Composer Joe Wong... »

ADG Film Society Presents Close Encounters of the Third Kind

June 20, 2019 | By
ADG Film Society Presents <em>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</em>

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will present the Oscar-winning classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind  (1977) and pay tribute to its Oscar-nominated Production Designer Joe Alves, ADG, at the Egyptian Theatre on Sunday, June 23 at 5:30 pm. Following the screening, Mr. Alves will explore the... »

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