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ADG Film Society Presents Mary Poppins

April 25, 2019 | By
ADG Film Society Presents Mary Poppins

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Film Society’s 2019 Screening Series will launch with the original Oscar-winning Disney film Mary Poppins (1964) on Sunday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Egyptian Theatre. The program will celebrate the visual professionals behind the scenes by sharing untold stories and a different perspective of... »

Entertainment Industry Non-Profit Mentoring Program

April 24, 2019 | By
Entertainment Industry Non-Profit Mentoring Program

A coalition of leading trade and professional groups have formed a non-profit organization to provide mentoring services to young people seeking behind-the-scenes careers in the media and entertainment industry. The Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIMPA) seeks to help the industry’s next generation of talent by offering guidance to high school and college students,... »

SMPTE Hollywood: April Meeting

April 24, 2019 | By
SMPTE Hollywood: April Meeting

The Hollywood Section of SMPTE will be focusing on cybersecurity at its monthly meeting set for Thursday, April 25th, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. With the large number of third-party vendors responsible for creating and housing pre-release content, there is a need for a consistent set of security... »

Production Alert: Leo Carrillo Closed

April 24, 2019 | By
Production Alert: Leo Carrillo Closed

The California Film Commission has announced that the Leo Carrillo State Park is temporarily closed due to extensive scheduled maintenance work. The Park will be closed to filming from April 25th to May 25, 2019. For any questions or concerns please contact Melony Light at the State Park Film Office – 818-880-0358 »

HIVE: Wasp 100-C

April 23, 2019 | By
HIVE: Wasp 100-C

HIVE Lighting has unveiled a new environmentally-friendly lighting product: the Wasp 100-C. This new LED lighting product has infinite color combinations, white light controls, a 180 degree spread and is compatible with accessories to modify the lighting for different on screen talent, subjects and locations.           The Wasp 100-C also... »

ARRI: ALEXA Mini LF

April 23, 2019 | By
ARRI: ALEXA Mini LF

ARRI unveils the new ALEXA Mini LF camera. Combining the compact size and low weight of the ALEXA Mini with the large-format ALEXA LF sensor, The ALEXA Mini LF brings new possibilities to ARRI’s large-format camera system. The ALEXA Mini LF includes a cost-efficient Codex Compact Drive that provides fast and open workflows, a... »

FilmLA: On-Location Filming

April 22, 2019 | By
FilmLA: On-Location Filming

In FilmLA’s latest report, on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles has declined 9.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019 due to a simultaneous decrease in Feature, Television and Commercial production. In all, area filmmakers logged 8,843 Shoot Days (SD) from January through then end of March. Despite the drop in production, FilmLA’s Research... »

Netflix Expands Presence in New York

April 22, 2019 | By
Netflix Expands Presence in New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that Netflix, one of the world’s leading internet entertainment service, will expand its presence in New York with production hub located in New York City. Bringing hundreds of jobs and up to $100 million in investments, the production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan and six... »

Art Directors Guild Re-elects Leadership

April 19, 2019 | By
Art Directors Guild Re-elects Leadership

Members of the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) unanimously re-elected National Executive Director Chuck Parker and Associate National Executive Director dooner at the Guild’s bi-annual general membership meeting. Installation of Parker, dooner and other board members will be held on July 15. Guild President Nelson Coates stated, “I am so pleased ADG... »

WGA Sues Talent Agencies

April 19, 2019 | By
WGA Sues Talent Agencies

The Writers Guild of America filed suit against the major talent agencies on Wednesday, continuing the conflict between the two. The lawsuit alleges that television packaging fees are a breach of fiduciary duty and an illegal kickback under federal and state statutes, including California’s Unfair Competition Law. The suit looks to end packaging fees... »

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